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Speed texting could result in hefty pay day

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- A chance to test your "texting" skills and win some serious cash, in U.S. Cellular's $10,000 Speed Text Tournament which kicks off this week.

Events will be held at the U.S. Cellular retail store on West Nob Hill Blvd on Wednesday, and Totally Cellular on Main Street in Union Gap, Thursday.

The two-day event is from 2:00p.m. - 7:00p.m., and is free and open to everyone.

Participants who qualify will be able to compete in the national tournament, for their chance at the $10,000 grand prize. Second through fifth place finishers, will receive $500 gift cards. Rankings will be updated on U.S. Cellular's website. For more details and to access the link, go to KNDO.com and click on the "Find Links Here" tab.

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