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Charity basketball game raising money for a great cause

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- Yakima police and firefighters are working on their jump shots.

The two city departments will face off against one another Wednesday at West Valley High School in a charity basketball game.

WVHS senior, Austin Dean organized the event for his senior project to raise money for Children's Miracle Network.

"These are children that have severe illnesses that will be with them for the rest of their lives. And every little bit counts in helping them have a life and enjoy what they have," Dean said.

The game is Wednesday, Dec. 5th at 6pm at West Valley High School. Admission is only $5 and all the money raised goes to Children's Miracle Network.

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