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Initial Construction Begins at New Med School

Yakima, WA -  Some initial construction has started at the site for the new medical school in Terrace Heights.  

They leveled the ground for the first building. 

It will be a 46,000 square foot facility just off South 33rd street.  

Construction is expected to take about a year and a half to finish.

A ceremonial groundbreaking is planned for next Wednesday.

Classes at Pacific Northwest University of Health Science will begin in the fall of 2008.

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