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Relatives wonder whether drugs, revenge figured in Yakama Reservation killings

Thomas Hernandez, 36, was one of the five people killed in the Saturday shootings in White Swan.

Family members of Thomas Hernandez, of White Swan, one of 5 people fatally shot last weekend, describe a web of relationships scarred by violence that's plaguing the remote region.  VIEW

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