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Kent, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Kent, WA include 98030, 98035, and 98031. The median home price in Kent is $260,000 which is roughly $154/per square foot. More Kent information.

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1 hr ago | Kent Reporter

Kent boy, 14, receives 8 years to life prison sentence for rape of 8-year-old girl

A 14-year-old Kent boy received a prison sentence of eight years and could serve a life sentence for the first-degree rape of an 8-year-old girl last November in a wooded area near a Kent hotel.

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8 hrs ago | Theflyonthewall.com

Terreno Realty acquires building in Kent, WA, for $2.8M

Terreno Realty acquires building in Kent, WA, for $2.8M Terreno Realty Corporation acquired an industrial property located in Kent, Washington on July 25 for a purchase price of approximately $2.8M.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Kent Reporter

2-year-old boy dies after being run over by SUV

A 2-year-old boy died after being run over by an SUV in the parking lot of a Kent apartment complex Friday night, KIRO 7 reported.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

2014 O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals preview

The third and final race in the NHRA's Western Swing is this weekend's O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries, taking place Friday through Sunday, August 1st through 3rd at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Washington, near Seattle.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent residents lodge fireworks complaints at City Council

Several residents made enough noise about fireworks in Kent that the City Council's going to see what it can do to address the problem of so many illegal devices landing in the yards of homes.

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Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way officials should include public | Editor's Note

I knew the city was in the interview phase of filling the position and I wanted to ensure that residents could weigh in on Mayor Jim Ferrell's decision.

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Covington Reporter

French students get a sample of American life in Black Diamond

Nearly two weeks ago a group of French students gathered at the airport in France, meeting each other for the first time to embark on a summer trip.

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Seattle

Lemon Verbena Liqueur is Rich with a Strong Kick

It makes sense that the most intriguing local product to hit liquor store shelves this year comes from the same folks who gave us Bete, the award-winning spirit distilled from beets.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Prosecutor: Kent boy raped 8-year-old, left her 'for dead'

A Kent boy who lured, raped and brutalized an 8-year-old girl before telling police she forced him to do it is likely headed to prison.

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Kent Reporter

The Navy Seal time forgot | Guest op

John Marcus Alberti, a highly-decorated war veteran, was inurned at Tahoma National Cemetery, following a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park and a motorcade from Auburn to Kent on Thursday.

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Kent Reporter

Prosecutors charge Burien man with killing ex-wife in Kent

Telesforo Hernandez-Roa, 41, is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 4 at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent.

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Kent Reporter

Six Kent businesses named Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling by King County

Six local businesses, including the city of Kent, made King County's list of Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling.

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Kent Reporter

Coal trains could increase vehicle wait times by 65 percent

Eighteen coal trains per day could start rolling through Kent if a proposed Gateway Pacific terminal is built near Bellingham to ship coal from Montana and Wyoming to China.

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Kent Reporter

Kent Police get $15,000 grant to crack down on illegal street racing

Kent Police are planning a big crackdown on illegal street racing this summer because of a $15,000 grant from State Farm insurance to combat the problem.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Crowd favorites return for 2014 Jazz in the Valley

The Brian Nova Trio appears at the Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle's Triple Door.

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Renton Reporter

Renton woman lit husband on fire because shooting would be 'too nice'

A 40-year-old Renton woman told investigators she poured gasoline on her husband and lit him on fire because shooting him would be too nice, according to court documents.

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Kent Reporter

Walgreens stores accepting wildfire donations

Responding to wildfires devastating portions of Washington state in recent days, Walgreens began accepting cash donations from customers looking for ways to support those whose lives or property were disrupted.

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Kent Reporter

Kent woman among three arrested for providing material support to foreign terrorist group

A 44-year-old Kent woman was among three people arrested on Wednesday on charges of providing material support to al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization that is conducting a violent insurgency campaign in Somalia.

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Kent Reporter

Sound Transit to host light rail open house July 31 about Kent extension

Sound Transit will have an open house on Thursday, July 31 about extending light rail to Kent/Des Moines by 2023 with plans to reach Federal Way when more funding is secured.

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Washington Times

2 American women charged with funneling money to al-Qaeda-linked group

Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaeda-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said.

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