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Tacoma, Washington is located in Pierce County. Zip codes in Tacoma, WA include 98416, 98443, and 98466. The median home price in Tacoma is $169,000 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Tacoma information.

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50 min ago | Exit 133

Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of April 15, 2014

The first item on this week's City Council study session agenda is a discussion of the progress of Tacoma's Charter Review Committee so far .

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5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Josh Powell's family members say they should get insurance payout

Josh Powell’s heirs, who for more than four years argued his innocence in the disappearance of his wife, Susan, now suggest in a court filing they would be willing to try to prove she is dead if it helps them collect money from her life insurance policy.

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8 hrs ago | The News Tribune

GO Arts: NPR’s “From the Top” plays Tacoma’s...

When NPR’s Christopher O’Riley brings his nationally-known radio show “From the Top” to Tacoma’s Rialto Theater next Thursday, one of the young classical soloists will be a violinist who won Tacoma’s Beatric Hermann competition just one week after her home community of Arlington was devastated by the Oso landslide.

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8 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Lincoln High teacher Nathan Gibbs-Bowling named one of America's top teachers

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray delivered the surprise announcement in front of an all-school assembly Tuesday morning at Lincoln High School: Nathan Gibbs-Bowling was named one of the nation's top teachers, receiving a $25,000 Milken Educator Award.

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12 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Big job fair Tuesday for teens, young adults in Tacoma

Teen JobFest 2014 on Tuesday is expecting a huge turn-out with more than 600 teens and young adults pre-registered and 50 companies looking to hire.

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13 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Tacoma pedestrian struck while trying to cross Interstate 5

A Tacoma man who tried to cross Interstate 5 late Monday was struck by a car, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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16 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Recent 911 outage forced jurisdictions to scramble

Last week's 911 outage prompted the most widespread use ever of Pierce County's emergency alert system, which sends messages to land lines and cellphones across the county.

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20 hrs ago | The News Tribune

State could take the lead in growing cybersecurity field

News of compromised passwords, stolen credit card information, and hackers from places like Russia, China and Syria confirm that cybersecurity is a serious challenge.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The News Tribune

GO Arts: Tacoma Art Museum to close temporarily next week for interior renovations

Tacoma Art Museum will be closed from April 21 through May 2 for interior renovations.

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The News Tribune

Japanese shipping line may begin transporting cars to Tacoma from Mexico

Mitsui O.S.K. Line, known in shipping circles simply as MOL, is adding to its routes -- including one that touches the Port of Tacoma -- to reflect new realities in the auto business.

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The News Tribune

University Place woman who made false rape report charged with 2 felonies

Police across the state are on the lookout for a University Place woman who allegedly made up a story of being raped to protect the man now accused of beating her 5-year-old son so severely he required surgery to relieve brain bleeding.

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The News Tribune

Sun, blue skies welcome 800 cyclists for 39th Daffodil Classic

Starting in Orting the cyclists had their choice of a 60-mile loop to Eatonville, a 41-mile loop to Buckley or both.

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The News Tribune

Traffic Q&A: Tacoma hopes to add more school-zone lights

How does the City of Tacoma decide where to put signs with flashing lights at school crossings the ones that say, "School.

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The News Tribune

First look: Menus at newly opened Aviateur in downtown Tacoma

A plate of country style pork pate, $11, at Aviateur, a French diner that opened last week in downtown Tacoma.

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The News Tribune

Possible meth lab explodes in Tacoma

Neighbors in the 1000 block of South 88th Street called 911 about 1:45 a.m. to report the explosion, which originated in a 30-foot trailer parked on the property.

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The News Tribune

Kilmer to recognize student art at Tacoma reception

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, is having a reception this week to recognize artwork that high school students submitted to the Congressional Art Competition.

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Bellingham Herald

Ex-foster child sues DSHS, alleging long list of horrors

A 20-year-old Tacoma woman who contends she was subjected to an odyssey of horror as a foster child has sued the state of Washington for $5 million.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Vision Monday

Essilor to Consolidate Jorgenson Optical and Peninsula Optical Labs

TACOMA, Wash.- Essilor is consolidating two of its Partner Laboratories, Jorgenson Optical Supply and Peninsula Optical Lab , into a single operation.

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Northwest Music Scene

Show Review: Bachman & Turner bring 40 years of hits to Tacoma

Bachman & Turner, built from the left over parts of Bachman Turner Overdrive brought their special brand of epic, meat and potatoes rock & roll to EQC last night.

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The Olympian

Centralia College narrows search for its next president

The college's Presidential Search Committee has named the following candidates: Ivan L. Gorne, vice president of student services, facilities and operations at Bates Technical College in Tacoma; Nathan Church, provost of World Education University in Rancho Mirage, Calif.; Birgitte Ryslinge, interim president of the Sylvania campus of Portland ... (more)

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