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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 $173,000 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Tacoma information.

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1 hr ago | The News Tribune

Tacoma may have to pay more to maintain clean air

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is considering a change of policy that would require Tacoma and Pierce County to pay a higher rate than other Puget Sound jurisdictions to keep their air clean.

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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Leta s reject sex trade growth in Thurston County

The world's oldest profession is flourishing around the nation, and in the Seattle-Tacoma corridor in particular.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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Now Reading: Urban Green

It's Earth Day, which seems like an appropriate day to check out the first ever episode of Urban Green, a new show on TV Tacoma from the City of Tacoma's office of Environmental Policy and Sustainability.

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Renton Reporter

Fundraiser in memory of Allison Leedy to raise awareness about domestic violence

A fundraiser in memory of Allison Midori Leedy, who was killed April 12 at her Renton apartment, is planned for Friday in Tacoma.

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The News Tribune

Tacoma woman faces life in prison after shoplift attempt turns violent

A Tacoma woman could face the possibility of life in prison without the possibility of parole after she allegedly used pepper spray on a store manager who tried to stop her from shoplifting.

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The News Tribune

Christian jazz group to hold fundraiser for Golgotha Baptist

A big band music group called The Jazz Disciples will hold a benefit concert for Golgotha Moldavian Baptist Church on May 4 in Tacoma.

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The News Tribune

Boy, 15, held in connection with string of "Buddy Bandits" bank robberies

A 15-year-old boy suspected in a string of “Buddy Bandits” bank robberies across the state appeared in court Monday.

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Punch turns dropout into maths genius

A US college dropout has become an expert at maths and physics - after being punched in the back of the head.

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The News Tribune

Moving day for a 50-ton rail car

A transport trailer is rolled under a crane-supported 104-year-old railroad dining car on Tacoma's Tideflats on Monday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The News Tribune

Data thefts on upsurge, but stopping them is hard

Americans learned last week that nearly 3 million credit card numbers are vulnerable through a data breach of Michaels Craft Stores.

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The News Tribune

Port of Tacoma awards Summit Awards to three local entities

A longtime transportation group, a quickly expanding logistics firm and a neighborhood environmental watchdog organization have won the Port of Tacoma's highest community honors for 2014.

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The News Tribune

GO Arts: Gig Harbor artist Nick Goettling chosen for mural under Murray Morgan Bridge

Recent mural work in Chicago by Nick Goettling, who'll paint a mural under the Murray Morgan bridge this summer.

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The News Tribune

Troop 299 Honors 5 New Eagle Scouts:

Brennan Moore built a split-rail fence for Titlow Park that spans 250 feet and helps to define the park boundaries.

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The News Tribune

TACOMA: Brain Series lecture to look at early language

As part of Bates Technical College's Brain Series lectures, Dr. Naja Ferjan Ramirez will speak at a free event from 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

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Daily Mail

How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is...

Kate and Wills appear to enjoy Sydney zoo just as much as George as the duchess discovers that Koalas really do smell of eucalyptus The million dollar meth lab: Police raid high tech drug production base in luxury lakefront mansion that was stacked with guns 'We are hostages': Saudi princesses who say they are kept locked in palace as punishment ... (more)

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News Tribune

Easter comes just once this year

Melissa Dispaltro of Steilacoom looks forward to going out for Easter dinner today with her mother, Ada Dispaltro of University Place.

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Salon

The brain injury that made me a math genius

If you could see the world through my eyes, you would know how perfect it is, how much order runs through it, and how much structure is hidden in its tiniest parts.

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Daily Mail

How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is ...

Twelve years ago, Jason Padgett was a college drop-out working at his dad's furniture store when a mugging at a Tacoma, Washington karaoke bar changed his life forever.

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The News Tribune

Stephanie Stebich, director of the Tacoma Art Museum

NonProfit Business Leader of the Year Over nine years, Stephanie Stebich has led the Tacoma Art Museum into national prominence.

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Bellingham Herald

Tacoma has bigger issues than its form of government

Tacoma must step up and deal with issues critical to its future. Changing our form of government isn't one of them.

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