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4 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Police seek man charged in Parkland home invasion robbery

A man accused of a home invasion robbery in Parkland has a warrant out for his arrest, after police say they found his fingerprints on a bottle of vodka left at the scene.

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Related Topix: Parkland, WA

5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Robbers hit 5 South Sound banks in 8 days

Detectives are looking for robbers they say hit five banks in eight days this month in Pierce and South King counties.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Pierce County Council set to make controversial decision on posting a oeIn God We Trusta

After being inundated with emails and media attention, the Pierce County Council will face a controversial decision Tuesday on whether to display the national motto "In God We Trust" in the Council Chambers.

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Related Topix: Bonney Lake, WA, Graham, WA, Tacoma, WA

13 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

'In God We Trust' display considered in Pierce County

A resolution that would make the Pierce County Council chambers the first public place in Washington to display the national motto "In God We Trust" will be discussed at two public meetings this week.

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13 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Suspected embezzlements being investigated at two PTAs in Pierce County

Two Parent Teacher Associations associated with Tacoma Public Schools are missing thousands of dollars, and police have opened investigations into possible embezzlement.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Fircrest, WA

13 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Music, food fill Wright Park for 2014 Ethnic Fest

There have been brief sprinkles throughout the years, but nothing more than "dust control," coordinator Lori Raisch said of the annual arts and culture celebration in downtown Tacoma's Wright Park.

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22 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Music, food fill Wright Park for 2014 Ethnic Fest

There have been brief sprinkles throughout the years, but nothing more than "dust control," coordinator Lori Raisch said of the annual arts and culture celebration in downtown Tacoma's Wright Park.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Yesterday | KING-TV Seattle

'In God We Trust' display considered in Pierce County

A resolution that would make the Pierce County Council chambers the first public place in Washington to display the national motto "In God We Trust" will be discussed at two public meetings this week.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Suspected embezzlements being investigated at two PTAs in Pierce County

Two Parent Teacher Associations associated with Tacoma Public Schools are missing thousands of dollars, and police have opened investigations into possible embezzlement.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Fircrest, WA

The News Tribune

List of Pierce County'stop employers expands

Chronicling all companies and firms with 100 employees or more in Pierce County, the 2014 Major Employers list compiled by the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County shows one significant difference over the 2013 compilation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The News Tribune

Pierce County councilman wants "In God We Trust" displayed in council chambers

The national motto has been used on U.S. coins since 1864. The words "In God We Trust" are engraved above the entrance to the U.S. Senate chamber and above the Speaker's dais in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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The News Tribune

Edgewood voters to decide whether strong mayor should lead city

Edgewood voters will decide in November if they want to change the city's form of government - a move apparently precipitated by residents who want to oust the current city manager.

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Related Topix: Edgewood, WA, Puyallup, WA, Tacoma, WA

The News Tribune

Get Out: Salmon bake, Scottish Highland Games, Ethnic Fest and more happenings this weekend

Enjoy a traditional salmon bake and help support the Steilacoom Historical Museum Association at its annual Salmon Bake fundraiser at Sunnyside Beach on Chambers Creek Road in Steilacoom.

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Related Topix: Steilacoom, WA, Enumclaw, WA, Tacoma, WA

The News Tribune

After a century, Tacoma-based Lucks Food Decorating Co. has become a respected, international brand

The icing on the cake is the icing on the cake for a century-old Tacoma company relatively unknown in its own hometown.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Fife, WA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

Marijuana Activists Cheer Federal Crackdown On Hash Oil Explosions

Two men who produced marijuana candy appeared in federal court Friday for a detention hearing .

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Puyallup, WA

KOMO News

Charges: Father nearly killed infant son with ketamine, opiates

A 34-year-old Tacoma resident was arrested Thursday after nearly killing his 5-month-old son with a dose of ketamine and opiates during a fight with his wife back in February, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.

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The News Tribune

Health Department interns of all ages discover healthy knowledge of themselves

To contact the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department about paid internships and unpaid volunteer opportunities, go online to www.tpchd.org/about/volunteering-internships Thanh-Hau Pham arrived in Tacoma from Vietnam eight years ago, finished her junior year at Stadium High School in June and was considering summer school when she dropped by the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Medicine, Nursing, Oregon State University

The Olympian

Relevant experience runs deep in Thurston PUD District 3 race

Incumbent Chris Stearns faces three challengers for his Thurston PUD District 3 seat, and all three have deep backgrounds in utilities, financial analysis and water systems.

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Related Topix: Lacey, WA, Olympia, WA, Thurston County, WA, King County, WA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Waterland Blog

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff: ] It's concerning that Burien asked the Pierce County Humane Society, one of the highest kill shelters in the state, to evaluate CARES.

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Related Topix: Burien, WA, Tacoma, WA, King County, WA

The News Tribune

Ethnic Fest returns to Wright Park this weekend

This weekend is the one weekend of the year when Wright Park's usual theme of baseball caps and fedoras gives way to sombreros, babushkas and crowns made of flowers and leaves.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

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