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3 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Tacoma man charged with assaulting 5-month-old son

A Tacoma man has been charged with first-degree child assault after his 5-month-old son was found unconscious and showed signs of being under the influence of drugs.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

July 22 Fishing Report

South Sound: Fishing has been descent according to the staff at the Point Defiance Boathouse Marina.

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Related Topix: Lynnwood, WA, Spanaway, WA, Wenatchee, WA

Globe and Mail

Casey Kasem's daughter sees family feud behind body's journey to Montreal

Sending Casey Kasem's remains from Washington state to Montreal appears to have been a last-minute decision, according to a lawyer representing his daughter, who had tried in vain to stop the widow of the late American radio host from shipping the body to Quebec.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Israel, World News, Middle East

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington Policy Center

Seven new charter school applications submitted for approval

Last week seven groups of educators submitted their applications to open a new charter school in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, Clark County, WA, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

The News Tribune

Rep. Denny Heck undergoes surgery to remove gallbladder

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck was hospitalized and had surgery to remove a gallbladder on Sunday, aides said Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Dennis Heck, Democrat, Representative Joseph Heck, Republican, Puyallup, WA, University Place, WA

Bellingham Herald

Trash or treasure? U-Haul thieves likely havena t a clue

Somewhere in Pierce County there are people unpacking boxes of pictures, medals and World War II mementos collected and saved as sacred from an American soldier, my uncle, who fought on continents far from his own.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

The News Tribune

Crowds line up for Wright Park Food Truck Fest

"We were so hungry," said Jennevieve Schlemmer, who couldn't hold out to wait through the line Sunday for Lumpia World's Filipino food, and instead went to the vegan Plum Bistro stand.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Kent, WA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - UNKNOWN

Searching for birth family of male adoptee born 4/21/1947 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

The News Tribune

Three moderates compete in quieter House race

The gloves are off in the 31st District's main bout, but so far the undercard is a friendly fight.

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Related Topix: US News, King County, WA, Auburn, WA

The News Tribune

The good, bad and the ugly for aerospace after air show and local summit

By the time this hits your real or digital doorstep, the Farnborough Air Show will have largely wrapped up business.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Washington, Summit, WA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Seattle Times

Tacoma rebounds

PORT OF TACOMA: This port is prospering at Seattle's expense, and voters in Pierce County value and support their port.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, University of Washington Tacoma, University of Washington

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Olympian

Thurston County ordered to pay millions in Maytown case

An effective but illegal plan by Thurston County to torpedo the sale of a Port of Tacoma-owned tract near Maytown for use as a gravel mine could cost the county $12 million.

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Related Topix: Thurston County, WA, Tacoma, WA, Olympia, WA

The News Tribune

Peninsula schools float two funding measures

The Peninsula School District has two measures on the Aug. 5 ballot that are something of a Choose Your Own Adventure for voters.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Artondale, WA, Gig Harbor, WA

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

FootGolf kicks off at Fort Steilacoom

Pierce County today is debuting the new sport of FootGolf at its Fort Steilacoom Golf Course adjacent to Western State Hospital in Lakewood.

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Related Topix: Steilacoom, WA, Lakewood, WA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The News Tribune

Stuff your face: 18 trucks rally Sunday for Tacoma's Food Truck Fest

As a paid belly for this newspaper, I've spent countless hours traversing every pocket of Pierce County sniffing out, hunting down and what can loosely be described as "stalking" food trucks.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

The News Tribune

3 fire districts, City of Fircrest asking voters to fund fire and emergency services

Voters in East Pierce County and Fircrest will soon decide whether to increase their property taxes to help fund fire and emergency services.

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Related Topix: Fircrest, WA, South Prairie, WA, Sumner, WA, Bonney Lake, WA

The News Tribune

Contractor sentenced to jail for swindling clients in Pierce, King counties

An unregistered contractor who swindled eight homeowners in Pierce and King counties has been sentenced to 30 days in jail, according to the state Department of Labor & Industries.

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Related Topix: King County, WA, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Feds ease fears about unaccompanied kids at JBLM

Federal officials have told Pierce County leaders that local government resources won't be used if unaccompanied Central American children who crossed the border illegally are sheltered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Tacoma, WA

The News Tribune

Casey Kasem's daughter seeks right to have her father's body autopsied

A month after his death in a Gig Harbor hospital, the bitter feud between radio legend Casey Kasem's children and his wife continues.

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Related Topix: Gig Harbor, WA, Tacoma, WA

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Employees' 'Stop Police Brutality' buttons offensive?

GRAHAM, Wash. - A silent statement made by some Safeway employees has a lot of people talking in Pierce County, including Cynthia Fajardo, the President of the Pierce County Sheriff Independent Guild.

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Related Topix: Graham, WA, University Place, WA

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