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  1. Kent firefighters put out warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    A roof-mounted ventilation fan caught fire and fell to the floor of a large concrete tilt-up warehouse early Thursday morning in the 1200 block of Second Avenue North in Kent. Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority firefighters responded to the fire at 2:08 a.m., after employees reported a fire in the aluminum can manufacturing facility.

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  2. Cooke boasts about Kent's successes, hopes to get FAA officesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke hopes to be able to brag even more in a few weeks than she did on Wednesday during her State of the City speech. The U.S. General Services Administration plans to pick a site on March 30 from among applications from several cities for a 300,000-square-foot Federal Aviation Administration facility to handle about 1,600 employees.

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  3. Kent Police drug bust seizes $400,000 cash; drugs worth $648,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | King County Journal

    Kent Police arrested two people, seized $400,000 in cash and confiscated drugs worth a street value of about $648,000 during a recent bust in Renton. Detectives learned information about drug trafficking in the Kent area.

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  4. City of Kent confident state Supreme Court will uphold medical marijuana banRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    A city of Kent deputy attorney remains confident the state Supreme Court will uphold Kent's ban on medical marijuana collective gardens. Pat Fitzpatrick argued the city's case in front of the Supreme Court on Feb. 24 in Olympia.

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  5. Raid nets Kent police 17 lbs of drugs, garbage bags full of cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    Kent police raided an accused drug dealer's home Wednesday and found drugs, guns and garbage bags full of cash. Police say they got word of an alleged drug ring running out of a Renton Highlands home.

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  6. Two-day 'university' focuses on salmon fishing techniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ArcaMax Publishing

    Anglers wanting to improve their skills should consider attending the two-day Salmon University later in March in Kent, Wash. For the ninth year, Tom Nelson of Salmon University is bringing together some of the best fishing experts in the Northwest for two days of sessions focusing on fishing techniques and destinations.

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  7. Money dispute between Kent couple leads to assault | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Kent Reporter

    Kent Police arrested a man for investigation of fourth-degree assault after he reportedly slapped his wife in the face during an argument about the woman spending money to buy marijuana rather than paying rent. The incident occurred at about 12:35 a.m. on Feb. 22 at a house in the 800 block of East Temperance Street, according to the police report.

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  8. Kent's Kvichak Marine Industries merges with Vigor IndustrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Kent Reporter

    Seattle-based Kvichak Marine Industries, which has a Kent facility, and Vigor Industrial announced on Tuesday the companies are merging to unite their strengths in the design and fabrication of aluminum workboats, shipbuilding and boat building. Under the terms of the merger, Kvichak will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Vigor.

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  9. Two Federal Way men indicted in federal fraud ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... insured. Prosecutors allege the suspects - which include Clayton Leon Bias, Jr., 25, and Shawn Andre Turner, 24, of Kent; Arthur Napoleand Wilcher, 29, Amanda Rae Riffle, 28, Relonna Dollinn Ward, 34, and Sephora Quilyn Watkins, 27, of Tacoma; Okila ...

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  10. City briefs | City extends Animal Control agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Mercer Island Reporter

    In June of 2010, a partnership of 26 cities within the County called Regional Animal Services of King County was created and in 2012, 25 cities contracted through 2015 to allow the County to continue providing services for animal control, shelters and pet licensing. "One of the concerns that was brought up back in 2012 was the condition of the regional animal shelter in Kent," said police commander Dave Jokinen.

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  11. House approves Orwall bill to ensure testing of all rape kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Kent Reporter

    ... with law enforcement, are validated by ensuring the rape kits are tested." Orwall, whose district includes parts of Kent, began working on a bill after touring evidence rooms last summer, learning about rape kits and that many of them were not ...

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  12. King County Council confirms Lorinda Youngcourt as director of the Department of Public DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Covington Reporter

    ... direct an agency of 400 employees, including 225 attorneys, working in five locations in Seattle and one location in Kent. The Department of Public Defense provides legal advice and representation to people who cannot afford an attorney and are ...

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  13. House Majority Leader Sullivan says bad outweighs good in Senate transportation packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Kent Reporter

    House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan, D-Covington, whose district includes parts of Kent, released the following statement on Monday from Olympia in response to the Senate's passage of a $15 billion transportation package: "Transportation funding is important, and I'm encouraged the Senate has sent the House a transportation package and revenue proposal. There are positive pieces in the package, but unfortunately, the bad greatly outweighs the good.

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  14. Move Over Miss Piggy and Babe There's a New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... classes with her dog friends at a Seattle Dog Training Center in Kent, WA. and has become the focus of many national and international media stories since first being featured on www.seattlekennelclub.org in January. This will be Amy and owner Lori ...

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  15. Renton officer confronts heroin user in parking lot | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Renton Reporter

    ... the officer it would address the issue of its employee. AIRSOFT PISTOL: The Renton Police officer was familiar with the Kent man walking on a secluded part of North Riverside Drive from contacts for thefts, robberies, fights and assaults. The 900 ...

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  16. Vandals shatter windows, leave graffiti on Hindu temple walls in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Kent Reporter

    Vandals broke several windows and scrawled the word "FEAR" on a wall at a Kent Hindu temple late Thursday night. This was second such incident in recent days in the area.

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  17. Game thread: Portland Winterhawks at Seattle ThunderbirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | OregonLive.com

    The Portland Winterhawks face the Seattle Thunderbirds Saturday night at the Showare Center in Kent, Washington. Opening faceoff is at 7pm.

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  18. Palmer Chiropractic Clinic In Kent WA, Helps Whiplash Sufferers Find Natural ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | LivePressWorld

    ... from accidents and musculoskeletal problems. No surgical or pharmaceutical methods are used in designing a care plan. Kent WA, 28-FEBRUARY-2015 - Palmer Chiropractic Clinic and Dr. Brian Bussard, D. C. Are pleased to announce that victims of ...

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  19. King County Green Schools program recognizes Kent schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Kent Reporter

    The King County Solid Waste Division's Green Schools program recently recognized East Hill and Horizon elementary schools for their conservation and cost-saving efforts. More than 200 schools from 33 cities in the country are working to reduce waste and recycling, conserve resources and reduce costs with help from the program.

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  20. Downtown Kent on the upswing says retiring city planning directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Kent Reporter

    When Fred Satterstrom looks at the development of downtown from Kent Station to the ShoWare Center to The Platform Apartments, he has a simple description. Few people know Kent's development over the last few decades as well as Satterstrom, who retires Friday as the city planning director.

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