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  1. Three injured in Kent apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Three people were injured in a south Kent apartment fire at about 12:05 a.m. Friday in the 1600 block of Maple Lane. The first firefighters arriving at the scene reported smoke and flames visible from the windows of the first-floor apartment and three injured residents in the parking lot, according to a Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority media release.

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  2. Time for a new home for police, support Prop A | EckfeldtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    The vote on Kent Proposition A is a vote of the citizens of Kent. Most of the time taxes are voted upon us by our elected leaders in local, state and national government.

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  3. Bigger things come from smaller classes, support I-1351 | PrescottRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    At a recent school district meeting, Kent teachers and parents turned out in force to support Initiative 1351, the ballot measure that will reduce K-12 class sizes in Kent public schools and across Washington. Washington's class sizes are 47th out of 50 states, which is unacceptable.

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  4. Flow Waterjet Appoints New PresidentRead the original story

    Yesterday | F&M Magazine

    Flow International Corporation (Kent, WA), a leading developer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet machines for cutting applications, announces the appointment of Dick LeBlanc to president of Flow Waterjet , effective immediately. LeBlanc will ...

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  5. City smiles on me and my friends | As I See ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    Life is great in Kent. We have everything that we need in this growing town of ours for a successful future.

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  6. receives WNPA awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    ... Ross Coyle took second in Best Personality Profile Short for "Heart, home for others", which described how a Kent woman had been a warm host for foreign exchange students for 26 years. He also was third in Color Sports Photo - Action, for "Floored", ...

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  7. K-M cast to bring 'Twilight Zone' episodes to stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    The Kent-Meridian Drama Department presents "The Twilight Zone," three episodes on the K-M Performing Arts Center stage, 10020 SE 256th St., Kent. The cast, under the direction of Jay Thornton, performs "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street", "Time Enough At Last", and "Living Doll" on Nov. 6, 7, 12, 13, 14. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.

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  8. OMAX Names Distribution Partner for IndonesiaRead the original story

    Thursday | F&M Magazine

    OMAXA Corporation (Kent, WA), a leading total solutions provider of the world's most advanced abrasive waterjet technology, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Kawan Lama A (Jakarta, Indonesia) to market, sell and support premium OMAX ...

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  9. OMAX Hires Senior Sales ManagerRead the original story

    Thursday | F&M Magazine

    Earlier this year, OMAXA Corporation (Kent, WA), a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced abrasive waterjet cutting technology, named Chris Baer as its new senior sales manager, government and education. He replaced Steve Brown, who ...

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  10. Riled residents tell City that RV living outside of RV parks is bad for the neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Auburn Reporter

    ... Most cities, the two said, do not allow people to live in an RV outside of an RV park in perpetuity. a The City of Kent allows an RV to be used as a temporary dwelling unit, provided the interval does not exceed 90 days and that the use of the RV is ...

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  11. Mayor swears in five Kent Police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    ... Philippine National Police as he helped lead an anti-human trafficking group. He previously served nine years with the Kent Police. He served 10 years in Tucson, Arizona before joining Kent for two years. He left Kent in 2011 for California to ...

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  12. Boeing pays Kent B&O tax except for one waiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kent Reporter

    Boeing of Kent pays the city's business and occupation tax except for a waiver for its research and development work for the federal government. Kent City Council President Dana Ralph said the waiver might be the reason several readers recently contacted the Kent Reporter to claim Boeing doesn't pay the B&O tax.

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  13. Conks deny Royals, clinch SPSL Northeast title | Prep football | SLIDESHOWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kent Reporter

    Kentwood High jumped out to a big lead and never looked back in beating Kent-Meridian 38-7 to clinch the South Puget Sound League Northeast 4A title last Friday night at French Field. Kalen Swain caught one touchdown pass and later returned an interception 51 yards for another score for the Conquerors .

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  14. Catch train in Kent to Sounders game on Oct. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Kent Reporter

    Sounders FC fans can take an easy ride to the stadium Saturday by skipping traffic and taking Sound Transit's special Sounder train service to the match against the Los Angeles Galaxy at noon. The train from the south will leave Lakewood at 9:45 a.m. and leave Kent at 10:31 a.m. The return train will leave King Street Station 35 minutes after the match.

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  15. Kent home prices drop 1 percent in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Kent Reporter

    Kent home prices were down 1 percent in September compared to the same month in 2013 with a median price of $260,000. Sales dropped 13.7 percent with 118 homes sold, according to a report by Redfin, a Seattle-based real estate company.

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  16. Kent City Council delays vote on garbage taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent City Council has delayed until November a vote about whether to increase the garbage tax for residents and businesses. Council President Dana Ralph said she asked city legal staff for more specific language in the ordinance about how funds can be spent and more time is needed to write the revision.

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  17. Kent man's mother persuades him to drop knife | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Kent Reporter

    It took a man's mother to persuade him to drop a knife after he refused a command from a Kent Police officer with his gun drawn to put the knife down. Officers arrested a man for investigation of malicious mischief and obstructing after he allegedly slashed the tires on his brother's motorcycle and then tried to walk away from officers while carrying a kitchen knife of about 10 inches in length, according to the police report.

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  18. Robert E. Martin, FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Daily Journal

    He was born June 22, 1926, in Pforzheim, Germany, to Robert and Helen Martin. He married Florence E. Martin on Feb. 28, 1953, at Kent Lutheran Church in Kent, Washington.

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  19. State suspends license of Kent dentistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Kent Reporter

    The state Dental Commission suspended the license of a Kent dentist because of an unsanitary office and inadequate infection control. Charles Pan, whose office is in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South on the West Hill, cannot practice dentistry in Washington until the charges are resolved, according to a Monday media release form the state Department of Health.

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  20. James Rivers Busted Trying To Hide Child Porn From WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Switched

    ... the girl getting into a shower and the second is a 14-minute video of her taking a bath, KIRO TV reports. Police in Kent, Washington, arrested Rivers Oct. 9 at a recording studio in Sumner, Washington. He was released the next day after paying ...

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