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  1. Multicultural soccer leagues spring upRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    It's a sunny day at the Wilson Playfields, a group of high schoolers have hopped the fence to play a pickup football game on the main field, another group plays a pickup soccer game. A third group is playing soccer, all of them speaking excitedly in Arabic.

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  2. Just a volunteer who cares and shares | As I See ItRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Have you ever wondered why people volunteer? I suppose it may be to shine a favorable light on a business in which they may be involved. Sponsorship of a community project may be just the thing that would draw us in to buy products from the big warehouse company on Main Street or Whatever Boulevard.

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  3. 19 years later, Kent teen returns to same physician for corrective surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    The Kent woman recently returned to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, the nation's largest pediatric center, and Dr. Charles Fraser, the same pediatric heart surgeon who operated on Sarah Bates when she was an infant. In 1995, Theresa and Scott were told that their 3-day-old daughter had Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare congenital defect that impacts the normal flow of blood through the heart.

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  4. Globetrotters offer $12 ticket discount on Blue Friday for Kent performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    In honor of the Seahawks' 12th Man, the Harlem Globetrotters will offer a $12 discount on tickets on Blue Friday, Jan. 30, for their performances on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the ShoWare Center in Kent. Tickets are $25, $31, $41, $59, $67 and $125 .

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  5. Kent home sales up 22 percent in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Kent home sales were up 22 percent in December compared to the same month in 2013 with 134 homes sold in the city. Prices were up 8 percent with a median home price of $270,000, according to according to a report by Redfin, a Seattle-based real estate company.

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  6. Kent offers Community Police AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Classes are on Wednesday evenings for six weeks starting April 8 and ending on June 10. The sessions are from 7-9 p.m. There is one Saturday session on May 2, which will include optional tours of the City of Kent Correctional Facility and Valley Communications Center . After attending the first four classes, participants are also eligible for a ride-along with a Kent Police officer.

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  7. Man sentenced to nearly 70 years for murder at former Federal Way bar parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    A Federal Way Man was sentenced to 11 years in prison recently for raping and pimping two severely disabled women. A man convicted of killing another man in the parking lot of the former Johnny's Famous Bar and Grill in 2012 was sentenced to 69 years and nine months in prison on Wednesday.

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  8. Kent awards bid for Green River levee workRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    More work will soon be done to repair the Briscoe Desimone levee along the Green River in Kent and Tukwila. The Kent City Council recently awarded a $1.8 million contract to Tapani Inc., of Battle Ground, to fix section one of the levee between South 180th Street and South 200th Street.

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  9. Clark appointed to Green River College Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kent Reporter

    Gov. Jay Inslee's office announced the appointment of former Kent City Councilmember Tim Clark as the fifth member of the Green River College Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 19. Clark is a longtime resident of Kent and spent 16 years on the Kent City Council. He worked as a teacher for 28 years in the Bremerton, Edmonds and Kent school districts, and served on the Kent School Board from 2010 to 2013.

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  10. Seattle Mist to play three women's football games in 2015 at ShoWare CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Kent Reporter

    The Seattle Mist women's team will play three Legends Football League games this season at the ShoWare Center in Kent. Seattle plays the Los Angeles Temptation at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 29 and again at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 3. The Mist plays the Las Vegas Sin at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1. Ticket prices are $55 for field level, $35 for lower sideline, $30 for the party zone, $25 for end zone and $10 for upper end zone.

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  11. Catch Broadway's Next H!T Musical in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Kent Reporter

    Broadway's Next H!T Musical show comes to Kent on Feb. 6 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center. Every song is fresh.

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  12. Kent Fire Department receives grant to help reduce job-related cancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority and the Washington State Council of Firefighters received a Safety and Health Investment Project grant from the state to help reduce the risk of job-related cancers. The $102,313 grant, announced this week by the Kent Fire Department, is entitled "Best Practices for Reducing Firefighter Risk of Exposure to Carcinogens" and as the title suggests will focus on: The profession of firefighting is a dangerous one that includes not only the hazards that most people would consider such as building collapse and burns, but also long-term dangers such as job-related cancers, according to a Kent Fire Department media release.

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  13. Kent's Great American Casino to close in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Kent Reporter

    The Great American Casino, 20500 108th Ave. S.E., in Panther Lake, is scheduled to close by mid-March. The casino's 93 employees were notified recently about the shutdown.

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  14. Sheriff's Office arrests Canadian seeking sex with 14-year-old girl near KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Kent Reporter

    Detectives with the King County Sheriff's Office Special Assault Unit arrested a Smithville, Ontario man on Jan. 23 near Kent for investigation of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. A southeast King County girl, 14, began chatting online with the 30-year-old Canadian man in December, according to a Sheriff's Office media release.

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  15. Annual One Night Count finds 135 homeless people in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Kent Reporter

    The 35th annual One Night Count of homeless people in King County took place between 2-5 a.m. on Jan. 23. More than 800 volunteers fanned out across the county to count the number of men, women and children who were homeless and sleeping outdoors without shelter. The volunteers found people sleeping in vehicles and tents, riding late-night buses or curled up in blankets under bridges or in doorways, according to the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, which organizes the count.

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  16. Study: Kent among top cities in the state for millennial job seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Kent Reporter

    Millennials in their own right have become a driving force that often determines the social, professional and geographical attractiveness of a city. Consumer finance site NerdWallet was curious to find the top Washington cities that appealed most to millennial job seekers - Kent ranked 15th.

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  17. Togo's coming to KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Kent Reporter

    The sandwich chain plans to develop five new restaurants in Washington state over the next several years in cities such as Kent, Renton, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Tukwila with the first location scheduled to open in late 2015. Togo's, a "West Coast Original" since 1971, has restaurants throughout the West, including its first franchised restaurants in Idaho and a return to Colorado and Utah.

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  18. Group aims to reduce gang problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kent Reporter

    The Suburban King County Coordinating Council on Gangs, an organization created in 2011 to help stymie gang issues has begun implementing a plan to help reduce and intervene in gang problems in South King County, including Renton, Auburn and Kent. The council members include Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke, Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas, members from the Kent School District and Mike Heinisch, executive director with Kent Youth and Family Services.

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  19. Stars keep their heads up despite first game lumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kent Reporter

    It wasn't a perfect game for the Tacoma Star's first appearance at the ShoWare Center, but after the Seattle Impact FC's previous performances, there's nowhere to go but up. The San Diego Sockers, currently first in the Major Arena Soccer League's Pacific Division, beat the Stars 8-3.

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  20. Deputy questions Kent Police role in probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kent Reporter

    How the Kent Police Department gave an unsubstantiated accusation to the King County Sheriff's Office about Andy's alleged misuse of a nonprofit agency's funds. "For six months, they ripped my husband's life apart," Laura Conner said of the 2013 investigation by the Sheriff's Office, the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office into the deputy and The Genesis Project, a SeaTac drop-in center that helps get girls and women out of sex trafficking by getting them into school or finding them a job.

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