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  1. King County unemployment rates released | Employment Security DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... of weak revenues. Manufacturing employment has slowed over the past couple years, however aircraft production at Renton is expected to continue into the future. King County's 2013 labor force was about 1.1 million, with an unemployment rate of 5.2 ...

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  2. Metro Transit sets all-time high for ridership in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    ... lots also continue to be popular, with Eastgate, Issaquah Highlands, Kingsgate, Redmond, South Bellevue, South Renton, and Tukwila also operating at 100 percent or more capacity. Given the importance park-and-rides play in helping people use ...

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  3. Better late than never: a possibility of snow on Sunday? | Weekend WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Renton Reporter

    ... rainbow making its way out of the rooftops. We want to see you, your family and friends doing something outdoors in Renton, whatever the weather. Send your pictures to bbeckley@rentonreporter.com to be considered for publication online and on the ...

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  4. Renton native headlines comedy show at Renton Civic tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Renton Reporter

    The JAMCO. Comedy Series, hosted by Jamal Harrington returns tonight, Saturday, with a show headlined by Renton native Brooks McBeth, also featuring John Keister and Amos Mack.

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  5. Eastside students invited to join Senate page programRead the original story

    Friday | Newcastle News

    Students between the ages of 14 and 16 are invited to participate in the Senate page program, where each year hundreds of students from throughout Washington state get a firsthand look at how the legislative process works. "The page program is an incredible educational opportunity and a great chance to learn from other students from different parts of the state," said Sen. Steve Litzow, who represents Mercer Island, Bellevue, Beaux Arts, Issaquah, Newcastle, Renton and Sammamish.

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  6. Renton student among Washington Youth Academy graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Renton Reporter

    Cadet Russell Matthews of Renton has successfully completed the Washington Youth Academy and was celebrated with his peers during commencement ceremonies on Dec. 20. Matthews was among 144 graduates, who will all return to high school to get their diploma or seek an alternative path to finish their high school education, such as a GED or by joining Running Start. The class is the largest to graduate from the Youth Academy since welcoming its first class in January of 2009.

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  7. Governor's state budget eyes new sources of revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... over the next 12 years, including completing the State Route 520 floating bridge and Interstate 405 projects between Renton and Bellevue. About $4.8 billion of that money would come from a cap-and-trade plan on carbon emissions that affects 130 of ...

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  8. Wake up, you're under arrest | Police Blotter Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Renton Reporter

    ... dispatch; the apartment manager was calling 911 to report the stolen tools which all had ownership markings. The two Renton residents were allowed to leave; the vehicle was seized as evidence. Both are known from prior contact with officers. A ...

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  9. City shelters receive 100 blanketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Renton Reporter

    ... Management's Operations Team, who organized quickly to round up all 100 blankets for the city's two shelters. Lead Renton drivers Jason Lange and Russell Ruhle organized their fellow drivers to donate the blankets. There were also cash donations to ...

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  10. Renton Rotary Club honors December Teachers of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Renton Reporter

    ... special education and elementary education. She plans to continue her education to earn a master's. Before working in Renton, Dundon student taught in Spokane at a school for students with autism. She has been working in Renton for two years. Jodi ...

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  11. Seahawks Make Practice Squad Roster MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Seattle Seahawks

    Renton, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have released tight end Gator Hoskins and defensive tackle Jimmy Staten from the practice squad and signed tight end Hoskins was signed by Seattle on December 18 and Staten was the team's fifth-round draft choice in this May's NFL Draft.

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  12. Officers break up fight in homeless camp | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Renton Reporter

    ... identification were stolen from a Ford Focus at about 12:30 a.m. Nov. 22 while the occupants were inside a north Renton restaurant. A 24-year-old SeaTac man Nov. 22 pulled out in front of a Renton Police officer but didn't accelerate once on East ...

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  13. Boeing's Renton plant goes greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Renton Reporter

    Boeing and Puget Sound Energy this past week announced an agreement that will see the Renton 737 facility powered entirely by renewable energy. The site will now be powered by 50 percent hydroelectric power and 50 percent wind power from the Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility and Renewable Energy Center near Ellensburg.

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  14. Teachers grow more unhappy with Common Core changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Renton Reporter

    Teachers and staff in the Renton School District are expressing their frustrations about a lack of support for aligning curriculum with the new national reading, writing and math standards adopted by Washington state. At a recent school board meeting on Dec. 10, four teachers spoke during the comment period, one near tears, addressing problems with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

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  15. Vision House food bank robbed, restocked by donors within a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Renton Reporter

    ... food and clothing bank, known as the "resident store," located on the property. Presently, 23 families live at the Renton facility. On the morning of Dec. 11, Vango and her staff arrived to find that someone had stripped the shelves almost entirely ...

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  16. EzBAKERz Launches It's New Silicone Bake SetRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Emailwire.com

    Renton, Washington -- While speaking with Lori and Bodie, the Chief Executive Officer's of "LBJ Personal Solutions" about the launch of their new product, Lori states, "We learned a lot since our launch of our ezSlicer Vegetable Spiral Slicer, so we are very excited about this new product! We have applied a lot of the lessons we learned from the ezSlicer like; how important product packaging, customer support and quality of product is." They have established a team with a new manufacturing company, this company also owns their own factory.

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  17. Were the two men checking out the copper wiring on Seahawks' generators?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Renton Reporter

    Two men driving through the parking lot at the Seahawks headquarters on 12 Seahawks Way in a pickup Dec. 5 caught the attention of a security guard. The red extended-cab Chevrolet truck drove in a long circle around the parking lot at about 6 a.m., according to a Renton Police Department case report.

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  18. Kent signs off on new countywide emergency radio networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Kent Reporter

    ... belong to the agency, Brubaker said. The new network would serve ValleyCom (the cities of Kent, Auburn, Federal Way, Renton and Tukwila); the Eastside Public Safety Communications Agency (the cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Mercer Island and ...

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  19. Haggen to acquire 146 stores from Safeway, Albertsons, including two in RentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Renton Reporter

    Bellingham-based Haggen will acquire 146 Safeway and Albertsons stores throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona, pending approval by the Federal Trade Commission, including two in Renton. Albertsons and Safeway are planning to merge, and the grocery chains must sell the stores as part of a divestment required by the FTC.

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  20. Bomb squad called in to deal with backpack offered to GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Renton Reporter

    ... free to go with his possessions, including a Civil War-era knife. The 34-year-old man walked in to the church on the Renton Maple Valley Highway at about 1:20 p.m., and placed his backpack on the stage. He told a security officer it was for the ...

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