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  1. Heart-stopping tragedy becomes political tour-de-forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Kent Reporter

    As a 22-year-old vegetarian skiing and sailing instructor, Beverly Elmer isn't the type of person you'd expect to have heart problems. "I was lying down in bed and turned to Weylin and said, 'Baby, oh god,' and clenched my chest," she said.

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

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  3. Westfield shooting investigation continues in Tukwila; no arrests yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Kent Reporter

    The investigation into the fight and shooting at Westfield Southcenter Monday evening was continuing Tuesday, with no arrests made, according to the Tukwila Police Department. A teenaged male involved in the fight received a minor gunshot wound to the hand and was treated by medics at the scene.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Seahawks Super Bowl send-off set for Sunday morning in SeaTacRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kent Reporter

    Fans cheer the Seahawks as they leave for last year's Super Bowl. This year's send-off celebration is Sunday morning in SeaTac.

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  7. Kent hopes to attract new FAA offices to Riverbend par 3 propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Kent Reporter

    Kent city officials hope to attract a new Federal Aviation Administration's Northwest Region Headquarters to the city-owned Riverbend par 3 golf course property. The Kent City Council on Tuesday night approved the conditional sale of the 18.5-acre site to a partnership led by the Texas-based Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation's leading commercial real estate developers and investors.

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  8. Section 8 rental assistance waiting list to open in King CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Kent Reporter

    The King County Housing Authority has opened its waiting list and accepting new applications for its Housing Choice Voucher program for the first time in nearly four years. Housing costs in the Seattle region have steadily climbed over the past year, while incomes have barely increased or in many cases, continued to decline, housing officials said.

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  9. Kentridge student Ralph serves as page in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Kent Reporter

    Derek Ralph, a Kentridge High School student, spent the past week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Ralph was one of 18 students who served as Senate pages for the opening week of the 2015 legislative session.

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  10. Three apply for hospital commission vacancy; interviews are WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Kent Reporter

    Public Hospital District No. 1 commissioners Wednesday will interview three candidates who have applied to replace commissioner Aaron Heide on the board.

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  11. Fain sworn in for second State Senate term; District includes Kent, AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Kent Reporter

    As state lawmakers gathered on the Capitol campus for the first day of the 2015 legislative session on Monday, Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, was sworn in for a second term representing South King County's 47th District following his reelection in 2014. "I appreciate that our community has entrusted me with the continued responsibility to represent them and respect the value and fragility of that trust," said Fain in a media release.

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  12. Seahawks to rally the 12th Man Friday at Renton City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Kent Reporter

    While the Seahawks get ready for their playoff game against the Carolina Panthers Saturday, the 12th Man is getting ready to cheer them on in Renton. The Seahawks will host a Blue Friday Playoff Rally at Renton City Hall, starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the lobby-level parking area.

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  13. Kent woman's food bank fight continues with city of KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Kent Reporter

    When Sharon Carter spent $9,000 to buy a shuttle bus to take people back and forth to her neighborhood food bank, she believed she had resolved her city of Kent code violation. Carter, featured in a Nov. 21 Kent Reporter story about a code violation dispute with the city, allegedly remains in violation with the number of people she brings twice a week to the food bank she operates out of her East Hill home.

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  14. Regional council to help gang-involved youth in Federal Way, other citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Kent Reporter

    Nwgangs.com posted this photo, taken in August 2012, of graffiti on a dumpster at Steel Lake Park in Federal Way. The markings represent Sureno King Lokotes and the Brown King Family 18th Street gangs, according to the blog.

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  15. Two men shot to death in gun battle outside New Year's Eve party east of RentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Kent Reporter

    Two adult men were shot to death in a gun battle outside a New Year's Eve party east of Renton early Thursday morning, according to the King County Sheriff's Office. The men's names will be released once the King County Medical Examiner's Office performs an autopsy, expected Friday.

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

    Dec 22, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    King County voters are expected to be asked next spring to approve a property tax increase to fund a new emergency radio network for police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel. The Kent City Council unanimously approved an inter-local agreement on Dec. 9 for Mayor Suzette Cooke to sign the new Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network contract because Kent is part of the Valley Communications Center system that would use the network to dispatch responses to 911 calls.

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  17. South King County students invited to spend a week as a Senate pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    Every year the Washington state Senate offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend one week as a Senate page. Through the program students ages 14 through 16 can serve and get a front-row seat to how state government works.

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  18. State police seeking info on Thanksgiving night crash on I-405Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    Detectives with the Washington State Patrol are looking for witnesses and/or any information from a hit and run collision that occurred at approximately 8:15 Thanksgiving night, Nov. 27, on Interstate 405 near the state Route 169 interchange in Renton. The passenger of the victim vehicle, a dark colored Buick LeSabre, died of her injuries a few days after the collision.

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  19. Kent woman seeks to keep her food bank open; city says it violates codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    Sharon Carter scrambles up into a pickup to help unload produce boxes of spinach, lettuce and celery for the food distribution she does the next day for anyone who is hungry. "If they come in with a lot of bling-bling or come in all muddy, I'm not here to judge, I'm here to feed people," Carter says about the Wednesday and Saturday morning food bank she's run since 2008 out of her home on Kent's East Hill.

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  20. Kent man meets, thanks those who saved his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Kent Reporter

    In the company of family and friends, strangers and paramedics, Ron Jarvis realizes just how fragile life can be - his very own life. At his request, Jarvis reunited with the people responsible for saving his life only a month ago, meeting the first responders for the first time at an impromptu gathering at Kent Fire Station 74 on Sunday morning.

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