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  1. Easter comes just once this yearRead the original story

    45 min ago | The News Tribune

    ... families with a spouse from each tradition, said Primis, a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church on Tacoma's Hilltop. They must decide whose relatives to visit Sunday, instead of spreading those visits over two weekends. Orthodox Christians ...

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  2. Why isn't Easter always on the same day every year?Read the original story

    46 min ago | The News Tribune

    The Rev. Seraphim Majmudar, pastor at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Tacoma, said his parishioners sometimes ask him why the Easter dates usually differ for Eastern and Western Christians.

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  3. Debate the best form of city government? It's what we doRead the original story

    46 min ago | The News Tribune

    In his 1973 doctoral dissertation on the history of battles over the form of Tacoma city government what one political scientist dubbed "regime conflict" - Bill Baarsma described the groups and factions that lined up on either side of the question.

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  4. Tacoma has bigger issues than its form of governmentRead the original story

    55 min ago | The News Tribune

    Tacoma must step up and deal with issues critical to its future. Changing our form of government isn't one of them.

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  5. Local business leader offers lifetime of lessons learned from family and businessRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The News Tribune

    ... with this report at thenewstribune. com Milgard School of Business honors local leaders The University of Washington Tacoma Milgard School of Business celebrates its 2014 slate of Business Leaders of the Year. The awards will be presented at a ...

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  6. Gordon Rush, CEO of Rush DevelopmentRead the original story

    56 min ago | The News Tribune

    Gordon Rush, an Enumclaw native raised in Tacoma, spent his younger summers aboard a commercial fishing boat in Alaska.

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  7. Hal Russell, president and CEO of Commencement BankRead the original story

    56 min ago | The News Tribune

    ... 59, has served as board president of the local Red Cross. He also has worked with Kiwanis, Boy Scouts of America, Tacoma Rotary, Tacoma Country and Golf Club and the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, among others. He acts as board chairman of the ...

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  8. Stephanie Stebich, director of the Tacoma Art MuseumRead the original story

    57 min ago | The News Tribune

    NonProfit Business Leader of the Year Over nine years, Stephanie Stebich has led the Tacoma Art Museum into national prominence.

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  9. South Sound runners hope to be strong in Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The News Tribune

    ... ultimate goal. "Every Boston Marathon is supposed to be a celebration, but last year it wasn't," said Phillippi, a Tacoma resident and Boston Marathon veteran. Last year, the celebration was cut short when a pair of bombs exploded near the finish ...

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  10. County takes big step toward new shooting rangeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | HeraldNet

    ... to becoming reality, following a big commitment by Snohomish County. The County Council last week agreed to pay a Tacoma-based consultant $288,000 to create a blueprint for the proposed Sky Valley Sportsman's Park. Built in phases, the facility ...

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  11. Point Defiance Park is Tacoma's Urban GemRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wave

    ... trails without traffic. Hiking trails range from a quarter-mile to 4.6 miles. Point Defiance Park: 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; open 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset daily. * Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium: open 9:30 a.m. to 4 ...

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  12. Mariners Notebook: Maurer’s return unlike his first stay with M'sRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... experience as "stressful." Maurer's return, in contrast, is almost under the radar following four outings at Triple-A Tacoma after a spring interrupted by recurrent stiffness in his lower back. "I'm more comfortable this time," he said. "And after ...

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  13. Tacoma firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drainRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    Six ducklings were reunited with their mother Saturday, April 19, 2014 after they fell into a storm drain and needed to be rescued by Tacoma Fire crews.

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  14. Captain Willis Lewis 'Slim' Somervell, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fort Collins Coloradoan

    ... 1924 in Marlin, Texas to Willis Lewis and Eloise (Nickels) Somervell, Sr. He graduated with honors from Lincoln HS in Tacoma, Wash., and attended the University of Washington in Seattle where he began his 27-year naval career enrolling as a ...

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  15. Buckley community remembers toddler killed on Foothills TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... way but was unable to dodge the truck. Lincoln was taken to Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Tacoma, where he died. Police are still trying to figure out what caused the 78-year-old driver to veer off state Route 410 and drive ...

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  16. How 3 visionaries brought the U.S. Open to Chambers BayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... the occasional train whizzing by only adds to the ambience. In about 14 months, this idyllic spot just southwest of Tacoma in University Place will be known to the world. The U.S. Open is coming. The golfing world was stunned in 2008, when the ...

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  17. Mariners notebook: Iwakuma slowly getting groove backRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News Tribune

    All-Star right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma experienced no problems Friday in a simulated game and, barring something unexpected, should begin his minor league rehab assignment Tuesday at Triple-A Tacoma.

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  18. Brandon Maurer to start Sunday for MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KOMO News

    Right-hander Brandon Maurer will be recalled from Triple-A Tacoma to start for the injury-plagued Seattle Mariners on Sunday at Miami.

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  19. Eagle owl missing from a Washington state zooRead the original story

    Thursday | KTVB Boise

    Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington wants the public's help locating its Eurasian eagle owl, Forrest, who flew into Point Defiance Park during a training session Wednesday.

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  20. Get Out: Earth Day celebration, Living History Day, Pow Wow, train excursions and more this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... It's a family-oriented day of learning local history. The fort is located in Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Admission is $5-$8, children 4 and younger are free. Call 253-531-5339 for more information. Join in family Earth Day ...

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