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  1. Powell family goes to court for insurance moneyRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Olympian

    Josh Powell's heirs, who for more than four years argued his innocence in the disappearance of his wife, Susan, now suggest in a court filing they would be willing to try to prove she is dead if it helps them collect money from her life insurance policy.

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  2. Powell family goes to court for insurance moneyRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Olympian

    Josh Powell's heirs, who for more than four years argued his innocence in the disappearance of his wife, Susan, now suggest in a court filing they would be willing to try to prove she is dead if it helps them collect money from her life insurance policy.

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  3. Centralia College narrows search for its next presidentRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Olympian

    The college's Presidential Search Committee has named the following candidates: Ivan L. Gorne, vice president of student services, facilities and operations at Bates Technical College in Tacoma; Nathan Church, provost of World Education University in Rancho Mirage, Calif.; Birgitte Ryslinge, interim president of the Sylvania campus of Portland ... (more)

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  4. 2014 salmon fishing seasons set for Washington state watersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Olympian

    Puget Sound: Anglers will have an opportunity to take advantage of a strong return of coho and Skagit River sockeye salmon but will see adjustments to wild chinook fisheries.The forecast for sockeye returning to Baker Lake is strong enough this year to allow for both a lake fishery, open July through September, and a fishery on the Skagit River, ... (more)

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  5. Washington State Spring Fair is all about youngstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | The Olympian

    The smell hits you even before you walk into the little red barn alongside Interstate 5 in Fife: A dozen pigs and five steers make a heck of a lot of manure.

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  6. Former Tacoma math teacher in court over 4th sex chargeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Olympian

    Former Lincoln High School teacher Meredith Powell pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a fourth charge stemming from her alleged sexual misconduct with students.

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  7. Fishing Report for April 9Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Olympian

    Columbia: From April 2 to Monday, the state checked 2,557 lower-river anglers, who had caught 316 adult and two jack spring chinook and nine steelhead.

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  8. Former Tacoma math teacher in court over 4th sex chargeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Olympian

    Former Lincoln High School teacher Meredith Powell pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a fourth charge stemming from her alleged sexual misconduct with students.

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  9. Bagpipes, kilts mark Tartan Day festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | The Olympian

    About 75 people, including some named McGregor, McAlister and McIntyre, gathered on the steps of the Legislative Building on Sunday to celebrate their Scottish heritage and to remember a day important to Scotland.

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  10. Medicaid enrollments higher than expectedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | The Olympian

    Washington health care officials always knew that a big piece of health insurance reform in the Evergreen State was an expansion of Medicaid, the federal free-care program for people with low incomes.

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  11. Prospects aplenty found in PCL this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Olympian

    Javier Baez tantalized Chicago Cubs fans by blasting five home runs in major league spring training games in March.

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  12. Montero gets back on feet after stumbles, is ready to danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | The Olympian

    Jesus Montero's star-crossed world was denied a happy moment Thursday night. He was supposed to be introduced at Cheney Stadium as the Tacoma Rainiers' cleanup hitter, and fans would have clapped their hands because that's how baseball fans act on opening night.

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  13. Wild game poacher gets 90 daysRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Olympian

    A Tacoma man described as "one of the largest illegal wildlife traffickers in Washington state history" was sentenced Friday to 30 days of community service and 60 days' home detention for selling deer, elk and sturgeon in violation of state law.

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  14. Rainiers opener rained out; Tacoma will play doubleheader FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Olympian

    New manager Roy Howell wasn't all that surprised. He experienced rainy Northwest days, especially in April, when he played for in the Pacific Coast League for Spokane and Portland , and also was the hitting coach for the Beavers from 2000-02.

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  15. Tacoma Rainiers manager Roy Howell smiles at Cheney Stadium, Wednesday April 2, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Olympian

    It was a three-hour drive down winding Interstate 101 for Roy Howell's family. They were coming from his hometown of Lompoc, Calif., and heading to Anaheim where Howell would make his big league debut Sept.

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  16. Olympia-area businesses set to participate in Oso mudslide fundraiserRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Olympian

    Several Olympia-area businesses will participate in a Oso mudslide relief fundraiser on Thursday by donating a percentage of their sales to the Oso charity of their choice.

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  17. Lower taxes linked to carbon-emission cutsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Olympian

    Legislation awaiting Gov. Jay Inslee's signature would give Puget Sound Energy a lower tax rate on the construction of a potential $250 million liquefied natural gas plant serving ships and truckers at the Port of Tacoma.

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  18. Persona helps a The Voicea singer fight fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | The Olympian

    By Craig Sailor Ayesha Brooks, the Federal Way singer competing on the NBC talent show "The Voice," remembers the moment her alter ego, Music Box, was born.

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  19. Add 5K run, or 4, to your Daffodil Parade day festivities SaturdayRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | The Olympian

    Over the past dozen years it's seen the birth of a 50-kilometer trail race at Point Defiance.

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  20. Locals use kayaks to share environmental messageRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | The Olympian

    When I first met Ken Campbell nearly a decade ago, kayaking was his business. He ran Azimuth Expeditions on South Tacoma Way.

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