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  1. Motorcyclists finish cross-country ride for antique bikes in Tacoma 31 minutes agoRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | The Olympian

    "Cannonball" is a reference to early motorcycle pioneer Irwin G. Baker, who set many cross-country records. He was nicknamed "Cannon Ball Baker" for his feats, which included racing from Blaine to Tijuana in three days, nine hours and 15 minutes.

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  2. Free car washes at Brown Bear this ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | The Olympian

    Brown Bear Car Wash will offer free washes Thursday at its "tunnel" locations, which include those in Tacoma, Lakewood and Puyallup.

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  3. Gonzales' charity event collects cash, laughs and good golf at Tacoma Country and Golf ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | The Olympian

    Because of his stellar play on the Web.com Tour, including a win earlier this summer at the Utah Championship, the Capital High School graduate knows he has his ticket punched to play on the PGA Tour next season.

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  4. Grinders to grow-lights: First-ever marijuana business convention arrives at the Tacoma DomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Olympian

    The public is welcome on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Public tickets, up to $30, are available at the door or online.

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  5. 28 superintendents to parents: Schools are not failingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    School districts throughout Washington state are starting to notify parents that many of their schools aren't making the grade, a long-dreaded consequence of Washington losing its waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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  6. Motorhome careens down steps at UW Tacoma campus; driver killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Olympian

    A woman died Monday when the 18-foot motor home she was driving crashed down the staircase that runs through the heart of the University of Washington Tacoma campus.

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  7. Mariners notebook: Outfielder James Jones recalled from TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Olympian

    "James will fit in the the defensive side of things," manager Lloyd McClendon said.

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  8. Rainiersa effort in the 11th inning not enough in 4-3 loss to FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | The Olympian

    Fresno left fielder Tyler Colvin's strong throw in the bottom of the 11th inning nailed Romero at the plate to preserve a 4-3 win over the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium.

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  9. Stefen Romero's grand slam in bottom of ninth beats FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Olympian

    Stefen Romero's grand slam with one out capped a five-run ninth inning as the Tacoma Rainiers rallied to beat the Fresno Grizzlies, 13-10, on Saturday night at Cheney Stadium.

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  10. Disease killing sea stars reaches local public aquariumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Olympian

    A disease that began killing millions of sea stars along the West Coast last fall has reached public aquariums in Western Washington.

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  11. Still plenty of time to have some summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Olympian

    While the number of days before school starts again dwindle, parks and recreation agencies around the South Sound are offering all types of programs and events to allow families, or grownups, to have just a little bit more fun.

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  12. Death notices for Aug. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Olympian

    Eunice, 93, Shelton, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Shelton Health & Rehabilitation Center.

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  13. Tacoma beats Fresno on Washington State University Night, 4-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Olympian

    Rainiers outfielder Stefen Romero's two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the second inning may have seemed like a key play when it happened, but at the end of Tacoma's game against Fresno, it was without a doubt the biggest.

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  14. ACLU intervenes in Fife pot lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Olympian

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington says it will back three state-licensed marijuana business owners – including a Tacoma retailer – who are joining the fight against a ban on pot operations in the city of Fife.

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  15. Rainiers' offense in sixth not enough in lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Olympian

    When Michael Saunders' bat went flying end-over-end toward the Fresno dugout after clipping a foul ball on a 3-2 count, an old friend and former Rainiers player was in the way: Guillermo Quiroz, one of the Grizzlies' catchers.

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  16. City review of B&O tax exemption makes senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Olympian

    Thurston County cities struggle to balance budgets and maintain existing levels of service every year, even after the official end of the Great Recession.

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  17. Mariners notebook: Young downplays importance of 10th victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | The Olympian

    Young improved to 10-6 after the bullpen worked four scoreless innings in closing out a 7-3 victory against the Atlanta Braves at Safeco Field.

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  18. South Sound housing market shows strength in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | The Olympian

    The summer home-buying season finally kicked into gear in South Sound as sales and median prices rose in July, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service data released Wednesday.

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  19. James Jones triple in 9th lifts Rainiers to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    Jones tripled onto the hill to drive in the go-ahead run with two outs in the ninth inning before scoring an insurance run on Ji-Man Choi's single, and Tacoma beat Albuquerque, 7-5, on Tuesday night.

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  20. Bowling leads, Sen. Sheldon holding second place in key 35th district ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    In one of the state's most expensive legislative primaries Tuesday, state Sen. Tim Sheldon was running in second place, narrowly getting enough votes against two primary opponents to move on to the November ballot if first-day balloting holds up in his favor.

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