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  1. Prosecutor: Pierce County lender 'preyed on the weak and vulnerable in order to enrich himself'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A disgraced Pierce County hard money lender caught in a mortgage fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison. Emiel Kandi, who previously operated a University Place mortgage brokerage, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court after previously admitted to forging loan applications.

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  2. Tacoma City Council Meeting - October 21, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Exit 133

    Resolution No. 39030 A resolution setting Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at approximately 5:30 p.m., as the date for a public hearing by the City Council on the surplus and proposed sale of approximately 867 square feet of land owned by the Department of Public Utilities and located near the intersection of Bridgeport Way and 21st Street West in University Place, to the City of University Place for the amount of $11,900.

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  3. University Place teacher sentenced for sex crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 33-year-old man who taught at Curtis High School in University Place was sentenced Tuesday in Tacoma to 20 months in prison for having sex with a 17-year-old student.

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  4. Wash. teacher sentenced to 20 months for having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

    A 33-year-old University Place high school teacher who admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old student was sentenced Tuesday to 20 months in prison. Michael Allen, a biology teacher at Curtis High School, pleaded guilty in August to charges of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor and violation of a no-contact order.

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  5. Teacher sentenced to 20 months for having sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    A 33-year-old University Place high school teacher who admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old student was sentenced Tuesday to 20 months in prison. Michael Allen, a biology teacher at Curtis High School, pleaded guilty in August to charges of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor and violation of a no-contact order.

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  6. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of October 21, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Exit 133

    ... Department of Public Utilities and located near the intersection of Bridgeport Way and 21st Street West in University Place, to the City of University Place for the amount of $11,900. The narrow 8.5-foot-wide strip of property along the west side of ...

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  7. Historic Pittsburgh Fair Presented at PittRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Oct. 21 event offers chance for public to learn tips on preserving family history, meet curators of region's finest archives PITTSBURGH- A celebration of the University of Pittsburgh's Historic Pittsburgh online archive will take place at a fair from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 21 at the University Club Ballroom B, 123 University Place, Oakland. Historic Pittsburgh is a comprehensive collection of texts, maps, images, and videos that supports personal and scholarly research of the Western Pennsylvania area.

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  8. Hospitality workers get ready to greet 200,000 2015 U.S. Open visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Business Journal

    Chambers Bay's lone tree, the Lone Fir, is behind the green on the University Place golf course's 15th hole. When 200,000 visitors to the 2015 U.S. Open converge around Chambers Bay Golf Course next June, their first impression of the area could be made by a local hospitality worker.

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  9. High school, middle school teams to compete in Eastern Idaho Science BowlRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | INL.gov

    ... school students. The tournament will take place at the Center for Higher Education (CHE) building at the University Place campus in Idaho Falls. In the high school competition, teams in three divisions based on school enrollment will compete in a ...

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  10. Pacific Boxers volleyball: PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The Courier Mailer

    ... offensively with 10 kills while Una Areta (So., Kent, Wash.) finished with nine. Emily Farnham (Jr., University Place, Wash.) finished with 25 assists while Lia Zablan (So., Ewa Beach, Hawaii) had 11 digs. Pacific hit .068 as a team, which included ...

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  11. Community Spotlight: Resale value, safety prime attractions of West URead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Chron

    A residential oasis centrally located, the city of West University Place is a popular neighborhood with a patchwork of local parks and a high-walkability rating to recreation and retail. West U is small at 2 square miles, but it is an incorporated city established in 1911 and chartered in 1940.

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  12. State Senate Democrats aim to negate Hobby Lobby decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Columbian

    ... nt to make it an issue, but it's not an issue for the voters of the 28th district," said O'Ban, who is from University Place.

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  13. Chambers Bay prepares to host U.S. Open golf tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Seattle Times

    UNIVERSITY PLACE Behind the 18th green at Chambers Bay, with the U.S. Open flag in the hole and yellow stakes indicating where 5,500 bleacher seats will be, you could almost envision what it will be like on June 18, when the U.S. Open begins here. And that was the point of this event, the U.S. Open Preview, which the United States Golf Association hosted Tuesday for local media.

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  14. Charges: Drunk driver crashes truck with young children insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | KOMO News

    A 31-year-old man with a history of drunk driving was arrested Saturday after crashing his pickup truck with his two young children inside then threatening to kill a responding deputy, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court. According to the charging documents, a tow-truck driver was at a University Place 7-Eleven around 10:30 p.m. when someone told him there was a white pickup truck stuck on the landscaping outside an attorney's office in the 5300 block of South Orchard Street.

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  15. Charges: Robber finds victim using Facebook, really helps police outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | KOMO News

    For anyone who thinks it's just old people who don't understand the Internet and social media, a young robber reportedly used his personal Facebook account to target a victim, which really made things easy for the University Place Police Department. According to charges filed Friday in Pierce County Superior Court, the victim listed his phone for sale on a Facebook-related site and exchanged messages with 18-year-old Paul Kirkwood agreeing on a price and setting up a meeting place.

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  16. The week in crime: Family cat unperturbed by burglary, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KOMO News

    ... uncaring cats to thrown fruit, here are some of the crimes you may have missed this past week. Sept. 19 in University Place: Manager fed up with man he said basically moved into his Safeway, eating chips, reading a book and spending 40 minutes in ...

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  17. Latest On Plans for Chambers Bay ResortRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Exit 133

    ... for a decision from the County (including updates to the master site plan), as well as the City's of University Place and Lakewood puts any construction well after next year's US Open at Chambers Bay. When plans were shared with the Pierce County ...

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  18. $150M resort at Chambers Bay would have hotel, second courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    A Los Angeles developer has unveiled drawings for a resort at Chambers Bay in University Place that would be big and dramatic, with a five-story hotel and sweeping views of Chambers Bay Golf Course.

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  19. Drawings for Chambers Bay hotel releasedRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Washington Times

    A Los Angeles developer unveiled drawings Tuesday for a resort at Chambers Bay in University Place that would be big and dramatic with a five-story hotel and sweeping views of Chambers Bay Golf Course and a proposed second course. Chambers Bay Resort would consist of the 258-room hotel, a conference center, a 180-seat cafe and restaurant, and a swimming pool.

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  20. Steyer group will target state Sen. Andy Hill in 45th District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Seattle Times

    California billionaire and climate activist Tom Steyer's political organization has revealed some details of its plans to influence Pacific Northwest legislative contests. NextGen Climate will back Democrats in two key state Senate races in Washington: Matt Isenhower, who is challenging state Sen. Andy Hill of Redmond in the 45th Legislative District, and Tami Green, challenging state Sen. Steve O'Ban, R-University Place, in Pierce County's 26th Legislative District.

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