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  1. Crews put out fire engulfing car, brush off freeway in TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The News Tribune

    ... 5 in Tacoma caught fire, and spread flames to brush on the side of the freeway. The 72-year-old driver from University Place passed out at the wheel about 6 p.m. near Interstate 705, possibly due to low blood sugar, State Patrol spokesman Guy Gill ...

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  2. Former Nordstrom pianist on the mend after tumor removalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... Sound, first knew something was wrong in June. He couldn't make it up a hill on his daily four-mile run in University Place and decided it was time to see a doctor, he said. "A month ago, he was playing basketball with his 10 kids. He's our star ...

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  3. University Place kicks around slogans, marketing ideas tied to U.S. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    University Place has known the marketing potential of the Chambers Bay Golf Course since it was announced seven years ago as the site of the 2015 U.S. Open.

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  4. Washington loses bid to avoid sending out failing school lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Olympian

    ... a real concern that this will send a confusing and inaccurate message to parents, students and the public." University Place Superintendent Patti Banks said having to send the letters out will also be "demoralizing to parents and to staff." "I don't ...

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  5. Rep. Denny Heck undergoes surgery to remove gallbladderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bellingham Herald

    ... running for re-election in the 10th Congressional District that runs from Olympia to Shelton, Puyallup, and University Place. He is challenged by Pierce County Council member Joyce McDonald, a Republican from Puyallup; Jennifer Gigi Ferguson, an ...

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  6. Our recommendations for the Aug. 5 primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... the self-proclaimed "Democrat," Lynda Messner, has little affinity with the actual Democratic Party. of University Place - because the primary can be decisive. In judicial contests, a candidate who wins a majority of the votes appears alone on the ...

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  7. Going, going, mostly gone - U.S. Open tickets sell out for final round on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The News Tribune

    All final-round tickets and weekly ticket packages have sold out for the U.S. Open next June at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, the United States Golf Association said Thursday.

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  8. Lydia Ko wins her 4th LPGA Tour eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Seattle Times

    ... Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco in Idaho. Both were at 24-under 260 after 72 holes. Andrew Putnam of University Place tied for fourth place at 19under. Andres Gonzales of Olympia tied for 10th at 16 under. Follow our three-part "Washington's ...

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  9. Fraction focus gives University Place students a strong foundation for STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The News Tribune

    ... and many will point to fourth or fifth grade, notes Jeff Loupas, director of teaching and learning for the University Place School District. A 2008 report from the U.S. Department of Education said students' failure to master fractions is pervasive. ...

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  10. Firefighters hold crane rescue exercise at Pierce County's wastewater treatment plantRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Kitsap Sun

    Firefighters from West Pierce Fire and Rescue scaled a massive tower crane, then lowered a gurney with a mock victim 175 feet to the ground during a training exercise at the Chambers Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in University Place on June 28. Pierce County's current project to expand the treatment plant requires the use of large tower ... (more)

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  11. Going, going, mostly gone a " U.S. Open tickets sell out for final round on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Bellingham Herald

    All final-round tickets and weekly ticket packages have sold out for the U.S. Open next June at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, the United States Golf Association said Thursday.

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  12. Employees' 'Stop Police Brutality' buttons offensive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... Fajardo. The accusations started after an incident on Sunday, May 11, that involved Ron Hillstrom in a University Place apartment complex parking lot. The Pierce County Sheriff's office said Hillstrom had been acting in a threatening manner and ...

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  13. Safeway employees offend some shoppers with 'Stop Police Brutality' buttonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | NWCN.com

    ... Fajardo. The accusations started after an incident on Sunday, May 11, that involved Ron Hillstrom in a University Place apartment complex parking lot. The Pierce County Sheriff's office said Hillstrom had been acting in a threatening manner and ...

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  14. Marijuana Trial Canceled After Dispensary Owner Exposes Pierce County CorruptionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | SBWire

    On August 8th 2012 Karl Rubicam made a 911 call claiming he saw two 12 year olds breaking into a house located in University Place Washington.

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  15. Former TCC president Carl Opgaard dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The News Tribune

    ... service for Carl Opgaard will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Cross Lutheran Church, 8902 40th St. W., in University Place. The service will be open to the public. The former college president took strolls around the campus, to hear about the ...

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  16. Barbecue expert Pat Maddock shares a secret: His award-winning recipe.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Business Journal

    University Place's Pat Maddock is busy virtually every weekend this summer cooking at barbecue competitions, but he took some time to share one of his award-winning chicken drumette recipes.

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  17. From 'Daddy's Butt Rub' to the 'Church of Swinetology,' barbeque...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Business Journal

    ... Breathe deep. It's that barbecue time of year and the aroma of ribs and brisket is heavy in the air. Meet University Place's Pat Maddock , armpit deep in pork shoulders and chicken drumettes. Maddock, a Coldwell Banker Bain Realtor, retired from ...

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  18. Seventh grade teacher accused of selling drugs during school hours; late-night news roundupRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | The Oregonian

    Brian Bennett, 33, was arrested on suspicion of selling drugs at a University Place middle school.

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  19. Police: School teacher sold heroin, pills while on break from classRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    ... News that teacher is Brian Bennett and the school where he has been teaching is Drum Intermediate School in University Place. According to Tacoma Police Department Officer Loretta Cool, police stopped him Thursday leaving his home and arrested him ...

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  20. University Place teacher charged with selling prescription pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | The News Tribune

    Brian Bennett, 33, has worked as a seventh-grade teacher for nine years. A confidential informant tipped Tacoma police in June that he was dealing drugs, which prompted an investigation.

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