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  1. 'TriMet Barber,' obsessed with women's hair, gets more jail time; judge wonders, what's his problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... of two girls in a Texas movie theater that same year. In 2009, Walter was convicted of gluing more hair in Pierce County, Washington. That same year, Portland-area authorities began receiving reports of an unidentified man stealing or gluing hair. A ...

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  2. Federal jury: Pierce County deputies not negligent in use of police dogRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    The News Tribune reported the jury deliberated for less than an hour this week before deciding that the deputies were not negligent when they sent Oni the police dog after Ronald Jones. The county argued during the trial in U.S. District Court in Tacoma that the deputies were trying to apprehend a potentially dangerous man.

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  3. Tacoma police dog dies from ingesting meth during investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KIMA

    A Tacoma police dog named Barney has died after ingesting methamphetamine during a narcotics investigation, the Pierce County prosecutor's office said Thursday. The 11-year-old Lab mix was with his handler, Officer Henry Betts, as he was serving a search warrant when he became sick.

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  4. Federal jury: deputies not negligent in use of police dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A federal grand jury has found in favor of Pierce County sheriff's deputies who used a police dog during an arrest in 2011. The News Tribune reports the jury deliberated for less than an hour this week before deciding that the deputies were not negligent when they sent Oni the police dog after Ronald Jones .

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  5. Narcotics dog who ingested meth during search diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... dlers to drugs by placing their nose on them. In this case, Barney accidentally inhaled residue from the meth. Pierce County prosecutors say they haven't decided whether they'll amend charges against the three defendants to include Barney's death.

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  6. Snohomish County adds nearly 50,000 in four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HeraldNet

    ... state, adding 13,137 people during that timeframe. King County saw the most growth with 33,011 new residents. Pierce County was third with an increase of 11,709. King County remains the most populous county in the state with a population of with ...

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  7. 3 charged in Pierce County meth bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Pierce County's prosecutor says three men have been charged after a police investigation found 44 pounds of methamphetamine. Prosecutor Mark Lindquist says it was one of the biggest drug busts they've seen in Pierce County in the past decade.

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  8. Three men charged in Wash. meth bustRead the original story

    Thursday | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... pounds of methamphetamine. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1bxv4RO TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Pierce County's prosecutor said three men have been charged after a police investigation found 44 pounds of methamphetamine. Prosecutor Mark ...

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  9. Need to reel police use of StingraysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orange County Register

    ... judges were not even aware they were issuing orders that involved Stingrays. Those revelations encouraged Pierce County, Wash., to "require language in [court order] applications that spells out police intend to use the device," the News Tribune ...

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  10. Tacoma City Council Meeting - March 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Exit 133

    ... recognized Dr. Dung Xuan Nguyen for his leadership in support of the Vietnamese-American Community of Tacoma-Pierce County. Dr. Nguyen has devoted himself to the community over the years, providing free medical care to the uninsured and homeless. ...

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  11. SOAR Academy Charter School holds lottery to select its inaugural kindergarten, first grade classesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Washington Policy Center

    ... as well as for Summit and Green Dot [two other charter schools to open in Tacoma this fall]. Tacoma and Pierce County families are leaping at the opportunity to choose learning environments that best suit their child's needs." Two other ...

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  12. Authorities: Man deliberately set on fire in Tacoma suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Columbian

    A Pierce County sheriff's spokesman says a man who was found ablaze outside a fast-food business in Spanaway was deliberately set on fire. Spokesman Ed Troyer tells The News Tribune of Tacoma that detectives are investigating it as an assault.

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  13. Authorities: Man deliberately set on fire outside restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KIMA

    Authorities say a man who was found ablaze outside a fast-food restaurant in Washington state last week was deliberately set on fire. Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer tells The News Tribune newspaper in Tacoma that detectives are investigating it as an assault.

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  14. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of March 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Exit 133

    At this week's city council Study Session Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Executive Director Craig Kenworthy will provide an update on the status of solving the area's fine particle pollution problem. Kenworthy will also share what's next in efforts to protect air quality in Tacoma and Pierce County.

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  15. ListMakers: Paper mill sale marks biggest Pierce County real estate deal in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Business Journal

    ... as personal property. The biggest deal of the year is also the highest amount being paid by square footage in Pierce County. The price pans out to about $1,181 per square foot, calculated on the gross sale price. The next largest deal is the Point ...

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  16. Critics: Psychiatric boarding fix mere 'Band-Aid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Columbian

    ... giving patients appropriate care faster than before, said Nate Hinrichs, a DMHP crisis supervisor for Pierce County, whose testimony about the problems of boarding was cited by the Supreme Court justices in their decision. "I would say that things ...

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  17. Neal Kirby: Pay rural teachers urban-size salary - Sun, 22 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... districts. One similar proposal would pay Snohomish and King county teachers 8 percent more than the base. Pierce County teachers would have received 2 percent more than the base. The rest of the state received less. Hunter assumes the higher pay in ...

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  18. Pierce Transit selects Bothell-based Apollo Video Technology for mobile video monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | North King County

    The Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Corporation has selected Bothell-based Apollo Video Technology to outfit its entire fleet with a comprehensive mobile video surveillance and information management solution. The decision comes after the agency conducted an analysis and product review period.

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  19. Building a history for immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... and Urban Development, the Washington State Department of Commerce, the Legislative Capital Budget, the Pierce County Development Block Grant, corporate sponsors, private foundations, and community fundraising. But first comes the price of the land. ...

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  20. Federal agents search Washington state auditor's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KIMA

    ... "I have not been served a search warrant and have not been informed of any reasons for a search," Kelley said. Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said neither his office nor the county sheriff was involved in the search and he had not been ...

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