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  1. Charges: Suspect tried to hide motorcycle under kiddie poolRead the original story

    34 min ago | KOMO News

    A 43-year-old man wanted for eluding a police officer was arrested Monday after trying and failing to hide his motorcycle under a Roy resident's kiddie pool, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.

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  2. Tacoma man charged with assaulting 5-month-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News Tribune

    ... after his 5-month-old son was found unconscious and showed signs of being under the influence of drugs. Pierce County prosecutors also charged Rasmus with second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. When officers were inside his house, they ...

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  3. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of July 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Exit 133

    ... City Council meeting agenda would transmit ballot measures for each of the 12 proposed amendments to the Pierce County Auditor to be placed on the ballot for a Special Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Before November, ...

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  4. July 22 Fishing ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bellingham Herald

    ... charters landing five or six chinook per boat while fishing near the casino at a depth of about 100 feet. Pierce County issued a toxic algae warnings for several lakes last week. Spanaway, Ohop, Whitman and Twin lakes were listed. The county health ...

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  5. Casey Kasem's daughter sees family feud behind body's journey to MontrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    ... However, the body had already been sent to Montreal. According to the death certificate, filed with Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, the final disposition of the body was to be the Urgel Bourgie funeral home chain in Montreal. "With the body ...

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

    Monday | Bellingham Herald

    ... 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 independent from University Place; and ...

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  7. Three moderates compete in quieter 31st District House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Olympian

    ... support. Like the moderate wing of the Senate GOP, he's willing to consider a gas-tax package that would fund Pierce County projects like extending state Route 167, but only if GOP-sought changes are made to transportation spending. "If enough of ...

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  8. Now Reading: Tacoma reboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Exit 133

    ... improving. A Seattle Times article over the weekend takes a look at current economic conditions in Tacoma and Pierce County, and compares them to Seattle and King County, and the rest of the state. The conclusion? "Tacoma faces some big challenges," ...

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  9. Seven new charter school applications submitted for approvalRead the original story

    Monday | Washington Policy Center

    ... for high-quality charter school options across Washington state, in Clark County, Spokane, South Seattle, Pierce county and Yakima Valley. Sunnyside Charter Academy -a K-8th grade school in the Yakima Valley to offer an academically rigorous ...

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  10. Crowds line up for Wright Park Food Truck FestRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Bellingham Herald

    "We were so hungry," said Jennevieve Schlemmer, who couldn't hold out to wait through the line Sunday for Lumpia World's Filipino food, and instead went to the vegan Plum Bistro stand.

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  11. Trash or treasure? U-Haul thieves likely havena t a clueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bellingham Herald

    Somewhere in Pierce County there are people unpacking boxes of pictures, medals and World War II mementos collected and saved as sacred from an American soldier, my uncle, who fought on continents far from his own.

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  12. Firefighters battle apartment, brush fire in RentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The News Tribune

    ... Fire & Rescue were at the scene. Crews from East Pierce Fire & Rescue and three other fire departments in Pierce County were assisting in fighting the blaze, said East Pierce Fire & Rescue Chief Jerry Thorson. Other departments included Central ...

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  13. Toxic algae cautions issued for Spanaway Lake and three other lakes in Pierce CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The News Tribune

    ... lab in Atlanta. The park has been closed since more than 200 swimmers became sick over the weekend. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department issued toxic algae cautions Thursday for Spanaway Lake and three other bodies of water. The advisories ...

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  14. 3 fire districts, City of Fircrest asking voters to fund fire and emergency servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The News Tribune

    Voters in East Pierce County and Fircrest will soon decide whether to increase their property taxes to help fund fire and emergency services.

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  15. Three moderates compete in quieter House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The News Tribune

    ... support. Like the moderate wing of the Senate GOP, he's willing to consider a gas-tax package that would fund Pierce County projects like extending state Route 167, but only if GOP-sought changes are made to transportation spending. "If enough of ...

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  16. Genealogy Query - UNKNOWNRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Cousinconnect.com

    Searching for birth family of male adoptee born 4/21/1947 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

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  17. The good, bad and the ugly for aerospace after air show and local summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The News Tribune

    ... most notably those from the state of Washington, they'll be arriving back in town just in time for the Pierce County Aerospace Summit, scheduled for this Wednesday at the convention center. Among the topics to be addressed is "The Good, The Bad & ...

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  18. Tacoma reboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Seattle Times

    PORT OF TACOMA: This port is prospering at Seattle's expense, and voters in Pierce County value and support their port.

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  19. Suspected burglar exhibits surprising lack of financial disciplineRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | KOMO News

    Exhibiting the kind of financial responsibility one would expect from a 6-year-old getting his first allowance, a Tacoma burglar was so giddy over his ill-gotten loot he spent it all in one week on dinners, movies and fishing with friends instead of on fixing his car as previously planned, according to charges filed Thursday in Pierce County ... (more)

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  20. Fishing report for July 18: Algae caution in place at Spanaway, Ohop, Twin, Whitman lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Olympian

    Anglers should note the county has issue toxic algae cautions for several Pierce County lakes, recommending people not fish or swim there.

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