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  1. White supremacist in gunfight with cops killed himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A homicide suspect who was shot by deputies early Wednesday in South Tacoma actually died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, says the Pierce County Medical Examiner. Deputies shot the suspect, a known white supremacist and convicted criminal, after he pulled a gun and fired a round at them, Pierce County Sheriff's officials said.

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  2. Man sues Domino's over wire bristles left in pizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

    ... wire bristles from his stomach, according to a complaint Norman and his wife, Diane Norman, filed in Pierce County Superior Court two weeks ago against the company, The couple are asking not only for damages related to injuries and loss of income, ...

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  3. Suspect shot at by Pierce Co. deputies killed himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KOMO News

    A homicide suspect who was shot by deputies early Wednesday in South Tacoma actually died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, says the Pierce County Medical Examiner. Deputies shot the suspect, a known white supremacist and convicted criminal, after he pulled a gun and fired a round at them, Pierce County sheriff's officials said.

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  4. How will climate change affect military bases?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Pierce County is one of 13 U.S. military bases that will be involved in a million-dollar study on how climate change affects military installations, which will be conducted by Washington State University Tri-Cities. Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $994,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to examine how to protect U.S. defense facilities from risks posed by climate change .

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  5. Homicide suspect shot, killed after he fires at deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Pierce County sheriff's deputies shot and killed a homicide suspect early Wednesday after the man allegedly fired a single round at them. The incident started about 2 a.m. at the Woodmark apartments, 2425 96th St. South, when deputies responded to a call about a fight and shots fired.

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  6. Will Tacoma follow in the footsteps of SeaTac and Seattle?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Washington Policy Center

    ... and become effective immediately for employers with annual gross revenues of $300,000 or more. The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce says the low revenue threshold would make nearly every business in the city fall under the $15 minimum wage ...

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  7. 4 competing plans for Tacoma psychiatric hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Pierce County's two biggest health care providers hope to build a $41 million, 120-bed psychiatric hospital in Tacoma. The joint nonprofit venture between the CHI Franciscan and MultiCare health systems is the fourth such proposal for inpatient psychiatric care in Pierce County.

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  8. Pierce deputies kill white supremacistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Deputies shot and killed a white supremacist suspected of shooting a black man to death early Wednesday in South Tacoma, Pierce County sheriff's officials say. Just before 5 a.m. when deputies received a call about a shooting at the Woodmark Apartments, in the 2400 block of 96th Street South.

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  9. Vehicular homicide charge filed in death of Puyallup pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KOMO News

    A 19-year-old woman who is accused of driving under the influence when she struck a bicyclist in Puyallup last month now faces an upgraded charge of vehicular homicide, Pierce County prosecutors announced Tuesday. The victim, Pastor Eric Renz, died at a Tacoma hospital two weeks after the crash.

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  10. Patel appointed CEO of CHI Franciscan HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... l Center, which employs about 11,300 people. Franciscan has about 12,440 employees, about 5,400 of whom are in Pierce County. He will be one of seven senior vice presidents for CHI, overseeing the Pacific Northwest Division. (end)

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  11. Gig Harbor officer dragged by car during arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KOMO News

    ... at home, according to police. Both suspects, who have not been identified, were arrested and booked into Pierce County Jail on suspicion of robbery, assault, attempted motor vehicle theft and organized retail theft. One of the suspects was also ...

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  12. Worker dies at Tacoma sawmillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... the premises." Church says an investigator was sent to the sawmill. He said he could not provide details. The Pierce County medical examiner's office identified the worker as 45-year-old Jeffrey Busha of Puyallup. The newspaper says a sawmill ...

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  13. In Our View: Cheers & JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Columbian

    Cheers: Garry Lucas has another 18 days or so as Clark County sheriff, but the accolades already are pouring in. "He's someone who's made a profound difference in the safety of Clark County," said Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor, a former Clark County undersheriff.

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  14. Do all dogs go to Heaven? Pope says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KOMO News

    ... compassion and love and respect," said Kathleen Olson, Executive Director of the Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County. Some Christians, however, disagree with the idea animals have souls. "We're so different than animals," said Christopher ...

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  15. County Councils already disagree on vote to replace Freeman | Q&A with Mr. Federal WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Federal Way Mirror

    Do you think the two Councils should have voted together instead of separate, which is what Pierce County thought would happen? A: Pierce County is questioning this legality on whether two counties can hold separate votes since the Washington Constitution requires "joint action." King County thinks "joint action" doesn't necessarily mean a joint meeting.

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  16. Minimum wage needed to afford Seattle rent? Zillow says it's $44 per hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    ... minimum wage required for a single-earner to rent the median rental is as little as $26 per hour in Parkland (Pierce County) to as much as $101 in Yarrow Point (King County)," Zillow said. Of major U.S. cities, San Francisco has the highest minimum ...

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  17. Thousands in Western Washington still without power; crews making progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Seattle Times

    ... outages. All other district schools will open two hours later than normal. In the Bethel School District in Pierce County, Roy Elementary School will start two hours late. The Toledo School District in Lewis County is also starting school two hours ...

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  18. Plans for High-Priority City-Owned PropertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Exit 133

    ... lot into multi-family residential, commercial, or institutional development. Although it sits adjacent to Pierce County property, the County has said they aren't interested in it, and if they were, it would be for use as surface parking, which ...

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  19. Federal Way school board appoints new president, vice presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... Gregory as their top choice in a Council meeting on Monday , although Gregory is still waiting to hear who the Pierce County Council votes on before the appointment is final. "First I'd like to take this opportunity to thank my peers in their vote ...

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  20. The 20th annual Fantasy Lights event opens in Pierce County's Spanaway ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Covington Reporter

    Every night through New Year's Day, visitors can view the holiday display of lights during the 20th anniversary of Pierce County Parks and Recreation's Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park. Recreation Supervisor Jennifer Spane, who manages the annual event department, said in a press release that this year there are even more displays to enhance the experience.

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