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  1. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of January 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Exit 133

    ... of the long-standing Puyallup Land Claims Settlement Agreement between the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Pierce County, City of Tacoma, City of Fife, City of Puyallup, the Port of Tacoma, State of Washington, the United States of America, and certain ...

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  2. Foreclosure film "American Winter" to be screened in the Pacific NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2013 | 360Digest

    ... film will be shown at the Grand Cinema October 24, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. The event is sponsored by the Pierce County Foreclosure Prevention Roundtable, which is a collaborative group of foreclosure prevention service providers and allies ...

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  3. Man so angry he kicks pet Chihuahua, killing itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A 32-year-old Tacoma man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he kicked his small dog so hard that it died. Nicholas Tresness was booked into the Pierce County Jail Friday night on investigation of first-degree animal cruelty and other charges. 2 comments

  4. Police: Irate Tacoma man kicks, kills dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... told the officers he has an anger problem and he didn't mean to kill the dog. He was arrested and booked into Pierce County Jail for investigation of several charges, including animal cruelty.

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  5. Wash. state man charged with raping, beating babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | New York Daily News

    ... over the brutal attack of his girlfriend's baby, authorities said. Thomas Randle Babler was charged Friday in Pierce County, Wash., with second-degree assault and first-degree child rape, according to court records . Babler first said the child fell ...

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  6. $1 million bail for accused child rapist in Pierce CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KOMO News

    Thomas R. Babler makes an appearance in a Pierce County courtroom on Jan. 23, 2015. TACOMA, Wash.

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  7. High court: New trial in armored car killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Columbian

    ... in two weeks that the state's highest court threw out a conviction because of misconduct by a lawyer with the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Last week the court threw out the murder conviction of Darcus Dewayne Allen, accused of ...

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  8. More than 500 turn out to protest deep Army cuts at Lewis-McChordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Stars and Stripes

    ... public to give feedback about how the proposed cuts may impact the local economy and community. The base is Pierce County's largest employer. At times, the forum held a standing-room only audience at Clover Park Technical College's McGavick ...

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  9. Supreme Court: New trial in armored car guard killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted in the killing of a Loomis armored car guard during a 2009 Lakewood Wal-Mart robbery. The justices say a Pierce County prosecutor's PowerPoint presentation that repeatedly said in bold letters that Odies Walker was guilty amounted to prosecutorial misconduct.

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  10. Army thinking about cutting jobs at Lewis-McChordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Columbian

    ... civilian jobs at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The military is considering a cut of 8,000 jobs at the base. The Pierce County Economic Development Department and state Office of Financial Management estimate a potential loss of more than 17,000 jobs, ...

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  11. Army considers cutting jobs at Lewis-McChordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Seattle Times

    ... civilian jobs at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The military is considering a cut of 8,000 jobs at the base. The Pierce County Economic Development Department and state Office of Financial Management estimate a potential loss of more than 17,000 jobs, ...

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  12. Army Seeks Input Ahead Of Major Cuts In ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... The rental market, restaurants and other businesses would all feel the impact. On its website, the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce is urging local businesses to attend the listening session and show support for the base. Rep. Denny Heck, ...

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  13. Marijuana taxes could help pay for mental health treatment in Washington if new bill is passedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Business Journal

    ... not to detain, evaluate and treat a person for mental health issues. Both bills, which are sponsored by Pierce County Republican Sen. Steve O'Ban , are related to Washington state's lack of psychiatric beds and resources to treat the mentally ill. ...

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  14. New ferries' chief sails toward reform | 2015 SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | North Kitsap Herald

    ... agenda" that harmed morale, Capacci withdrew himself from consideration. The letter urged Peterson hire former Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg instead, although he was eventually rejected as well. One of Griffith's first moves as the new ...

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  15. Pierce County launches study of ferry systemRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Pierce County is hoping to balance island needs with taxpayer burdens after conducting a new study of its ferry system. The News Tribune reports the study will evaluate the ferry system's financial stability and help the county plan for budget needs for the next 14 years.

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  16. New ferries' chief sails toward reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... agenda" that harmed morale, Capacci withdrew himself from consideration. The letter urged Peterson hire former Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg instead, although he was eventually rejected as well. One of Griffith's first moves as the new ...

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  17. Century-old Steilacoom train depot may be near end of lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | HeraldNet

    ... in 2001. Steilacoom resident Bob Hollister hopes to see that changed. He has lived in the historic South Pierce County town off and on for more than 30 years, and he's looking to revive interest in saving the building that once served as the local ...

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  18. Steilacoom train depot nearing end of the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Columbian

    Steilacoom resident Bob Hollister hopes to see that changed. He has lived in the historic South Pierce County town off and on for more than 30 years, and he's looking to revive interest in saving the building that once served as the local train station.

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  19. Driver in killings gets new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Columbian

    ... of justice can be a long and arduous path, but I'm confident we will get there." Once Allen is returned to the Pierce County Jail, the case will be set for a new trial within 60 days, Lindquist said. Allen was friends with and employed by Clemmons ...

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  20. Pierce County wants sex predators sent back to home countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Columbian

    State lawmakers from Pierce County have called for sex offenders treated and released from McNeil Island to be sent back to where they came from. Seven state senators introduced legislation on Wednesday pushing for judges to send released detainees back to the county where they were committed, The News Tribune reported.

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