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  1. Puppies found in plastic bag likely still alive when dumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... though they were ice cold and barely responsive when they arrived at the Humane Society of Tacoma and Pierce County. Staff members slowly warmed them with heating pads until their body temperatures rose to a safe level. "They are strong little ...

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  2. Troy Kelley Recall Petition Advances To Pierce County CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The state attorney general's office Friday filed the recall petition with Pierce County Superior Court. The next step is a hearing on May 8. The recall alleges Kelley is unfit for office not because he's been indicted by a federal grand jury but for the way he did his job after he was elected.

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  3. Recall hearing set for Washington state auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    A court hearing for a petition to recall embattled Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has been set for May 8. Recall hearing set for Washington state auditor A court hearing for a petition to recall embattled Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has been set for May 8. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1GqCmBt OLYMPIA, Wash. - A court hearing for a petition to recall embattled Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has been set for May 8. In a Friday filing, Attorney General Bob Ferguson's office requested the hearing happen in Pierce County, where Kelley lives.

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    21 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A court hearing for a petition to recall embattled Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has been set for May 8. In a Friday filing, Attorney General Bob Ferguson's office requested the hearing happen in Pierce County, where Kelley lives. Former legislator Will Knedlik filed recall papers asking voters to remove Kelley from office for reasons that include not adhering to a constitutional requirement for the auditor to live in Olympia.

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  5. Kitsap water system wins state awardRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bremerton Patriot

    Washington is known for clean, tasty drinking water. And every year during the first week of May, state health officials honor the hardworking individuals who ensure the water coming out of our faucets is safe.

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  6. Deputy sharing lunch with homeless man goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KREM-TV Spokane

    Deputy sharing lunch with homeless man goes viral Darren Ballard's photo has been shared over 10,000 times on Facebook. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1z1ANdu This Facebook post of a Pierce County sheriff's deputy sharing his lunch with a homeless man has been shared thousands of times on Facebook.

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  7. Recall hearing set for embattled state auditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    A court hearing for a petition to recall embattled Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has been set for May 8. In a Friday filing, Attorney General Bob Ferguson's office requested the hearing happen in Pierce County, where Kelley lives. Former legislator Will Knedlik filed recall papers asking voters to remove Kelley from office for reasons that include not adhering to a constitutional requirement for the auditor to live in Olympia.

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  8. Police investigate after trash bag with puppies and mother dog is found in alleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... and picked up by the local animal control. The surviving puppies were taken to the Humane Society for Tacoma/Pierce County and their prognosis is guarded given their young age. The pups arrived with low-body temperature, but the staff was able to ...

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  9. Pit bull, 9 puppies found dead in trash bag; 2 pups surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    ... spokeswoman Loretta Cool said the two surviving puppies are being cared for by the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. Cool said someone spotted the animals Thursday and called 911. The puppies were double-bagged in one bunch, in clear ...

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  10. Tacoma: female dog, pups found tied in trash bags in alleyRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... ( http://is.gd/FTn8nx ) the two surviving puppies are being cared for by the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said someone spotted the animals Thursday and called 911. The puppies were double-bagged in one ...

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  11. Pierce County to put headquarter project to public voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Pierce County's $127 million headquarters will be in the hands of the public following a final approval from the County Council . The News Tribune reports the Council approved a resolution to create a measure for the Aug. 4 ballot asking voters whether the county should finance a new General Services Building .

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  12. Man pulled from submerged car at Tacoma marina identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Pierce County Medical Examiner's office said Wednesday that 88-year-old Richard Gustafson , of Fircrest, drowned. His death was ruled an accident.

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  13. Third of Washington's urban highways in poor shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Columbian

    ... gave a news briefing in Seattle alongside leaders from the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce, and pro-business Washington Roundtable. An estimated 21 percent of state bridges are functionally ...

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  14. Thurston County Sheriff's Office to help out with US OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Thurston County Sheriff's Office will help with the heightened security for the U.S. Open in adjacent Pierce County. The Olympian reports that the Pierce County Sheriff's Department has agreed to reimburse up to $72 per hour for overtime incurred because of the Open.

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  15. South Sound 911 center to cost $62MRead the original story

    Thursday | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    Pierce County is preparing to start construction soon on a $62 million public safety communications center for South Sound 911, according to a press release. South Sound 911 is a regional public safety agency established in 2012 after a public vote.

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  16. Lewis-McChord soldier charged with murder says he acted in self defenseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Stars and Stripes

    ... sentence in exchange for his testimony at Hill's court-martial. Runnion-Bareford in August pleaded guilty in Pierce County Superior Court to a charge of rendering criminal assistance. He was sentenced to a year in jail but received credit for the ...

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  17. Man pulled from submerged car at Tacoma marina diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Columbian

    A spokesman with the Pierce County sheriff's office says an elderly man who was pulled from a submerged car at the Tacoma Narrows Marina has died of his injuries. Authorities say it appears the car drove down a boat ramp at the marina Tuesday night and ended up in about 10 feet of water.

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  18. Washington Lawmakers Can Accept Free U.S. Open Tickets If They Attend SeminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... U.S. Open golf championship -- if they attend a three-hour tour and seminar. This June, Chambers Bay in Pierce County -- with its sweeping views of Puget Sound -- will host many of the biggest stars in golf. The tournament is already sold out, but ...

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  19. Eastlake High School earns state achievement awardRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sammamish Review

    ... All award-winning schools will be honored during an April 28 ceremony April 28 at Spanaway Lake High School in Pierce County. "As a fast-growing school district, we are committed to maintaining our high academic standards," Lake Washington ...

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  20. Infantryman pleads not guilty to stabbing fellow soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... the pretrial hearing revealed that both groups had been partying that night. The Army took over the case from Pierce County prosecutors in December. The court-martial is expected to finish by the end of this week.

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