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  1. 9,000 without power in Sumner and surrounding areasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News Tribune

    About 9,000 people lost power in South King County and East Pierce County Thursday night, according to Puget Sound Energy.

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  2. Your guide to Pierce County’s somewhat invisible food truck offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    I traversed every pocket of Pierce County, cross-referenced with the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, hunted down social media, and relied on readers to assemble a comprehensive list of food trucks based in Pierce County.

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  3. Woman carjacked, run over with her own car near EatonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    A Pierce County woman was recovering Thursday at Harborview Medical Center after she was carjacked and run over with her own car last week.

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  4. The Nose: You think God has a plaque that says: 'In Humans I Trust'?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    Ever walk into a room and behold a scene so surreal, full of people acting in a bizarrely staged self-parody, that you checked the calendar to make sure it wasn't April Fool's Day? Anyone who accidentally stumbled into Tuesday's 2 1/2-hour, three-ring circus of a Pierce County Council meeting could be forgiven for feeling that way.

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  5. ABS Lighting Grid Upgrade Improves Studio Versatility, Reduces Energy Costs for TV TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

    SEATAC, WA ? The production studio for TV Tacoma, a government access channel serving the City of Tacoma and Pierce County, Wash., is a lot brighter and more versatile since professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions upgraded the facility's lighting grid.

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  6. Attorney General Bob Ferguson moved to intervene in three marijuana lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    ... of Wenatchee and Fife. Businesses that applied for marijuana licenses have sued these cities in Chelan and Pierce County Superior Courts to challenge city ordinances that block them from operating. The AGO is intervening to defend Initiative 502, ...

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  7. State attorney general seeks to join marijuana lawsuits in Fife, Wenatchee to defend I-502Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    ... of Wenatchee and Fife. Businesses that applied for marijuana licenses have sued these cities in Chelan and Pierce County Superior Courts to challenge city ordinances that block them from operating. The Attorney General's Office (AGO) is intervening ...

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  8. State attorney general moves to intervene in marijuana lawsuits against Fife, WenatcheeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... moved Thursday to intervene in marijuana lawsuits filed against two Washington cities, including Fife. The Pierce County city of about 9,200 residents has banned recreational marijuana operations that were authorized by voter-approved Initiative ...

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  9. Police arrest Federal Way suspect in connection with five bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PNW Local News

    ... including the July 18 robbery at Umpqua Bank in Federal Way. The 23-year-old male was a Federal Way resident. Pierce County Sherriff's detectives are looking for two other suspects who may have been accomplices. Together, the three are allegedly ...

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  10. County's first pot retailer to open in Port OchardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Port Orchard

    ... state. It was second among 40 at-large applicants in the spring lottery. It also has another application in Pierce County for 9506 Canyon Rd. "There is no definite opening date set because we are trying to secure product," said Colette Thomas, who ...

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  11. Miscommunication led to long ferry waits after rescue of boatRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... - Capacci withdrew while Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson passed over the other finalist, former Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg. A second national recruitment will be conducted, with applications due Aug. 31, said Lars Erickson, ...

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  12. Fiery lawmaker Pam Roach in heated primary showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... challengers to be re-elected by voters of the 31st Legislative District in southeast King and northeast Pierce County. She's been invited back into her caucus and had restrictions on staff contact lifted. And although Roach's political rivals claim ...

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  13. Name game underway in state House race in Pierce County's 28th districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News Tribune

    A candidate in a five-way race for the state House says his opponents are trying to confuse voters by comparing him to another politician who has the same name, but opposite views on abortion.

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  14. Tacoma's first retail marijuana store will open Friday in Nalley ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News Tribune

    ... the two previously announced approvals, the state board this week approved two more licenses for retail sales Pierce County. The first, Clear Choice Cannabis, is located at 8001 Hosmer St. – where owner and licensee Adam Schmidt said ...

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  15. Toxic algae bloom reported at Wapato LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    A toxic algae bloom in Tacoma's Wapato Lake has made the water unsafe for people and pets, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department said Tuesday.

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  16. Shellfish harvesting closure in Port Orchard NarrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... Island and closures for varnish clams only remains in effect for Yukon Harbor and Colvos Passage to the Pierce County line. Shrimp and crab are not included in this closure, but crabs should be cleaned prior to cooking, and the "crab butter" should ...

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  17. Tacoma City Council Meeting - July 29, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday | Exit 133

    ... This time around those programs include the Family Justice Center, which was established in partnership with Pierce County to address the problem of domestic violence, and a list of programs supporting the City goal of advancing a coordinated system ...

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  18. Pierce County First In Northwest To Approve 'In God We Trust' Motto DisplayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A divided county council in Pierce County, Washington Tuesday voted to display the motto "In God We Trust" in its chambers .

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  19. Washington state council approves controversial 'In God We Trust' plaqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    After hours of heated debate on Tuesday, Washington state's Pierce County Council voted to display the national motto "In God We Trust" in its chambers.

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  20. Seattleland: The Educational Side of Teacher-Student SexRead the original story

    Wednesday | Seattle Weekly

    ... The girlfriend of one of the boys became suspicious because he suddenly began to like school a whole lot. As Pierce County deputy prosecutor Heather Demaine writes in court papers, "He decided to tell his girlfriend about the texts, as she felt ...

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