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Kent, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Kent, WA include 98030, 98035, and 98031. The median home price in Kent is $245,000 which is roughly $139/per square foot. More Kent information.

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15 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Wellness visits to struggling parents face budget cuts

In October 2008, the Kent mother gave birth to a son by emergency C-section. The boy required heart surgery at age 6 months and today breathes with the aid of a machine.

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19 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

Court hearing continued to May 7 for ex-Kent City Councilman Sharp

Ken Sharp, a former Kent City Council member, had a King County Superior Court hearing continued to May 7 as he faces first-degree theft charges.

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19 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

Politicians in Kent kick off $18 million Green River levee project

Rain appropriately fell during a Thursday gathering of Kent, King County and state politicians to kick off an $18 million Green River levee repair project.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent-Meridian trying to encourage more grads

Kentridge High School sent 78 percent of its graduating class to college in 2012.

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Kent Reporter

Kent firefighters join search and rescue crews at Oso slide

Twisted hulks of cars protrude from piles of roots and silt and mud. The ever present roar of excavator engines fills the vale and the acrid smell of rotted wood and marshland fills the nostrils.

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Kent Reporter

Eight Kent schools earn state's highest honor

Eight schools in the Kent School District have been awarded 2013 Washington Achievement Awards.

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PRLog US Entertainment

Kelly Davis Beckley Launched a Kickstarter Project for a New Children's Book, Faith, the Ugly Dog

This wonderful little book conveys the true essence of humanity by teaching us to look beyond the normal stereotypes in life so that we may seek and appreciate the inner values of those around us.

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Auburn Reporter

Couple plead innocent to mistreating 6-year-old boy

King County Prosecutors say an Auburn man and his fiancee beat and starved the man's 6-year-old son for months, feeding him only shakes of blended bread, carrots, water, hot dogs and vegetable oil for breakfast and dinner.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent City Council extends marijuana business ban another six months

The Kent City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved renewal of a ban against marijuana businesses for another six months.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NWCN.com

Kent among cities considering moratorium on retail marijuana

KENT, Wash. -- In less than a week, there will be a lottery for the coveted licenses for retail marijuana stores.

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Kent Reporter

Kent city officials voice concerns about state's cleanup plan for Landsburg Mine hazardous waste site

Kent city officials continue to be concerned about how the state Department of Ecology plans to handle hazardous waste in a trench above an old coal mine.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The News Tribune

Mother and children displaced in Kent apartment fire

The fire was reported just before 9 a.m. in a first-floor unit at the complex in the 1600 block of W. Smith Street.

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Kent Reporter

Kent public hearing Tuesday about marijuana businesses ban

Tell the Kent City Council what you think about the city's ban against marijuana businesses during a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 220 Fourth Ave. S. The council will consider renewing an ordinance to extend for another six months a marijuana zoning and business license moratorium.

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Merced Sun-Star

Confessed gym rat makes exercise play for youthful clientele

In fact, as an owner of a gym for children 6 weeks to 13 years old, she sometimes lets the kids play these games for hours at a time.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Feds: Kent tax preparer duped immigrants, IRS

Running a tax preparation business out of a desk at the back of a Kent convenience store, Ryan Lanh Yann is alleged to have taken advantage of immigrant clients unfamiliar with U.S. tax laws.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Kent Reporter

Kent tax preparer indicted for wire fraud, false claims, aggravated identity theft

A Kent tax preparer was arrested Friday morning, following his indictment for a tax fraud scheme in which he falsely claimed tax refunds while victimizing his clients, U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced.

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PNW Local News

City facing potential $8 million budget hole by 2018

Despite positive signs that the city is coming out of the Great Recession, there's even larger financial troubles ahead on the horizon unless something is done now.

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King County Journal

Jury convicts Phillip for murder of city of Kent employee Frankel

A jury on Friday convicted William L. Phillip Jr. of first-degree murder for the 2010 stabbing death of Seth Frankel, an Auburn resident and city of Kent employee.

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KOMO News

FBI: 'Buddy Bandits' rob three banks in one hour

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is looking for a number of suspects who used the buddy system to rob three banks in one hour Wednesday and who have robbed five banks since the beginning of the month, according to the FBI.

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KTMF

Throwback Thursday: Chris Rock Performs Standup Comedy At Gonzaga In 1993

SPOKANE, Wash. - Anyone remember seeing Chris Rock do standup comedy at Gonzaga in the 1990's? We came across this clip in the KHQ archives from April 1993.

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