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  1. People held in Japanese internment camp at Puyallup fairgrounds share their memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | The Olympian

    "My mother never did want to go to the fairgrounds because the smell of the cow manure and things like that really ate into her," said Shimizu, now 81 and living in Puyallup. Shimizu's mother, along with Shimizu and his 11 family members, were some of the 7,500 Japanese people held at the American internment camp known as the Puyallup Assembly Center - nicknamed Camp Harmony - in 1942.

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  2. Do you recognize the man who robbed a Fife casino? The FBI is hoping you doRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Olympian

    A man sporting a long, curly black wig under a baseball hat approached the cash counter and handed the teller a note. In the note, he demanded money and threatened to shoot if the teller didn't comply.

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  3. $12.5 million settlement for family of unarmed black man killed by Lakewood police sniperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | The Olympian

    The city of Lakewood, its police chief and two officers have dropped an appeal of a record $15.1 million jury verdict in the 2013 SWAT-team sniper-death of Leonard Thomas, an unarmed black man who was killed as he clutched his 4-year-old son following a four-hour standoff, and have agreed to pay Thomas' family $12.5 million to settle the wrongful-death and civil-rights lawsuit. The settlement in the racially charged case leaves in place the July 2017 unanimous verdict by a jury in U.S. District Court in Seattle finding Lakewood, Fife and members of the Pierce County Metro SWAT team committed 14 separate civil-rights violations that night, including illegal seizure and use of excessive force.

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  4. Harbor Days still loves tugs, but broadens its offerings to include more family fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Olympian

    If you're not one of those people who mixes up Harbor Days with the Wooden Boat Festival - Olympia's other summer celebration of boats - you probably know that the Labor Day festival celebrates tugboats. But if you aren't a regular at Harbor Days, which will fill the waterfront with festivities beginning Friday, you might not know that these days it's about much more than that.

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  5. Flying antiques over Gig Harbor: Duo plans to open vintage plane display hangarRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Olympian

    Bob Juranich and Bob Johnson built antique planes for the last 30 years. Now, they have 15 of them and counting.

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  6. Puyallup Tribea s new mega casino will be Vegas on I-5 when it opens in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | The Olympian

    The tribe presented an update on the project to the Tacoma City Council on Tuesday. The 110,000-square-foot casino inside the 310,000-square-foot building will rival the size of other casinos in the state, the tribe said.

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  7. The boys came north without parents or papers. Now they're detained...Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Olympian

    This little-known facility at 619 54th Ave. E in Fife is a medium security 23-bed facility operated by Pioneer Human Services, a nonprofit that has a contract with the federal government to hold immigrant children. Down an inconspicuous driveway in Fife - cutting through a thicket of overgrown grass along a four-lane road that roars with truck traffic - a dated building with bars on the windows sits just out of sight.

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  8. Massive Puget Sound drug operation taken downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | The Olympian

    More than 35 alleged members of a drug trafficking organization have been arrested this week, part of an ongoing drug trafficking ring takedown across Pierce, King, Snohomish, Skagit and Thurston Counties, according to U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes. An SUV parked in a Federal Way neighborhood exploded Tuesday evening, starting a small fire.

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  9. Huskies' offensive line boasts size, depth and qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | The Olympian

    Most teams would be happy to have one All-Pac-12 caliber offensive lineman. The Washington Huskies actually have two and that's only the beginning.

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  10. From left: Annalesa Thomas, Fredrick Thomas, Elijah Thomas, Athena...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Olympian

    From left: Annalesa Thomas, Fredrick Thomas, Elijah Thomas, Athena Taylor, Andre Taylor, Nina Martinez, and Leslie Cushman are all involved with De-Escalate Washington, the campaign running the I-940 initiative. Photographed in Fife, Wash., on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

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  11. UW recruiting class has a little bit of everything, including an a impressivea Fife linemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | The Olympian

    At 6-foot-6 and 361 pounds, MJ Ale of Fife High School is a big addition to the University of Washington's recruiting class. "MJ, he is an impressive-looking individual," UW coach Chris Petersen said.

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  12. People who want to make it easier to prosecute cops who kill might get their way soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | The Olympian

    From left: Annalesa Thomas, Fredrick Thomas, Elijah Thomas, Athena Taylor, Andre Taylor, Nina Martinez, and Leslie Cushman are all involved with De-Escalate Washington, the campaign running the I-940 initiative. Photographed in Fife, Wash., on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

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