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  1. Pickup truck crashes into Kent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    A driver of a small pickup truck drove across two lawns in Kent before smashing into the garage of a third house and coming to a stop in the driveway of a fourth home. Firefighters from the Kent Regional Fire Authority were dispatched at about 11:15 a.m. on Friday to the 26800 block of 118th Court Southeast after receiving a report that a vehicle had struck a house, according to a Kent RFA media release.

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  2. Police agencies plan DUI emphasis patrols Halloween weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The King County Sheriff's Office and 16 other local law enforcement agencies will be participating in a DUI emphasis this Halloween weekend in King County. More than 50 extra officers will be patrolling cities and unincorporated areas in King County looking for drunk drivers Oct. 28-30, according to a Sheriff's Office media release.

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  3. School support is vital: vote yes on bond | Our viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    When it comes to the education of our children we know everyone agrees - we all want every student receiving a high quality, world-class education in the Kent School District. As executive directors of agencies that are significant partners with the school district, we are confident that Kent schools could provide such a level of excellence in the education of every student.

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  4. Knot Quite Write Players to perform fall lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent Senior Activity Center's Readers Theater troupe known as the Knot Quite Write Players continues its fall presentation on Monday, Oct. 31 at 1:15 p.m. on the Social Hall Stage. Tickets are $1 and go on sale at 12:30 p.m. the day of the show.

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  5. Kent RFA offers Halloween safety tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    While out trick-or-treating, keep on the lookout for firefighters from the Kent Regional Fire Authority in your neighborhood. Those firefighters will be handing out small red flashers that the kids can attach to their costumes to make them more visible, according to a Kent RFA media release.

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  6. Kent Fire Department RFA call report Oct. 16-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Kent Reporter

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  7. advertising staff takes WNPA awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent Reporter advertising staff won seven awards this year, including sweeping the Humor in Advertising division in the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest. In the Most Effective Use of Small Space the Reporter staff won first place for "Celebrate your well-trained dog!" In Humor in Advertising the staff won first for "Jeff Heiss Painting: Life is Short", second for "Jeff Heiss Painting: Doing your own painting" and third for "Jeff Heiss Painting: Summers are for fun! ."

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  8. Green River College begins search for next presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The Green River College Board of Trustees on Oct. 20 appointed a 13-member advisory committee to help find the college's next president. Eileen Ely, who became the college's fourth president in 2010, resigned in June following months of unrest on campus.

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  9. Coming home to the Stars | Pro indoor soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    After nine years away from the Puget Sound area, the Gig Harbor native and veteran forward signed earlier this year to play for the Kent-based Tacoma Stars indoor soccer team, following in his father's footsteps. "I grew up in the scene," Alex Megson said.

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  10. Candidates expand on issues as election loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Local candidates, including familiar personalities who occupy seats in the state House of Representatives, agreed on many issues during a two-hour forum Oct. 19 at Kent Commons. They want equitable, strong funding for public schools.

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  11. Kent woman found guilty of terrorist supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    A judge convicted a Kent woman and a Virginia woman on Tuesday of terrorism crimes related to their material support of al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization. Hinda Osman Dhirane, 46, of Kent, and Muna Osman Jama, 36, of Reston, Va., were found guilty of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, and providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization after a bench trial in front of U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Trenga in Alexandria, Va., according to a U.S. Attorney's Office media release.

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  12. Harlem Globetrotters coming to Kent in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The Original Harlem Globetrotters are returning to the ShoWare Center in Kent for performances at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 and Monday, Feb. 20, which is Presidents Day. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seat to witness the ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages.

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  13. Kent roommate slashes couch during dispute | Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    A dispute between two Kent roommates reportedly led to one man slashing a living room couch with knives and sticking a screwdriver into a flat screen television. Officers arrested a man for investigation of malicious mischief after responding to the dispute at about 11:57 a.m. on Oct. 16 at the Rock Creek Landing Apartments, 1024 Central Ave. N., according to the Kent Police report.

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  14. wins awards at state newspaper conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Kent Reporter editor Mark Klaas and reporters Steve Hunter and Heidi Sanders each won awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association 2016 Better Newspaper Contest. The winners were announced at the 129th annual WNPA Convention on Oct. 14 in Wenatchee.

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  15. Kent Police collect 306 pounds of prescription drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Staff packed up boxes of returned prescription drugs on Saturday at the Kent Police station during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Courtesy Photo Staff packed up boxes of returned prescription drugs on Saturday at the Kent Police station during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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  16. Kent narrows search for new parks directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    City officials narrowed down a list of 104 applicants to six in an effort to find the next city of Kent parks director. "We're not going to release names," Matheson said when asked by the Kent Reporter to identify the candidates.

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  17. Kent Police oppose King County jail booking cuts at RJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    If Kent Police arrest someone for a felony crime, the officers take that person to be booked at the King County jail at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. But the proposed 2017-18 county budget by County Executive Dow Constantine would eliminate jail bookings in 2018 to save costs.

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  18. Cobras strike backRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    The Kent Cobras' J'Isaiah Mitchell and Aalonzo Coe pursue the Seattle Junior Seahawks' Marquisse Belgarde during pee wee youth division football play at French Field last Saturday. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter J'Isaiah Mitchell and Royce Miller each rushed for more than 100 yards and the Kent Cobras held Seattle's Junior Seahawks to two first downs in a 26-0 pee wee division win at French Field last Saturday to keep their playoff hopes alive.

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  19. Successful bond measure would embrace our growing school district | Our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Hello. My name is Calvin J. Watts and I am honored to serve as superintendent of our Kent School District.

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  20. Kent man arrested as part of pharmacy forgery ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Kent Reporter

    Federal agents arrested a Kent man, an Auburn woman and a Tacoma man for investigation of an elaborate scheme to forge prescriptions in order to obtain thousands of narcotic pain medication pills. Christopher Lovata, 26, of Kent faces three counts of obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, forgery deception or subterfuge, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office media release on Thursday.

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