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  1. Man struck, killed by freight train; south-end commuter trains delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Seattle Times

    A man walking across the tracks between two BNSF Railway freight cars was struck and killed Monday afternoon near South Spokane Street, the railroad says. The incident was reported at 2:55 p.m. to emergency dispatchers.

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  2. Seattle educators ratify new teachers union contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Seattle Education Association members wait their turn Saturday to vote on a new contract at Benaroya Hall. The one-year contract gives the 6,000 members of the Seattle Education Association an across-the-board 10.5 percent pay hike and for the first time provides them with five days of paid parental leave.

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  3. 19 people rescued from ride at Puyallup fair after it malfunctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Seattle Times

    A carnival ride in Puyallup malfunctioned Monday afternoon, leaving riders dangling from their seats and prompting a rescue operation by firefighters. Nineteen people were riding "El Nino" at the Washington State Fair, when it stopped moving around 6 p.m., said Stacy Howard, spokeswoman for the fair in Puyallup.

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  4. 'It's amazing': Puyallup Tribe hosts more than 100 tribes traveling Salish SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Seattle Times

    More than 120 tribal canoes rounded Brown's Point and pointed their bows Saturday at the mouth of Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway. For the first time in 20 years, the Puyallups are hosting the Tribal Canoe Journey.

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  5. Struggling orcas heavily rely on urban chinook from Seattle-area rivers, new analysis showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Seattle Times

    A new look at just where orcas are eating big kings reveals the importance of rivers in north and south Puget Sound to the orcas' survival. Even the Puyallup, Green and Duwamish rivers count for the top predators.

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  6. Sure, I'll go jump out of a plane at 13,000 feet if it brings this many Special Olympics smilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Seattle Times

    When you push deadline a few times, or are late turning in your expenses, or regularly question changes made to your copy, you start to wonder what your editors think of you. I got my answer to that Thursday, when one of them volunteered me to jump out of an airplane at 13,000 feet.

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  7. 4A softball: Iyanla Pennington makes sure Jackson doesn't get tripped up this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Last year, the Timberwolves from Mill Creek faced Puyallup in the Class 4A state softball quarterfinals, losing a 3-1 decision and dropping from the winner's bracket. The junior tossed 16 strikeouts, holding the Vikings to three hits in a convincing 4-0 win Friday afternoon at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex that propelled the WesCo 4A champs into the semifinals.

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  8. Lakewood community college a finalist for $1 million prize for excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Eight years ago, the staff at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom began looking closely at how many of its students were finishing a degree or transferring, and were shocked by how poorly students were doing. Not only has the Lakewood college improved its graduation and transfer rate by 20 percentage points, it was named one of 10 finalists for a $1 million prize for community-college excellence called the Aspen Prize.

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  9. Class-action suit filed in Puyallup hospital hepatitis C caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Lawsuits are starting to pile up in the wake of a recent hepatitis C scare at Puyallup's Good Samaritan Hospital. Friday, attorneys filed a class action in Pierce County Superior Court, accusing the MultiCare Health System of breaching its duty of care to 2,600 Good Samaritan patients who were potentially exposed to or infected by the hepatitis C virus.

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  10. Puyallup, Mercer Island ranked No. 1 in latest state baseball rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Puyallup, which enters the week on 34-game win streak, remains at No. 1 in Class 4A.

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  11. Student journalists win decades-long fight against censorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | Seattle Times

    For decades, student journalists have been fighting the good fight in the Washington Legislature against censorship of school-sponsored media. The latest group finally won back their First Amendment rights this month, when the Legislature passed and the governor signed the New Voices Act.

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  12. Amputee reluctantly settles malpractice suit against Puget Sound VA for $1.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Seattle Times

    The checks came a few weeks ago, courtesy of the United States, made out in amounts bigger than what Tim Kuncl had ever before held. There were six in all, totaling more than $900,000 - minus the nearly half-million spent on legal costs and fees - all payable to Kuncl, his soon-to-be ex-wife and their four children.

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  13. Probe finds deadly Niger mission lacked proper approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Seattle Times

    These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt.

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  14. Seattle City Council votes to express concern over Tacoma siting of natural-gas plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Seattle Times

    The Seattle City Council is deeply concerned by the siting of a new liquefied natural-gas plant in Tacoma, says a resolution that passed by unanimous vote Monday. The resolution also says the council wants the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to work more closely with area tribes on matters related to the facility.

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  15. Pierce County family's tradition makes a difference for families in Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Seattle Times

    The Molens took two 50-pound boxes of baby toys, supplies and groceries on their most recent trip to Costa Rica. Aaron Molen's father founded Molen Orthodontics, where Aaron works.

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  16. More Washington students could get a meal in expanded breakfast-after-the-bell programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Seattle Times

    More Washington students would have access to a morning meal under legislation that overwhelmingly passed the state House on Wednesday. House bill 1508 would require schools with at least 70 percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals to move breakfast from before school to after the morning bell to ensure every student can get a nutritious snack at the start of the day.

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  17. When Bob Rondeau, the voice of the Huskies, is on the radio, 'all is right in the Northwest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Broadcaster Bob Rondeau will retire from the booth at the end of this Husky football season. Photographed at Husky Stadium Saturday, October 28, 2017.

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  18. Puyallup Green Beret killed in Niger once was a chess whiz and stock traderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Seattle Times

    When she thinks of her son, the man, Karen Black can't help remembering the boy: the boy who grew up in Puyallup, the boy who teased his older brother, the boy who hated losing, the boy who taught himself chess, languages and anatomy. "He's always had this driven, kind of a risk-taker kind of personality," she said Monday, slipping into present tense.

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