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  1. Washington state police sell seized assault weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Olympian

    In this photo taken Oct. 20, 2017, Johnny's Auction House owner John West prepares items, including a line of assault rifles behind, for auction where the company handles gun sales for both civilians and a half dozen police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. When Washington state and other law enforcement agencies across the country sell guns they've confiscated during criminal investigations, they're not just selling pistols and hunting rifles, they're also putting assault weapons, including AR-15s, back on the street.

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  2. Cops selling assault riflesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    Tom Wallitner holds up a Mossberg 715T .22-caliber semi-automatic rifle during an auction at Johnny's Auction House in Rochester, Wash. When selling weapons, sheriff's offices and police departments have also sold AR-15s, AK47s and other assault weapons, a practice criticized by some law enforcement officials.

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  3. Whata s Happening for Feb. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | The Olympian

    ... Thurston County Commissioner Bud Blake will discuss a variety of issues, including a habitat conservation plan, Rochester stormwater drainage projects, salmon culvert replacements, a new courthouse, the homeless count, and pay equality, from noon to ...

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  4. Whata s Happening for Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | The Olympian

    ... Thurston County Commissioner Bud Blake will discuss a variety of issues, including a habitat conservation plan, Rochester stormwater drainage projects, salmon culvert replacements, a new courthouse, the homeless count, and pay equality, from noon to ...

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  5. Man rescued from Black River after being lost for three days without food and waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Olympian

    A 42-year-old man was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital after being rescued from the Black River near Rochester on Monday night. Crews from West Thurston Regional Fire Authority, the Thurston County Sheriff's Office dive team and a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter were dispatched to the scene near 173rd Avenue Southwest and Wheat Street Southwest at 5:40 p.m., according to a Thurston County dispatcher.

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  6. Man rescued off Thurston County river after being lost for 3 daysA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. ROCHESTER, Wash. - A man was rescued Monday night after he was stuck on his boat in Thurston County with no food or water for days. Thurston ...

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  7. Jazz singer's story marks First Thursday's 2018 kickoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | The Columbian

    ... one of the most prominent black performers of the first half of the 20th century, Eddie Anderson. As the character Rochester, he was part of comedian Jack Benny's radio and TV programs for decades. According to a museum news release, Lockridge "was ...

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  8. Jazz singer's story marks First Thursday's 2018 kickoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | The Columbian

    ... one of the most prominent black performers of the first half of the 20th century, Eddie Anderson. As the character Rochester, he was part of comedian Jack Benny's radio and TV programs for decades. According to a museum news release, Lockridge "was ...

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  9. More homeless services? Fewer gopher rules? County seeks input on future workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... government? If so, attend one of our upcoming citizen open houses on 1/31 in Rainier, 2/5 in Lacey, and 2/7 in Rochester! Tell us what you want to see in Thurston County! More info at... https://t.co/NmOQB9MOLW Just like many movements for equal ...

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  10. AP Exclusive: Should police sell guns? Some chiefs say noRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | The Olympian

    In this Oct. 20, 2017 photo, signs announce auctions for both guns and an estate at Johnny's Auction House, where the company handles gun sales for about a half dozen police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. Law enforcement officials around the U.S. are split over the longtime practice among police departments of selling the guns they confiscate.

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  11. AP Exclusive: Debate simmers over police selling seized gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... the company handles gun sales for about a half dozen police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. Law enforcement officials around the U.S. are split over the longtime practice among police departments of selling the ...

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  12. Should police departments sell guns? Some chiefs say noRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Oct. 20, 2017 photo, signs announce auctions for both guns and an estate at Johnny's Auction House, where the company handles gun sales for about a half dozen police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. Law enforcement officials around the U.S. are split over the longtime practice among police departments of selling the guns they confiscate.

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  13. AP Exclusive: Should police sell guns? Some chiefs say noRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Newms360.com

    ... where the company handles gun sales for several police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. Law enforcement officials around the U.S. are split over the longtime practice among police departments of selling the guns ...

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  14. Guns sold by police end up with drug dealers, in gang housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... where the company handles gun sales for several police departments and the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, in Rochester, Wash. Law enforcement officials around the U.S. are split over the longtime practice among police departments of selling the guns ...

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  15. These 5 stories were last weeka s most readRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... Man points gun at good Samaritan helping train crash workers, prosecutors say. The suspect, a 52-year-old man from Rochester, was arraigned Tuesday in Pierce County Superior Court on charges of second-degree assault and making a false statement to ...

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  16. Three months after Scatter Creek wildfire, recovery in Rochester continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | The Olympian

    She and her husband had been living in a hotel since the fast-moving Scatter Creek wildfire surrounded their home on Aug. 22. There was smoke damage throughout the home, and everything inside had to be sent to a restoration company. Now Pollari is stuck in the middle of a dispute between her insurance company and the restoration company, which charged $52,000 to clean the contents of her home and is now holding onto her stuff until it gets paid.

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  17. A visual feast: Farmers' work comes to your Thanksgiving tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... harvest at Cran Mac farm in Ilwaco, on the Washington coast. October and ... more Jerry Stokesberry and Alan "Moe" Rochester wrangle turkeys into a trailer for transport from the field where they are raised near Olympia. Stokesberry started farming ...

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  18. a I had no other means to stop that threat,a says deputy who fatally shot man at casino.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... County Sheriff's Office deputy ordered an armed and suicidal man in a parking lot at the Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester to drop his gun numerous times before fatally shooting him last month, according to investigative reports from the Lewis County ...

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  19. Rochester woman accused of abusing girl to the point of hospitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Olympian

    A Rochester woman is accused of severely abusing a female relative - jumping on the child's stomach, throwing her to the ground - leading to the child's hospitalization on more than one occasion. Rebecca A. Pope, 40, was arrested Nov. 3 by the Thurston County Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Whata s Happening for Oct. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... uninsured. For more information, call 360-432-7706 or email PatientNavigator@MasonGeneral.com. Halloween run: The Rochester Scholarship Association is hosting a 5K Trick or Trot Run/Walk at the Grand Mound Cemetery, 6300 183rd Ave. SW, Rochester. ...

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