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  1. Pierce County Sheriff's Department investigating death of woman inmateRead the original story

    4 min ago | PNW Local News

    ... and did not have a pulse. Corrections deputies attempted lifesaving medical aid before the inmate was transported to Tacoma General Hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased at 2:15 a.m. The deceased inmate is a 27-year-old white female from ...

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  2. Female inmate dies inside Pierce County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... unconscious in a jail bunk bed around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies tried to resuscitate her before she was taken to Tacoma General Hospital. She died at the hospital shortly after. She had been booked into jail Tuesday morning and was being held ...

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  3. Tacoma Stars signing of Gjertsen is a big oneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    STARBLAZER. Joey Gjertsen brings a stellar resume of experi- ence and success to the Tacoma Stars.

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  4. Man Bought 2 Shots of Whiskey with $100 Bill, Held Bartender at GunpointRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... robberies last week in Pierce County, one at The Buttered Biscuit in Sumner and another at Elmer's Restaurant in Tacoma, Capt. Engle said. "We determined it was the same man based on security footage," he explained. "He also appeared to have the ...

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  5. Crime StoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... in the woods in Washington or somewhere in California. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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  6. Leonard Sawyer, 1925-2015: Puyallup lawmaker brought Legislature a into the 20th centuryaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Olympian

    ... professional staff and researchers. "He modernized the Legislature, no question," said Bill Baarsma, a former Tacoma mayor. "It became far more professional and far more effective during that period." Born and raised in Puyallup, Sawyer represented ...

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  7. Tacoma Little Theatre to Present BOEING, BOEINGRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tacoma Little Theatre is now boarding for their production of the hilarious comedy, Boeing, Boeing, which opens their 97th season. Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play, this show is written by Marc Camoletti , and directed by Curt Hetherington.

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  8. Man Bought 2 Shots With $100 Bill Before Allegedly Robbing BartenderRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... robberies last week in Pierce County, one at The Buttered Biscuit in Sumner and another at Elmer's Restaurant in Tacoma, Capt. Engle said. PHOTO: An image made from video released by police in Puyallap, Wash. shows a man who robbed a bartender at ...

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  9. Tacoma City Council Meeting - September 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Exit 133

    ... Resolution No. 39264 A resolution appointing and reappointing individuals to the Board of Building Appeals and the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities. Councilmember Mello said the council Infrastructure Planning and Sustainability Committee was ...

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  10. Now Reading: Will New "Respect" Strategy Improve Police-Community Relations?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Exit 133

    ... police by hour, shift, or police unit, with the goal of identifying when and where negative attitudes are generated. Tacoma Police will be working to build a relationship of trust and respect with the community. They're starting with talking. Would ...

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  11. Gun-toting restaurant robber drinks whiskey, leaves tipRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KVI-AM Seattle

    ... doing." Police believe the robber knew what he was doing because they've tied him to similar robberies of Elmer's in Tacoma and the Buttered Biscuit in Sumner last week. In Monday's robbery, the man walked into the bar, ordered a couple of shots of ...

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  12. Vaudeville on the Edge: An Operatic MelodramaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    ... ection of pieces from Georges Bizet's opera, Carmen , by Opera Elect, which is fresh from a series of performances in Tacoma, Wash. Join the party at the Visual Arts Collective Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 2-4. Doors open at 8 p.m.

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  13. Parents countering ugly hair cut videos with hug-it-out versions insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... this is more effective," she said. Much has been made over the recent death of a teenage girl who killed herself in Tacoma, Washington, and a video shared online that shows her father scolding her after her hair was cut short. Police said, however, ...

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  14. Tips for smooth travel on Labor DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | My Edmonds

    ... is suspended during the holiday weekend starting on Friday. Regions with ongoing holiday work or disruptions include: Tacoma/Pierce County A A Street on-ramp to Interstate 705 in Tacoma - closed around the clock for HOV construction A Northbound ...

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  15. Mount Tacoma? Not going to happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... the Americans during the Revolutionary War? That's what advocates in the long battle to rename Mount Rainier as Mount Tacoma or Tahoma want to know. "It's a much more compelling argument to rename the mountain here than in Alaska," said Bill ...

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  16. VHS varsity football team gets pre-season workout at jamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    The Vashon Pirates football team took to the field in pre-season action last Friday at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma. Four schools competed in the round-robin style scrimmages, with each team getting valuable field time to work out the kinks before the regular season begins.

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  17. Firefighter who cana t prove source of fungal disease denied comp 1:28 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Insurance

    It's not presumed that a Washington state man developed a fungal infection because of his work as a firefighter, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled. Edward O. Gorre worked as a firefighter for the city of Tacoma, Washington, since 1997, court records show.

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  18. Now Reading: Affordable Housing's Forever SolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Exit 133

    The City of Tacoma is looking at land use strategies and other policies to encourage infill development and increase availability of affordable housing. Tacoma isn't the only city trying to address these issues, and a recent article from Next City looks at a different kind of solution the residents of one Boston neighborhood tried.

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  19. Radical Rant: Tacoma Attorney Jay Berneburg on Medical Marijuana IntegrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | High Times

    I was in Tacoma, Washington this weekend delivering a presentation at a cannabis event. I also had the chance to enjoy other presentations while there, including one from a local criminal defense attorney named Jay Berneburg.

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  20. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of September 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Exit 133

    This week the Tacoma City Council and the Tacoma Public Utility Board will hold a joint study session to continue discussion of the recommendation to enter into a public/private partnership with Wave Broadband to operate the Click! Network. While this conversation is going on, local internet service providers Rainier Connect and Net Venture have announced a joint operating agreement , effective today.

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