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  1. Women in Banking: RIP, Melanie DresselRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | American Banker

    RIP: Melanie Dressel , the longtime president and chief executive of Columbia Banking System, died Sunday , at age 64. Dressel, who ranked among our Most Powerful Women in Banking, grew a small bank in Tacoma, Washington, into a regional powerhouse in the Pacific Northwest. She will be remembered as a trailblazer for women in the banking industry, said Laurie Stewart , the president and CEO of Sound Community Bank in Seattle, who recalled that Dressel often underscored how far women still have to go with "a little story."

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  2. The Morning News: Now's the Time to Stand Up for Trans Students in Washington State.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Anti-trans activists are targeting Washington students like Myles PeA a, pictured above. Come to a rally in Tacoma this Saturday to support trans students and their families.

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  3. A bakera s dozen of destiny?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    LINCOLN ABES Champions of the Pierce County League and the West Central District. The Abes will face Capital on Saturday, Feb. 18 at St. Martin's University at 4:30 p.m. A victory gives Lincoln a first-round bye at the 3A Photo by Rocky Ross / The Tacoma Weekly LINCOLN LADY ABES Champions of the Pierce County League.

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  4. Meeker students welcome newest AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... School on Tuesday. Similar ceremonies were held around the nation to mark Pre Photo by Steve Dunkelberger / The Tacoma Weekly Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland noted that immigrants are more likely to start small businesses than native-born Americans. ... 1 comment

  5. Applications open for summer Youth Heritage ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... with the National Park Service, the Washington State Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation, the City of Tacoma Historic Preservation Office, and additional grant fundraising, the Washington Trust is able to again offer Discover ...

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  6. WA: Pierce Transit Employee Killed by Bus is IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... xandra Fastle, spokeswoman for Pierce Transit. "The nature of these (cases) take time." ___ (c)2017 The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) Visit The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) at www.TheNewsTribune.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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  7. UFC Reveals Return to SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MMA Weekly

    ... and develop the region's talent. Justin Harrington takes on one time training partner Justin Erosa on February 25 in Tacoma, Washington in a 155-pound championship main event at CageSport 44.

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  8. Ignorance is No ExcuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2012 | CSP

    BP West Coast Products LLC is off the hook in a $20-million lawsuit in which the major oil company was accused of fraud, fraud in a real-estate transaction and violating the Washington Gasoline Dealers Bill of Rights. U.S. District Judge Benjamin H. Settle entered a summary judgment in BP's favor on September 20, ruling that the plaintiff, Hatem M. Shalabi and his company, Pyramid Gold Inc., had not provided evidence that BP tried to defraud him in the sale of a gas station site in Tacoma, Wash., in 2004.

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  9. Simone Joyaux: Maximize the Effectiveness of Nonprofit Board Meetings & Members for GREAT GovernanceRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | AFPnet.org

    Location: University of Washington Tacoma, Jane Russell Commons Room in the William W. Phillip Hall Simone Joyaux, ACFRE and nonprofit consultant, is a renowned, provocative, engaging speaker on the topic of board development, and AFP South Sound is proud to present two programs by her that will help local nonprofits maximize the effectiveness of their boards. This evening session is specifically designed for board members, executive directors and development professionals and focused on the how-tos of good governance.

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  10. WAC's work is done: Art consortium, founded in the 1970s, disbandsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Founded in the early 1970s, it was the brainchild of Seattle arts philanthropist Virginia Wright, who negotiated with the National Endowment for the Arts to get federal money to bring serious artworks - mostly drawings on paper and photographs, since they were easier to ship and store - to the Northwest. In a statement, WAC said it had completed its mission, and its collection of 411 works by 175 artists will be distributed to six of its member museums, including the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, the Western Gallery at Western Washington University and Tacoma Art Museum .

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  11. Justin Harrington Plans to 'Unleash Hell' on Julian Erosa at CageSport 44Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MMA Weekly

    ... able to come out with a win." Harrington (8-2) will look to kick off a hopefully better year in 2017 on Saturday in Tacoma, Wash., when he'll take on one time training partner Julian Erosa (17-4) in a 155-pound championship main event at CageSport ...

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  12. Seminal '60s Garage Rock Icons The Sonics Return With New Band Lineup And March Live DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bass Player

    The Sonics are currently in the midst of an unprecedented resurgence that's seen the legendary Northwest rockers return to action after a 40-year hiatus. Since reforming in 2007, the fabled Tacoma, Washington-bred outfit has decisively reestablished itself as a vital recording unit and as a peerless, in-demand live act.

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  13. The new RPI system has failed TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... to the district tournament process due to the WIAA changes. It was fun, but not the Game. Photo by Rocky Ross / The Tacoma Weekly The Bellarmine girls' coaching staff celebrates their 4A WCD championship. A league and district title weren't enough ...

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  14. Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... restaurants since our last call, including two Cheesecake Factory restaurants in Valencia, California and Tacoma, Washington, as well as a Grand Lux Cafe in Austin, Texas. We met our objective to open as many as eight company-owned restaurants ...

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  15. Comet teams place 2ndRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    ... me, 28-36. They will face Neah Bay in a loser out regional game on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma. The winner will go on to the state tournament in Spokane.

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  16. Tacoma travel plannerRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Southern Accents

    ... under museum. Closed Mon. 1801 E. Dock St.; (866) 468-7386 or www.museumofglass.org University of Washington , Tacoma. Campus is open for walking all hours; building hours vary. 1900 Pacific Ave.; (253) 692-4000 or www.tacoma.washington.edu U.S. ...

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  17. Has Hollywood Blake Shelton eclipsed musician Blake Shelton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... Shelton's personal life, but the country star is a natural entertainer with proven staying power. He performs at the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, Feb. 25. Sometimes it feels like Blake Shelton has become a bona fide Hollywood celebrity who still dabbles ...

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  18. WA: Tacoma Link Ridership was Light in December and 2016 OverallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mass Transit

    Feb. 21--Tacoma Link ridership limped to the finish line in 2016, ending December down 6.3 percent year over year from 2015. Sound Transit, which operates the line, reported this month that 937,885 people rode Tacoma Link in 2016, down 3.6 percent from 2015.

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  19. WA: Pierce Transit Employee Killed by Bus in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mass Transit

    ... yee but the employee had died, West Pierce Fire & Rescue spokeswoman Jenny Weekes said. ___ (c)2017 The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) Visit The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.) at www.TheNewsTribune.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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  20. Knot the a 70s anymore: macrame goes millennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    ... online sources for materials and exploring what was possible. The result hangs on the walls in her home and in the Tacoma, Wash., homewares shop Evolve. Three-foot-long hangings that drape with layer over layer of loose knots and vertical strings. ...

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