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  1. Forrest Mars Jr., who shaped global candy empire, dies at 84Read the original story

    40 min ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... grandfather started the company more than a century ago, making and selling butter cream candy from his kitchen in Tacoma, Washington. From the time Mars became co-president with his brother John in 1975 and until his retirement 1999, he helped grow ...

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  2. Candy magnate Forrest Mars Jr. dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... ir grandfather started the company more than a century ago, making and selling butter cream candy from his kitchen in Tacoma, Wash.

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  3. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... ("CHI Franciscan") to create a joint venture to construct and operate a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Tacoma, Washington, which is located in Kindred's Seattle integrated care market. The project recently received Certificate of Need ...

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  4. Meet Chinook the new sea lion at Point Defiance Zoo AquariumRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    Chinook, the new 800 pound California sea lion, is on display at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma. He grew up in Washington but was moved to an aquatic facility in California for several years as part of an effort to save endangered salmon stocks in the Columbia River.

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  5. Daredevila s plan: Jump from a plane into a net without a parachute a " on live TVRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... now. The couple lives with a 4-year-old son, Logan, in Washington, where Aikins' family owns Skydive Kapowsin near Tacoma. To me, I'm proving that we can do stuff that we don't think we can do if we approach it the right way. Over the years Aikins ...

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  6. Bag Busters looking to ban plastic bags in CovingtonRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    On July 12, the city of Tacoma passed an ordinance banning plastic bags which will go into effect in one year. This means retailers within the city will no longer have thin, plastic bags available.

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  7. SPORTSWATCHRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    CBS Seattle and Fam First Family Foundation welcome the third annual Subway Beast Mode Challenge, a family festival to celebrate Marshawn Lynch and his foundation on Saturday, July 20 at Swan Creek Park in Tacoma. The festival site will include interactive games and activities for the entire family, featuring and adventure course with 12 football-themed obstacles to challenge participants' inner Beast Mode, regardless of skill level and athleticism.

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  8. West Tacoma Optimist Club to host annual pancake feedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    GIVING BACK. The West Tacoma Optimist Club recently celebrated 60 years of giving back to the University Place and Tacoma communities.

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  9. Biotech accelerator consortium tours Salish Cancer CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    CUTTING EDGE. Medicine Creek Analytics Scientific Director Aaron Stancik explains the workings of the lab to Dr. David Hirschberg, University of Washington-Tacoma as the rest of the tour group lis- ten in : Alisa O&rsqu Photo by Matt Nagle / The Tacoma Weekly The Puyallup Tribe's Salish Cancer Center and Puyallup Tribal Chairman Bill Sterud hosted a group tour of the center on July 22 with representatives from the City of Tacoma, University of Washington-Tacoma, MultiCare and Madigan Army Medical Center.

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  10. Councils tee up for bidRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... played in the Pacific Northwest. Local leaders are now hoping for a repeat. Photo courtesy of Pierce County / The Tacoma Weekly Local and county officials are preparing a joint resolution pledging their support to efforts to bring a future U.S. Open ...

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  11. The Things We LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... be a special craft beer available from Odd Otter Brewing Company. Tickets are $5.50 to $10; www.grandcinema.com . Tacoma's Buddhist Temple - located at 1717 Fawcett Ave. - will host its annual Bon Odori Japanese Folk Dance Festival starting at 4:30 ...

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  12. Ethnic Fest offers family fun this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tacoma Weekly

    ... again be part of the fun when ethnic fest takes over wright park this weekend. Photo courtsy of Metro Parks / The Tacoma Weekly Forget 80 days. Tacomans will be able to go around the world in 80 minutes if they want to this weekend when Ethnic Fest ...

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  13. Kenworth T880 Super Dump Boosts Driver Productivity for Asphalt HaulerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Construction Equipment Guide

    For Tucci & Sons, enhancing productivity, driver comfort and safety is the name of the game when it comes to delivering asphalt. And with the new Kenworth T880 Super Dump, it's a game Tim Tucci fully expects his family's Tacoma, Washington-based full-service heavy construction business to win.

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  14. Predator's WebRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | NY City News Service

    ... keep up with the expanding crisis. Andrew Salazar logged into a Yahoo chat forum with a fake name. From his suburban Tacoma, WA, home, he messaged a woman an ocean away, in the Philippines. Salazar saw her on his computer screen, via a webcam. Then ...

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  15. 'Something's Wrong': Accessibility Issues Frustrate DNC AttendeesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    ... I was a piece of crap and not worth their time," she said in a phone interview. Twice, the 55-year-old delegate from Tacoma, Washington, had to make a football-field-length walk from a security checkpoint to the Wells Fargo Center because there was ...

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  16. He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachuteRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... now. The couple lives with a 4-year-old son, Logan, in Washington, where Aikins' family owns Skydive Kapowsin near Tacoma. Over the years Aikins has taught skydiving, taught others to teach skydiving, even participated in world-record stacking ...

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  17. World Fuel Services' (INT) CEO Michael Kasbar on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    ... weeks ago that we acquired PAPCO, headquartered in Virginia Beach and Associated Petroleum Products headquartered in Tacoma, Washington. The addition of these two industry leading companies, combined with our existing retail and wholesale ...

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  18. Tired and disillusioned, Washington delegates energized by Bernie Sanders pep talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... acknowledges the hard work of Sanders' delegates, and was glad he came to speak to them. Sanders fan Anita Latch of Tacoma, a member of the credentials committee, feels a slow burn for Bernie. Although she is despondent about Clinton's nomination ...

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  19. You Saw It, July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    "We are so proud of her accomplishment," wrote Rod and Diana Starling, who snapped this photo of their daughter, Dana Aguilar, at the finish line of a marathon in Tacoma, Washington. Men from The Rock Shop help to install "Wind Rock" on Little Park Road.

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  20. Stars kick off season at home on Oct. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Maple Valley Reporter

    The Tacoma Stars are set to open the 2016-17 season at home at the ShoWare Center on Saturday, Oct. 29 against Soles De Sonora, the club announced today. The season opener will kick off the Stars' second season competing in the Major Arena Soccer League.

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