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    Friday Jan 29 | The Olympian

    An Olympia School District bus driver is being hailed as a hero for his quick thinking in avoiding a head-on collision on Jan. 20, 2016. This is video footage captured from bus's video camera just before the collision.

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  2. Watch a baby polar bear grow up fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Olympian

    This baby polar bear goes from newborn to 3 months old in a matter of minutes through a time lapse video from the Columbus Zoo. A 21-second animation of infrared and visible imagery from NOAA's GOES-East satellite from Jan. 19 to 21 shows the movement one frontal system moving across the southern U.S. followed by a second storm system that is expected to bring the powerful winter storm to the Mid-Atlantic.

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  3. Salon focuses spotlight on South Sound writersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Olympian

    Joining the art exhibits and concerts that Olympia is known for, bars have taken to hosting book clubs, storytelling and diary readings. Writers will be in the spotlight Saturday night at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, which is tapping into Olympia's growing literary scene with its first salon Saturday night.

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  4. South Sound home sales rise 18 percent in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Olympian

    The South Sound housing market didn't sell as many single-family residences in January as in December, but still had no problem beating the numbers set a year ago, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service data released Thursday. That is because sales soared from the year-ago period, rising 18 percent in Pierce and Thurston counties.

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  5. VIDEO: Olympia school bus swerving from head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Olympian

    An Olympia School District bus driver is being hailed as a hero for his quick thinking in avoiding a head-on collision on Jan. 20, 2016. This is video footage captured from bus's video camera just before the collision.

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  6. Tips for preventing burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Olympian

    Each year, over 450,000 burn injuries occur in the United States that are serious enough to require medical treatment. Follow these tips to prevent you and your loved ones from being one of them.

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  7. Two Class 3A leagues will be created in the West Central DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Olympian

    Athletic directors and administrators from 16 schools in the West Central District - including Capital, which joined Southwest District 4 in January - met Tuesday in Tacoma, and created two new leagues that will compete in the 3A classification. One league, which has yet to be named, will include Capital, Central Kitsap, Gig Harbor, North Thurston, Peninsula, Shelton, Timberline and Yelm.

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  8. Stamp honoring AME church founder merits celebration in TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Olympian

    Rev. Anthony Steele, senior pastor at Allen A.M.E. in Tacoma, with a poster of the United States Postal Service Richard Allen forever stamp inside the church sanctuary Friday Jan. 29, 2015. The Tacoma church will host an unveiling ceremony for the stamp to kickoff Black History Month Feb. 2, 2015.

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    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Olympian

    University of Washington men's basketball head coach Lorenzo Romar previews the Huskies' game against the Arizona Wildcats on Jan. 14. Allen A.M.E. Church in Tacoma kicked off its Black History Month celebration Feb. 2, 2016, by unveiling a forever stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service. The stamp honors AME church founder Richard Allen.

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  10. Poll: With or without Capital, 3A league alignment trickyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Olympian

    The 15 Class 3A schools that comprise the West Central District - as well as Capital, which recently was accepted in the Southwest District - will consider before Wednesday's deadline what their league alignment will look like beginning in the 2016-17 school year. South Puget Sound League or Narrows League? Super league or two separate leagues? You decide.

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  11. Realignment not sending Capital down south just yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Olympian

    Come with your ideas written on a piece of butcher paper, and we'll stick them on the wall and discuss them. That's how Olympia School District athletic director Jeff Carpenter anticipates Tuesday's meeting of the Class 3A West Central District schools to set up.

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  12. No decision on fate of Narrows League; 3A schools have one week to create solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Olympian

    The district did not grant nor deny the appeals of Central Kitsap, Shelton or four of Tacoma's public schools - Lincoln, Mt. Tahoma, Stadium and Wilson - on Wednesday to join the 3A South Puget Sound League, which would start in the 2016-17 school year ahead of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association's newly implemented four-year classification cycle.

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  13. John McGrath: NFL enjoys its super status thanks in part to a sportswriter from TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Olympian

    American Football League president, Milt Woodward, seated left, poses on May 24, 1967 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City after it was announced Cincinnati would be awarded the 10th franchise in the AFL and would begin play in the 1968 season. With him are: Pete Rozelle, seated center, pro football commissioner; Ohio Governor James Rhodes, seated right; Myron B. Bush, left-rear, Cincinnati city councilman and Eugene Ruehlmann, Cincinnati vice mayor.

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  14. Capital closer to joining 3A GSHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Olympian

    Capital, a current member of the 3A Narrows League and District 3, was approved to join Southwest District 4 last week. That paved the way for membership to the 3A GSHL, which has no formal application process.

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  15. Need remains for consolidated Pierce County offices, but opponents want more open processRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Olympian

    From the roof of the Hess Building, the distant view is spectacular: Mount Rainier in its snow-covered glory, the deep waters of Commencement Bay, Tacoma's downtown skyline. The up-close view is not so pleasant.

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  16. Leta s not have new kind of sex education at the CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Olympian

    ARE YOU A TEEN VIRGIN? : State Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, lowered the bar last week for lame and offensive things a legislator might do at the Washington state Capitol. She asked a group of teens from her conservative legislative district if they were virgins.

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  17. South Sound basketball players sink the competitionRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Olympian

    Girls get a pep talk from organizer Mario Marsillo during the Tacoma Elks Hoop Shoot at Mount Tahoma High School on Saturday. Chloe Furnstahl, 12, leans in to listen.

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  18. More districts using truancy boards to help keep kids in school a " but not Tacoma, SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Olympian

    Barb Pope, the former director of student services for the Puyallup School District, explains the truancy board process to a student. The district's community truancy board helps students and their parents find solutions to tardiness and absenteeism.

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  19. Goodwill stores getting a faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Olympian

    The new media and book area at the Goodwill store in Tacoma includes plenty of room to read, as well as a place to sit and relax. Terry Hayes, CEO at the Tacoma-based headquarters of the 15-county Goodwill Olympics and Rainier Region, got the message.

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  20. Blistering start nets River Ridge boys easy 2A SPSL victory over White RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Olympian

    River Ridge's Kelle Sanders , Issiah Scott and Kolton Knox celebrates a three-point shot as the Hawks run out to a 40-point lead against White River during Friday night's boys basketball game at White River High School in Buckley on Jan. 22, 2016. River Ridge's Jaden White flies down the lane against White River defender Hunter Mills during Friday night's boys basketball game at White River High School in Buckley on Jan. 22, 2016.

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