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  1. Suspected Tacoma rapist now charged with having sex with girl, 13Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Olympian

    A 24-year-old man charged last week with abducting and raping a woman outside a Tacoma restaurant has been charged with having sex with a 13-year-old DuPont girl he met online. Pierce County prosecutors added a charge of second-degree child rape against Younes Kerrou on Monday.

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  2. Jabari Blasha s two-run homer breaks a tie and powers the Rainiers to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Olympian

    On a drizzly Sunday at Cheney Stadium, Jabari Blash was the difference for the Tacoma Rainiers as they won their second consecutive game against the Fresno Grizzlies, 12-5. Blash was the hero for the Rainiers on Saturday with a towering walk-off home run in the ninth inning after reliever Edgar Olmos lost a two-run lead in the top of the inning.

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  3. Tacoma Rainiersa pitching struggles again in 9-3 loss to Fresno GrizzliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Olympian

    It was another forgettable night at Cheney Stadium for the Tacoma Rainiers, a team that has severely trended downwards since the All-Star Break. They received another walloping, this time from the Fresno Grizzlies, who cruised to a 9-3 victory.

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  4. Bees roll to easy win over RainiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Olympian

    The Tacoma Rainiers have lost several late-inning heartbreakers on this 12-game homestand when victory was snatched from their grasp in the game's waning moments. The Rainiers got down early and never challenged the Salt Lake Bees, who rolled to a 9-2 victory, their third win of the four-game series.

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  5. Rainiersa bullpen cana t hold a lead in the 9th inningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Olympian

    The bullpen gave up three runs in the ninth inning for a 6-5 loss to the Salt Lake Bees on Tuesday. After striking out the side in the eighth, things got dicey for Tacoma's Tyler Olson in the ninth.

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  6. Welcome center RV a rest stop for some after release from Tacoma immigration detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Olympian

    Peggy Herman, a immigration lawyer from Seattle and board member of AIDNW, third from right, scrambles to find enough backpacks and duffel bags for newly released illegal immigrants from the 1575 bed Northwest Detention Center Friday 07/17/15. Herman and other volunteers are staffing a new Post-Detention Welcome Center outside the Tacoma facility using a 16 year old Dolphin RV, stocked with food, information and resources to help connect immigrants like Guimermos Penas, left, from Mexico, Jaime Guzman Martinez, center, and Fernando Guillen-Vasquez, lower right, both from Nicaragua, with transportation and families.

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  7. Home on the free range: Northwest Trek is 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Olympian

    Moose, bison, bighorn sheep, caribou, mountain goats and more still make their home on the 725 fenced-in acres near Eatonville. Trams still glide along a 5-mile loop so visitors can see native Northwest and Alaskan animals interact within arm's reach.

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  8. Rainiers bullpen fails in extra inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | The Olympian

    For the second consecutive night, Tacoma relievers couldn't keep the Sacramento River Cats at bay as the Rainiers dropped their sixth in a row, 4-3, in 12 innings Friday at Cheney Stadium. Both squads battled to a stalemate until the 12th inning when the River Cats finally took control.

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  9. The day E.T. the walrus was saved and began the life of an iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Olympian

    If it weren't for the polar bears, E.T. the walrus might never have been rescued and brought to Tacoma. Mike Sparks and three other workers for Conoco Oil Co.

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  10. Point Defiancea s walrus E.T. dies after surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Olympian

    The 33-year-old Pacific walrus did not recover from anesthesia after a two-hour surgery to drain a bacteria-filled abscess on his pharyngeal pouch. The pouch is part of the neck and communicates with the throat, helping male walruses float and to make breeding noises.

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  11. Sacramento explodes offensively at expense of RainiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Olympian

    But against the Tacoma Rainiers, they had no problem putting runs on the board in an 11-3 victory Thursday at Cheney Stadium. The River Cats' bats were alive against the Rainiers.

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  12. This beera s for all the fallen soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Olympian

    There it sits at a South Tacoma restaurant, given a place of honor next to an American flag and other mementos. To the uninitiated, it's nothing more than a bottle of beer with a wedge of fresh lime - a common sight in bars and restaurants everywhere.

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  13. Freedom Fair 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Olympian

    Six-year-old Wyatt Walz recieves some bug repellant at Freedom Fair, Tacoma's Independence Day celebration along Ruston Way, July 4, 2015. David Brambila and Maria Mendiola are having fun as sketch artist Teague draws their caricatures at Freedom Fair, Tacoma's Independence Day celebration along Ruston Way, July 4, 2015.

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