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  1. Tickets for Aug. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Olympian

    Tickets are $30-$85 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday. , for the 2 p.m. Sept. 13 event at Cheney Stadium, Tacoma.

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  2. Some Dish channels go dark due to spat with their ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Olympian

    Dish said Wednesday that 129 local stations in 79 different markets have gone dark for its customers because of a fight with the channels' owner, Sinclair Broadcasting. Sinclair is one of the largest TV broadcasting companies in the U.S., and its channels include affiliates of ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and NBC in markets throughout the country, including Washington DC, Seattle/Tacoma, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Pittsburgh.

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  3. Tacoma, Pierce County aim to cut water use 10 percent during droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Olympian

    City and county officials said this week that they will cut back on watering plants and grass to try to reduce their water use by 10 percent. That means more brown lawns in public areas throughout the city and the county, officials said.

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  4. Mariners notebook: Paxton ready for rehab start Sunday in TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Olympian

    Left-hander James Paxton has a simple goal Sunday when he takes the mound in a rehab start for Triple-A Tacoma that is his first game action in nearly three months. "This first one," he said, "I just want to go out there and be healthy.

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  5. Mariners notebook: Furbush diagnosed with slight tear in rotator cuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Olympian

    At least now, Mariners lefty reliever Charlie Furbush has the peace of mind of knowing why his arm wasn't responding as expected to rest and treatment. He has a slight tear in his rotator cuff, the collection of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint.

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  6. Narrows Marina, home of deadly boat ramp, plans redesign of access routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Olympian

    The Tacoma City Council has set in motion plans for redesigning the access route to the Narrows Marina, where a dead-end boat ramp has claimed at least seven lives in nearly two decades. Without discussion, the council approved a proposal Tuesday to give the marina land-use rights for 24 feet of right-of-way along South 19th Street.

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  7. Ankle surgery scheduled for Rainiersa outfielder FloresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Olympian

    Triple-A Tacoma outfielder Ramon Flores was scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday in Seattle to repair a right ankle that was fractured and dislocated Aug. 14 in a nasty spill on soggy turf at Cheney Stadium. The Mariners acquired Flores, 23, from the New York Yankees with reliever Jose Ramirez in a July 30 trade for outfielder Dustin Ackley.

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  8. Wednesday night racing a " under sail and among friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Olympian

    As the sun bursts through clouds near the horizon, competitors in Windseekers Racing race upwind to the finish line during their summer series every Wednesday night in Tacoma's Commencement Bay. Managed by the Corinthian Yacht Club of Tacoma, it is the premier sailing series in the South Sound with the largest participation and longest history.

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  9. #Top253 high school basketball camp emphasizes development over skill showcase for areaa s top playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Olympian

    Aushanti Potts-Woods dribbled to his right, stepped back and made a jump shot from the right wing on the University Y in Tacoma's main basketball court. It would have been easy to stand in awe of the 4A South Puget Sound League's South Division MVP from Curtis High School.

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  10. Mariners notebook: Seager puzzled by poor production with runners in scoring positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Olympian

    Seager is the front end of the big three at the heart of the Mariners' lineup, but he is batting just .172 this season with runners in scoring position, including .143 with two outs and runners in scoring position. "I think it's just one of those things," he said.

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  11. Sacramento abuses bullpen to top Tacoma, 9-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Olympian

    The Tacoma Rainiers led the Sacramento River Cats for seven innings at Cheney Stadium on Tuesday night, but the bullpen allowed nine runs late in the game and the Rainiers lost, 9-4, in front of a crowd of 5,346. Rainiers right-hander starter Edgar Olmos pitched five scoreless innings and did not allow a hit.

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  12. Urban homestead: How a South Sound couple turned their yard into an edible gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Olympian

    To terrace a slope, boards with stakes supporting added soil are used for soy beans growing in the front yard of Jenny Call and Ron Geier's home, August 6, 2015. They have put together a sustainable organic urban homestead at their North Tacoma rental home.

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  13. Lessons from a hot housing market in South SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Olympian

    Dave Gintz , right, a redeveloper who buys up bank-owned and uninhabitable properties and rehabs them for sale, has sold the house at 3301 S. Cushman three times, but thus far hasn't closed in 120 days due to underwriting issues. Home inspector Todd Obergfell, left, owner of Immaculate Home Inspection Inc., inspects the attic of a Tacoma home Monday for potential buyer Nic Van Putten, joined by friend Kess Smith, center.

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  14. Get your holiday bazaar information into The Olympiana s annual listingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Olympian

    FILE: Signa Wagner , of Lakewood, Lynn Red of Tacoma, Zona Busselle of Benson, Ariz., Jennifer Busselle of Lacey and Beverly Jolley of Rainier look over Milton artist Nicole Mendonca's bracelets and earrings in her Jewerly by Nicole booth during the Thurston County Fair's annual Holiday Bazaar at the Thurston County Fairgrounds in Lacey on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. The beginning of the crafting and bazaars season is right around the corner.

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  15. Remains found at Mount Rainier could be Tacoma hiker missing more than a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Olympian

    A body found Sunday on the east side of Mount Rainier may be that of a 64-year-old Tacoma hiker who disappeared more than a year ago, a spokesman for Mount Rainier National Park said Tuesday. But the Pierce County Medical Examiner's office said it will need several days to identify the remains, found by park visitors exploring Sunday near Frying Pan Glacier.

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

    Jul 28, 2015 | 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. 1 comment

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

    Jul 26, 2015 | 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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  18. Tacoma Rainiersa pitching struggles again in 9-3 loss to Fresno GrizzliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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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  19. Bees roll to easy win over RainiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  20. Rainiersa bullpen cana t hold a lead in the 9th inningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | 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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