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Brothers shot at Tacoma hookah lounge

One man is in critical condition and the other in stable condition after being shot in a drive-by shooting on South 96th Street.Click to Continue »


State Supreme Court: Washington farmworkers entitled to break pay

The Washington Supreme Court says farmworkers who are paid by how much they pick are entitled to separate, additional pay for their rest breaks.Click to Continue »


E.T. the walrus in ‘guarded but grave’ condition

The popular Pacific walrus at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is undergoing surgery Thursday for an infected abscess.Click to Continue »


Gov. Inslee signs $16 billion transportation package

With the State Route 520 Bridge construction behind him, Gov. Jay Inslee signed the bills making up a $16 billion transportation package on Wednesday at the University of Washington.Click to Continue »


Finding Middle-Earth on Orcas Island

A visit to Orcas Island yields Middle-Earth right here in Washington, complete with hobbit houses, local beer, forests, caves and even trolls.Click to Continue »


‘Empire,’ ‘Mad Men,’ Letterman vie for Emmy nominations

Nominees in top categories are to be announced Thursday morning by Uzo Aduba, an Emmy winner last year for her “Orange is the New Black” role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes”Click to Continue »


New South Sound food trucks: HamHock Jones and the Frying Dutchman

Since June, I’ve hunted down two new food trucks serving from Milton to Lakewood. One is a fried fish truck with a secondary specialty in fish tacos. The other is…Click to Continue »


Fife bank robber sought by police

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Fife bank Tuesday.Click to Continue »


M’s hitters laud hitting coach for positivity, simple approach

Zunino, Ackley, Miller buying into Edgar Martinez as Mariners new hitting coach.Click to Continue »


Employee fired after donations taken from Tacoma Art Museum

The Tacoma Art Museum has fired one of its employees after discovering cash was taken from donation container.Click to Continue »


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