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Man Sentenced For Collecting Dead Grandmother’s Benefits

A Port Angeles man who forged paperwork to collect nearly $200,000 of his dead grandmother’s federal benefits was sentenced to a year in prison.


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State Is Close To Raising Tolls On Tacoma Narrows Bridge

A citizen committee’s recommendation to raise the Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls 50 cents each of the next two summers has been approved by the Washington State Transportation Commission.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Marijuana Store Defying Pierce County Ban

A co-owner of a recreational marijuana store says it will open Saturday in Parkland despite a Pierce County ban on marijuana businesses


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Parkland Teacher Accused Of Sex With 16-Year-Old Student

A biology teacher at Washington High School in Parkland was charged Wednesday with sexual misconduct with a student

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

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Teen Mom Located With Infant After Fleeing Foster Care

Tacoma police say a teenage mother and her 6-month-old baby boy have been found safe in Seattle after officers say the teen fled foster care with the child when she heard they were going to be separated.

CBS Seattle–02/11/2015

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Jobs At Lewis-McChord Considered Being Cut

As the Army restructures forces, it’s looking at reducing the number of troops and civilian jobs at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

CBS Seattle–01/21/2015

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Man Who Killed Cab Driver Gets 25 Years

A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a Somalian cab driver in Tacoma in 2009

CBS Seattle–12/19/2014

Bonneville Power Administration says insulators have been damaged in four separate incidents over the past three months. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

BPA Offers $25,000 Reward To Find Whoever Is Shooting At Power Lines

Bonneville Power Administration says insulators have been damaged in four separate incidents over the past three months near Tacoma.


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Tacoma: ‘Dropout Factories’ To Record Graduation

Improvement was seen at every high school and in every ethnic group, with the biggest increases among low-income and minority students

CBS Seattle–12/02/2014

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Tacoma Police Award Medal Of Courage

The Tacoma Police Department awarded the Medal of Courage to a citizen for his bravery in saving a drowning girl

CBS Seattle–10/19/2014