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  • Sunday April 20th, 2014 by Todd Dybas | 6 comments

    Seahawks Insider | Seahawks draft, fifth-round reboot

    On to the fifth round of the John Schneider Draft Experience: 2010 SS Kam Chancellor (Virginia Tech) Overview: The Detroit Lions traded this pick, 133rd overall, and defensive end Robert Henderson to the Seahawks for Sims and a seventh-round pick. Seattle ended up with Chancellor. The Lions picked Willie Young

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  • Sunday April 20th, 2014 by Bob Dutton | 2 comments

    Mariners Insider | Mariners blow late lead as skid hits six in 3-2 loss to Marlins

    MIAMI — The longest road home seemed even longer Sunday for the Mariners after concluding a miserable road trip by coughing up a late lead in a 3-2 loss to Miami. The Marlins struck for two runs in the eighth inning against Charlie Furbush and Tom Wilhelmsen. The game-winner was Adeiny

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  • Sunday April 20th, 2014 by Don Ruiz | no comments

    Sounders Insider | Dempsey-Oba react to Sounders' win they sparked

    Sounders designated players Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins combined nicely for the game-winning goal Saturday night at Chivas USA. Here's some of what they had to say after: SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC MIDFIELDER CLINT DEMPSEY On remaining unbeaten on the road: “It’s always good to win, to move up the

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  • Saturday April 19th, 2014 by Christian Caple | no comments

    UW Huskies Insider | UW's spring preview consistent with rest of spring practice -- for the QBs, too

    SEATTLE – There were individual drills, strength and speed competitions, more individual drills, and, before it was over, some 11-on-11 scrimmaging that resembled live football. Washington’s “spring preview” at Husky Stadium on Saturday wasn’t exactly a made-for-TV event, though the Pac-12 Networks went ahead and broadcast it anyway. Instead, UW’s

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  • Friday April 18th, 2014 by Sue Kidd | no comments

    TNT Diner | Easter candy - buy local around Tacoma for that basket

    I got smart and shopped earlier this week at

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  • Friday April 18th, 2014 by letterwriter | no comments

    Letters to the Editor | HATE: We must always confront hateful behavior

    Re: "Murders: Hatred of Jews springs eternal" (editorial, 4-17). Thank you for publishing this editorial. As upsetting as it is, it's very important that you stepped up and called this out. Too many people are accepting of this type of behavior, not just hatred toward Jews but  toward anybody just

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  • Thursday April 10th, 2014 by Brian O'Neill | 4 comments

    Blue Byline | Trying out a novel idea

    About eleven years ago I submitted my first guest column to the TNT. The topic was my short tenure as a stay-at-home dad, a guy trapped in a world built for mommies. The piece was lightly humorous at best, but at least it provided some return on my dusty ol'

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Top news stories of 2012

The News Tribune’s top news stories for 2012, as chosen by our readers and staff.

10. Privatization of liquor sales

June: Privatized liquor sales begin, with many buyers expressing sticker shock.

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9. Ivan the gorilla

August: Ivan the gorilla, who grew up on display at Lakewood’s B&I Shopping Center, dies at age 50 at Zoo Atlanta.

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8. LeMay car museum

June: After years of planning, the LeMay-America’s

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Countdown: 2011′s Top News Stories

The News Tribune’s top news stories for 2011, as chosen by our readers and staff.


BUSINESS: Nalley’s Closes

The closure of Nalley’s Fine Foods marked end of an era for Tacoma manufacturing. Founded in 1918 by immigrant Marcus Nalley, the operation employed as many as 700 at its height and produced everything from pickles to potato chips. In recent years, the Tacoma facility had changed hands multiple times and down-sized. Birds Eye Foods closed the plant in June, displacing about 160 workers. Read

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