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Republicans see a tax bill as the next big thing, but they’re in for a struggle

Republican leaders say an overhaul of the tax system is the next big item on their agenda – but lawmakers concede that getting approval of anything that ambitious this year is going to be difficult. Traditionally, a new president and Congress from the same party use their mandate to get at least one big thing. Republicans control both the White House and Congress this year for the first time in a decade.

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Tacoma's Cabarellos Club turns 60

The Ray Gibson's Caballeros Club turns 60 this year. Take a look back at the history of the club and their role in the Tacoma community.
Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@thenewstribune.com
Tacoma's Cabarellos Club turns 60 1:48

Tacoma's Cabarellos Club turns 60

91 year-old golfer drives off embankment at Gig Harbor Golf Club 0:51

91 year-old golfer drives off embankment at Gig Harbor Golf Club

Local students stage education funding support rally in Olympia 1:14

Local students stage education funding support rally in Olympia

Couples renew vows at Tacoma’s oldest black church in celebration of strong marriages 2:04

Couples renew vows at Tacoma’s oldest black church in celebration of strong marriages