<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ en-us Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:47:35 PST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:47:35 PST News Columns & Blogs 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com Dear Tacoma: If you're going to tear down historic fire station, do your homework first http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article213534389.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:17:32 PDT

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'We need more Super Bowl Sundays,' says man who turns what Tacoma flushes into soil http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article213398264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:50:32 PDT

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Police Beat: applause, a mid-arrest breakup and a stolen Cadillac http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article213305189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:55:10 PDT

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The boys came north without parents or papers. Now they're detained in Fife. What does their future hold? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article213016629.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:22:32 PDT

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Even at a loss, saving Tacoma's Old City Hall was worth the price http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article212955349.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:03:18 PDT

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Police beat: a hospital nomad, a walking mail thief, and a trailer park squatter http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article212846914.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Jun 2018 15:22:10 PDT

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City Council makes no sense when it rebuffs a perfectly good site for an opioid-treatment center http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article212713279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2018 13:08:55 PDT

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Family and friends gather to support scouts in their Arrow of Light and crossover ceremonies http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/community/article212576599.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2018 08:00:00 PDT

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She's blind and was being evicted from her Tacoma apartment. Here's who came to her rescue http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article212517749.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:18:14 PDT

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The public face of the Tiki Apartments housing crisis finds a home. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article212620679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:39:02 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article212620679.html Retailers are liking smaller stores over bigger ones, but will you? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/business/article212205709.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Jun 2018 19:00:00 PDT

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Police beat: a serial 911 abuser, a bad road trip, and stolen lemonade http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article212365509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Jun 2018 15:43:23 PDT

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Staggering new United Way reports reveal more Washingtonians struggling to make ends meet http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article211960854.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 08:00:00 PDT

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Police beat: Disgruntled bleach-dousing, punching mom, and an angry squatter http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article211973649.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 26 May 2018 17:37:15 PDT

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Dr. Wood: The facts about how widespread sexual assault really is http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article211970814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 26 May 2018 05:51:00 PDT

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News Tribune columnist accused of harboring 'white guilt' http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article211879784.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 17:26:08 PDT

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Was reaction to rapping vice principal’s lyrics based on race? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article211844229.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 12:18:45 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article211844229.html 'It's taken a big toll.' Construction in Lincoln District hitting businesses hard http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article211700039.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 16:22:43 PDT

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Businesses along Tacoma's 38th Street feel pain of road construction http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article211785404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 15:59:34 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article211785404.html It's time to ditch the inferiority complex if we really want to sell Tacoma http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article211620779.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 May 2018 17:21:17 PDT

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Police beat: A Van Halen headbanger, a man with a wig, and a knife-wielding fugitive http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article211493229.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 May 2018 18:47:47 PDT

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Mandatory affordable housing should be implemented across Tacoma, not just by the mall http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article211467034.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 18:24:22 PDT

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Race plays a leading role in the visceral reaction to Tacoma's rapping assistant principal http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article211258529.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 17:31:48 PDT

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Sarah Howe still can't find a place to live. That's why a Tenants' Bill of Rights is needed http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article211105659.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 17:32:43 PDT

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Police beat: A prom night gunshot, a "Walking Dead" baseball bat and a surly shoplifter http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/crime/article210976014.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 12 May 2018 15:46:46 PDT

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Lakewood wants to curb panhandling, but its 'keep the change' message is the wrong one http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article210903774.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 May 2018 17:31:51 PDT

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Woman who fled atrocities in Congo finds 'home' in Tacoma choir http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article210781889.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 17:14:17 PDT

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Immigrants find home, love in Tacoma choir http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article210791389.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 11:49:39 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article210791389.html Using umbrellas for swords and other ways to deal with the unexpected http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article210316709.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 May 2018 08:00:00 PDT

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Downtown Tacoma's parking problem isn't a problem at all. Here's why. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article210427564.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 May 2018 11:16:48 PDT

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