<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs: Matt Driscoll | TheNewsTribune.com &]]> http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/ en-us Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:55:43 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 14 Jul 2015 09:55:43 PDT Matt Driscoll 60 ian.swenson@thenewstribune.com Victoria Woodards wasn’t supposed to win in Tacoma’s North End. Here’s how she did. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article185233538.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:23:11 PST

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Who was behind that mysterious anti-billboard mailer? The answer might surprise you. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article184649513.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:28:08 PST

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It’s time to stop ignoring racist acts, like the flying of a ‘white lives banner’ in Tacoma http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article184005671.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:32:00 PST

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Victoria Woodards reflects on a painful campaign. ‘I kept my head up the whole time.’ http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article183410796.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 06:43:06 PST

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What will it take to prompt Tacoma’s faith-based groups to help the city battle homelessness? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article183126281.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:16:00 PST

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What will Sounders 2 bring to Tacoma aside from soccer? A lot, potentially. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article182297686.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 09:47:00 PDT

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Santa Claus and Chico Marx got a key to the city. So why won’t Garth Brooks? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article182125611.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:41:22 PDT

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You rip, I respond: In which our local columnist offers some love (or not) to his haters http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article181144751.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:00:00 PDT

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The Tacoma City Council will spend thousands on immigrant legal defense. Is it enough? http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article180939951.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:30:00 PDT

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So-called ‘compromise’ leaves scores of billboards to clutter up Tacoma’s skyline http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article180497031.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:00:00 PDT

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Think Tacoma’s mayoral race has gotten historically nasty? Think again. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article180103156.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:00:00 PDT

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The white working class isn’t what you think but still presents a challenge to racial harmony http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article179570826.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:55:24 PDT

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With painful anniversaries approaching, work finally to begin at deadly rail crossing http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article178598026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:45:00 PDT

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How one local librarian made all the difference to a 6-year-old recovering from a concussion http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article178378981.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:30:00 PDT

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Hey City Council: Turning homeless people into criminals is wrong and doesn’t help the cause http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article177555251.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 21:30:00 PDT

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A PLU education, the ability to chase a noble career and help paying off loans? Yes, please http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article177095811.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:30:00 PDT

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What would downtown Tacoma be without the Pantages or the Rialto? A new book explains http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article176679751.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Oct 2017 21:00:00 PDT

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In a hot market, life can get hard fast when your home is someone else’s investment http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article176236536.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:16:46 PDT

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Tacoma's at a political crossroads. Look no further than the District 5 race for proof. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175767476.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Coffee, it turns out, might be a vital ingredient in the revitalization of the East Side http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175297596.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Metronome Coffee partners with Eastside Community Center http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175192261.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article175192261.html County executive’s new ideas might help break gridlock over behavioral-health crisis http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article174939366.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:46:12 PDT

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Lawsuits worked to curb Big Tobacco. Tacoma is right to try the same against opioid makers http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article174288106.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:00:00 PDT

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PLU is considering axing the classics. Here’s why that would be a shame. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article172160497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Brain injuries. Blacklisting. Greed. Each year it gets harder to justify my love of the NFL. http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article171614192.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:26:10 PDT

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Tacoma should not rush to blow up a paid sick-leave policy that is benefiting workers http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article170836607.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Sep 2017 21:30:00 PDT

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Saga of Hilltop man’s stolen sousaphone ends on a mysterious note http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167856477.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PDT

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Saga of Hilltop man’s stolen sousaphone ends on a mysterious note http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167901797.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:59:00 PDT http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167901797.html Why you should be OK with public money defending immigrant detainees http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167646892.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:16:00 PDT

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What Tacoma’s mayoral candidates need to do to win in November http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article167234792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:02:00 PDT

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