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Federal judge in Tacoma blocks release of strip club dancers’ licenses

Auburn man says he requested the information so he could pray for performers and uphold public’s right to know.

David Van Vleet talks to the media at the federal courthouse in Tacoma on Thursday.

JBLM hosts nation’s biggest military jobs fair

Nearly 4,000 soldiers and airmen attended a huge jobs fair Thursday at McChord Field, meeting face to face with potential employers and school recruiters...

Spc. Jose Peraza-Mejias, center, talks with Kevin Higasson of Amazon at a jobs fair Thursday at McChord Field.

Message at Tacoma-Pierce Chamber annual meeting: Change or fall behind

You might find some trees at Point Defiance that are 130 years old, and the Washington State History Museum might have preserved artifacts that old...

Keynote Speaker Bill Graham, president of Graham Corporate Communications, speaks Thursday of the importance of leadership at the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's Annual Meeting in the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center.
Sports

“Ignore the noise”: Wilson refutes reports of divided locker room

Seattle’s quarterback says those across the country reporting there is discord within the 3-3 Seahawks are wrong. “There is no division...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, scrambles away from St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn during the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in St. Louis.

Prep football coaches Clegg, Kitna: They ‘love their kids … and they love to coach’

Don Clegg has turned Wilson High School into the city’s model program the past two decades; Kitna is trying to reach that point at Lincoln High...

Lincoln football coach Jon Kitna hoped to bring the Abes to state prominence within five years of accepting the job. He has his team ahead of schedule and poised to become the first Tacoma metro public school to win the 3A Narrows League in back-to-back years since Mount Tahoma did so in 1980.

Huskies starters at QB, RB up in the air; ‘Everybody’s day-to-day in our program,’ UW coach says

There is little clarity as to who will start for the Huskies at quarterback and tailback against Arizona State on Saturday. Cyler Miles left last week...

Washington quarterback Troy Williams (3), a redshirt freshman from Carson, Calif., appeared in his second game for the Huskies against Georgia State on Sept. 20.
Business

Message at Tacoma-Pierce Chamber annual meeting: Change or fall behind

You might find some trees at Point Defiance that are 130 years old, and the Washington State History Museum might have preserved artifacts that old...

Keynote Speaker Bill Graham, president of Graham Corporate Communications, speaks Thursday of the importance of leadership at the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber's Annual Meeting in the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center.

Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar

Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop — but don't expect fares to fall too.

FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a United Airlines jet departs Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. United Continental Holdings Inc. reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Despite new competition from Delta, Alaska Air Group makes record profit

Loss of code share business with rival Delta cost Alaska $38 million last summer, but airline says it wasn’t harmed.

Living

Visiting Vancouver Island’s varied Comox Valley

I’m not entirely convinced Vancouver Island is an island. How can snow-capped mountains, ski resorts, waterfalls and wineries all exist on ...

A hiker walks a boardwalk in the Forbidden Plateau area of Strathcona Provincial Park, B.C., on Vancouver Island.

Family Fun meal: Tacosaurus

A dinnertime favorite disguised as a prehistoric reptile? Now that's a dino-mite meal!

Living Smart: What to know before you have a plumbing emergency

Plumbing has always been one of the most frequently searched categories on Angie's List. Naturally, if the sink is stopped up or the commode's kaput, you want it fixed, and fast.

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