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Earlier, longer Puyallup fair rates a warm howdy

The Washington State Fair in Puyallup will henceforth run 21 days and start on Labor Day weekend – good changes, both. But in the long run, fair officials should chew on a basic question: Can working-class people continue to afford to take their families there?

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Hillary’s heel keeps rubbing the wrong way

To Republicans, Hillary Clinton is a serial liar. To Democrats, she is the perennial target of a right-wing conspiracy. Both appear to be marginally correct. A new batch of State Department emails released this week don’t strengthen her case.

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New brand of cheap populism helps nobody

Our political system has been negligent in helping millions of Americans adapt during a period of rapid economic change. But those on the left and right who promise to reverse the process of globalization are economic charlatans.

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WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work

Susan Adams, director of the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center, speaks to the editorial board of The News Tribune on the center’s 10th anniversary.
David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com
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WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work

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VIDEO: Idea for a community center in Tacoma's East Side is born

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