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Immigrants need experts, not con artists

A court ruling against a Tacoma-area businessman, or notario, who gave bad advice to immigrants couldn’t come at a better time. President Trump’s deportation orders will only drive more desperate people underground for help — and in many cases, straight into the arms of incompetent notarios.

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Student marijuana survey gives cause for hope

Results from Washington’s biennial youth survey show marijuana use holding steady. That’s pretty good news at a time when retail pot shops are popping up faster than nail salons at strip malls, against a backdrop of pervasive advertising and the national movement to normalize weed.

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Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board

Inslee is seeking his second term as Washington governor. He is opposed by Republican Bill Bryant.
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Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board 13:49

Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board

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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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Timberline's Jaylen Taylor talks triple jump after setting meet record