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Rock star principal does Tacoma proud

Good educators (especially teachers) are an endangered species in Washington state. Any opportunity to spotlight the great ones, like Wilson High School Principal Dan Besett, aka 2017 State High School Principal of the Year, should be seized.

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Pierce County learns how to ‘Grunt’ in harmony

The 2017 Pierce County Reads program culminates this week, as local residents hear from Mary Roach, author of “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War.” This fun, accessible military book was a good choice as JBLM observes its 100th birthday.

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Gov. Inslee: Wages must be competitive at Western State

Gov. Jay Inslee, on a visit with The News Tribune's editorial board, talks about the importance of raising state employee pay, specifically at Western State Hospital.
Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Gov. Inslee: Wages must be competitive at Western State 0:35

Gov. Inslee: Wages must be competitive at Western State

Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board 13:49

Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the News Tribune editorial board

WATCH: Tacoma's Crystal Judson center representatives reflect on 10 years of work 1:17

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

VIDEO: Idea for a community center in Tacoma's East Side is born 1:51

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