City Manager T.C. Broadnax (right) talks with Mayor Marilyn Strickland before a study session with City Council members early in his Tacoma tenure. Broadnax came to Tacoma from Texas and will soon return there.
City Manager T.C. Broadnax (right) talks with Mayor Marilyn Strickland before a study session with City Council members early in his Tacoma tenure. Broadnax came to Tacoma from Texas and will soon return there. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file photo, 2012
City Manager T.C. Broadnax (right) talks with Mayor Marilyn Strickland before a study session with City Council members early in his Tacoma tenure. Broadnax came to Tacoma from Texas and will soon return there. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file photo, 2012

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