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Two non-profit health insurers hit record $1 billion surpluses

Jun 12th, 2012 | By
Two non-profit health insurers hit record $1 billion surpluses

Two of Washington’s largest nonprofit health insurers are each sitting on record surpluses of more than $1 billion. “At a time when people are paying more for their health premiums and getting less, these companies have stockpiled huge assets,” said Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler.  State law requires Kreidler’s office to ignore insurer surpluses when reviewing
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Museums offer special deal to military members

May 25th, 2012 | By

For the third year in a row, Tacoma Art Museum, Museum of Glass, and Washington State History Museum are joining forces with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to members of the U.S. Armed Forces. From Memorial Day, May 28, through
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Upcoming Edible Garden Classes!

May 23rd, 2012 | By

Tacoma @ TAGRO 2201 Portland Avenue, Gate 6 June 9, 10-Noon: Garden Bugs: The Good, the Bad, and the Slugly July 14, 10-Noon: Planting and Planning Your Fall Garden July 26, 6-8 p.m.: Recycled Arts and Crafts for the Garden Gig Harbor @ Sehmel Homestead Park 10123 78th Avenue NW June 19, 6-8 p.m.: Garden
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Eye health is worth looking into

May 23rd, 2012 | By

Good eye health doesn’t just happen. Good eyesight is an important part of well-being and a significant factor in retaining independence and quality of life.  Vision loss does not need to be an accepted part of life.  Vision can deteriorate for many reasons.  Even when loss is associated with the aging process, many interventions are
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