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Give annoying, scam-breeding robocalls the hook

May 17th, 2017 | By

In today’s landscape, it’s not uncommon to receive multiple robocalls a week on both your landline and your cell phone, even though you’ve registered your phone numbers with the national Do Not Call Registry. The robocalls are offering everything from lower credit card rates to free vacations and medical alert devices. It’s not only annoying,
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Proposed: Long-term care benefit

May 3rd, 2017 | By

A lawmaker from Tacoma is among state legislators pushing for the creation of a long-term care benefit for Washington state workers and seniors. House Bill 1636, known as the Long-Term Care Trust Act (LTC), would establish a public trust, similar to unemployment insurance, which would fund a long-term care benefit open to all who pay
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Documentary explores meaning of life

May 3rd, 2017 | By

When “Being Mortal” was first published in October, 2014, critics acclaimed it as a “must read” book.  Since then, its popularity has soared partly because of the discussion of how we die, but just as much because of its discussion of how we live. Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources and the Pierce County Library
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Through the doors of history

Apr 25th, 2017 | By
Through the doors of history

Historic Homes of Tacoma, an annual self-guided review of homes in some of the city’s older neighborhoods, returns for another two-day run in May. Hosted by Tacoma Historical Society, the event is scheduled for May 6 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) and May 7  (1-5 p.m.). Tickets ($25) are available at Tacoma Historical Society Museum, Pacific Northwest
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