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Fewer books, more downloads from library

From 2012 to 2013, there was a 39 percent increase in circulation of downloadable e-books, audiobooks and music through the Pierce County Library system and a 7.9 percent decrease in circulation of print and audiovisual materials.

July 2014

From BE: Hospital ER trends, coffee, eateries

Reporter Katie Scaff finds South Sound hospitals seeing more visits to local emergency rooms, despite growing number of residents with health insurance coverage.

July 2014

Pierce Co. ramping up for 2015 U.S. Open

Now that the U.S. Open is in the record books for 2014, plans for next year’s event at Chambers Bay in University Place are kicking into high gear.

July 2014

Weyerhaeuser spin-off complete

Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company (WRECO) is no longer a subsidiary of the corporate entity, Weyerhaeuser Company.

July 2014

Pot stores: 2 Tacoma, 1 Lacey

Washington State Liquor Control Board today issued the state’s first 24 marijuana retailer licenses. Two locations in Tacoma are on the list and one in Lacey; Olympia has none.

July 2014

Tacoma's DBR adds new principal

Tacoma CPA firm Doty, Beardsley, Rosengren & Co., P.S. has announced that Dianne Stoehr has been named a principal of the company.

July 2014

New listings, pending home sales up slightly in Pierce Co.

The Northwest Multiple Listing Service is observing that listing activity in the Puget Sound region perked up slightly in June — a small but encouraging possible indicator of a brisk market through the summer.

July 2014

TPC Chamber's New Tacoma Awards nominees announced

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber has announced the nominees for the 2014 New Tacoma Awards — an honor for businesses, organizations and individuals who make outstanding contributions to downtown Tacoma.

July 2014

Jobless rate falls, updated state forecast

Strong new job creations in June drive stock market records. State forecasts continue firm, but not spectacular, thanks to weaker first-quarter hirings.

July 2014

Boeing deliveries taking off

Today’s release of second-quarter deliveries by The Boeing Company show a 7 percent increase over the same three months in 2013, and a year-to-date jump of 11.8 percent.

July 2014
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