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03/03/17

New head for UW Tacoma's School of Education

The University of Washington Tacoma School of Education has a founding dean: Dr. Rachel Endo.

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03/03/17

Strong January for Northwest Seaport Alliance

According to the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s monthly Breakwater newsletter, the partnership kicked off 2017, appropriately, with 17 percent growth in container cargo in January.

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03/02/17

Tacoma's Sound Physicians acquires Atlanta hospitalist provider

Tacoma-based hospitalist firm Sound Physicians has announced that it has acquired Eagle’s Hospital Medicine Practices, formerly based in Atlanta.

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03/02/17

WA insurance commish speaks out against interstate sales

With talk of allowing interstate insurance sales billowing from D.C., Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler issued a statement cautioning against the practice.

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03/02/17

From MSFT to Goodwill

The South Sound's regional Goodwill non-profit has found its new leader, succeeding Terry Hayes, who retired last December. She is Lori Forte Harnick, currently a top manager governing the...

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03/02/17

‘Economy not as bad as pols say’

A major bank's economist says the large run-up in stock markets since last November's election could lead consumers to spend more in 2017, enough to raise the national GDP rate by 1 percent. His...

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03/01/17

AWB to launch first Rural Jobs Summit in Olympia

With many of Washington’s rural counties still waiting for the economic recovery to trickle down from Seattle, the Association of Washington Business is looking to convene business leaders to...

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03/01/17

Tacoma facility to join Kaiser's signage celebration

Kaiser Permanente, whose acquisition of Group Health Cooperative became permanent on Feb. 1, is marking the merger by “turning the town blue” across Washington.

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03/01/17

Strong growth can be a problem

A growing shortage of housing may impact the South Sound market of Tacoma-Pierce County, the the educated view of a regional economist. Population and jobs are growing much faster than residential...

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03/01/17

T/PC edc celebrates ‘interesting’ year

A growing population base, with more jobs created than in prior years combined for good economic development stories to tell at a Tacoma luncheon today.

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