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Tacoma program promotes Middle East friendship.

Associated Press - August 9, 2010 10:25 AM ET TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Young adults from Israel, Palestine and the United States are spending two weeks in the Pacific Northwest to learn from one another and try to reconcile their differences. Full story

Small 1.5 quake reported near Tacoma

Associated Press - August 5, 2010 1:45 PM ET SEATTLE (AP) - A small earthquake near Tacoma Thursday morning was even smaller than first thought. Full story

Small quake reported near Tacoma

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reports a small quake Thursday morning near Tacoma. Full story

Man charged in WA shooting death arrested in Texas

Associated Press - August 5, 2010 12:05 AM ET TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A Tacoma police spokesman says U.S. Marshal's officers and Houston, Texas, police have arrested a 28-year-old man sought in the July 22 fatal shooting of a Tacoma woman on her front porch. Full story

Powder prompts Tacoma evacuation; no danger found

Associated Press - August 4, 2010 10:15 PM ET TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Tacoma firefighters evacuated a downtown office building after the discovery of what was termed suspicious powder in a package. Full story

2 World War II Liberty ships recycled in Tacoma

Associated Press - August 3, 2010 1:25 PM ET TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - World War II veterans viewed two old Liberty ships with nostalgia, but they were a disposal problem for Schnitzer Steel Industries, a metal recycler on the Tacoma Tideflats. Full story

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Bill Cichanski
Bill Cichanski

In this Nov. 2, 2009 photo, Bill Cichanski plays his 12-string guitar at his home in Tacoma, Wash. Despite the difficult economy, Bill retired last year from full-time work as a structural engineer, and along with other activities, he says he hopes he now has more time to devote to his music. (AP Ph