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Lacey plans to improve safety at six intersections in the city

The six intersections are Woodland Trail and Sleater-Kinney Road Southeast; Sixth Avenue Northeast at Chinook Middle School; Mullen Road at Komachin Middle School; Mullen Road at Timberline High School; Mullen Road at Lakes Elementary School and 54th Avenue Southeast at Aspire Middle School.

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Deaths for Aug. 26

Ausbun, Jeanie Faye, 72, Ocean Shores, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Grays Harbor Hospital, Aberdeen. McComb & Wagner Funeral Home & Crematory, Shelton, 360-426-4803.

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Expect very heavy traffic through Tacoma this weekend

Remember, two big construction projections, one on southbound Interstate 5 and the other on the Narrows bridges, could mean near gridlock in Tacoma this weekend, especially with the JBLM air show going on. State Department of Transportation officials are urging folks to travel early or late or take the bus to the show.

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Tenino vandalism victim discusses racist graffiti

Volunteers in Tenino recently painted over racist graffiti on Marvin Phillips' house and truck. Mayor Wayne Fournier announced Aug. 23 that Sunset Chevrolet in Sumner has pledged to repair, restore or replace the Phillips family truck.
Andy Hobbs ahobbs@theolympian.com
Tenino vandalism victim discusses racist graffiti 2:08

Tenino vandalism victim discusses racist graffiti

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North Thurston Middle School #5

2016 Show-N-Shine Car Show in Tenino 1:37

2016 Show-N-Shine Car Show in Tenino

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Pet Parade gives downtown Olympia an extraterrestrial vibe