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Follow the food, kitchen to table, at Olympia Farmer's Market benefit

At dinner series ending Tuesday, diners can watch chefs prepare their food onstage

Rare milk truck with ties to former South Sound dairy headed to auction block

Built in 1941 the International K-3 experimental milk truck was used by the Fort Lewis Dairy Co. until the dairy closed in 1964.

Johnny Pierce stands next to his 1941 International K-3 panel delivery truck at Marymount Event Center on Friday. Pierce said he hopes someone buys the truck at the LeMay Marymount auction and restores it, something he wanted to do but never had the money to complete.

“Mr. Tumwater” dead at 90

James G. Brown, a lifelong Tumwater resident affectionately referred to as “Mr. Tumwater,” died in Olympia Friday from complications...

Jim Brown is shown here in 2003, when he was honored with his name being placed on the Bates Street park near his Tumwater home.
Sports

Hernandez gives up career-high four homers in Mariners’ 8-3 loss to Nationals

Washington also hits two homers against Beimel; Mariners had not allowed more than three in any previous game

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez (34) waits as Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos rounds the bases on a home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Seattle.

NFL source confirms that the Seahawks will release QB Terrelle Pryor on Saturday

An NFL source with knowledge of the imminent transaction has confirmed to The News Tribune what Pro Football Talk reported earlier this evening, that...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor (2) runs against Oakland Raiders linebacker Miles Burris during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Washington Huskies two-deep football roster

A breakdown of the Washington Huskies’ roster heading into the 2014 college football season.

Business

Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug...

FILE - In this April 1, 2013 file photo, a dove flies near the logo of Novartis India Limited at their head office in Mumbai, India. A new study released Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, shows an experimental Novartis drug, which does not have a name, lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.

22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.

A rescue miner is carried away on a stretcher as he is evacuated from the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.  The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in this mine have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have...

FILE - This undated image released by Disney - Marvel shows, from left, Zoe Saldana, the character Rocket Racoon, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt, the character Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy".
Living

Dr. Wood: Parents need to stop addiction before it starts

Because addiction’s roots are often in adolescence, parents, teachers, health care providers and public health officials need to work together...

Study: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug...

FILE - In this April 1, 2013 file photo, a dove flies near the logo of Novartis India Limited at their head office in Mumbai, India. A new study released Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, shows an experimental Novartis drug, which does not have a name, lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send ...

Friends embrace each other on a street outside of West Point, which has been closed in by Liberian security forces to stop all movement the past week in a attempt to control the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Liberia says it will open up a slum in its capital where thousands of people were barricaded to contain the spread of Ebola. Information Minister Lewis Brown says lifting the quarantine Saturday morning will not mean there is no Ebola in the West Point Slum.
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