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  • 2014 MAF Main Stage Music

    maf music(SHELTON)- 2014 Mason Area Fair main stage musical lineup. Dubbed “Mason County Musical Showcase” this year’s featured acts are all musicians from the south sound area, and all are talented, creative artists eager to show their particular brand of music.

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  • Sunken Freighter Raised From Tacoma Waterway

    sunkenshipA derelict freighter that sank in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway 18 months ago has been refloated. The167-foot Helena Star sank in January 2013 and was slowly spilling 640 gallons of oil and diesel. Crews tried to raise it December, but the single… Read More +

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  • Mets Over Mariners 3-2

    mariners logo5Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday. The 41-year-old Colon retired the first 20 batters he faced before Cano lined a 2-2 pitch into left field. Colon applauded the single that dropped in front of left field Eric Young Jr.

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Swisscom CEO Dies in Suspected Suicide

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_6a34a8b372.jpgGiuseppe Aresu/Bloomberg News(GENEVA) -- The chief executive officer of Switzerland's leading telecommunications company has died. Swisscom's CEO, Carsten Schloter, was found dead in his home Tuesday morning, Bloomberg reports. The police believe the case to be a suicide.

According to Swisscom, "an investigation into the exact circumstances is underway." The company adds, "Out of consideration for the family no further details have been disclosed."

Swisscom's Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hansueli Loosli, released a statement, saying, "The Board of Directors, Group Executive Board and the entire workforce are deeply saddened and pass on their condolences to the family and relatives."

In 2000 Schloter joined Swisscom as Head of Swisscom Mobile and in 2006 he was appointed CEO, according to the Swisscom website.

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