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  • Reclamation Ridge Brush Fire

    fire ridge1Monday, July 28, 2014 around 3:15pm Central Mason Fire & EMS was toned for the report of a small 4 X 4 ft. brush fire on Reclamation Ridge behind Lakeland Village in Allyn, WA. Upon arrival crews found an approximate… Read More +

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  • Robbers Hit 5 Banks In 8 Days

    cop lights dayAuthorities are looking for a trio of robbers they say have hit five banks in eight days this month in Pierce and south King counties. The Tacoma News Tribune reports Tuesday that three men are in their 20's. The… Read More +

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  • Galaxy 3-0 Win Over Sounders

    Sounders logoLandon Donovan assisted on Gyasi Zardes' goal in the eighth minute, then scored off a rebound 10 minutes later and led the Los Angeles Galaxy to an impressive 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders on Monday night. Donovan and the Galaxy won for the fourth time in six matches and handed the Western Conference-leading Sounders one of their worst home MLS losses in franchise history.

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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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