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  • ARC Agreement Now Official

    arc signing1A formal signing of the ARC ‘Letter of Intent’ took place Friday at the Accountability and Resource Center (ARC) with Thurston County Commissioners and Sheriff John Snaza. The agreement clears the way for the Thurston jail to open.… Read More +

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  • Lawmakers Celebrate Seahawks Ahead Of Super Bowl

    Hawkington2The Washington state Senate passed a resolution honoring the Seattle Seahawks as they prepare to play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX. The resolution was passed Friday, and many lawmakers on the floor were wearing Seahawks jerseys, scarves… Read More +

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  • Baker Signed To Minor-League Deal

    marinersSThe Seattle Mariners have signed catcher John Baker to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training. The Mariners announced the signing Thursday after Baker passed a physical. He is expected to compete with Jesus Sucre for the backup job with the Mariners playing behind starter Mike Zunino.

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More Gains for Wall Street Stocks

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_d7303e86f0.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A pair of encouraging economic reports kept stocks in positive territory Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 16.44 points at 14,840.95. The Nasdaq Composite added 26.95 points to 3,620.30. The S&P 500 gained 3.21 to close at 1,638.17. The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits remains near the lowest level in more than five years. 

The Labor Department says weekly applications fell by 6,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 331,000.  At the depths of the recession there were more than 670,000.

 

The Commerce Department revised its estimate of second-quarter economic growth sharply higher.  It now says the U.S. economy grew at a 2.5-percent annual rate from April to June, up from an initial estimate of 1.7 percent.

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