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  1. “One dollar a day. Give me a break,” said State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who filed suit against the country’s fourth-largest detention center, in Tacoma. That’s the amount detainees are paid to work — a violation of the state’s minimum-wage law, Ferguson charges.

  2. Education — and what those running plan to do to ensure equity for students of color — was the sole focus of a forum featuring the 12 candidates in the mayoral race, two City Council races and three School Board races.

  3. The shooting was reported around 7 p.m. Tuesday in the 8100 block of 31st Avenue Southwest.

  4. The Puget Soundkeeper Alliance alleges polluted stormwater from the LRI Landfill discharges into the waterway, known both as Muck Creek and South Creek, as well as its unnamed tributary and wetlands next to the facility.

  5. The Trump Administration official made an under-the-radar visit to Kitsap County and its submarine-themed bar Horse and Cow, where he tried its signature cocktail.
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