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  • Shame on your rush to judge father of girl who took her own life
    Jason Rantz | June 09, 2015 9:41 pm
    Last week, a 13-year-old girl took her own life by jumping off the I-5 overpass in Tacoma. A lack of information didn't stop people from creating a narrative to explain why this girl killed herself.
  • Dishonest, despicable criticism of Alaska Air
    Jason Rantz | June 09, 2015 11:04 am

    Conservative news and opinion site The Daily Caller is taking issue with Alaska Airlines for embracing their LGBTQ customer base - and they're doing it in such a dishonest way that it leaves me wondering if the writer simply doesn't like gay people.

  • Can ping pong fight crime in Seattle parks?
    Jason Rantz | June 08, 2015 11:53 am
    Can ping pong prevent crime in some of Seattle's parks? No, of course not. But that's not stopping the City of Seattle and neighborhood activists from trying the game as a crime prevention tool. The results? Well, a bit surprising.
  • Will labor industry changes cost you your job?
    Jason Rantz | June 07, 2015 9:24 pm
    You can see how evolving industries are affecting the worker, such as smaller lumber mills closing down because they can't keep up with the trends associated with their businesses.
  • Is it wrong to publish killer's photo in Marysville yearbook?
    Jason Rantz | June 05, 2015 11:32 am
    The shooting by Jaylen Fryberg at Marysville Pilchuck is reopening wounds once again as some found his name and picture in the school's yearbook. It's a controversial move that's upsetting some community members. But I support it.
  • Is this really transgender discrimination?
    Jason Rantz | June 04, 2015 11:53 am
    Lizzi Duff is claiming discrimination by Peoples Bank - a bank that promises "a higher level of service." But I'm not so sure it's discrimination.
  • WSDOT has it all wrong on this ugly Tacoma clock tower
    June 04, 2015 11:39 am
    The Washington State Department of Transportation is trying to figure out ways to lure people over to the new Amtrak station that's being built in Tacoma. Apparently a new Amtrak station doesn't do that.
  • You won't believe this shockingly disingenuous housing affordability study
    Jason Rantz | June 03, 2015 12:30 pm
    In this week's housing affordability crisis news, activists and bloggers are pushing a new, shockingly disingenuous study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) to make a case for a minimum wage much higher than the $15 an hour activists have been pushing for.
  • Campaign signature gatherers getting worse? How is that possible?
    Jason Rantz | June 03, 2015 8:45 am
    Don't you just hate when signature gatherers bug you while you're trying to go grocery shopping? Whether it's for a candidate or, more often than not, an initiative, the moment they walk up to me with those huge clip boards, I just get this huge sense of dread because I will never, ever sign one of those petitions. It's ridiculous, it's annoying and a new report out suggests the signature gatherers are getting worse. (How that's possible, I have no idea).
  • Is this jail overcrowding solution too controversial to work?
    Jason Rantz | June 01, 2015 9:39 pm
    It would appear Washington state is suffering from an "inmate overflow problem." We have lots of criminals, but not a lot of jail space. Here's one controversial solution.

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