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Fired police officer in Washington town sues for $5M in damages

Gerry Pickens, 28, was the first ever black police officer in Orting, Washington, but was fired from the post after a year and then received threatening messages warning against litigation for what he says is racial discrimination. 301 more words

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Fired African-American police officer seeks $5M in damages

By Tobias Salinger

A small town in the shadow of a volcano in Washington state is simmering with racial tensions over a fired African-American’s police officer’s claims of discrimination. 131 more words

News From The Soul Brother

A Time in Orting

It’s been cloudy (this is the Pacific Northwest, so this is unsurprising, yet still slightly depressing), but I wanted to get the camera out of the house for awhile and also stop over in Kapowsin, where I was hoping to do another Small Towns shoot. 268 more words

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Traffic Light changes coming to Graham at 224th and OK Hwy

by Bruce A. Smith

Pierce County DOT has announced that a new traffic light configuration will be activated today at the important intersection of 224th and the OK Highway in Graham. 286 more words

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Carbon River #2

One more photo of Carbon River. I wanted to add this one because it has the feel of the coming winter.

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