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June 20, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Tacoma park could be named for sci-fi author

TACOMA (AP) — A new park taking shape on a former slag heap on the Tacoma waterfront could be named for science fiction author Frank Herbert, known for the “Dune” novels. The News Tribune reports Herbert was a Tacoma native who explored Puget Sound. His son and biographer, Brian Herbert, says the environment theme…

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February 3, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Stolen propeller slated for Seattle park found in Kent

A big, stainless steel propeller that was stolen Tuesday before it could be installed in a Seattle park was recovered at a Kent business park early this morning. A security guard at the Northwest Corporate Park found the 1,200-pound propeller attached by a tow strap to a tree. He’d heard about the theft on the news and called…

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