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Staying fit and looking good

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Staying fit and looking good

It's never too late to "go from an Atari to an Xbox 360," according to one customer who transformed his body using supplements from Max Muscle Sports Nutrition (4009 South Meridian, Puyallup). And, that can be true for you, too - its products are as numerous as the benefits, and there's

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Vietnam memorial proposal called off

An initiative to install three flagpoles and a plaque honoring South Vietnamese and American sacrifice in Vietnam near the Washington State Vietnam Veterans' Memorial has been suspended indefinitely. The Vietnam Memorial Flagpole and Inscription Project proposed the addition of the U.S, Washington State and Prisoner of War flags adjacent to the

Morning Quickie Newsletter Giveaway: Free Asian food! (Closed)

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Morning Quickie Newsletter Giveaway: Free Asian food! (Closed)

(THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO JAN AND PAUL!) Welcome to another awesome Weekly Volcano Morning Quickie Newsletter giveaway. This morning we're giving away two, $20 gift card to the new Cafe Banana Asian Bistro in Lakewood. The menu at Café Banana shines with five appetizers, five curry dishes,

Wreaths Across America local locations

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Wreaths Across America local locations

People will gather at veterans' cemeteries all across the nation on Dec. 10 to honor and remember those gave the ultimate sacrifice. It's all part of Wreaths Across America, a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman, Morrill

Great enthusiastic noise

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Great enthusiastic noise

Charles Dickens' Oliver! is why I'm in theater. It's not that I love the play to death or anything, but many moons ago my brother ran follow spot for a children's production of the musical through Tacoma Little Theatre, and my whole family was doomed. So it's always fun to

CONCERT ALERT: Rammstein, Concrete Blonde, The Wailers, Kasabian, Neil Diamond and others ...

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CONCERT ALERT: Rammstein, Concrete Blonde, The Wailers, Kasabian, Neil Diamond and others ...

We list major concerts going on sale this weekend, as well as national touring acts performing in the Puget Sound this week and down the road. SECRET TICKET CODE TM = Ticketmaster, 253.627.TIXS, www.ticketmaster.com TW = TicketsWest, 800.325.SEAT, www.ticketswest.com TWEB = Ticketweb, 866.468.7623, www.ticketweb.com >>> ON SALE FRIDAY, DEC. 2 10 AM The

DuPont honors 593rd NCO for civic service

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DuPont honors 593rd NCO for civic service

Sergeant First Class Luis Jimenez's mother taught him at an early age that volunteering just one hour of personal time goes a long way. Jimenez grew up watching his mother volunteer annually in the kitchen at the Salvation Army. The small action stuck with Jimenez and in

I Corps CG updates mayors live from Kabul

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I Corps CG updates mayors live from Kabul

I Corps Soldiers are playing a vital role in securing Afghanistan and helping the Afghan people take control of their country, I Corps Commanding General and International Security Assistance Force Joint Command Commander Lt. Gen. Mike Scaparrotti told local mayors and retired military leaders at Joint

Priorities for 2012 focus on JBLM servicemembers and facilities

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Priorities for 2012 focus on JBLM servicemembers and facilities

Through Congressional budget battles over military spending and political wranglings over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Joint Base Lewis-McChord will continue to support the allied mission in Afghanistan, upgrade its infrastructure, drive resilience initiatives and develop staff efficiencies, Col. Thomas Brittain said Nov. 22 after

ACS offers tips for debt-free, stress-free holiday

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ACS offers tips for debt-free, stress-free holiday

Consumers are far more vulnerable to financial mistakes during this time of year compared to any other. With the official start of the holiday shopping season past, many shoppers will remain on the prowl for gifts weeks to come. Taking a few preventive measures before reaching

308th BSB builds confidence at training center

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308th BSB builds confidence at training center

  Comfort, confidence and safety were some of 308th Brigade Support Battalion's goals during its short range marksmanship training at Yakima Training Center Nov. 17. The 308th BSB deployed from Joint Base Lewis-McChord Nov. 8 and spent more than two weeks at YTC learning to efficiently operate a

A medic's fitness challenge

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A medic's fitness challenge

When Spencer Fodczuk was presented with an opportunity to change his life, he committed to the challenge. And he did not let up. "When I make up my mind to do something you better watch out because I'm going to do it," Fodczuk said. Nearly a year ago Fodczuk weighed

Local thrift shops offer gift-worthy items

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Local thrift shops offer gift-worthy items

Department stores and shopping malls are major attractions this time of year, but thrift shop manager Linda Walker has high hopes more will consider checking out one of Joint Base Lewis-McChord's treasures as their source of gifting. The JBLM Thrift Shop on Lewis Main is a

The holidays on JBLM

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The holidays on JBLM

Holiday events and programs worthy of note: Annual tree lighting Come enjoy the Lewis Main annual tree lighting ceremony Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in front of Jensen Family Health and Fitness Center, Building 2022, on Liggett Ave. A free reception with snacks and Family activities follows at AFC

Friday, Dec. 2: TUSH! Burlesque Holiday Soiree & Calendar Release Party

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Friday, Dec. 2: TUSH! Burlesque Holiday Soiree & Calendar Release Party

The performers of the Olympia-based TUSH! burlesque troupe are simply dazzling. And they also know how to put on one hell of an event. For these reasons and plenty of others Friday's TUSH! Burlesque Holiday Soiree and Calendar Release Party will almost certainly be nothing short of spectacular. Pre-event hype

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7 Holiday Events that Better Your Community

  Wish you lived in a neighborhood where people connected over holiday events? You can, by organizing holiday parties, events, and gatherings. In turn, you'll help foster higher property values, strong schools, and lower crime rates in your neighborhood, according to studies by Dennis Rosenbaum, director of the Center for Research in

NORAD ready to track Santa's flight

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NORAD ready to track Santa's flight

The North American Aerospace Defense Command is getting ready to track Santa's yuletide journey. The NORAD Tracks Santa website, http://www.noradsanta.org, went live Dec. 1 featuring a countdown calendar, a kid's countdown village complete with holiday games and activities that change daily, and video messages from students and

Military Life

Get your tree on post today

Arnold Palmer IV was dressed rather appropriately for receiving his first Christmas tree. The 3-month-old son of Airman 1st Class Arnold Palmer III and his wife Amanda, was bundled in a warm Santa suit, ready for the first Christmas milestone in his life. The

Benefit concert for military families

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Benefit concert for military families

Louie G's Pizza in Fife is holding a Benefit Concert for Military Families Dec. 9 from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $10 at the door plus a donation of a new toy - and each donated toy is worth a raffle ticket. The Randy Oxford Band - a band

Looking back on Pearl Harbor, 70 years later

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Looking back on Pearl Harbor, 70 years later

Dec. 7, 1941, is, in the words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt a date that was supposed to live in infamy. Unfortunately, with seven decades having past, the date may no longer inspire Americans to remember the horrific events that transpired when Japanese fighter planes attacked the military installations on

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