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National home values rose for the second month in a row, climbing 0.7 percent from March to a Zillow Home Value Index of $147,300. This is the largest monthly increase in home values since January 2006, when they rose 0.8 percent, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. [Read more]
The Washington State Liquor Control Board successfully re-auctioned the rights to apply for a spirits retail liquor license at 18 state-run liquor stores statewide. The sum of individual bids totaled $5.57 million, with rights awarded to 14 successful bidders. The WSLCB ran the auction to resell locations whose original winners had failed, for whatever reason, to complete the purchase process.[Read more]
In an effort to restore salmon habitat and reduce potential flooding on the Green River, the City of Kent and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have begun construction of a side channel at Riverview Park. [Read more]
Tacoma Business Connections is scheduled to meet from noon to 1 p.m. May 29 at Elmer’s Restaurant, 7427 S. Hosmer St. For more information, call (253) 228-1200. [Read more]
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