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Lloyd hits stunning hat-trick as U.S. tops Japan for third Women’s World Cup title

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The Americans avenged their loss to Japan in the 2011 final and earned a record third title and their first since 1999.

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U.S. capture Women’s World Cup title

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Carli Lloyd records a hat trick and the USA claims the Women's World Cup!

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World Cup: U.S. goes for the big prize

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The Women's World Cup final today in Vancouver features a rematch of the final four years ago, the U.S. against Japan

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Women’s World Cup: England beats Germany to finish 3rd

The England women's national team celebrating after beating Germany 1-0 in the 2015 Women's World Cup to earn 3rd place

England's victory over the top-ranked Germans came after a gut-wrenching 2-1 semifinal loss to Japan that was decided on an own goal on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon: Defending champ Kvitova upset, Federer advances

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic makes a return to Kurumi Nara of Japan during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Madison Keys and Caroline Wozniacki also posted victories on the women's side.

Local News

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Fire burns mountainside east of Lake Whatcom

View of a fire east of Lake Whatcom Sunday, July 7th

It’s currently unclear how contained the fire is, but a spokesman for DNR is expected to provide additional details later Sunday evening

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Deputy’s quick reaction saves UPS driver

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Deputy Colin Bertrand used patrol car to stop runaway UPS truck

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Washington students seem to find new tests more challenging

Fewer Washington students met the standard on the new tests based on the Common Core learning standards

Fewer Washington students met the standard on the new tests based on the Common Core learning standards than passed the old statewide exams.

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Firefighters douse flames at Alcoa Intalco Works

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The cause of the fire atop a 130-foot tower is not yet known.

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New wildfire burns buildings, forces residents to flee

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Just days after a wildfire tore through homes in central Washington, a new blaze in the hot, dry region has burned some buildings and forced about two dozen residents to flee.

Viral Videos

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Miami judge recognizes suspect as middle school classmate

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A man charged with burglary is moved to tears when he realizes he went to middle school with the judge assigned to his case.

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This cat doesn’t care about your yoga pose

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This adorable cat has mastered the art of passive aggressive protest.

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Car jumps open drawbridge

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Talk about distracted driving!

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: What is 0 divided by 0?

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Whatever it is, it makes Cookie Monster sad.

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: July 6

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month

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Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

Local Sports

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Bells sweep series with BlueJackets with 12 inning win, 4-2

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Walker Olis broke a Bells record with his 6th home run as a Bell.

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Post 7 takes the Spokane 4th of July Wood Bat Classic

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The Bellingham Post 7 American Legion baseball team has won the Spokane 4th of July Wood Bat Classic beating the Spokane Expos on Sunday.

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Seattle’s Cruz will get the start in the All-Star Game

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz celebrates after he hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning of a baseball game to score Mariners' Seth Smith and give the Mariners a 11-10 win over the Texas Rangers, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Seattle.

Seattle Mariner Nelson Cruz has been named as starter for the American League in the upcoming MLB All-Star Game. Cruz will get the start as the designated hitter.

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Seattle native Hope Solo wins the Golden Gloves award

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U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo, as Seattle native and former University of Washington Star, won the Golden Gloves award as the top goalkeeper in the Women's World Cup.

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Montgomery solid into 6th, Mariners beat Athletics

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Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery put together another fine start, pitching the Mariners past the Oakland Athletics Sunday.

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McCoughtry leads Dream over Storm 72-64

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Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and the Atlanta Dream held off the Seattle Storm 72-64 on Sunday.

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McClendon to take leave from Mariners for sister’s funeral

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Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon will miss his team's upcoming three-game series against the Detroit Tigers to attend a funeral for his sister.

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Report: Blazers assistant coach fired after Aldridge remarks

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Portland's president of basketball operations Neil Olshey confirmed the news to The Oregonian.

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July 6, 2015

What's New on KPUG

PHOTOS: Gary Hatch retirement celebration

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Check out the shots from Joe Martin Field as we wish one of the best coaches around a happy retirement!

PHOTOS: 2015 Michael Koenen/Jake Locker football camp

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Check out our photos from the 2015 Michael Koenen/Jake Locker Youth Football Camp…including Mark Scholten literally getting a pie in the face.

Play the KPUG Golf Challenge!

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Sign up for free to play the KPUG U-Pick’em Golf Challenge and win big with Sleep Masters, Farmers Insurance and Borthwick Jewlery!

Win a KPUG/Hilltop Restaurant & Catering 7th Inning Stretch Party

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Win a catered party for 25 from KPUG & The Hilltop!

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