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Serena Williams through to Australian Open semifinals

Serena Williams, of the United States, looks up at the scoreboard during her match against Francesca Schiavone, of Italy, in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in New York.

All five previous times Williams has advanced to the semifinals she has won the title at Melbourne Park.

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PHOTOS: Super Bowl Media Day 2015

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman during media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots hit the floor for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX media day.

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Marshawn Lynch doesn’t want to get fined

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The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day.

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Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to face rape charges next month

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper looks toward his attorney, Blair Berk, during an appearance in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge set the new preliminary hearing date for Sharper, on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub. The date has been tentatively set for Feb. 17.

A preliminary hearing for former NFL safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women has been tentatively set for Feb. 17.

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Brodeur to retire, join St. Louis Blues front office

St. Louis Blues goalie Martin Brodeur stops a shot on goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, in St. Louis. The Blues won 3-0.

Martin Brodeur, one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history, is retiring.

Local News

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County Councilmember resigns before term ends

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A longstanding conservative voice on the Whatcom County Council is stepping down.

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Lynch at Media Day: ‘I’m here so I don’t get fined’

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch leaves at the beginning of media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix.

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated "I'm here so I don't get fined" for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day.

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Washington Democrats oppose national education standards

Leaders of the Washington state Democratic Party passed a resolution this past weekend condemning the national education standards known as the Common Core.

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Washington teacher, researcher testify before Congress

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A Seattle elementary school teacher at a University of Washington researcher testified before Congress Tuesday on the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind.

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Senate bill calls for end to Seattle tunnel project

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Two state senators want to kill the Seattle tunnel project and bury Bertha, the broken down drilling machine, so the transportation department can start over.

Viral Videos

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Marshawn Lynch doesn’t want to get fined

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The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day.

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School announces snow day with ‘Let It Go’ parody

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Who needs robocalls when you can declare school closures through song?

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Marshawn Lynch holds an “awesomer” press conference

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"You don't feel in beast mode. It feels you."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Dear Kitten:’ Cats explain the Big Game

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One day a year, things get weird ... but your cats have a game plan all their own.

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Blake Shelton plays the ‘Whisper Challenge’

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Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton play a ridiculous guessing game involving noise-canceling headphones.

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 28

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in the history books.

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Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for ‘colored’ remark

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a special screening of "The Imitation Game" at the DGA Theater on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Benedict Cumberbatch is "devastated" after realizing he caused offense during a chat about diversity on Tavis Smiley's late-night show.

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What do Blake Shelton and Vanilla Ice have in common?

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They're both joining the star-studded cast of a new Adam Sandler movie.

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‘Selma’ director DuVernay to make Katrina film

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Ava DuVernay, the director behind the Oscar-nominated MLK, Jr. biopic plans a feature film set in the time of Hurricane Katrina.

Local Sports

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Prep Hoops Scoreboard

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Tuesday 1/27/2015 High School Scores

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Anderson earns 3rd career shutout, Ducks blank Canucks 4-0

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Frederick Andersen had to make only 17 saves

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Marlins announce 1-year deal with OF Ichiro Suzuki

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The 41-year-old Suzuki is a 10-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove winner.

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Pats RB Blount says Seahawks defense is not immortal, can be beaten

SUPER PATS: New England Patriots players celebrate near the team's bench during the second half of the NFL football AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Jan. 18, in Foxborough, Mass. Photo: Associated Press/Elise Amendola

Blount at Media Day: "I don't care about them being the top defense, that doesn't bother me," "They were good enough to get here, just like we were good enough to get here. They're not immortal. They can be beaten."

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Bells sign three from Chico State University to 2015 roster

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Pitchers A.J. Epstein and Hunter Haworth will join the Bells pitching staff, accompanied by outfielder Alex Michaels.

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Browner stands by his comments

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner exhorts the crowd in the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Foxborough, Mass. Browner got a Super Bowl ring without playing in the game for Seattle last season. He was serving a suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Now he's a physical cornerback for the Patriots who will go for his second straight championship, this time against the Seahawks.

New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner is standing by his remarks telling his teammates to go after then injured Seahawks.

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Super Bowl Media Madness

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson answers questions during media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix.Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch's seat, far right, remains empty after he left.

The annual Super Bowl Media Day was held in U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, the home of the NBA Suns.

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Lynch at Media Day: ‘I’m here so I don’t get fined’

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch leaves at the beginning of media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix.

About 200 reporters crowded around Lynch's podium for at least 15 minutes before he arrived. But Lynch wouldn't answer any questions.

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Jan. 28, 2015

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