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Thursday:
* Seahawks/Raiders – Gregg Bell, Tacoma News Tribune
* Prep football coaches – Day 4
* Zach Rymer – Bleacher Report
* The Pac-12 Preview & you can win tickets to Monster Meltdown at Skagit Speedway!

National Sports

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The Serena show rolls on

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The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam.

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Mayweather ready to hang up gloves as ‘the best ever’

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The boxer plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as "The Best Ever," when he ends his career next week with his welterweight title defense against fellow American Andre Berto.

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Los Angeles mayor says Olympic bid is a ‘new start’ for city

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Los Angeles' 2024 summer Olympics bid will be a new start for the United States as it attempts to land the first summer Games since 1996.

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WATCH: The science of golf

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A look at the science behind a golf ball’s flight impact.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Thursday, Sept. 3.

Local News

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State ease fishing restrictions on Nooksack

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Anglers can thank this week’s rain and cooler temperatures.

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Birch Bay Waterslides closed because of summer storms

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They were hoping to reopen Thursday, but they decided to hold off until Friday.

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City of Bellingham proud owner of rundown motel

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It took possession of The Aloha Motel on Samish Way this week.

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Man, Woman found dead at Whatcom County home

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A man and woman were found dead at a home on Central Road in Whatcom County.

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Cities remove ban on recreational fires

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If a bonfire is on your list of “to-do’s,” feel free to start chopping that firewood. Several cities, including Bellingham, Sedro…

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

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For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

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How to make work better

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Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

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WATCH: Marshawn Lynch sells Skittles on EVINE live

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The Seatt;e Seahawks star running back is pitching Skittles on a TV shopping network

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Witness the power!

Entertainment

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Love Hulu but hate the ads?

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Hulu is rolling out an ad-free version of its subscription service.

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Cate Blanchett to play Lucille Ball in new biopic

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The movie will chronicle the entertainer's 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, her "I Love Lucy" co-star.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

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Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

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The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

Local Sports

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Seahawks wrap up preseason against Raiders on KPUG tonight

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One area to watch will be wide receiver. The trio of B.J. Daniels, Kevin Smith and Kasen Williams appear to be competing for the final spot with the Seattle likely keeping six receivers.

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O’Malley, Morrison shine late, lift Seattle over Astros 8-3

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Rookie Shawn O'Malley had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run eighth inning to help the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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Whitworth University suspends five soccer players

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The players from the women's soccer team were seen wearing blackface on a social media post

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Michael Koenen tells KPUG he wants to catch on with another NFL team

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"I don't think it's over. It's all about timing in the NFL. You never know what can happen, " Koenen said. "I'll work out and be ready to go"

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QB Luke Falk named WSU Cougars starter

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk (4) attempts a pass against Southern California during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. Falk entered the game after starter Connor Halliday left the field and went to the hospital with a right leg injury.

Falk, a redshirt sophomore out of Utah, appeared in six games for the Cougars last season, starting in the final three. He threw for 1,859 yards, 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

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Fred Jackson says Bills GM wasn’t honest with him

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Jackson was in Northwest to visit Seahawks Tuesday

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Morrison’s 2-run homer in 8th helps Mariners over Astros 7-5

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The game was tied 5-5 when Morrison hit the third pinch-hit homer of his career, sending a pitch from Pat Neshek (3-4) into the seats in right field.

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Russell Wilson on cover of Sports Illustrated NFL Preview Issue

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The cover story details how Wilson and his Seahawk teammates took a trip to Hawaii in an effort to move on from the heartbreaking loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl 49.

Hottie of the Day

Sept. 3, 2015

What's New on KPUG

Prep football is back on KPUG & KGMI

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Our broadcast schedule begins Friday with Lynden at King’s on KGMI & Kamiakin at Ferndale Saturday on KPUG.

Photos: Seahawks Training Camp

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Check out our photos from Seattle Seahawks training camp!

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