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US women begin home World Cup celebrations with LA fan rally

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The United States women's team celebrating  in Los Angeles after winning the 2015 Women's World Cup

The victorious Americans were welcomed to downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday by a crowd of several thousand cheering fans at a rally

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Tour de France: Martin wins 4th stage and takes overall lead

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Tony Martin, one second behind Froome overall before the stage started, broke away from Froome's yellow jersey group some 3 kilometers (2 miles) from the end.

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LeBron James hosting movie screening in Ohio hometown

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Bill Hader, actress Amy Schumer and director Judd Apatow are expected to attend the invitation-only screening. James previously worked with Hader when he hosted "Saturday Night Live."

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Gasol confirms he is returning to Memphis & AP Source: Lee traded to Celtics

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33), of Spain, and Portland Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman, right, watch for a rebound in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn.

NBA center Marc Gasol has confirmed that he will sign a new five-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. While the AP is reporting that the Warriors have traded David Lee to the Celtics.

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Embattled Ray Rice still waiting for another shot at the NFL

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Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice is waging an unrelenting crusade to get back on the field nearly a year after being booted from the National Football League - along with his $35 million contract - over a heinous case of domestic abuse.

Local News

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4th of July Fires Are Now Under Control

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Stewart Mountain Fire is now 50% contained

Three out of the four wildfires burning in Whatcom County since the 4th of July holiday are now contained.

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Air Quality in Whatcom County Improved, Good for Breathing Again

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Air quality in Whatcom County has improved and is once again good for breathing as of this morning.

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Samish Way on-ramp in Bellingham is closed today

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Meanwhile, a lane closure on northbound I-5 at North Lake Samish has been postponed, tfn.

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Ribbon-cutting today for Bellingham’s newest trail

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Eventually, the trail will be extended to form a loop.

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Whatcom Real Estate market almost as hot as weather

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Second quarter saw home sales increase 28.4%

Viral Videos

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You’ll never be as confident as this kid dancing to ‘Cuban Pete’

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This young man has moves and he's not afraid to use them.

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Shark Wahlberg

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Grab the peanut butter, here comes a jellyfish.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: NASCAR driver walks away from incredible wreck

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Austin Dillon walked away from a dramatic wreck at the finish line of the Daytona International Speedway and it was all caught on camera.

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Creative dentistry

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Hey kids, don't try this at home ... or maybe do, and become Internet famous.

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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.

Entertainment

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Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

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Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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Your Frappuccino is going to cost you more

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Starbucks says it's hiking prices again starting today, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks.

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Pamela Anderson launches online culinary show as she preps vegan cookbook

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The former "Baywatch" beauty has launched a blog featuring video tutorials on how to cook up healthy green meals.

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Amy Schumer and Aziz Ansari to lead ‘Oddball Comedy’ tour

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Other comedians joining the multi-state tour include Nick Kroll, Nikki Glaser, Michael Che, and Jim Norton.

Local Sports

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A.J. LaBree resigns as Sehome boys basketball coach

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A.J. LaBree talking to KPUG's Doug Lange at the 2015 WIAA 2A Hardwood Classic at the Yakima SunDome

LaBree spent eight seasons as head coach of the Mariners, earning fourth at 2A state this past season.

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Taijuan Walker & M’s face Tigers tonight on KPUG

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Seattle.

Walker has been dominant in his last seven starts, allowing only nine earned runs over 48 1/3 innings pitched. The young right-hander is also looking for his sixth straight win.

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Russell Wilson: God spoke to me after Super Bowl interception

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While speaking at The Rock Church in San Diego, Wilson said God spoke to him right after the play and explained why the interception took place.

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Rob Gray named new cross country coach at Mt. Baker High School

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Gray has been boys b-ball coach for Mountaineers for 18 years

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Husky Budda Baker on Paul Hornung Award watch list

A Washington football helmet rests on a the stage at the introduction of Chris Petersen as the new head football coach for the University of Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Seattle.

Award goes to nation's most versatile player

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Castellanos has 4 RBIs, Tigers win 12-5

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Nick Castellanos hit a home run and drove in four runs to lead a 19-hit outburst from the Detroit Tigers in a 12-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.

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Bells win series opener over Cowlitz 5-2

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Patrick McGrath leads the way with a three-run home run in the first

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Milwaukee Bucks president urges Wisconsin lawmakers to devote $250 million to new arena

Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks business, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a new multiyear marketing partnership that will make Diageo the exclusive spirits partner of the league. (PRNewsFoto/Diageo) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

Peter Feigin told the Legislature's budget committee that construction needs to start this year or the NBA will move the team, possibly to Las Vegas or Seattle

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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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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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