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NCAA concerned with Indiana religious objections bill

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NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

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Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Friday

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Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press.

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Dayton gives coach Archie Miller another contract extension

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Dayton coach Archie Miller calls out to his team as Devin Oliver (5) listens during the first half of a third-round game against Syracuse in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, March 22. Miller's brother, Sean, coaches the Arizona Wildcats.

Coach Archie Miller got three more years added to his contract Thursday after leading Dayton to a second straight NCAA Tournament appearance.

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Dean Smith’s trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermen

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File Photo: Coach Dean Smith at the 21st annual sports legends dinner in aid of the Buoniconti fund to cure paralysis, Waldorf Grand Astoria Ballroom. 2006. 
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Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players — even after his death.

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NCAA Tourney: Can Kentucky remain perfect vs. upset minded West Virginia?

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FILE - At left, in a Nov. 18, 2014, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari shouts instructions during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Indianapolis. At right, in a Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins shouts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas in Austin, Texas. Kentucky and West Virginia play on Thursday, March 26, 2015, in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament in Cleveland.

Sweet 16: Midwest and West Regional action tonight. Coverage begins at 4pm on KPUG 1170AM.

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New County Public Works head comes from city

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The new public works director for Whatcom County is familiar with the office.

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Bellingham buys land for Cordata Park

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The City of Bellingham is spending more than 3-and-a-half million dollars for land in the Cordata area.

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Cantwell introduces bill to make oil trains safer

FILE - This Nov. 6, 2013 file photo shows a warning placard on a tank car carrying crude oil near a loading terminal in Trenton, N.D. Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year. The oil industry's lead trade group released new standards on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, for testing and classifying crude shipped by rail after prior shipments were misclassified, including a train that derailed in Canada and killed 47 people.

Oil trains pass through Washington every week

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Richmond man sentenced for smuggling rhino horn

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Flew from Richmond to buy rhino horn from undercover agent

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Comcast cable service interrupted

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: National Anthem ‘fans’ at Walmart

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We all did this as kids ... we just probably didn't get caught on camera doing it in a Walmart.

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Fritz the dog can’t catch food

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We're sure he's good at other things.

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Every Tom Hanks movie in 8 minutes

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All of the movies from one of America's most beloved actors, from "Big" to "Toy Story."

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Watch Ben Stiller get shot out of a cannon

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The "Zoolander" star made quite an entrance on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

Entertainment

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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‘Empire’ co-stars spark romance rumors

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Are Trai Byers and Grace Gealey more than just coworkers?

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Idris Elba could be the next ‘Star Trek’ villain

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The in-demand actor is in talks to join the star-studded cast of the sci-fi franchise.

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Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

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Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

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US women’s goalie Solo starts blog, says she’s in therapy

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Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo waves to fans after an NWSL soccer game against the Sky Blue FC Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Seattle. Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew a week ago, then pleaded not guilty and was released without bail after a court appearance Monday, June 23. She was eligible to play in Saturday's match, but did not start.

U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she used her 30-day suspension from the squad to "reassess my life and career" and has entered therapy.

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WSU football team begins spring practice today

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Cougs hit the field 15 times in the next month

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Lynden softball tees off on Seattle Prep

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Lions hit three home runs in 14-2 win

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Walker dazzles, Zunino homers in Mariners 3-2 win over Cubs

Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker throws in a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice, Thursday Feb. 20, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

Taijuan Walker pitches six scoreless innings, continues to make case for rotation spot

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Blazers use 10-point comeback to beat Jazz 92-89

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Lillard records double-double to help Portland past Utah

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Seattle U knocked out of CBI by Loyola Chicago

Loyola of Chicago head coach Porter Moser, center, reacts to a play against Wichita State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chicago, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015.

The Ramblers outscored the Redhawks 21-to-6 over the final 5:41 of the game to secure the victory.

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Longtime Seahawks reporter to retire after 700 games

Seahawks.com reporter Clare Farnsworth talking with The Zone on KPUG 1170AM. Photo Credit: KPUG

Seahawks.com writer Clare Farnsworth, who is retiring Friday after 36 years covering Seattle's NFL franchise, joined Doug & Mark in The Zone Wednesday.

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Carroll speaks out about Super Bowl, new contract for Wilson

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll listens to a question as NFC football coaches meet with the media during the NFL's annual meeting, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Phoenix.

A rundown of Pete Carroll's press conference Wednesday

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What's New on KPUG

WATCH: #11 UCLA vs #2 Gonzaga CBS Sports preview

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Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander from CBS Sports preview the matchup between UCLA and Gonzaga.

NCAA Tournament Central: The road to the Final Four goes through KPUG

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Keep up with the NCAA Tournament on The Sports Leader with broadcast schedules, scoreboards and photos.

KPUG Exclusive: Jake Locker speaks out for first time since retirement

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The former Ferndale & University of Washington star tells KPUG, “I didn’t have the love to play the game anymore”.

KPUG/Hilltop Restaurant & Catering Sweet Sixteen Party

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

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