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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 27.

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BEST OF: Cavs sweep Hawks to head to NBA Finals

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Watch Cleveland win the Eastern Conference Championship through the lens of a high-def slow-motion camera.

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NHL Preview: Ducks battle Blackhawks in Game 6

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Here's a look at Game 6 in the Western Conference Finals.

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FIFA soccer officials arrested in U.S. corruption cases

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Police arrested some of the most powerful figures in global soccer, plunging the world's most popular sport into turmoil.

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LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives between Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap and Kent Bazemore (24) during the second half in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Cleveland.

LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title.

Local News

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Seattle to install new public toilet in Pioneer Square

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Seattle officials are hoping to purchase and install a new public toilet in Pioneer Square by the end of the year.

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Feds: Troy Kelley paid stolen money to law firm

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Federal prosecutors say indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley paid more than $900,000 in stolen money to his high-priced law firm.

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Annoying train horns are the topic of a meeting in Bellingham

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Tonight’s meeting at the Chrysalis Inn starts at 6:30.

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A portion of Portal Way is closed today

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The section between Eaton Avenue and Somerset Street in Ferndale is shut down.

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Your home may be worth more than it was last year at this time

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Whatcom County home values are up 5 percent in the first quarter of this year from the same period a year ago.

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WATCH: He said what?

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This isn't exactly the answer "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was looking for.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Coolest Father/Daughter dance of all time

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This Father of the Bride said his daughter has always been different so a traditional, sappy dance just wouldn't do!

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A ‘bad lip reading’ of ‘The Avengers’

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The "Redneck" Avengers are here for a different kind of adventure.

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WATCH: Getting married by The Rock

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It's normal to cry at weddings, but you'll laugh at this one too.

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‘Game of Thrones: The Musical’

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Coldplay teams up with the cast of "Game of Thrones" for a hilarious musical version of the hit HBO show to help raise money for Red Nose Day.

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: May 27

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

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Oprah, Beyoncé among world’s ‘most powerful’ women

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Other celebrity notables include Taylor Swift, Shakira and Ellen DeGeneres.

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Keira Knightley is a new mom

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The "Atonement" star has reportedly welcomed her first child.

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Rob Lowe launching cosmetics line for men

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"The West Wing" star has created a line of anti-aging products for men called Profile.

Local Sports

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Seager powers Mariners over Rays, 7-6 in 10

Seattle Mariners employees waves signs as they greet Kyle Seager before a news conference Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Seattle. Seager, who was the "other kid" from North Carolina the Mariners drafted in 2009, cashed in with a $100 million, seven-year contract after turning out to be the best selection Jack Zduriencik has made during his time as Seattle's general manager.

Kyle Seager hit a grand slam in the eighth inning and a game-winning home run in the 10th on Tuesday night to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

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WWU Track & Field: Six Vikings named USTFCCCA All-Americans

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Katelyn Steen was a first-team pick along with Alex Donigian, Slater Hirst (pictured) and Katie Reichert.

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Storm open preseason with a win

Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd, right, holds up a Seattle Storm jersey with WNBA president Laurel J. Richie after the Storm selected Loyd as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA basketball draft, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Uncasville, Conn.

Rookie Jewell Loyd led Seattle with 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting and had three assists.

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Stars missing for various reasons as Seahawks open OTAs

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Russell Wilson, Jimmy Graham and Cliff Avril were absent for personal reasons. Michael Bennett and Bruce Irvin were just absent.

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Washington State fires baseball coach

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Washington State has fired baseball coach Donnie Marbut after 11 seasons.

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Seattle arena investor says no hockey-first plan yet

FILE -- In this June 14, 2012, file photo, investor Chris Hansen speaks to supporters of a proposal for a new NBA arena during a rally in Seattle. The NBA's rejection of a bid by Hansen to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle was voted among the state’s top news stories of 2013 by Associated Press member editors.

Chris Hansen says despite speculation about Seattle being a potential NHL expansion market, there has yet to be any formal proposal that would allow for arena construction to begin with only a hockey franchise secured.

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Seahawks start OTA’s without Wilson or Graham

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The Seahawks start their organized team activity sessions without Russell Wilson and Jimmy Graham as the pair attend a funeral in Florida.

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France’s Alexander Levy among 16 to qualify for US Open at Chambers Bay

In this May 20, 2014 photo, the Chambers Bay Golf Course, including the signature lone tree, is seen from the clubhouse in University Place, Wash. The links style course will host the 2015 U.S. Open.

The U.S. Open is June 18-21 at Chambers Bay in University Place.

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May 27, 2015

What's New on KPUG

Hear it Now: Squalicum baseball coach John Inge

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Listen: Squalicum baseball coach John Inge talks about the Storm’s first trip to the final four at State!

Register now for Bellingham’s 4th of July Hoop it Up 3-on-3 Tournament

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The 4th of July Hoop it Up 3-on-3 tournament presented by Haggen and hosted by the Port of Bellingham & Bellingham Whatcom Chamber of Commerce.

Photos: Back to Bellingham Battle

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Bellingham Slam vs. WWU alumni. Check our photos from the Back to Bellingham Battle!

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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