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Oakland’s Johnson designated for assignment

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jim Johnson (45) is relieved by manager Bob Melvin, rear, during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The Indians won 6-4. Johnson was the losing pitcher. In front is Athletics catcher Derek Norris.

Johnson, acquired in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles, was 4-2 with a 6.92 ERA in 38 games with the A's.

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Two Texas football players charged with sex assault

Texas head coach Charlie Strong listens to a question from a reporter during the Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Spokeswoman Cindy Posey says the players charged Thursday are wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander. Sanders also faces a charge of improper photography.

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Cavaliers sign rookie Andrew Wiggins

Top NBA draft prospect Andrew Wiggins of Kansas prepares for an interview during the NBA draft lottery in New York, Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.

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Knoblauch charged with assaulting ex-wife

Minnesota Twins' Chuck Knoblauch takes a hard swing at a pitch by Cleveland Indians pitcher Chad Ogea, and falls down as he misses the ball in the second inning in Minneapolis, Saturday, July 13, 1996.

Knoblauch has been released on $10,000 bond. His first court date is set for July 30

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill

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Bakken crude oil train bound for Anacortes derails

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Bellingham hits new rain record

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Nearly three-quarters inch of rain falls in Bellingham

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Downpour big help to firefighters

A DC-10 air tanker pulls up after dropping fire retardant over a wildfire Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle.

Huge wildfire now half contained

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New magazine highlights NW’s best kept secrets

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New NW tour and magazine reaches out to Canadians

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New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires

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Oil train speed limit would not apply in Whatcom County

Viral Videos

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Riding whales with kayaks

Whale Kayaking

This kayaker takes whale watching to a whole new level.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Fallon & The Rock’s 80s workout video

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Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson air some of their long-lost workout tapes and prove that "you've gotta hustle for the muscle."

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Dancing Grandpa is the best Grandpa

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This man might need two canes to walk, but he doesn't need any help to dance!

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Honest ‘Forrest Gump’ trailer

Honest Forrest Gump

Take an honest look at the film that beat "Pulp Fiction," and "The Shawshank Redemption" for Best Picture in 1994.

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Kids react to ’90s ‘Turtles’

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With the reboot of the "TMNT" movie coming out next month, these kids get schooled about the history of everyone's favorite mutated reptiles.

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: July 25

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A look back at the headlines that made history.

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Shia LaBeouf has September court date

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The actor's disorderly conduct case is adjourned until the fall.

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Today in entertainment history: July 24

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

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The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.

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Mariners can’t solve Wei-Yin Chen

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter watches warmups before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

The Orioles blanked the M's 4-0 Thursday Night behind the pitching of Wei-Yin Chen

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Bells come from behind to top Yakima Valley

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Bells rally in the 9th to top Yakima Valley 6-5

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Charles helps Liberty beat Storm in OT

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The Seattle Storm went to overtime with New York, but fell 84-80 Thursday Night

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Bellingham Cal Ripken squad drops two games at regional tournament

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The Bellingham Titans are back in action Friday at 4pm versus a team from Helena, Montana.

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Marshawn Lynch to hold out

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field during a brief break against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will not be participate in the opening day of training camp which starts on Friday.

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Bellingham Bells to present Jim Clem Bobblehead night

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The first 750 fans in attendance on Saturday, July 26 will receive a special-edition bobblehead in the likeness of Coach Clem.

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Cyler Miles suspended for Huskies season opener

Washington quarterback Cyler Miles keeps the ball and pushes off Idaho State's Cody Sorensen on a keeper in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won 56-0.

With Miles, the expected starter and replacement for Keith Price out, the Dawgs will start either sophomore Jeff Lindquist or redshirt freshman Troy Williams.

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Morales returns to Seattle via trade

Seattle Mariners' Kendrys Morales in action against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in Seattle.

Mariners acquire switch-hitter Kendrys Morales from Twins in exchange for RHP Stephen Pryor.

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Photos: Michael Koenen & Jake Locker Football Camp

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Photos: Check out our photo gallery of the Michael Koenen & Jake Locker Football Camp!

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