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Donaldson, Blue Jays complete $28.65 million, 2-year deal

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Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson (20) hits an RBI single against the New York Yankees in Game 2 of a doubleheader baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Donaldson receives $11.65 million this year and $17 million in 2017 under the deal announced Wednesday.

1 hour ago in Sports

Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with Divac positive

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Karl said Wednesday before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page.

1 hour ago in Sports

UNC’s Williams thankful, doing OK after vertigo attack

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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams reacts after a turnover during the first half of Notre Dame’s 80-76 win in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

"I'm alive. I'm kicking. ... I've had some vertigo attacks over the last 17 or 18 years. This is the first time I really had one during a game," Williams said afterward.

9 hours ago in Sports

NASCAR changes to franchise model

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NASCAR has announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners.

9 hours ago in Sports

It’s now Professor Selig

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The former baseball commissioner has a new gig.

Local News

3 hours ago in Local

Seattle scammers target nonprofit helping hearing impaired

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Seattle police believe other nonprofit groups have been targeted in similar scams in Washington and Oregon.

3 hours ago in Local

Judge: prosecutor’s text message is a public record

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When asked for a comment, Lindquist says we can have open government and still respect constitutional privacy rights.

3 hours ago in Local

White House proposes cutting Hanford cleanup budget

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Obama told the United Nations amid a U.S.-led bombing campaign against Islamic State militants that he will build a coalition to "dismantle this network of death."

Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons.

3 hours ago in Local

Law enforcement hold drill on Washington state ferry

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The drills are scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on a route in Puget Sound between Bainbridge and Seattle.

3 hours ago in Local

Seattle transportation projects could get federal money

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Sound Transit has previously won more than $1.3 billion in FTA light-rail grants.

Viral Videos

3 hours ago in Viral Videos

Who’s your daddy?

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When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

6 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Oh mother …

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Is it the worst "Family Feud" answer ever? Judge for yourself.

11 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

2 days ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Bern Your Enthusiasm

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Despite his friends' best efforts, Sen. Bernie Sanders (Larry David) keeps finding ways to upset voters in Iowa.

Entertainment

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Johnny Depp wigs out as Donald Trump in spoof biopic

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The Hollywood actor dons a Trump-style hairpiece to lampoon the presidential hopeful in the 50-minute comedy for Funny or Die alongside a star-studded cast including Alfred Molina, Henry Winkle

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Another ‘Harry Potter’ book in the works

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Fans will have the chance to read another installment in J.K. Rowling's wizard series when her new play is published as a book.

8 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine. Shkreli refused to testify before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Shkreli has bragged that he had no plans to listen to the album, but bought it to "keep it from the people."

9 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Bad Boys 3’ is happening

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Will Smith has promised fans "Bad Boys 3" will happen after meeting up with co-star Martin Lawrence for the first time in two years.

Local Sports

59 mins ago in Local Sports

US adds Damian Lillard to Olympic basketball roster pool

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Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo said in a statement Wednesday that he and U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski feel Lillard is "playing at a very high level" and deserves a spot among the Olympic finalists.

5 hours ago in Local Sports

With 1A district hoops underway 2A, 3A and 1B are up next

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Schedules are clarified for Whatcom County teams

16 hours ago in Local Sports

Lynden clinches top seed in district playoffs with 73-70 win over Squalicum

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Check out our high school basketball scores from around the Northwest Conference from February 9th, 2016

16 hours ago in Local Sports

Horvat’s 2 points lead Canucks past Avalanche 3-1

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Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist.

23 hours ago in Local Sports

Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out

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Washington has seen 40 players foul out in 23 games. That's the most in the country and not by a small margin. The next closest is Northern Colorado with 23.

1 day ago in Local Sports

Former longtime UW assistant Randy Hart retires

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Hart was a defensive coach at Washington from 1988 to 2008 under five coaches and was the defensive line coach on the Huskies 1991 National Championship team.

1 day ago in Local Sports

Marshawn Lynch was the foundation in Seahawks’ first Super Bowl title

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The moment Lynch arrived, Seattle transformed from being finesse to power. He became the face of the franchise without mounting a campaign to do so. The violence and power with which he ran was Lynch's platform.

1 day ago in Local Sports

Joel Peralta and Mariners agree to minor league contract

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Peralta was 3-1 with a 4.34 ERA in 33 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers last season, spending two stints on the disabled list with shoulder and neck injuries.

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PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50

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See it all again as the Broncos beat the Panthers 24-to-10 in Super Bowl 50.

PHOTOS: Seattle Mariners Caravan in Bellingham

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Check out Seattle Mariners pitchers Charlie Furbush, Steve Cishek & M’s broadcaster Dave Valle’s visit to The Sports Leader

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SHARE THE ROAD: Bike & Motorists Safety Tips!

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NEW BIKE FACILITIES? The CRG & the City of Bellingham combine to provide info on the best ways to share the road,

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Enter now to win our local grand prize…a $500.00 gift certificate from Northwest Propane!

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