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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

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San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.

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Judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

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A judge has halted a $75-million settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit.

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Kurt Busch says he told ex-girlfriend to leave

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The NASCAR driver says he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave the night she claims he assaulted her.

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Construction set to start on Lowell Elementary

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Bond funds improvements to elementary school

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Woman turns online Etsy shop into Fairhaven business

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Handmade lingerie shop opens in Fairhaven

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City chooses Cathy Lehman’s replacement

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City council unanimously picks new council member

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Inslee wants “cap-and-trade” program

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Governor's plan would affect Whatcom, Skagit refineries

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Washington unemployment rate increases to 6.2 percent

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Jobless numbers increase for third month

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Fallon & Timberlake are awkward teens at camp

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The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.

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WATCH: Marcus Mariota’s ‘top 10′ thoughts on the Heisman

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The Oregon Ducks QB presents a "Letterman" top 10 list.

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Pit bull is terrified of pineapple

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Stella, the pit bull, does not approve of the pineapple in her home.

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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel

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Jimmy Kimmel, the master of pranks, gets a taste of his own medicine.

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WATCH: Save time with this cool gift wrapping hack

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You'll never wrap gifts the same way again.

Entertainment

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ in win for N. Korean hackers

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The $44 million raunchy comedy was scheduled to debut on Christmas Day.

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REVIEW: Modern ‘Annie’ a mixed bag

This photo released by Colombia Pictures - Sony shows Jamie Foxx, left, as Will Stacks and Quvenzhané Wallis as Annie in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "Annie."

"Annie" gets an update for the new film version of the classic musical, starring Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis.

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Seattle Seahawks sign Wright to 4-year extension

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Wright is leading Seattle with 96 tackles this season, already a career-high, has two sacks and forced three fumbles.

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Viva Las Vegas! WWU hoops double-header on KPUG

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South Point Holiday Hoops Classic on KPUG: The Viking women play West Texas A&M at 1pm followed by the Viking men battling Tarleton State at 3:30pm.

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No. 16 Huskies rout Grambling State

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Huskies take lead early, never look back en route to 50+ point spread

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Trail Blazers rally to beat Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight (11) calls out to a teammate during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Bucks 118-95.

Knight scores 24 for Milwaukee but Portland still wins

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Stars blank Canucks behind Lehtonen’s 27 saves

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Andrew Alberts (41) controls the puck next to San Jose Sharks right wing Joe Pavelski (8) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Canucks' losing streak extends to five games

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Updated Prep Basketball Polls Released

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The updated prep boys and girls basketball polls are out - see where Whatcom County's teams rank

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Eastern Washington University’s Vernon Adams leads FCS All-Americans

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. throws against Washington Huskies in the second half of an NCAA football game in Seattle. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, after a remarkable _ yet abbreviated _ season.

Adams is joined on the first team by his favorite receiver, Cooper Kupp, and offensive lineman Jake Rodgers.

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Seattle acquires outfielder Justin Ruggiano from Cubs

Chicago Cubs' Justin Ruggiano hits an RBI single off Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Wily Peralta, scoring Arismendy Alcantara, during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Chicago.

Seattle sent minor league pitcher Matt Brazis to Chicago as part of Wednesday's trade.

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Dec. 18, 2014

What's New on KPUG

Prep Basketball is back on KPUG 1170AM

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Follow the hardwood action of the Northwest Conference on KPUG. Check out or broadcast schedule, podcasts and interviews.

KPUG Gourmet Tailgate Party

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Win a KPUG Gourmet Tailgate Party for 25 from The Hilltop!

Jump Start Winter Hoops Camp

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KPUG is once again proud to team up with Mike Elsner and his staff for the annual Jump Start Winter Hoop Camp.

2014 Pro Football UPICKEM contest

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Play the 2014 KPUG Pro Football UPICKEM contest. Sign up for free and make your picks and you have a shot at winning great prizes.

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