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It’s a full day of prep basketball state tournament action from Yakima & Spokane. It all begins at 10:05am on The Sports Leader.

National Sports

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Giants’ TE Donnell feels “blessed” after scary plane landing

In this image provided by passenger Larry Donnell, a New York Giants NFL football player, passengers are evacuated after a Delta plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport during a snowstorm, Thursday, March, 5 2015, in New York. Delta Flight 1086, carrying 125 passengers and five crew members, veered off the runway at around 11:10 a.m., authorities said. Six people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, said Joe Pentangelo, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs the airport.

New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell says he feels blessed to be safe after a scary landing today at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

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Wilfork tweets that Patriots won’t pick up his option

New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork (75) during the first half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Vince Wilfork says his time with the New England Patriots is over after 11 years.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

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Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

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Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

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A-Rod is back with the Yankees

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The game was his first in 17 months following a drug suspension for the entire 2014 season.

Local News

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Strong month for Whatcom home sales

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February was a good month for Whatcom County home sales.

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Whatcom Home Garden Show time

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The annual Whatcom County Home & Garden Show is this weekend.

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Girl walks in other’s shoes so she can better help them someday

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Living with a disability or some sort of abnormality is hard, but most of us don’t know just how difficult it is. 10-year-old Haley Biane decided to find out.

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Regulators close Alger daycare

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State regulators say they closed Treasures Childcare because of overcrowding.

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Bellingham foreclosures down

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he number of foreclosures in Bellingham continues its downward trend.

Viral Videos

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices

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What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This family’s pet is a 175lb pit bull

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This dog gives new meaning to the name "Hulk."

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Watch Gordon Ramsay give Jimmy Kimmel a blind taste test

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The "Hell's Kitchen" star tests the comedian's palate with a blind taste test.

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Pitcher Curt Schilling takes on Internet trolls

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The Red Sox legend is firing back at cyberbullies.

Entertainment

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Harrison Ford hurt in plane crash

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The "Star Wars" star was seriously injured when his vintage plane crashed shortly after taking off from an L.A. airport.

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Peeps milk coming to an Easter basket near you

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Because why shouldn't milk taste more like marshmallows?

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Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut

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The "Die Hard" star will take the stage adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel "Misery."

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‘Downton Abbey’ star slated to play the Beast

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Dan Stevens is set to play the Beast in the live-action adaptation of the fairy tale.

Local Sports

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WWU men advance in GNAC tournament with win over UAA

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Forward Joey Schreiber score a game-high 25 points as WWU defeated University of Alaska Anchorage on Thursday in a first-round game of the 5th annual GNAC Men’s Basketball Tournament.

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Report: CB Cary Williams visits Seahawks

Philadelphia Eagles' Cary Williams (26) looks up at the video board as he sits on th bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, former Philadelphia Eagle cornerback Cary Williams met with the Seattle Seahawks Thursday.

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Middle of the order leads M’s to a win over the Padres

Seattle Mariners' Roenis Elias, right, and Michael Kickham walk to the clubhouse after spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Robinson Canó, Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager combine to go 6-for-9 as Mariners improve to 2-0 in Cactus League play.

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WWU must win to keep season going at GNAC Championships

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Needing a post-season conference title to advance to regionals, WWU meets University of Alaska Anchorage in an opening-round game at the fifth annual GNAC Championships which begin today.

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PREP BASKETBALL: State Tournament begins today

The Lynden Christian team hoists the division 1A girls basketball championship trophy on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Yakima Valley SunDome in Yakima, Wash. Lynden defeated King's 55-40. Makayla Lancaster, in pink, injured her knee during the first game of the state tournament.

Lynden Christian girls looking to repeat as 1A state champs

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Batum rallies Trail Blazers past Clippers 98-93 in OT

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LaMarcus Aldridge led the way with 29 points for Portland

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WWU opens GNAC tourney with a win over Central

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Stingy defense and the game-high 17 points of forward Taylor Peacockehelped Western Washington University claim a victory over CWU. Vikings face Seattle Pacific in semifinal Friday.

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Mariners open Cactus League play with win over the Padres

Seattle Mariners' Taijuan Walker signs autographs during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Tyler Marlette scored the game-winning run on a single by Patrick Kivlehan and a fielding error by Padres right fielder Rymer Liriano.

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March 5, 2015

What's New on KPUG

Photos: 2015 High School Basketball Regionals

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Check out our local prep basketball teams in action at Regionals!

GNAC tournament bracket set; WWU women no. 3 seed, men no. 5 seed

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Action begins Wednesday for the Viking women with the men starting tournament play Thursday.

KPUG/Hilltop Restaurant & Catering Sweet Sixteen Party

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

Whatcom County 12’s Light up the Night!

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Whatcom County 12’s light up the night at Civic Stadium in Bellingham! #GoHawks…always!

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