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Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws during warmups before an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Atlanta built a stunning 56-0 lead. Tampa Bay scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to avoid the worst loss in franchise history.

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Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

This is a 2014 photo of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 9, 2014 when this image was taken.

Police say Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose, Cards also release Chris Rainey for his history of domestic violence.

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R&A set for historic vote on women members

FILE - In this July 17, 2013 file photo, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club's Chief Executive Peter Dawson listens during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland. Dawson announced last month that he will retire in September 2015 as secretary of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club and chief executive of The R&A, a business division he wisely created 10 years ago. He will have served 16 years, the same tenure as the three R&A secretaries before him. What sets him apart is coping with perhaps the most challenging times in the club's 260-year history.

On the same day Scotland votes on whether to become independent, a historic sporting decision will be made inside arguably the most famous building in golf.

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Ex Rangers manager sorry for breaking wife’s trust

An emotional former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington looks down at the podium as he makes a statement at a news conference, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Irving, Texas.

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he is embarrassed for breaking the trust of his wife of 42 years.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 18.

Local News

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Washington unemployment rate 5.6 percent

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State jobless numbers same over two months

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WWU students return

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Move-in weekend on campus

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State: Dozens of pot-shop applications in jeopardy

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Pot lottery winners stall on business plans

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Washington state poverty numbers increase

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More poor in Washington State

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Library grand opening delayed

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p-H levels keep new library from opening

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars’ minus music

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Without John Williams, the Throne Room would be a scene full of people creepily smiling at each other.

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Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

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The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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Sesame Street’s ‘Star S’mores’ trailer

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Sesame Street has its own take on "Star Wars" and it's adorable, funny, creative ... and makes us want to be a kid again.

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Rory McIlroy’s amazing tee shot

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The golfer's tee shot goes left into the trees and somehow lands in the pocket of a spectator!

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Kmart’s ‘Not a Christmas’ commercial

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The retailer is back with another funny commercial, this time focusing on the fact that it's not even Halloween yet - so it's too early for Christmas!

Entertainment

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

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Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

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The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

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Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

Local Sports

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US women beat Mexico 4-0 in final warmup

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Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo waves to fans after an NWSL soccer game against the Sky Blue FC Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Seattle. Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew a week ago, then pleaded not guilty and was released without bail after a court appearance Monday, June 23. She was eligible to play in Saturday's match, but did not start.

U.S. women's soccer team beats Mexico 4-0 in exhibition game

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Morrison’s HR in 9th puts Mariners past Angels 3-1

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This is a 2014 photo of outfielder Logan Morrison of the Seattle Mariners baseball team. This image reflects the Mariners active roster as of Thursday,

The Mariners waited until the 9th, but beat the Angels Thursday night to pull within one game of Oakland for the 2nd AL Wild Card spot

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Soccer: Unbeaten Vikings win 3-0 at Central Washington

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No.6 WWU scores three times in first 24 minutes in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference opener.

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Seahawks’ Sherman laughs off reports that he was ‘exposed’ in loss at San Diego

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal, left, pushes off Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in San Diego.

Sherman responds to critics following Seahawks' loss at San Diego; now turns attention to Super Bowl rematch Sunday against Broncos.

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Angels bump Weaver for LeBlanc after clinch

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The Los Angeles Angels have scratched ace Jered Weaver from his scheduled start Thursday against the Seattle Mariners.

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Preps: Football rankings out, tennis and cross country results

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Whatcom County teams are #7 through 10 in Class 1A poll

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Angels blank M’s, win AL West title

The Los Angeles Angels celebrate their team's 8-1 win against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

The Los Angeles Angels clinched the AL West title Wednesday night, getting seven dominant innings of one-hit ball from C.J. Wilson in a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

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The Dawgs release the 2015 football schedule

"Harry," the Washington Huskies mascot runs on the field with a giant flag as Washington football players come out of the tunnel for an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Seattle.

The University of Washington football team will play seven home games in 2015, including five against Pac-12 opponents. The 2015…

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