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Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

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Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

2 hours ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

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Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

3 hours ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

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The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

3 hours ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. CAVS WIN, 11 STRAIGHT FOR WARRIORS Kobe Bryant’s final game…

Local News

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Witnesses keep intoxicated couple from driving, call police

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A couple that police say appeared to be intoxicated got blocked into the Fred Meyer gas station on Lakeway yesterday.

50 mins ago in Local

The Northwest Soccer Park gets a renovation and a new name: Phillips 66

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The Northwest Soccer Park is getting two artificial turf fields with lights and scoreboards… and a new name… thanks to a large donation. The Whatcom County Council voted to allow Whatcom Sports & Recreation to rename the complex after Phillips 66.

1 hour ago in Local

Whatcom County taxpayers to spend 34 million on crumbling courthouse

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Shoddy construction back in the 90s, means Whatcom County needs to spend up to 34 million dollars now to fix the County Courthouse.

1 hour ago in Local

Information released regarding fatal Mount Vernon shooting

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We now know the name of a Mount Vernon man who was shot and killed on Sunday. The Skagit County Coroner identified him as 22-year-old Faustino Morales.

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Lawmakers consider different approach to state funding of schools

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The republican-controlled state senate is considering a different approach to the way the state pays for schools.

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.

20 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.

23 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Oh mother …

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

1 day ago in Viral Videos

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?

3 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.

Entertainment

2 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

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The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

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Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

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The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

Local Sports

10 hours ago in Local Sports

Canucks snap winless streak against Colorado

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Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves, and the Cancucks beat the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.

10 hours ago in Local Sports

The LC boys defeat Cedar Park Christian 64-58 in semi-final action

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With this victory, the Lynden Christian Lync boys will advance to the finals against either Kings or Mount Baker this Friday in Mount Vernon.

11 hours ago in Local Sports

Washington struggles in Utah

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Jakob Poeltl finished with 23 points for the Utes as Utah defeated Washington Wednesday night in Pac-12 play.

16 hours ago in Local Sports

Lynden High School boys and girls move up one spot in AP Poll

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The Lynden Christian High School boys and girls team's remain No. 1 in Class 1A.

18 hours 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.

21 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

1 day 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

1 day 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.

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Feb. 11, 2016

What's New on KPUG

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

PHOTOS: NWC Coaches vs. Cancer – Lynden at Lynden Christian

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2016 NWC Coaches vs. Cancer: Lynden at Lynden Christian boys

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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