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National Sports

19 hours ago in Sports

Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star goes outside US

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant shoots during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

If Bryant heats up, he could add a fifth All-Star Game MVP award to his collection.

20 hours ago in Sports

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

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The commissioner's office said Friday that Mejia tested positive for Boldenone.

24 hours ago in Sports

The week’s best sports shots

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt York)

A look back at some of the best plays and biggest moments in sports this week.

24 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here's a look at this weekend's sports schedule.

23 hours ago in Sports

Louisana governor threatens to cancel LSU football

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According to the Times-Picayune, "Student athletes across the state would be ineligible to play next semester," Edwards said. "I don't say this to scare you. But I am going to be honest with you."

Local News

2 hours ago in Local

Bus bursts into flames near Mt. Baker Ski Area

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The State Patrol confirms a bus heading to the ski area was fully engulfed in flames on SR 542 and that there were no injuries

20 hours ago in Local

Senate passes bill that would give coal-fired power plant a sales tax break

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Supporters say the measure would help retain jobs, but critics say it's a corporate tax giveaway.

21 hours ago in Local

House passes regulation of vapor products in Washington

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The bill would also create a set of standards and rules that retailers and distributors must follow, among other regulations like requiring school districts to ban use of vapor products on school buses.

22 hours ago in Local

Everett police lieutenant fired for connection with drunk driving

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The lieutanant who had worked with the department for 25 years was deemed unfit for duty.

22 hours ago in Local

Senate rejects constitutional amendment on tax increases

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Two-thirds vote is required to send the ballot for a public vote.

Viral Videos

1 day ago in Viral Videos

Betty White reviews ‘Deadpool’

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The "Golden Girls" star gives Ryan Reynolds and his red leather suit an enthusiastic thumbs up.

1 day ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain love

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Love is difficult to put into words.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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

3 days 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.

3 days ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Oh mother …

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

Entertainment

1 day ago in Entertainment

Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

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The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

1 day ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ to battle at the box office

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

1 day ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

1 day ago in Music, Entertainment

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration in the works

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Organizers of the original Woodstock festival are trying to get something together to mark the golden anniversary of the event in 2019.

Local Sports

15 hours ago in Local Sports

Friday night’s Northwest Conference District scoreboard

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Check out Friday's scores from around the Northwest Conference plus find out when the teams are next in action and what games are on the radio on Saturday.

16 hours ago in Local Sports

Former Bothell star wins MVP as USA team win Rising Stars Challenge

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Zach LaVine, out of Bothell High School, had 30 points and seven rebounds and the United States team beat the World team in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night to kick off the NBA's All-Star weekend.

16 hours ago in Local Sports

Plum helps UW to win and No. 14 UCLA holds of WSU

Washington's Kelsey Plum (10) shoots a free throw during an NCAA college basketball game against Southern California, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Kelsey Plum scored 22 points and Washington turned back USC and Monique Billings scored half of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 14 UCLA pulled away from WSU on Friday night.

18 hours ago in Local Sports

WWU softball goes 1-1 during first day of Dixie State Tournament

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Vikings beat Hawai'i Hilo 3-1, fall to Cal Baptist 6-0

19 hours ago in Local Sports

Storm signs forward Ramu Tokashiki to multiyear deal

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Tokashiki, a member of the 2016 WNBA All-Rookie Team, averaged 8.2 points, and 3.3 rebounds in her WNBA debut season.

1 day ago in Local Sports

Bellingham Bells add to pitching staff

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Bells add two young PAC-12 arms from Arizona State.

1 day ago in Local Sports

Three county hoop teams win district games to stay alive

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Ferndale boys visit Marysville tonight on KPUG, Lynden girls host Sedro-Woolley on KGMI

2 days ago in Local Sports

King helps Colorado beat Washington St. 88-81 in double OT

Colorado head coach Tad Boyle calls out instructions to his team during a second-round game against Pittsburgh in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, March 20, 2014.

George King scored 21 points, including a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of the first overtime

Hottie of the Day

Feb. 13, 2016

What's New on KPUG

It’s Prep Basketball Playoff time on KPUG & KGMI!

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Our next games are February 13th with a Lynden Christian vs. Kings doubleheader beginning at 5:15p.m. 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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