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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

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Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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Platini to run for FIFA presidency

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UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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ANALYSIS: Women’s impact on men’s professional sports

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The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.

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U.S. dentist accused of killing beloved Cecil the Lion

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Wildlife officials accused an American hunter of killing one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 29.

Local News

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Gang member will face attempted murder charge in Blaine shooting

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Steve Ibarra was just released from prison for an assault from around the same time.

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Seattle watchdog recommends Seattle officer be terminated

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  SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police officer is at risk of losing her job over an arrest involving a…

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Pierce County prosecutor, deputy sued in federal court

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A woman who was charged twice in Pierce County and twice had those charges dismissed has filed a federal lawsuit against the county prosecuting attorney and one of his deputies.

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Washington governor seeks plan to limit carbon emissions

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap…

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FAA investigating airliner that nearly ran out of fuel

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Federal officials are investigating why an Allegiant Air passenger jet nearly ran out of fuel before landing at an airport that was temporarily closed to most traffic.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘TeachingCenter’

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A look at the exciting and high stakes world of professional teaching.

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

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This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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Orangutan is a big fan of this mom-to-be

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Flower toss wedding fail

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Don't drop the baby!

Entertainment

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

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Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

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The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

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Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works

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Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.

Local Sports

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Reports: Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor may hold out of training camp

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According to NFL.com, Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor wants more money

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Huskies’ Chris Petersen not looking forward to Boise return

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If the choice was completely his, Petersen would have liked to find a way out of the trip to Idaho's capitol city.

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Bellingham Bells lose to Bend 6-5

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The Bells are 27-16 on the season and the Elks are 31-11.

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Godley, Peralta lead Diamondbacks past Mariners, 8-4

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David Peralta had three hits and two RBIs

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Luke Ridnour Basketball Camp begins Wednesday

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Ridnour says he's "leaning toward" retiring after 12 years in NBA

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Former WSU kicker Andrew Furney cut by Jets

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Furney spent last summer with the Jets, and kicked a 51-yard game-winning field goal in New York's preseason opening win over Indianapolis.

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Penguins send forward Sutter to Canucks for 2 players

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the Canucks pick up a third-round pick in next year's draft from the Penguins

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Post 7 has season end at state tournament

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Shut out for first time in consolation bracket by Spokane

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July 29, 2015

What's New on KPUG

Photos: Cascade Radio Group Night with the Bellingham Bells!

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Check out our first pitchers, the crowd, Dinger and more from Joe Martin Field!

PHOTOS: Check out the Seahawks visit to Bellingham!

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Whatcom County welcomed the Seahawks 12-Tour to Bellingham. Go Hawks!

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