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Louisville and Michigan State on to Elite 8

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino gestrues to his team during the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game against UC Irvine in the Round of 64 in Seattle, Friday, March 20, 2015. Louisville beat UC Irvine 57-55.

Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points/Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half

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Gonzaga and Duke headed to Elite Eight

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few watches during a practice session for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Houston. Gonzaga plays UCLA on Friday, March 27, 2015.

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds/Justise Winslow 21 points and 10 rebound

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Vikings, Titans and Panthers sign players

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman, free agent wide receiver Jarrett Boykin has signed with Carolina, and the Titans have signed cornerback Brandon Harris.

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This week’s top sports shots

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

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Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial.

Local News

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Ferndale WWII POW profiled in advance of French award

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Seventy-one years ago, Ferndale resident Joe Moser was shot down over France, captured by Germans and sent to Buchenwald Concentration Camp.

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Two Whatcom residents find out punishments

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Sentences are handed down for a child molester and an arsonist.

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Whatcom business people honored

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The 29th Annual Whatcom Business Person of the Year Awards are out.

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$7500 fine for Whatcom Dairy Farm

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A local dairy farm is hit with a fine after allowing manure to get into a tributary of the Nooksack River.

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Counterfeit bills appearing in N.W. Washington

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Funny money appeared at a Shell Gas Station and Food Mart in Anacortes three times in a week.

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.

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National Anthem ‘fans’ at Walmart

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We all did this as kids ... we just probably didn't get caught on camera doing it in a Walmart.

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Fritz the dog can’t catch food

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We're sure he's good at other things.

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Every Tom Hanks movie in 8 minutes

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All of the movies from one of America's most beloved actors, from "Big" to "Toy Story."

Entertainment

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.

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Royals shut down Mariners

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz gets ready to bat during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Kansas City's Ventura holds Seattle to one-hit game in 5-1 victory

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WWU’s Paul and Orem named GNAC co-Golfers of the Week

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Viking teammates tie for 21st at Cal State Monterey Bay Invitational

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Mariners reliever David Rollins suspended 80 games

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Seattle Mariners reliever David Rollins has been suspended 80 games for the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

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UW’s Williams-Goss Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team

Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss shoots the ball in the second half of an NCAA basketball game against Eastern Washington, on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won the game 81-77.

Williams-Goss has a 3.74 cumulative GPA in pre-social science and is set to double major in communications and psychology. He also averaged 15.6 points per game for the Dawgs this season.

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High school scores from Thursday

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Bellingham baseball team just gets by Nooksack Valley

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Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

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Mariners drop 2 Cactus League split squad games

Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon swings against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game Monday, March 23, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Hernandez throws 6 sharp innings in Mariners' loss to Royals. Davis, Jimenez hit grand slams as Brewers beat Mariners 15-1

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NCAA Tournament Central: The road to the Final Four goes through KPUG

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Keep up with the NCAA Tournament on The Sports Leader with broadcast schedules, scoreboards and photos.

KPUG Exclusive: Jake Locker speaks out for first time since retirement

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The former Ferndale & University of Washington star tells KPUG, “I didn’t have the love to play the game anymore”.

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