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Fire destroys Lynden-area home

Owner says dad built house 30 years ago

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Today in entertainment history: March 5

Remember the time Martha Stewart was convicted in federal court? That was 11 years ago!

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Washington House votes to retake tuition-setting power

The Washington House of Representatives has voted to revoke tuition-setting power it previously gave to the state's universities.

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Critics rap payday lenders’ attempt to change Washington law

Payday lenders are pushing Washington lawmakers to change a state law that restricts high-cost loans marketed to poor people.

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Washington House passes bill to outlaw spying via drone

It would become a crime to spy on people with a drone under a bill passed by the Washington House of Representatives.

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

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Senate OKs judicial review of mental health decisions

Bill would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others

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Bellingham fifth highest in country for fraud complaints

Only four other cities in the country reported more fraud per-capita than Bellingham last year

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WWU opens GNAC tourney with a win over Central

Stingy defense and the game-high 17 points of forward Taylor Peacockehelped Western Washington University claim a victory over CWU. Vikings face Seattle Pacific in semifinal Friday.

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Chemical fire burning in Vancouver

Emergency crews have evacuated northeast corner of the city

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber launch the league's new logo during a press conference Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in New York.

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AP source: MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year deal

MLS's 20th season begins this weekend, with the defending champion Los Angeles Galaxy hosting Chicago in the opener.

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James Street bridge reopens this weekend

Opens after two month delay

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) looks to pass against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Denver.

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AP Source: Manning returning for 18th NFL season

The five-time MVP mulled retirement after the Broncos' playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts. But he determined he still had the health and hunger to keep playing at age 39.

Seattle Mariners' Taijuan Walker signs autographs during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

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Mariners open Cactus League play with win over the Padres

Tyler Marlette scored the game-winning run on a single by Patrick Kivlehan and a fielding error by Padres right fielder Rymer Liriano.

Real Salt Lake's Robbie Findley, left, and Seattle Sounders' Zach Scott vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Friday, Sept 12, 2014, in Seattle.

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MLS minimum: Playing for $36,000 with millionaire teammates

Seattle Sounder Zack Scott speaks out about MLS pay gap

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Former Sonic Ray Allen says he will not play this NBA season

Allen out this year, will consider returning in 2015-2016 season

New York Yankees' designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hits a single in the first inning during a spring training baseball exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.

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A-Rod singles in first at-bat following drug suspension

Mixed reactions from fans in A-Rod's return to baseball

It this courtroom sketch, U.S. Attorney William Weinreb, left, is depicted delivering opening statements in front of U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr., right rear, on the first day of the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Boston. Tsarnaev, depicted seated second from right between defense attorneys Judy Clarke, third from right, and Miriam Conrad, right, is charged with conspiring with his brother to place two bombs near the marathon finish line in April 2013, killing three and injuring 260 people.

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Lawyer: Tsarnaev widow not ID’d as witness in bombing trial

Widow has not been contacted by the defense

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Lauren Hill wins all-conference honors for her courage

19-year-old freshman played despite inoperable brain tumor

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Iconic movie soundtracks being reissued on vinyl

"Clueless," "Jaws," "The Godfather," "Pulp Fiction," and "Animal House" are among the 26 film soundtracks being released on wax.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is not dating Rihanna

The "Titanic" star has been the focus of growing gossip after he was spotted at several events with the pop singer, including her birthday.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

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Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

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Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

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The elephants are out of the circus

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The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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PREP BASKETBALL: State Tournament begins today

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The Lynden Christian team hoists the division 1A girls basketball championship trophy on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Yakima Valley SunDome in Yakima, Wash. Lynden defeated King's 55-40. Makayla Lancaster, in pink, injured her knee during the first game of the state tournament.

Lynden Christian girls looking to repeat as 1A state champs

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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

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Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.