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Police warn of pot edibles in trick-or-treat bags

Pot shop owner argues edibles shouldn't be problem on Halloween

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Record year for Whatcom raspberries

Summer weather makes great year for Whatcom farmers

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from the film, "St. Vincent."

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REVIEW: ‘St. Vincent’ shouldn’t work, but it does

St. Vincent should be forgettable, yet it’s one of the more memorable and moving dramedies you’ll see this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 23

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts calls in a play against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of their NBA basketball game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Atlanta. Portland won 100-85.

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Rookie Randle leads Lakers past Blazers

Rookie Julius Randle scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter in the Los Angeles Lakers' 94-86 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

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AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension.

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

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Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series 1-all

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

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Famous album covers come alive

No, your eyes aren't tricking you. The album covers in Roy Kafri's new music video ARE singing along.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

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Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

Police are investigating a man's allegation that Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

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NBA owners vote down lottery reform

NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, left, and President Tom Ross prepare to address members of the media with results of an investigation into academic irregularities following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

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Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

The probe found that nearly half of the more than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for, were athletes.

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Four Whatcom County prep football teams in AP state poll

The Lynden Lions fell in the polls follow a tough loss to Ferndale. Find out where the Lions and the other local teams check in.

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Baldwin optimistic about Seahawks moving forward

Baldwin said Wednesday that despite the commotion and the loss to St. Louis, the mood around the locker room is good heading into Sunday's game at Carolina

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Locker limited but practices after testing thumb

Locker's status for this weekend's game against Houston remains unclear.

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NFL: Legal process will play role in punishments

Punishment for players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process."

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Ebola czar starts work, drugmakers launch vaccine drive

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to the potential spread of the virus.

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Canadian parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot

A gunman shot a soldier and then entered the country's parliament buildings, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital.

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U.S. farmers battling bugs

With record harvests depressing prices, farmers are using chemicals that protect stored grain from critters.

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

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Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

Barbara Walters is back with her annual TV special.

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Jeffrey Fowle, freed from N. Korea, back on American soil

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the release of one of three Americans held in North Korea.

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Sears to close stores, lay off thousands of employees

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Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.

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‘Dukes of Hazard’ recording Christmas album

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Good ol' boys John Schneider and Tom Wopat have teamed up to record a new holiday album.

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Hilary Swank, Miranda Lambert to front ‘Dog-a-Thon’

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LeAnn Rimes, Betty White, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Duhamel, and Kesha are among those set to appear on a "Dog-a-Thon."

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Oct. 23.

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U.S.-led air strikes kill hundreds of militants

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Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria.