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U.S. Army to open elite Ranger School to all genders

The U.S. Army said on Wednesday it would open its elite Ranger School to all soldiers regardless of gender, after two women made history last month by becoming the first to pass the grueling leadership course.

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Don’t take selfies at an arson you started

Court documents say a man who burned down a Maryland house in a jealous rage went back to the site and took selfies in front of the ruins.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Sept. 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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U.S. marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII

Sept. 2 marked 70 years since the war officially ended.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

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O’Malley, Morrison shine late, lift Seattle over Astros 8-3

Rookie Shawn O'Malley had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run eighth inning to help the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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State ease fishing restrictions on Nooksack

Anglers can thank this week’s rain and cooler temperatures.

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Birch Bay Waterslides closed because of summer storms

They were hoping to reopen Thursday, but they decided to hold off until Friday.

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City of Bellingham proud owner of rundown motel

It took possession of The Aloha Motel on Samish Way this week.

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UPDATE: Man, Woman found dead at Whatcom County home

The death of an elderly couple in Everson appears to be related to the power outage.

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Cities remove ban on recreational fires

If a bonfire is on your list of “to-do’s,” feel free to start chopping that firewood. Several cities, including Bellingham, Sedro…

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Bellingham now accepting permit applications and plans electronically

If you are thinking of building a house in Bellingham anytime after November, don’t bother driving to the planning department…

In this 2005 photo, former National Football League running back Lawrence Phillips is shown in Superior Court in Los Angeles. Phillips was sentenced Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, to 10 years in prison after being convicted of assault with a deadly weapon, in Los Angeles.  Photo: Associated Press/Anne Cusack

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Ex-NFL running back Phillips charged with killing cellmate

Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in April. Officials determined Soward was strangled.

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Police still can’t find missing kayaker

Searchers found the belongings of a 24-year-old kayaker who went missing on lake Whatcom early Sunday morning: his wallet, his life…

FILE - In this March 10, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy speaks to the media during a press conference in Orchard Park, N.Y. Bills coach Rex Ryan has no intention of putting "a muzzle" on his players. And that includes running back LeSean McCoy for questioning the motivations of his former coach, Chip Kelly. Ryan responded Wednesday, May 6, 2015, after McCoy created a stir for telling ESPN The Magazine that "there's a reason (Kelly) got rid of all the black players" in Philadelphia.

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Report: Bills worried ‘Shady’ McCoy will miss Week 1

McCoy suffered a left hamstring injury during practice on August 18 and a source told Anderson that McCoy's MRI showed a "small tear" in his hamstring.

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After hiatus, Tim Howard won’t be US starter vs Mexico

IAN QUILLEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Tim Howard returned to the U.S. soccer team knowing he’d be playing behind…

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Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

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Whitworth University suspends five soccer players

The players from the women's soccer team were seen wearing blackface on a social media post

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Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 4

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Sims leads Shock past Storm 85-67 for sixth-straight win

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Odyssey Sims had 24 points and four assists to lead the Tulsa Shock to an 85-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night.

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Lockett’s early TD sends Seattle to 31-21 win over Oakland

Tyler Lockett runs while taking part in drills at Seattle Seahawks NFL football rookie minicamp Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Renton, Wash.

Tyler Lockett scored his third touchdown of the preseason on a 63-yard reception from Russell Wilson

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Dozens of dogs, cats, chinchillas seized from Seattle home

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Seattle Police say they have seized more than 40 animals from squalid conditions in a Seattle home.

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Washington Supreme Court rules against Backpage.com

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The Washington Supreme Court has ruled in favor of three young girls who sued Backpage.com after they were sold as prostitutes on the site.