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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.

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Your heart might be ‘older’ than you are

Three out of four U.S. adults have a predicted "heart age" that is older than they are, putting them at increased risk for heart attacks and strokes.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

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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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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Fall TV: What to watch

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Fall is here and that means it's time to clear your DVRs and get ready for a new season of shows.

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Elijah Holyfield, son of Evander, says he will sign with Georgia

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In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 photo, Woodward Academy running back Elijah Holyfield, son of five-time boxing champion Evander Holyfield, runs against Eagle's Landing Christian in the first half of a high school football game in Stockbridge, Ga. Colleges from Oregon to Ohio State to Georgia are taking notice, especially after the young Holyfield started off his season with a seven-touchdown game. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Holyfield, a powerful runner, emerged as a national recruit in 2014, when he ran for more than 1,700 yards and scored 28 touchdowns. He was ranked by Scout.com as the No. 13 running back in the nation.