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3 weeks ago in Local

Washington man gets prison time after bizarre arrest

A Washington man who behaved bizarrely during his July arrest has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Report: More infections from dirty scopes at US hospitals

A new report commissioned by U.S. Sen. Patty Murray has found that at least 250 people, mostly in the U.S., have contracted potentially deadly infections spread by contaminated medical scopes in the past three years.

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3 weeks ago in Local

State senator proposes $8 fee per ton of carbon emissions

A Washington state senator is proposing to tackle climate change by charging $8 per metric ton of carbon emissions.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Bill seeks to create registry of convicted animal abusers

A new bill in Washington state seeks to create a statewide registry of people convicted of animal abuse.

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3 weeks ago in Music, Weird

When you get Sir MIx-A-Lot’s old phone number

Seattle University law student Jonathan Nichols thought it would be a good idea to get a local phone number to help with his job search ... little did he know that it would come with so much more.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Teens regularly exposed to secondhand smoke

Close to half of U.S. middle and high school students who never used tobacco themselves were exposed to secondhand smoke in 2013, often at home or in cars, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

CBS plans insane Super Bowl technology

You've never watched a Super Bowl like this before.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

PGA: Sony Open preview

The first full-field event of 2016 tees off in Honolulu where Jimmy Walker will look to win his third straight Sony Open title.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Iran releases U.S. sailors after brief detention

Iran released ten U.S. sailors on Wednesday after holding them overnight, bringing a swift end to an incident that had rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers.

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4 weeks ago in National

Poll: Majority of Americans support next president pushing tighter gun laws

Half of all Americans support President Barack Obama's executive actions on gun control, a poll found, with a majority saying they would support the next president taking additional steps to tighten federal gun laws.

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4 weeks ago in Music

WATCH: David Bowie, in 9 songs that sampled him

We all know his hits - but how many more hits did he inspire?

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Fifty Shades’ and ‘Pixels’ among Razzies ‘worst film’ nominees

As awards season heats up in Hollywood, the annual Razzies Awards named the year's worst achievements in film.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment, National

Powerball hits $1.5 billion, largest-ever lottery jackpot for one winner

The jackpot for tonight's drawing climbed to $1.5 billion, making it the largest-ever U.S. lottery prize as well as the world's biggest potential jackpot for a single winner.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Monte Irvin, Hall of Famer who helped integrate baseball, dies at 96

Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a Negro League star who became one of the first black players in Major League Baseball and a mentor to Willie Mays, died on Monday at his home in Houston at age 96, MLB officials said on Tuesday.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

St. Louis Rams green-lit for move to Los Angeles

The St. Louis Rams are headed to Los Angeles and the San Diego Chargers have an option to join them after NFL owners voted on Tuesday to end the league's 21-year absence in the United States' second-largest TV market.

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4 weeks ago in National

Obama knocks Trump, voices optimism in speech to set 2016 tone

President Barack Obama took aim on Tuesday at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and accused critics of playing into the hands of Islamic State in a speech meant to cement his legacy and set a positive tone for his final year in office.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Wanted man sends ‘better’ mugshot to police

A man wanted on a drunken driving charge was so dissatisfied with the mugshots that police put on their Facebook page, he posted a selfie of himself in a car wearing shades.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today.

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4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Jan. 13

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

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4 weeks ago in Local

Inslee’s State of the State address drawing criticism from leaders in education

The State Schools Chief boycotted the governor’s State of the State speech Tuesday because he doesn’t think enough is being done to fund education.

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13 mins ago in Local Sports

Lou Piniella hired by Reds as senior adviser

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Seattle Mariners manager Lou Piniella calls for a right-hander from the bullpen Tuesday, July 2, 2002, in Seattle. The Mariners are leading the AL West by three games at the All-Star break. When they tied the major league record with 116 victories last season, they were ahead by 19 at the break.

Piniella spent 10 years as the manager of the Mariners, leading Seattle to their only four playoff appearances in club history and tying a Major League record 116 wins in 2001.

22 mins ago in Local Sports

Lillard scores 21 to help Portland beat Houston

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard had 21 points and 10 assists to lead the Trail Blazers built a big lead early and rolled to an easy 96-79 win over the Rockets on Saturday.

30 mins ago in Sports

Denver brings dominant defense into Super Bowl 50

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The "Orange Rush" finished first in the NFL in sacks, yards per play, pass defense and total defense.

41 mins ago in Sports

Little-known receivers help Panthers get to Super Bowl

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The Carolina Panthers have a group of wideouts who've embraced their roles, checked their egos and do whatever it takes to win.

2 hours ago in Local Sports

WWU men host Alaska tonight on KPUG

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WWU Vikings hoops basketball

You can hear all the action on KPUG and KPUG1170.com beginning at 6:35 p.m. with the pregame show!