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marines

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Military to face growing crises, falling budgets

For U.S. defense planners already struggling to implement savage spending cuts, its been a demanding year.

Flamethrower Hotdogs

in Viral Videos

Cooking hotdogs with a flamethrower

Is there another way you're supposed to use a flamethrower?

alcohol and keys

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Police keeping watch for drunk drivers

Impaired driving emphasis patrol in full effect

red cross

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Red Cross needs help for 200 people displaced by fire

Donations needed for families homeless after apartment fire

asphalt

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Paving scammers return to Whatcom County

Paving scam targets local business

mussels

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All county beaches closed to shellfish harvesting

Shellfish poisoning found in Bellingham Bay

petition

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Washington class size proposal turns in signatures

Class size initiative likely to be on Nov. ballot

Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

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No job, no housing for Skagit Valley berry pickers

Sakuma Brothers not in contempt over hiring complaint

johnwayne

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 3

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) reacts in waning minutes of the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in New York. The Raptors evened the series at 2-2, defeating the Nets 87-79.

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Lowry agrees to re-sign with Raptors

Lowry averaged career highs of 17.9 points and 7.4 assists for the Raptors, who were one of the NBA's biggest surprises in going 48-34. He was reportedly targeted by contending teams such as Miami and Houston during free agency.

Canucks fans

in Local Sports

Canucks sign free-agent Radim Vrbata

The 33-year-old Vrbata, from the Czech Republic, had 20 goals and 31 assists in 80 games last season for the Arizona Coyotes.

Seahawks House yard

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Ferndale woman turns home into 12th Man house

Debbie Gwaltney's house needed to be resided, so out came the blue and lime green tones and a 12th Man logo on the garage. It seems fitting since the car is the driveway is also all Seahawks, complete with team logo.

lohan

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Lindsay Lohan sues ‘Grand Theft Auto’ maker

LiLo says the popular video game has a character - Lacey Jonas - based on her.

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) celebrates after scoring during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center, Friday, March 21, 2014, in New York. The Nets defeated the Celtics, 114-98.

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Tacoma native Avery Bradley re-signs with Celtics

According to Chris Forsberg of ESPN.com, Tacoma native, Avery Bradley will re-sign with the Boston Celtics Wednesday, according to a league source

A firefighter from Whatcom County Fire District 7 douses a burning pickup truck with water in front of the Ferndale Dollar Tree store Wednesday, July 2.

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Small truck catches fire in Ferndale

A lot of smoke as small truck ignites in Ferndale

United States' head coach Jurgen Klinsmann attends a press conference before an official training session the day before the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014.

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Klinsmann says he was right to predict no US title

USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann believes he was right to say the United States wasn't ready to win the World Cup.

Simona Halep of Romania plays a return to Sabine Lisicki of Germany during their women's singles quarterfinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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Wimbledon: Halep, Djokovic and Federer advance, Murray out

Day 9 at Wimbledon: defending Wimbledon champ Andy Murray knocked out. Dimitov vs. Djokovic and Federer vs. Raonic in men's semis. Halep vs. Bouchard and Kvitova vs. Safarova in women's.

FILE - In this May 27, 2013 file photo, Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins gestures during the first half in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, in Memphis, Tenn. The Brooklyn Nets say they have reached an agreement in principle with Hollins to become their coach, moving quickly after the departure of Jason Kidd. The deal with the former Grizzlies coach comes just two days after they made a trade with Milwaukee to allow Kidd out of his contract so the Bucks could hire him. The Nets then met with Hollins on Monday night and again Tuesday before agreeing to the deal on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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Nets reach agreement with Hollins to become coach

The Brooklyn Nets say they have reached an agreement in principle with Lionel Hollins to become their coach, moving quickly after the departure of Jason Kidd.

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) prepares to stop Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud (28) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Atlanta.

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Arbitrator rules Saints’ Graham is a tight end

The ruling Wednesday by Stephen Burbank is setback for Graham, agent Jimmy Sexton and the NFL Players Association, who'd filed a grievance arguing that Graham was used as a wide receiver often enough to qualify for the more lucrative receiver tag.

Seattle Mariners' Chris Young delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Houston.

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Young shines as Seattle beats the Astros 5-2 to sweep series

Chris Young allowed two hits and struck out a season-high eight as he improved to 8-and-4 on the year.

Recent Headlines

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Divided House abandons vote on border bill

immigration

Congress will take a five-week vacation without addressing the immigration crisis.

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M’s get CF Austin Jackson in 3-way deal with Tigers, Rays

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Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson watches from the dugout against the Minnesota Twins in first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Saturday, June 14, 2014.

Nick Franklin goes to Tampa in deal that sends David Price to Detroit.

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Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp

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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, laughs as he stands with Marshawn Lynch at a football minicamp practice Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Marshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week.

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Ravens’ Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence

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The running back apologizes to his wife for hitting her, vowing to be an "ambassador against domestic violence."

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Lorde curating ‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack

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The 17-year-old pop star is recording a single for the third installment of the franchise.