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Today in entertainment history: March 3

A look at today in entertainment history.

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After mild winter, Skagit Valley flowers blooming early

Fields of yellow daffodils near La Conner are blooming already and Skagit Valley tulips could flower early too

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Higher Senate threshold for new taxes ruled unconstitutional

Lt. Gov. rules that a Senate rule to make it harder to take action on new taxes is unconstitutional.

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Senate passes $15 billion transportation package

he Senate has approved a transportation package that includes an incremental gas tax increase

Tayler Drayton, 16, finishes painting words of support on a bus stop for those affected by a deadly mudslide nearly two weeks earlier nearby, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that broke off a steep hill, roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and buried a community at Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle.

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Governor signs medal of valor bill for Oso rescuers

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill to allow awarding the medal of valor to a group

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Bellingham Schools look at adding hours and changing start times

Bellingham middle and high school students may be in school a half-hour longer in the not-so-distant future

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Record warmth for Bellingham in February

To say it was warm in Bellingham last month is an understatement

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B’ham book store could be best

A big honor for Bellingham’s Village Books

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett reacts to a play with the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Virginia won 61-49.

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No. 2 Virginia shrugs off slow start, beats Syracuse

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the No. 2 Cavaliers beat Syracuse on Monday night to capture the ACC regular-season title

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Suspect caught by police minutes after failed robbery

Arrested by BPD about 10 minutes later

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Governor Inslee calls for higher ed funding in Bellingham visit

Visits with students at Western for tuition, climate talks

LLAMA

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Star llama of viral video born at Bellingham farm

White llama born at JNK Farms

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Police: Couple accused of raiding Seahawks fans’ vehicles

King County prosecutors building a case against 20-year-old couple

File Photo: James Harden at the NBA 2K15 Launch Celebration held at the Standard
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Harden suspended 1 game for kicking James in the groin

Harden, the NBA's leading scorer and a top MVP candidate, won't play when the Rockets visit the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

New Seattle Mariner outfielder Seth Smith takes batting practice in Peoria, Arizona.

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Smith finds spot in outfield with Mariners

By now, Seth Smith is used to joining a new team in spring training. Smith was acquired by Seattle in a trade with San Diego in December, his fourth team in five years.

Carolina Panthers' Gary Barnidge (82) is tackled by Houston Texans' Mister Alexander (54) during the first half of a NFL preseason football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.

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Seahawks reportedly sign linebacker Mister Alexander

Alexander was an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played 14 games for the Texans in 2011-2012.

New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) moves the puck away from San Jose Sharks defensemen Justin Braun (61) and Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

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The Islanders swapped minor league forwards with Vancouver

The Islanders also acquired forward Tyler Kennedy from San Jose for a conditional 2016 third-round pick, and swapped minor league forwards with Vancouver, exchanging Cory Conacher for Dustin Jeffrey.

Padraig Harrington poses for photographers after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Harrington defeated Daniel Berger in a two hole playoff.

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Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years on Monday when he birdied the final hole in regulation and then beat 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second hole of a playoff.

Basketball legend Michael Jordan smokes a cigar while watching the fourball match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

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Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list

Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes' annual list of the world's billionaires.

Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey, in air, celebrates with his teammates following an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Bloomington, Ind. Eastern Washington won the game 88-86.

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Little known Tyler Harvey the national leader in D1 scoring

Tyler Harvey is mostly an unknown name outside of those in the Big Sky Conference but will go into the final week of the regular season as the leading scorer in all of Division I basketball.

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No. 2 seed Tennessee beats No. 11 Gonzaga in overtime

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Tennessee beat Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime on Saturday to advance to the Spokane Regional final of the NCAA Tournament.

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Mariners prospect Victor Sanchez passes away

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Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez passed away in Venezuela, the club announced Saturday.

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Kentucky remains undefeated after beating Notre Dame & moves on to Final Four

Kentucky's Trey Lyles, left, and Karl-Anthony Towns, right, listen to Willie Cauley-Stein during the team's news conference at the NCAA men's basketball tournament regional, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Cleveland. Kentucky plays Notre Dame in the final Saturday, hoping to extend their unbeaten streak and reach the Final Four.

Andrew Harrison hit two free throws with six seconds left as the Wildcats survived a 68-66 win over third seed Notre Dame.

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10-man FC Dallas holds off the Sounders

FC Dallas's Michel celebrates as he jogs to midfield after scoring on a penalty kick against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas won 2-1.

FC Dallas played with 10 men for the majority of the night, the Seattle Sounders failed to capitalize and the match ended in a scoreless draw Saturday night.

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Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

Wisconsin Badgers Head Coach Bo Ryan works with the team during the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Badgers (35-3) denied the Wildcats (34-4) a Final Four berth for the second straight year, having beaten them by one point in overtime in Anaheim a year ago when their seeds were reversed.