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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

Safety advocates worry that drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths as states liberalize marijuana laws.

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in Weird

‘Sneezy’ the Penn State squirrel

The squirrel's Facebook page has more "likes" than the official Penn State mascot, the Nittany Lion.

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Obama says U.S. will ‘degrade and destroy’ Islamic State

The President vows to fight Islamic State militants and seek justice for two American journalists beheaded by the group.

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in Lifestyle

Netflix won’t ‘share’ as much

The video-streaming service says it will scale back how much info it shares about its users on Facebook.

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Jeff Bridges channels ‘The Dude’ in new Kahlua ad

"The Big Lebowski" star reprises his role from the 1998 cult comedy, paying tribute to the White Russian.

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Nick Cannon to release children’s poetry book

"Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems" will hit store shelves in March.

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Home Depot investigating data breach

Home Depot could be the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach.

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Charlie Powell, among first black NFL players, dead at 82

Charlie Powell was a star football player and a boxer who took on Muhammad Ali.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 3.

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in Viral Videos

Metal in inappropriate places

From the tennis court to the library, this guy rocks out everywhere he goes.

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in Local

Bellingham trio hoop it up on YouTube

Bellingham trick shot video racking up the views

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in Sports

Broncos’ Welker gets 4-game doping ban

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season.

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in Sports

Seahawks face tough task to repeat Super Bowl glory

Seattle will start as the favorite to repeat as Super Bowl champs but they they will have a tough task living up to last season’s success.

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in National

Obama increases U.S. force protecting embassy in Baghdad

An increase of about 350 troops will be sent to Baghdad to protect the U.S. Embassy in the Iraqi capital.

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in Local

Hunting and fishing trip honors veterans

'Hunting with Heros' accepting nominations

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in Local

Tension as Seattle indigenous vote delayed

Seattle prepared to pass Indigenous People's Day

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in Local

Prostitution plea in bikini barista sex case

Coffee stand owner pleads guilty to promoting prostitution

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in Local

Rain doesn’t dampen first day of school

Bellingham superintendent says money still an issue

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in Local

Protesters blocking oil train arrested

BNSF diverts trains around protest

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in Local

More children being poisoned by marijuana

Calls to poison center on rise with pot legalization

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Panthers’ Alexander banned 10 games for doping

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DE Frank Alexander, who missed the first four games of this season due to a previous violation of the policy, won't return until mid-December.

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Giants sink Pirates in NL Wild Card playoff

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A four-hit shutout by Madison Bumgarner and a grand slam by Brandon Crawford carried the Giants to an 8-0 win.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 2.

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U.N.: Islamic State committing ‘staggering’ crimes

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Insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women as sex slaves, and used child soldiers, a new report says.

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U.S. delays plans to replace Healthcare.gov site

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The U.S. government has shelved plans to move the HealthCare.gov insurance website to a new host.