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Sen. Cochran defeats Tea Party rival in Mississippi runoff

Veteran U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran narrowly defeated challenger Chris McDaniel in a high-profile runoff election.

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Militants attack Iraq air base, U.S. teams deploy

Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases as the first U.S. teams arrived to decide how to help counter a mounting insurgency.

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Lawmakers slam veterans health bill costs

Cost estimates of up to $50 billionfor a veterans emergency medical care drew sharp criticism from lawmakers who said they would complicate final details of the legislation.

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Zoo bans woman for feeding cookies to lions

The Memphis Zoo has banned a woman for climbing over a barrier into a lion habitat.

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Dads respond to Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Finally, someone who understands!

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Failed drone bill may have helped Seattle woman

Drone peeps inside woman's Seattle apartment

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Prolific character actor Eli Wallach dead at 98

Eli Wallach, an early practitioner of method acting who made a lasting impression as the scuzzy bandit Tuco in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", died at the age of 98.

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IT classes now available for free

Local libraries offering free Microsoft classes

Janis DeJager crowned Washington State Dairy Ambassador. Photo courtesy of  Washington State Dairy Women.

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Everson teen crowned state Dairy Ambassador

Local dairy farmer brings crown home

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Michael Jackson fans mark 5th anniversary of his death

Tributes around the world will mark five years since the King of Pop's death.

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May job numbers better than last year

Monthly unemployment increases to 6.4 percent

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BNSF releases oil train figures

Five Bakken crude oil trains each week in county

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Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye

Bill Nye meets his match when Weird Al raps as Sir Isaac Newton.

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Washington prepares for marijuana retail sales

Rules set to keep pot away from kids

Photo provided by the U.S. Navy

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Navy rescues injured man near Ross Lake

Hiker awaiting rescue fends off bears

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

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Today in entertainment history: June 25

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Mariners can’t solve Wei-Yin Chen

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Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter watches warmups before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

The Orioles blanked the M's 4-0 Thursday Night behind the pitching of Wei-Yin Chen

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Bells come from behind to top Yakima Valley

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Bells rally in the 9th to top Yakima Valley 6-5

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Charles helps Liberty beat Storm in OT

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The Seattle Storm went to overtime with New York, but fell 84-80 Thursday Night

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Bellingham Cal Ripken squad drops two games at regional tournament

Cal Ripken team in action

The Bellingham Titans are back in action Friday at 4pm versus a team from Helena, Montana.

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Marshawn Lynch to hold out

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands on the field during a brief break against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will not be participate in the opening day of training camp which starts on Friday.