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Point Roberts radio tower proposal denied

Opponents win battle over radio towers

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Minority enrollment up at Western

More minority students at state universities

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Coast Salish Tribes protest Kinder Morgan pipeline

Lummi Nation joins protest of B.C. pipeline

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High winds take out power, phones

Wind gusts reach 48 mph overnight

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Exorcise caution when shopping this Halloween season

Some common sense can save you a big headache this Halloween season.

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Suspect in fatal Oak Harbor shooting arrested in Bellingham

The suspect in a fatal Oak Harbor shooting is arrested in Bellingham.

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Local unemployment holds steady

Whatcom County unemployment doesn't budge

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Warm Sunday sets record

75 degree day passes 1987 record

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New businesses and construction in Bellingham

Thai and Lao cuisine moves into downtown

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo, presented by the Northwest Washington Fair, donated $35,000 Friday to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center for breast cancer patient care and research.

Rodeo rounds up money for cancer center

Cowboys prove they are tough enough to wear pink

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Washington Supreme Court to hear Backpage.com case

Lawsuit claims online classified exploits children

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Whatcom has some of state’s biggest polluters

Cherry Point hot spot in state for greenhouse gas emissions

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New report studies Cherry Point economic impact

NW Business Expo to address Obamacare and Cherry Point

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State calls for mental health insurance review

Ruling: Insurance companies must cover developmental therapies

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After school programs in high demand

Survey suggests a shortage in after school programs

Heavy snow topples trees along Mount Baker Highway 
The flashing sign warns of snow removal equipment ahead - even though for drivers, the road was closed due to heavy snowfall and falling trees.

Tree removal closes portion of Mount Baker Highway

Trees being removed near Mount Baker Ski Area for safety

A DC-10 air tanker pulls up after dropping fire retardant over a wildfire Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle.

Homeowners file wildfire claims against Washington

Victims say state mishandled wildfires

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Board could allow more pot growing in Washington

State could quadruple pot canopy

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Fingerprint scam claiming police affiliation

Fingerprint scheduling website a fraud

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AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension.

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Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series 1-all

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

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Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Police are investigating a man's allegation that Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend.

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NBA owners vote down lottery reform

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

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Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, left, and President Tom Ross prepare to address members of the media with results of an investigation into academic irregularities following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

The probe found that nearly half of the more than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for, were athletes.