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Recent Squalicum grad arrested in Bellingham home invasion

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Bellingham couple and three young children missing

Police searching after parents vanish with children ahead of DSHS visit

This Jan. 26, 2015 photo shows the Seattle super seven dip, left, and New England super seven dip in Concord, N.H. The Seattle dip is made with teriyaki-seasoned Dungeness crabmeat, creamy cheese, caramelized onions, smoked mussels, purple cabbage slaw and blackberry vinaigrette. The New England dip is made with barbecued pulled pork topped with skillet sauteed apples and butter.

Patriots vs. Seahawks in a battle for the best 7-layer dip

The Super Bowl isn't just about the Patriots vs. the Seahawks. It's also about teriyaki-spiced crabmeat and smoked mussels vs. baked beans, barbecue pulled pork and apples with bacon.

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On Super Bowl Sunday, veggies are most popular food

While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix at the Super Bowl, the titans of food will be fighting for supremacy

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Washington lawmakers may legalize fantasy football gambling

Lawmakers in Washington state - home to the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks - may legalize gambling on fantasy football

The Super Bowl XLIX logo is displayed on the University of Phoenix Stadium before the Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. The venue will also host Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

Ferndale recycling yard destroys ‘Patriots’ bus

The Ferndale recycling company that destroyed a Ford Bronco before last year's Super Bowl has a new video.

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Senate OKs earlier revenue forecast in odd-numbered years

The Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would move the state revenue forecast up a month earlier during legislative sessions when lawmakers must craft a two-year budget.

From left, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., with Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., meet on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, after their bet on last Sunday's NFL Super Bowl football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. Seattle won and the senators from Washington will receive Colorado-raised bison from Tony’s market, peaches from Palisade, Colo., and a gift certificate to Elway's, a Colorado-based steakhouse and other Colorado produced items.

Politicians and others in betting mood for Super Bowl

Elected officials, businesses, museums; it seems like almost everyone wants to wager on the Super Bowl.

Lights on a downtown Seattle building form a giant figure "12" in honor of Seattle Seahawks' fans and the team's success Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Seattle. The Russell Investments Center, at 1301 Second Ave., coordinated with building tenants to strategically close window blinds to light the number twelve, honoring the team's "12th Man," on the west-facing side of the 42-story building on Wednesday and will do so again on Friday. The Seahawks play the New Orleans Saints Saturday in an NFC divisional playoff game.

B’ham Hawk Fans to create giant lighted human 12

The Seattle Seahawks play in the super bowl Sunday… but Whatcom county 12’s are already showing their support.

Musician Dave Matthews, right, poses for photos with his wife, Ashley Harper, second from right, after Matthews raised the Seattle Seahawks 12th Man flag, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, on the roof of the Space Needle in Seattle. The Seahawks will face the New England Patriots in NFL football's Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Dave Matthews raises 12th man flag on Seattle Space Needle

Musician and Seahawks fan Dave Matthews raised the 12th man flag Thursday on top of the Seattle Space Needle

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Decision looms over captive orca, but fate of Lolita unclea

For years, animal activists have campaigned to free a killer whale that was captured from Puget Sound waters in 1970.

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

House passes judicial review of mental health decisions

The Washington state House unanimously passed a bill that will allow family members to ask a judge to review cases.

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Supplemental budget passes Washington House

The Washington state House has approved a spending bill on items requiring immediate attention, from natural disasters to social services.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, second from left, walks back to his office after giveing his annual State of the State speech, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, to a joint session of the Washington Legislature in Olympia, Wash.

Governors announce Super Bowl food bank donations

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan announced Thursday morning they're each sending win-or-lose donations to food pantries to help celebrate the game.

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Ferndale changes name before Super Bowl

Mayor: citizen suggested name change

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Ferndale woman dies in Everett hit and run

A Whatcom County woman is dead after a car hit her south of Everett

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Oil trains top priority for lawmakers in both Washingtons

Oil train wrecks have federal and state lawmakers pushing hard for change

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Gun legislation priority for Olympia lawmakers

Guns continue to be in the crosshairs for State Legislators

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Berry farmer defends “rest break” pay practice

Workers' advocates are suing for rest breaks to be paid separate from piece work

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Bellingham police post pictures of suspected robbers

Bellingham police looking for suspects in robbery

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SUPER BOWL: The big day is here

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The Lombardi Trophy sits behind two helmets before a joint coaches news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix.

Super Bowl XLIX: Kick-off between the Seahawks and Patriots is at 3:30pm. Full coverage on KPUG 1170AM.

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Recent Squalicum grad arrested in Bellingham home invasion

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Report: Seahawks offer Marshawn Lynch contract extension

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Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stretches during a team practice for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. The Seahawks play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

Report claims Seattle is offering a big contract extension that would keep Beast Mode with the team for "years to come".

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Jimmy Fallon set for Super Bowl Sunday show in Phoenix

File Photo: Jimmy Fallon at the Serpentine Gallery Summer Party held at Kensington Gardens - Arrivals. June, 2013.  Credit: WENN.com

The host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" is set to wage a lip sync contest with actors Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart during a special post-game episode at the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix.

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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates after defeating Andy Murray, of Britain, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York.

DENNIS PASSA, AP Sports Writer MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy…