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FTC clears Albertsons’ purchase of Safeway

Local chain Haggen will buy up some stores and expand to 164 locations

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Train Oil Spill Not Reported to State Agencies

The spill was discovered at Cherry Point in Whatcom County

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Fire Destroys Auto Shop

Shop, trucks, mobile home burned in weekend blaze

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Missing Bellingham woman found

Anastasia Gordon didn't show up for work

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Lawmakers hear opposition and support for minimum wage bill

The measure would raise the minimum wage to $12

prison

Death Penalty Bill Introduced in State House

Legislation would abolish capital punishment.

Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

Case against Skagit County farm to go before state Supreme Court

Case could impact farms and their workers across state

Photo provided by City of Bellingham

City Hall celebrates 75th anniversary

Built in 1939 with New Deal funding

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It’s almost ‘Junuary’ in Whatcom County

Record 59 degrees in Bellingham on Sunday

Scam Money Pocket

The fight over minimum wage continues

Some in the legislature want to take up the issue of minimum wage

Marijuana

The legislature considering scientific research into medical pot

The state may give the "OK" to medical pot research

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A local congresswoman speaks out about “Deflate-Gate”

"Deflate-Gate" enters local politics

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Canadian man’s plan to have sex with young girl foiled

Sheriff's deputies arrest Canadian man for planning to have sex with teen

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Third case of bird flu found in Whatcom County

Avian flu is not major public health risk

Marijuana

Blaine’s only pot shop open for business

State limited small border town to one recreational store

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

Lawmakers seek to rein in unregulated medical pot shops

Would require same testing standards as recreational pot

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Lawmakers at odds over ‘real’ identification cards

KGMI News Reporting By Tracy Ellis, Karen Taylor with Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — A federal plan to require ‘real’…

Seahawk fans

Lucky Seahawks fans could win Super Bowl tickets

KGMI News Reporting By Tracy Ellis & Associated Press SEATTLE, Wash. — After watching their team win with a series…

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Man attempts to lure child

Attempted child luring case

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 30

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A look back on some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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California snaps 6-game skid, 76-67 over Washington State

Cal head coach Cuonzo Martin

Tyrone Wallace scored 21 of his 26 points in the first half

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B’ham Hawk Fans to create giant lighted human 12

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.

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

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WWU women win on the road, men fall at home

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The WWU women were victorious on the road Thursday night, while the men couldn't finish a comeback at home

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Dave Matthews raises 12th man flag on Seattle Space Needle

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.

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