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*UPDATE* Wind causes power outages

Power outages hitting Whatcom County

Amanda Knox gestures at a news conference in Seattle Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, after returning home from Italy. Knox was freed Monday after an Italian appeals court threw out her murder conviction for the death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher.

Amanda Knox writing for local Seattle paper

Amanda Knox finds job writing reviews

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Man sought in Wash. killing arrested in Oregon

Man suspected of posting pictures of girlfriend's dead body caught

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WSP gets new breathalyzers

New breathalyzers give police more options


Class size initiative still too close to call

Initiative 1351 may need recount

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Man sentenced in deadly beating at Aloha Motel

Lummi man pleads guilty to killing ex's new boyfriend

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Police recover nearly $50 grand in stolen bikes

Police dog tracks down bike thiefs


Northwest Marine finds new home

Boat manufacturer homless after fire moves to Fairhaven

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Water service restored after morning main break

Water service restored after a main break early Wednesday.

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42nd District votes Republican

Ericksen, VanWerven, Buys take 42nd District


Larsen, DelBene hold onto congresstional seats

Democrats hold 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts

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Blaine’s name won’t change

Voters reject "Blaine Harbor" name

In this July 20, 2014 photo, shooters practice with pistols at the gun range at Dragonman's, a gun dealer east of Colorado Springs, Colo. When Colorado lawmakers expanded background checks on firearms last year, they were expecting a huge increase. But the actual number the first 12 months of the law is far lower than projected, according to an analysis of state data by The Associated Press.

Clear winner in dueling gun initiative battle

Washington votes for increased background checks

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Ferndale voters say no to “penny-per-gallon” tax

Road gas tax rejected in Ferndale

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Regional Election results

Many races decided on first count


Coast Guard rescues stranded sailor

KGMI News Reporting by Joe Teehan BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted a man to safety after…

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Dentist buys back Halloween candy for troops

Turn Halloween candy into cash for a cause

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Bottle blast injures bus driver at Redmond school

School closes after parking lot explosion


Ebola cancels school trip

Tacoma school trip to Madagascar canceled

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Voters face gun rights and Senate majority decisions

Live Election coverage starts at 5:00 PM

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SNF on KPUG: Cowboys rally behind Romo, beat Giants

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) takes the hand off from quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Dez Bryant, the winner from 13 yards with 1:01 remaining, lifting the Dallas Cowboys to a comeback 31-28 victory over the New York Giants.

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Wilson, Seattle D lead Seahawks past Arizona

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson passes against the St. Louis Rams in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

The Seattle Seahawks handed the Arizona Cardinals their second loss of the season, 19-3, on Sunday.

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Balanced Washington holds off Pacific

Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar directs his team against Stanford in the second half of an NCAA men's basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 64-60.

The Washington Huskies used a balanced attack to hold off Pacific for a 76-69 victory.

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Florida State is No. 1 in AP Top 25

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass before an NCAA college football game against Miami Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla.

Florida State is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Mississippi State.

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Blazers beat Celtics, extend win streak to 7

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

LaMarcus Aldridge scores 20 points and 14 rebounds as Portland beats Boston 94-88 on Sunday night.