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Bellingham Post 7 baseball season comes to an end

Bellingham wraps up the season with a 41-and-10 record.

Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, center, and V. Stiviano, left, watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement Saturday, April 26, 2014, that the league is in the process of authenticating the validity of the recording posted on TMZ's website. Bass called the comments "disturbing and offensive."

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Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

A judge has ruled against Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to Steve Ballmer.

Seattle Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse in action at an NFL football camp practice Friday, July 25, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

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Kearse has gone from undrafted to lock for Seattle

Once an undrafted free agent and seeming longshot to make the Seahawks roster, Kearse might now fall into the category of being a lock when the final 53-man roster

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DI all-star shortstop, Fine, transferring to WWU  

Mount Vernon graduate, Alicia Fine, who played last three years at Portland State will transfer to WWU beginning this fall.

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Haley verbally commits to UW

The UW basketball team has gotten it's verbal commitment for the 2016 recruiting class, point guard Jermaine Haley.

John Lydon, right, and Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols perform at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

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Glen Matlock denies new Sex Pistols reunion

Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock dashes fans' hopes of another reunion by insisting he hasn't had any contact with John Lydon in five years.

FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Franklin won’t say what has caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.In a phone interview on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Franklin said that she recently had a cat scan and that it showed she was 85 percent improved. The 71-year-old has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

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Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint

Aretha Franklin stormed out a Johnny Rockets in Ontario, Canada last week after a nasty encounter with a rude employee.

FILE - In this April 17, 2013, file photo, then-Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott watches an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Los Angeles Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday, July 27, 2014, that no deal has been reached. Scott, who won three NBA titles as a shooting guard for the Lakers, told KCBS-TV he will take over the club, which hasn't had a coach since Mike D'Antoni resigned April 30.

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Byron Scott to lead Lakers…or will he?

The club continues to insist that no deal has been reached.

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, right, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. With a $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a judge is set to determine Monday, June 30, 2014, if the terms of a family trust alone are enough to confirm Donald Sterling was properly removed as trustee and allow his estranged wife to sell the team without his consent.

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Only arguing remains in Sterling trail

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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The Beatles wanted to film ‘Lord of the Rings’

Peter Jackson reveals John Lennon could have played Gollum in a Stanley Kubrick directed LOTR adaptation.

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

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Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

People dressed and made up as zombies take part in a traditional Zombie Walk in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, May 24, 2014.

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Chaos erupts at Comic-Con Zombie Walk

An elderly woman was hit by a car during a Zombie Walk after "zombies" attacked a car attempting to flee the scene.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

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Amazon offers 3D printing to customize products

Amazon will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items.

In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia.

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U.S. doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia

American doctor, Kent Brantley, has tested positive for the tropical disease Ebola.

Pope Francis waves as he leads a mass at the palace of Caserta, former residences of the Royal House of Bourbon, in Caserta, southern Italy on July 26, 2014.

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Pope Francis renews attack on mafia

Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples.

Paul McGinley of Ireland laughs during a news conference after being named the European Ryder Cup captain at the St. REgis in Saadiyat Islands in Abu Dhabi on January 15, 2013.

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Paul McGinley pulls out of PGA Championship with injury

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of the PGA Championship with a shoulder injury.

A group of three men wearing only underwear are seen in the kitchen of Doc's Beach House restaurant in Bonita Springs, Florida in this July 20, 2014 handout taken from security camera video released by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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Bare burger burglars caught on security camera in Florida

Three bare burglars burgle beef. Only in Florida is that not a tongue twister but the latest true crime.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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James Brown biopic revels in drama and dance moves

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman, right, and Dan Aykroyd in a scene from "Get On Up."

Chadwick Boseman nails Brown's singular mannerisms and raspy voice in the new biopic "Get On Up."

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ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

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Smith has apologized for the comments that were made last Friday during an on-air discussion about NFL running back Ray Rice's suspension for assaulting his fiancee.

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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett celebrate collaboration with concert

Recording artists Lady Gaga, left, and Tony Bennett, attend a Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga concert taping on Monday, July 28, 2014, in New York.

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett performed tracks from their jazz collaboration Cheek to Cheek ahead of its long-awaited release.

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Jamie Foxx to portray Mike Tyson in biopic

Actor Jamie Foxx poses for a portrait at the Crosby Street Hotel, in promotion of his upcoming role in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," on Sunday, April 27, 2014 in New York.

Jamie Foxx is set to portray boxing legend Mike Tyson in a movie after five years of preparation for the role.

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Kiefer Sutherland confused by Freddie Prinze, Jr. blast

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Kiefer Sutherland has been left baffled by former 24 co-star Freddie Prinze, Jr.'s public attack on the star's professionalism.

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