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A photographer takes photos of the Charlotte Hornets logo during a news conference to unveil the design for their home court in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, June 26, 2014.

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Hornets unveil new basketball court design

The new look features a fierce-looking hornet logo at center court. It's the final step in the team's brand identity transformation from the Bobcats to the Hornets.

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Slam’s Wilkins named IBL Player of the Week

The Slam will open up the post season Saturday at the IBL Championship Tournament in Vancouver. Bellingham will play either Seattle or Salem at 7:30pm on KGMI & kgmi.com.

Duke forward Jabari Parker and Kansas guard Andrew Wiggins look for a possible rebound off a free-throw attempt during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Chicago. Kansas won 94-83.

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NBA Draft: Wiggins or Parker, who will the Cavs take at #1

All eyes and ears turn towards the Barclays Center for tonight's NBA Draft. Live coverage on KPUG 1170AM begins at 4:00pm.

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Run from Bellingham Bay up Mount Baker and back

Eight runners will attempt the 108-mile course, expected to take about 40 nonstop hours.

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Former Senator, Watergate figure Howard Baker dead

Tennessee Republican Howard Baker, a pivotal figure in the Watergate inquiry that pushed President Richard Nixon to resign, has died.

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PHOTOS: U.S. vs. Germany World Cup match

Germany and the U.S. will both advance to the second round of the 2014 World Cup.

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Massachusetts raises minimum wage to highest in U.S.

Workers in Massachusetts will be getting a bigger payday.

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Klinsmann to U.S. soccer fans: Take the day off

The coach posted a "doctor's note" excusing fans from work to watch the World Cup game against Germany.

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General Motors issues another recall

GM is recalling another 30,000 vehicles with potentially defective air bags.

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FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months, fines him $111K

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was banned for nine matches by FIFA on Thursday after being found guilty of biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

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Knicks send Chandler to Dallas in 6-player trade

The Dallas Mavericks have acquired center Tyson Chandler in a six-player trade with the New York Knicks.

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‘The Godfather’ tops Hollywood’s best film list

The 1972 crime drama has beaten out "The Wizard of Oz" and "Citizen Kane" to top a new list of best movies of all time.

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Local baseball: Wins for the Bells and Post 7

Wittenberg no-hits Garfield for Post 7

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Appeals court backs gay marriage in conservative Utah

Conservative Utah may not ban gay couples from marrying, a decision that capped a day of victories for same-sex nuptials and nudges the issue closer to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, June 26.

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Google sets sights on TVs, cars, watches

The Internet search giant is racing to extend its business into a rapidly broadening field of Internet-connected devices.

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John Boehner says he’s suing the President

House Speaker John Boehner he is preparing a lawsuit alleging that President Obama abused executive authority.

FILE - In this July 31, 2013 file photo, a man smokes a marijuana joint outside Congress where lawmakers debate a bill to legalize marijuana and regulate production and distribution in Montevideo, Uruguay. Final Senate approval of Uruguay’s marijuana law is expected by late September, and the government plans to license growers, sellers and users as quickly as possible thereafter to protect them from criminal drug traffickers.

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Puff, puff, pass: More Americans are smoking pot

A new study says more of us are consuming cannabis, as negative perceptions of the drug decline.

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Healthcare profit outlook brightens on Obamacare, drug prices

Healthcare companies are projected to have higher profits, as pricey new biotech drugs hit the market and insurance enrollment rises.

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Militants take Iraqi gas field town

Militants took a town an hour from Baghdad that is home to four natural gas fields, another gain by insurgents.

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These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

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These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

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Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

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Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

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Tight end Vernon Davis arrives at training camp

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, center, congratulates tight end Vernon Davis (85) after Davis' touchdown reception against the Green Bay Packers during the first quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Tight end Vernon Davis has reported to training camp with the San Francisco 49ers after…

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Def Leppard postpones Vegas shows to record new album

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The rockers are postponing plans to head to Sin City to record a new album.

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‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

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The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.

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