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Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists

Iran and six world powers are close to a historic nuclear agreement that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

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Comic-Con 2015 starts today

From super heroes and classic comics to awards and film screenings, the world's biggest comics convention kicks off today.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, July 9.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, July 9

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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When you troll an entire concert

This rave just took a turn toward '80s soft rock.

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Today in entertainment history: July 9

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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Holly Street History Tours in Bellingham start this weekend

Free, family-friendly tours are offered Saturdays at 1pm.

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AP sources: Jordan spurns Mavericks for Clippers

Jordan verbally agreed to a four-year, $80 million deal with the Mavericks last week.

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Senate reaches deal on class size initiative, testing bills

Senate Republicans and Democrats have reached a deal on how to address a class-size initiative with a multibillion-dollar price tag that currently has the new state operating budget out of balance.

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Officer says he fired his gun when threatened with rock

He feared officers would be injured or killed by the rock.

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1,000 acres of Skagit farmland to be preserved

Lawmakers have included about $1.3 million in the state's capital budget to preserve 1,000 acres of Skagit County farmland for agriculture uses.

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Gates Foundation seeks to ease federal financial aid process

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation says simplifying the form college students fill out to qualify for financial aid could open a lot of doors.

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.

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Seattle City Council considers gun violence tax on gun sales

The Seattle City Council is considering a new tax on gun sellers to collect money for gun violence prevention and research.

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Stress from heat, drought on fish spurs push to reduce kills

Drought and record hot weather are producing potentially lethal conditions for salmon and trout in rivers across the West.

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Firefighters working to contain wildfire near Baker Lake

The fire is burning between the Maple Grove and Silver Creek campgrounds

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Whatcom County Council moves forward on jail agreement

All of the county’s cities, except Bellingham, signed off on the plan.

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Cal Ripken 12U State Tournament begins Thursday in Ferndale

Eight teams from the northwestern parts of Washington are competing in the tournament: Forks, Ellensburg, Lynden, Mount Vernon-Conway, North Olympic, Othello, Whatcom Americans and Whatcom Nationals.

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Changes to way Whatcom County votes on November ballot

The County Council Tuesday night decided to place a proposal from local progressives in front of voters.

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz follows the flight of his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brad Boxberger during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Chris Taylor, and Robinson Cano also scored on the hit. The Mariners won the game 3-0.

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Seattle’s Cruz has longest HR; Stanton longest 3 in NL

MLB announced its first season leaderboards Wednesday. Cruz hit a drive projected at 483 feet against Texas' Wandy Rodriguez on April 29.

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Woman’s body found face down in river is identified

A woman's body found face-down in river near Lake Steven's on June 23rd has been identified as Stephanie Kensinger, 22, of Everson Wa.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

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Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Judge: St. Louis residents don’t need vote on stadium funds

In this Sept. 26, 2013 file photo, fans watch during the third quarter of an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the San Francisco 49ers at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Pro football may have a firm foothold as America’s game, but in baseball-mad St. Louis the NFL is decidedly second fiddle. The St. Louis Cardinals can anticipate a red army at Busch Stadium for Game 5 of the World Series. Eight blocks away at the antiseptic Edward Jones Dome, the Monday Night Football matchup between the struggling St. Louis Rams and the Seattle Seahawks will likely feature a backdrop of thousands of empty seats.

The St. Louis Rams play in the Edward Jones Dome, which is outdated by NFL standards. The team is weighing a move to Los Angeles

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

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The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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