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Wash. governor praises Obama’s plan to cut emissions

Governor Jay Inslee has praised President Barack Obama's plan to limit greenhouses gas emissions from U.S. power plants.

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Whatcom retailers see sales growth in first quarter

Overall retail sales were up nearly 5-and-a-half percent compared to the first three months of last year.

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It’s primary Election Day in Whatcom County

You have until 8 o’clock Tuesday night to turn in ballots at one of nine drop boxes throughout Whatcom County.

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Whatcom Criminals charged fees that fund system designed to put them away

The National Association for Public Defense says a small infraction can become “a life-changing struggle to satisfy ever-mounting debt.

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More students to receive state-funded full-day kindergarten

The new schools increase the total number of schools providing state-funded full day kindergarten to 847 in 261 districts.

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Whatcom County cat owner found cat with a bullet in his spine

Iesha Bliss' tabby cat and "momma's boy" Chester Cheeto was found with pieces of a bullet in his spine. During surgery, vet's found the damage was irreparable and the cat was put to sleep.

J. Michael Kelly drives the Graham Trucking H1 Unlimited Hydroplane boat to a first place finish on Lake Washington, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Seattle, in the Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup in the annual Seafair hydroplane races. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Graham Trucking takes the Albert Lee Appliance Cup title despite finishing 2nd

J. Michael Kelly, the driver of the Graham Trucking hydroplane, was awarded the Albert Lee Appliance Cup title despite finishing in second place behind Jimmy Shane and the Oh Boy! Oberto! boat.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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

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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DeSean Jackson says no one can stop him not even Darrelle Revis or Richard Sherman

"I don't think no on can guard me. It's how I feel about myself. I don't feel no one can stop me. You can get Darrelle Revis, Richard Sherman - whoever you want to get."

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.

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

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

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

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

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Lawmakers at odds over Billy Joel highway

The argument over naming a highway for "The Piano Man" has sparked a debate over whether roads should be named for the living or only the dead.

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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Fans, family mark 20th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death with #RippleEffect

The daughter of late the Grateful Dead frontman has launched a global art project to honor her father.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Judge dismisses Kurt Cobain death scene photos case

A judge in Seattle has dismissed efforts by a TV host to release photographs of Kurt Cobain's death scene.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82

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Beginning in 1973-74, Arbour led the Isles to 15 playoff appearances and won an NHL record 119 playoff games over 19 seasons.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This week’s best sports shots

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Some of the best plays and biggest newsmakers from the week in sports.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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