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Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

Long before that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most baseball players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.

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in Lifestyle

Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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Lollapalooza lineup: McCartney, Metallica among 130 acts

Sam Smith, Florence + the Machine, Bassnectar and The Weeknd are also on the lineup.

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Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off in court

The wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is going to court to seek $2.5 million in real estate and cars he gave a girlfriend.

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3 Americans among victims in French plane crash

The crash of the German jet killed all 150 passengers on board.

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Jon Hamm was in rehab

Like his "Mad Men" character, the star has his troubles with booze.

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Crowd-funding campaign launched for ‘Super Troopers’ sequel

Producers need at least $2 million to make a sequel to the 2001 cult comedy.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, March 25

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

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Ted Cruz buying insurance via Obamacare

The 2016 presidential hopeful says he is signing up for the Affordable Care Act, a law he has vowed to repeal.

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Your seafood might come from slaves

A year-long investigation reveals that seafood caught by slaves can wind up in the supply chains of some of America's major grocery stores.

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Man arrested in courthouse for missing jury duty 11 times

A man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in two years will finally face a judge.

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Every Tom Hanks movie in 8 minutes

All of the movies from one of America's most beloved actors, from "Big" to "Toy Story."

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Today in entertainment history: March 25

A look back at Hollywood's headlines from days gone by.

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Andrew Cashner throws during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

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Padres show off new power with Kemp, Upton; edge Mariners

San Diego right hander Andrew Cashner gave up three runs and six hits in four innings.

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry pumps his fist during the second half of the Golden State Warriors 106-101 win over the Boston Celtics in an NBA basketball game in Boston Sunday, March 1, 2015.

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Warriors clinch division with 122-108 victory over Blazers

Stephen Curry had 33 points and 10 assists

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in Local Sports

Vrbata helps Canucks beat Jets 5-2

Radim Vrbata had two goals and an assist

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Rental registration fees approved

Bellingham’s new rental registration and inspection program is continuing to develop.

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Local jobless rate remains steady

Whatcom County continues to see strong employment numbers.

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No shellfish harvesting on Portage Bay for 6 months

Pollution is once again closing some Portage Bay Shellfish harvesting.

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WWU golf roundup: women finish 7th, men finish 8th

The Western women finished seventh at the Cal State University Monterey Bay Otter Women's Golf Invitational, while the men fell to eighth place at the Cal Baptist University Men's Golf Invitational.

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Top-seeded Wisconsin & Arizona hang on to advance to Elite 8

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Arizona forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, left, passes the ball as head coach Sean Miller watches during practice, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles, for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament. Arizona is scheduled to play Xavier on Thursday.

Top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.

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Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia & Notre Dame beats up Wichita State to move on to Elite 8

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Kentucky's Dakari Johnson answers questions during a news conference before practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Cleveland, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Kentucky plays West Virginia in a regional semifinal on Thursday.

Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and the third-seeded Irish dominated Wichita State 81-70 in the Midwest regional semifinals on Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in 36 years.

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NCAA concerned with Indiana religious objections bill

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

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‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

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Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Friday

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, watches during the Hernandez's murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing semiprofessional football player Odin Lloyd, 27, in June 2013.

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press.

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