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Congress approves sales tax deduction

Bill allows taxpayers to deduct state sales tax again this year

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Gas prices drop again

Some gas stations charging $2.50 a gallon

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 17

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Bucks F Parker out for season with knee injury

Bucks rookie Jabari Parker will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Monday night's 96-94 win at Phoenix.

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Lynden girls beat Nooksack Valley

Lynden improves to 3-3 on the season.

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Sam Houston State crushes Eastern Washington

Tyler Harvey led the Eagles with a season-high 26 points.

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Tacoma LB commits to Dawgs

Lincoln High School linebacker Jusstis Warren announced his commitment to the University of Washington on Tuesday night.

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Lynden’s Postma named to Seattle Times all-state team

Lynden High School football star Trent Postma was named to the Seattle Times all-state team as a linebacker.

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Bird flu makes its way into Whatcom County

Some wild birds have tested positive for bird flu

From left, Kentucky's Aaron Harrison, Tyler Ulis, and head coach John Calipari pause for a moment during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Kentucky won 84-70.

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Kentucky and South Carolina continue to lead the way

Kentucky's Wildcats remain the unanimous choice as No. 1 in the A.P. Top-25 men's basketball poll. Duke, Arizona, Louisville and Wisconsin round out the top five. The Zags sit at #8

TCU head coach Gary Patterson before an NCAA college football game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

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TCU’s Patterson new contract after Big 12 title

TCU coach Gary Patterson has a new contract after leading the Horned Frogs to their first Big 12 title.

Washington's (from left) Andrew Hudson, Hau'oli Kikaha, and Danny Shelton celebrate a sack by Hudson against Illinois in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Seattle.

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Three Huskies named to AP All-America first team

Seniors Danny Shelton and Hau'oli Kikaha and junior Shaq Thompson have been named to The Associated Press All-America first team

The Walter Payton Man of the Year Trophy is shown during a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The New Orleans Saints will play the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV Sunday, Feb. 7, at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.

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NFL announces 32 nominees for Walter Payton Award

Among the nominees are Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, DeMarco Murray, Philip Rivers,Tamba Hali and Thomas Davis, who was a finalist last year.

San Francisco Giants' Michael Morse hits an RBI single during the fourth inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

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AP source: Morse agrees to $16M, 2-year deal with Marlins

Mike Morse agreed to a $16 million, two-year contract with the Marlins, pending a physical, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

Minnesota Timberwolves center Ronny Turiaf checks the clock against the Indiana Pacers during their NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves defeated the Pacers 104-91 but Turiaf injured his knee.

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Former Zags star done for the season

Minnesota Timberwolves backup center Ronny Turiaf will miss the rest of the season recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right hip.

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III passes the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

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Back as Redskins starter, RG3 goes low-key

Robert Griffin III is staying low-key in his return as the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins.

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez walks off the field after striking out during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Baltimore.

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Yankees GM Cashman: A-Rod now a full-time DH

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says Alex Rodriguez's days as an everyday fielder are over

Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Iowa City, Iowa. Nebraska won 37-34 in overtime.

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Pelini goes home as Youngstown St coach

RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini has been hired to be the next coach…

Aug 31, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a home run in sixth inning against New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.

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Busy White Sox add outfielder Melky Cabrera

Chicago signed outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year $42 million contract.

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WATCH: Idina Menzel’s holiday traditions

The "Frozen" star talks about starting holiday traditions with her son.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Colbert’s star-studded farewell to ‘Report’

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Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."

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Waiting for Christmas

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For children, waiting for Christmas is filled with wonder and fun.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Jaguars hold off Titans late, win 21-13 in home finale

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley reacts to a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla.

Tennessee lost its ninth consecutive game and moved a step closer to securing the No. 1 pick in the draft.

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AP Source: Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

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Four-time all-star point guard Rajon Rondo traded to the Dallas Mavericks. The Celtics will get Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and two draft picks.

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