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City Hall celebrates 75th anniversary

Built in 1939 with New Deal funding

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It’s almost ‘Junuary’ in Whatcom County

Record 59 degrees in Bellingham on Sunday

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The fight over minimum wage continues

Some in the legislature want to take up the issue of minimum wage

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The legislature considering scientific research into medical pot

The state may give the "OK" to medical pot research

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A local congresswoman speaks out about “Deflate-Gate”

"Deflate-Gate" enters local politics

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Canadian man’s plan to have sex with young girl foiled

Sheriff's deputies arrest Canadian man for planning to have sex with teen

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Third case of bird flu found in Whatcom County

Avian flu is not major public health risk

Marijuana

Blaine’s only pot shop open for business

State limited small border town to one recreational store

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

Lawmakers seek to rein in unregulated medical pot shops

Would require same testing standards as recreational pot

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Lawmakers at odds over ‘real’ identification cards

KGMI News Reporting By Tracy Ellis, Karen Taylor with Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — A federal plan to require ‘real’…

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Lucky Seahawks fans could win Super Bowl tickets

KGMI News Reporting By Tracy Ellis & Associated Press SEATTLE, Wash. — After watching their team win with a series…

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Man attempts to lure child

Attempted child luring case

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Bellingham Police looking for man suspected of attempted luring

A young girl says an older man tried to lure her to his car

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

Proposal in Olympia would cut legal pot taxes

Taxes on pot could drop 30-percent

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Washington bill would make fourth-offense DUI a felony

Felony charge would go from fifth-offense DUI to fourth-offense

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Panel suggests 11 percent raise for Washington lawmakers

Panel will make a final decision on the raises in May

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Lynden rivals battle each other and cancer

Both schools are asking fans to wear black to recognize cancer's impact on the community

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Colleges consider arming campus cops

Western Washington Universities police force have carried guns for a quarter century

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Dropping Canadian dollar could hurt county economy

Tourism Vancouver says the turning point could come if the Loonie dropped to 75 cents

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Playoff not interested in moving semis of New Year’s Eve

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This Monday, July 14, 2014 photo shows the College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy in Irving, Texas. A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.

The College Football Playoff says there is no interest in ESPN's suggestion to move next season's semifinals from New Year's Eve to Saturday, Jan. 2.

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Snow forces NBA to postpone Knicks, Nets games

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The NBA has postponed home games for both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets because of a snowstorm expected to batter the area.

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Royalties won’t ‘Stay’ with Sam Smith

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Tom Petty "Won't Back Down" over the similarities between his 1989 hit and the Grammy-nominated "Stay With Me."

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Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, likely out for season

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant shoots during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Bob Dylan gives away 50,000 copies of new album to his ‘oldest’ fans

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The veteran rocker has struck a deal with bosses of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to send out copies of his latest record.

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