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Local unemployment holds steady

Whatcom County unemployment doesn't budge

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Warm Sunday sets record

75 degree day passes 1987 record

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New businesses and construction in Bellingham

Thai and Lao cuisine moves into downtown

The Lynden PRCA Rodeo, presented by the Northwest Washington Fair, donated $35,000 Friday to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center for breast cancer patient care and research.

Rodeo rounds up money for cancer center

Cowboys prove they are tough enough to wear pink

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Washington Supreme Court to hear Backpage.com case

Lawsuit claims online classified exploits children

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Whatcom has some of state’s biggest polluters

Cherry Point hot spot in state for greenhouse gas emissions

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New report studies Cherry Point economic impact

NW Business Expo to address Obamacare and Cherry Point

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State calls for mental health insurance review

Ruling: Insurance companies must cover developmental therapies

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After school programs in high demand

Survey suggests a shortage in after school programs

Heavy snow topples trees along Mount Baker Highway 
The flashing sign warns of snow removal equipment ahead - even though for drivers, the road was closed due to heavy snowfall and falling trees.

Tree removal closes portion of Mount Baker Highway

Trees being removed near Mount Baker Ski Area for safety

A DC-10 air tanker pulls up after dropping fire retardant over a wildfire Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle.

Homeowners file wildfire claims against Washington

Victims say state mishandled wildfires

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Board could allow more pot growing in Washington

State could quadruple pot canopy

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Fingerprint scam claiming police affiliation

Fingerprint scheduling website a fraud

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Jail guard charged with attempted child rape faces judge

Trail next month for two of six in child sex sting

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911 tapes released in vet stabbings

New details in stabbing by man upset over dead cat

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Aloha Motel could be condemned by next week

Owners given chance to speak about motel drug activity

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Scammers target newspaper subscribers

Fake newspapers renewals notices going out

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Overnight shelter gets bigger location

Lighthouse Mission offers new severe weather shelter

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High wind could cause outages

High winds to hit coastal areas

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.

Pot business sales and fines posted online

State helping banks track pot customers

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Mariota throws 5 TD’s, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is shown warming up for an NCAA college football game against UCLA in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

Marcus Mariota broke the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks' 59-41 victory over California on Friday night.

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Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

Kansas City Royals coach Ned Yost speaks during a press conference before Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Herrera, Brandon Finnegan, Wade Davis and Greg Holland combined for four innings of hitless relief, the longest in a Series game in 22 years.

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Ted Bishop resigns as PGA president

FILE - PGA of America President Ted Bishop speaks next to the Presidents Cup trophy at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, in this July 2, 2014 file photo. The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening Oct. 23, 2014 for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.

Ted Bishop has been removed as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet directed at Ian Poulter.

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