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Bellingham exports third largest in state

Canada major role in export business

missing girl

Slain girl’s siblings with Bellingham family members

Nooksack tribe reaches out to murdered girl's family

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Reward offered for info on I-5 bank robber

Bellingham thief suspected of more bank robberies

A line of fire snakes along a hillside at dusk Friday, July 18, 2014, in Winthrop, Wash. A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles. Friday's dawn revealed dramatic devastation, with the Okanagan County town of Pateros, home to 650 people, hit especially hard.

Inslee to appeal federal denial of homeowner aid

Feds deny personal aid for wildfire victims

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US judge dismisses marijuana tax case

Federal court turns away Bellingham pot dispensary owner

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Even campfires at Washington campgrounds banned

"No flame at all" on state-protected lands

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Bellingham top ten place for work-life balance

Study: Bellingham in balance with work and life

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WWI metal found in Bellingham returned to family

Bellingham man returns First World War metal to B.C. family

missing girl

Teen’s bail $1 million in Bremerton girl’s death

Murdered girl's parents attend suspect's court appearance

WASART Facebook page. Photo by Jess Curry.

Dog reunites with family after week in national forest

Volunteers rescue dog at base of waterfall

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Retail sales in county show decrease

County falls behind in first quarter retail sales

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Bellingham Murder Suspect Found Dead

Police: suspect killed himself after leaving state

City of Bellingham

Bloulevard Park entrance closed for train track repairs

Limited access to Blvd. Park for three days

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Federal letter claims Wash. schools fail to meet standards

Superintendents to refute letter about failing schools

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Police say man’s own texts prove he was driving drunk

Texts give insight into fatal Memorial Day crash

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Teen hit by train in Marietta area

BNSF: 17-year-old boy sitting on tracks when hit

missing girl

Teen suspect in 6-year-old’s death due in court

Forensic evidence links17-year-old to girls murder

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Weather service warns of dire fire conditions

Thunderstorms put fire danger high

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Teen suspect in 6-year-old’s death due in court

Authorities still haven't released the name of the suspect, who was arrested Saturday in the Bremerton-area mobile home park from which Jenise Wright had disappeared a week earlier.

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Driver who killed man in Bellingham: Truck was ‘possessed’

Hours before police say he plowed his truck into four pedestrians in Bellingham, Dustin Frederick Brown sent text messages to friends saying he was too drunk to drive.

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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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Dave Chappelle, Marlee Matlin, and Scott Caan are among the celebs celebrating this weekend.

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Rose in, Lillard out for US basketball roster

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The U.S. national basketball team has kept Derrick Rose and cut Damian Lillard and three others, getting its roster down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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Reports: Machado to get season-ending knee surgery

In this Sunday, June 8, 2014 photo, home plate umpire Adrian Johnson, left, separates Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado, left, and Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt after Machado threw his bat into the infield in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. Machado was ejected for throwing the bat and Athletics pitcher Fernando Abad was ejected for throwing at him a second time. The Athletics beat the nOrioles 11-1.

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports.

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Cleveland greets reopening of historic ballpark

This Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 photo shows an entrance to League Park in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has invested $6.3 million in restoring the old site of League Park, a historic site where the Cleveland Indians clinched its 1920 World Series title, Babe Ruth hit his 500th home run and where Joe DiMaggio extended his hitting streak to 56 games. Not much of the old ballbark, where Cy Young threw the first pitch in 1891 remains, but the new park will host high school and youth games on its all-turf field and will pay homage to the greats who once played there.

The city has spent $6.3 million to turn an empty, trash-strewn field into a handsome ballpark with a playing surface of all-weather field turf.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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