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Safeway opening next month

Gas station opening, too

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Lynden fishing company slapped for Elliot Bay oil spill

Must pay fine for not reporting spill

Left to right, bottom:  Haley Reed (Sehome) Kendall Barns (BHS), Bryce Henshaw (Sehome)
Top:  Julie Carpenter/parent/judge, Katie Clarke (Sehome), Samantha Sandoz (Squalicum), Hunter Renz (BHS), Caroline Chen (Sehome), Will Woods (BHS) and Jackie Reed parent/judge.

Local debate club earns big wins

Take first place in two competitions

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State bill would require paid sick leave

Minimum wage increase measure also introduced

prison wire

Report: More supervision, less prison for property crime

State has the nation's highest rate of property crimes

semi crash

Driver gets big ticket for helping at crash site

Speeding car forces pear truck into median

oil tank

Both sides of aisle pushing increased train safety

Two oil train safety bills set before legislature

lunch bill

Lawmaker proposes to end free lunch completely

Keeping lobbyists from buying lawmakers meals

chick

Canadian poultry ban hurting local farm

Border closed to uncooked poultry products

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Blaine council member moving on

Council will pick replacement

Inslee state of state 2015

Inslee pushes for cap-and-trade proposal

Says state has "moral obligation"

airplane

Bellingham Airport numbers descend

Declining Canadian dollar could be factor

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SUPER BOWL: The big day is here

The Lombardi Trophy sits behind two helmets before a joint coaches news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Phoenix.

Super Bowl XLIX: Kick-off between the Seahawks and Patriots is at 3:30pm. Full coverage on KPUG 1170AM.

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Jimmy Fallon set for Super Bowl Sunday show in Phoenix

File Photo: Jimmy Fallon at the Serpentine Gallery Summer Party held at Kensington Gardens - Arrivals. June, 2013.  Credit: WENN.com

The host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" is set to wage a lip sync contest with actors Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart during a special post-game episode at the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix.

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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates after defeating Andy Murray, of Britain, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York.

DENNIS PASSA, AP Sports Writer MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy…

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Aaron Rodgers wins 2nd NFL Most Valuable Player

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers drops back during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis.

Aaron Rodgers has won his second Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in somewhat surprisingly easy fashion.

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Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into Hall of Fame

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Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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