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US Border Agents Wearing Body Cameras to Test Technology

The agency tasked with manning the country's borders, ports and airports announced the plan to test out cameras after fielding complaints about the use of force.

Ferndale Police, Whatcom County Sheriff's deputies and Bellingham Police investigate the Patriot Pl. home where a woman was stabbed Friday, May 2nd, 2014.

Jury finds attempted murder accomplice guilty

A woman who helped her boyfriend try to kill a Ferndale mother of two is guilty.

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Perez gives 2 sides in West Coast port talks Friday deadline

The nation's top labor official is ratcheting up pressure on the two sides haggling over a new contract for dockworkers

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Board Baker beer bus in Bellingham Sat.

The Washington Beer Open House comes to Bellingham this weekend.

Florists make wedding bouquets at the Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Friday, July 6, 2007. The chapel is planning for 113 weddings on July 7, 2007, said marketing director Whitney Lloyd. It's the largest number the business has handled in its 50-year history.

Florist who refused to do flowers for gay wedding to appeal

A florist in Eastern Washington who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding plans to appeal

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Video from police, public examined in Washington shooting

Authorities say they're still collecting video of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Mexican man

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ACLU suing Skagit hospital district over abortion rights

A public hospital district being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington over concerns about abortion access says it follows state law.

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House panel passes proposal to eliminate graduation exams

The House Education Committee has approved a proposal to eliminate the need to pass statewide tests to earn a high school diploma.

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Bill to abolish death penalty doesn’t pass out of committee

An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state isn't moving forward in the Legislature this year.

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Couple who fled CPS trying to get kids back again

The couple who fled the state after refusing to cooperate with child protective services is once again asking the state to return their kids.


Trio asks for seat on county council

Three candidates who lost elections now want to be appointed to an elected body.

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Wyoming bill would help finance coal ports in the Northwest

BEN NEARY, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are pushing a bill that would allow the state to…

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Companies in West Coast port dispute make appeal to workers

JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maritime companies are making their case for a new labor contract…


Washington state panel OKs bill to trim vaccine exemptions

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A House committee has approved a bill that would remove personal or philosophical opposition to vaccines…

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Under investigation, youth hockey seeks labor-law exemption

The state's four WHL teams and the league office say the league might have to pull out of Washington if state law isn't changed


Judge: Washington florist who refused gay wedding broke law

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a florist in Washington state who refused to provide flowers to…


Slain Seattle police officer’s partner testifies in tears

The officer in the car with Timothy Brenton the night the Seattle police officer was killed testified in tears

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Seattle tunnel machine Bertha moves toward access pit

The broken-down tunnel machine began its journey toward an access pit where, if it makes it, workers will remove the front of the machine for repairs.

The Legislative building at the Washington state Capitol is shown at dusk Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 in Olympia, Wash. The 105-day legislative session begins Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 with the expectation that it could be a tough few months for lawmakers.

House committee weighs bill to abolish death penalty

Families of murder victims and opponents of capital punishment spoke out in support of a measure to abolish the death penalty

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