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Summer heat is on its way

Temps may jump 15 degree or more next week

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Ferndale road closure

Portal Way and Grandview Road 24 hour closure

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Inslee asks for economic-disaster declaration

For areas and businesses affected by bridge collapse

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Mount Vernon City Council considers pot moratorium

Six month ban on marijuana retail

Pile of coffee beans.

Starbucks hikes prices

Raising prices at a time when coffee costs are falling

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Boy robbed of belt and shoes

Man and woman arrested

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Ericksen: Budget agreement as soon as today

Temporary shutdown if no agreement is reached by June 30

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Public Works presents plan to keep asbestos out of Swift Creek

Naturally occurring asbestos coming down Sumas Mountain

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Majority of roads in Mount Baker-Snoqualimie National Forest to be closed

Forest Service asking for public input on which roads to keep

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WTA holding kid art bus display contest

Events at three area libraries

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Carr’s 3 TD’s lead Raiders past Seahawks

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Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Detroit Lions during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

Rookie Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes to make a case he should be Oakland's starting quarterback, and the Raiders wrapped up the preseason with a 41-31 victory Thursday night over the Seattle Seahawks.

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Djokovic advances at U.S. Open

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot against Paul-Henri Mathieu, of France, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York.

Top men's seed Novak Djokovic also had an easy time winning his second round match. He rolled to a 6-1, 6-3, 6-love, rout of Frenchman Paul-Henri Mathieu.

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WWU women rally for 3-2 exhibition win at Trinity Western

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WWU completes its three pre-season exhibition schedule Saturday (6 p.m.), playing host to University of Calgary.

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Adrian Peterson ‘would love to retire as a Viking’

In this Aug. 16, 2014, photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) warms up before a NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Minneapolis.Millions of people using the top three fantasy football platforms have generated three different answers to the question of that top draft pick. Yahoo says LeSean McCoy of Philadelphia. ESPN says Adrian Peterson. CBS Sports says it’s Jamaal Charles of Kansas City.

Adrian Peterson is reiterating that he hopes to remain in Minnesota until he retires in response to a report that he reached out to Jerry Jones about playing for the Dallas Cowboys this summer.

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USC backup quits, accuses Sarkisian of racism

Southern California cornerback Anthony Brown shakes hands with a Notre Dame player following the 14-10 Notre Dame victory in a game Saturday Oct. 19, 2013 in South Bend, Ind.

Running back Anthony Brown has quit Southern California's football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned by Brown's apparent accusations of racism against him on social media.