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Local unemployment up

Preliminary figures show increase


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


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


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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Lummi takes on rival Neah Bay in 1B semifinals

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The Blackhawks and Red Devils are meeting for the seventh straight time in the 1B state playoffs. Lummi is 2-4 in the previous six match-ups. You can hear all the action between Blackhawks and Red Devils on our sister station KGMI AM790 and KGMI.com beginning at 12:35 p.m. with the pregame show.

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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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Kansas vs. Vanderbilt in Maui Invitational final

A basketball with the NCAA logo goes in on a shot by Northeastern during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Northeastern plays Notre Dame in a second round game on Thursday.

It will be the second championship for either school in the holiday tournament. Vanderbilt won here in 1986, and Kansas won in 1996. You can hear all the action on KPUG beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Washington fires Bob Ernst as women’s rowing coach

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Ernst first took over the Washington women's program in 1980 and won six national titles, the last coming in 1987.

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A’s acquire Jed Lowrie from Astros for minor league reliever


The 31-year-old Lowrie hit .222 with nine homers and 30 RBIs in 69 games for Houston this year, starting 45 at third and 16 at shortstop. He was sidelined for more than three months by a torn ligament in his right thumb.