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Local unemployment up

Preliminary figures show increase

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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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Cruz hits 30th homer, Mariners beat Rockies 8-7

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz follows the flight of his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brad Boxberger during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Chris Taylor, and Robinson Cano also scored on the hit. The Mariners won the game 3-0.

Nelson Cruz homered in a fourth consecutive game to reach 30 for the season.

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Despite misconduct, prosecutors rarely face discipline

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MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington and elsewhere whose conduct causes cases to be thrown out…

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Army to test rockets at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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The Army is looking to conduct a test to determine whether soldiers can fire rockets at a Joint Base Lewis-McChord training area.

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Central Washington wildfire grows to 25 square miles

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A lightning-caused fire in Central Washington has burned 25 square miles near Lake Chelan, and officials are concerned more thunderstorms could be on the way.