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DelBene eating on food-stamp budget

Challenging cuts to federal program

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Ferndale woman hit by stray bullet shot in heart

Group of people target shooting half a mile away fired stray bullet


Bellingham man missing

Police asking for public’s help


State jobless rate down

Labor market seeing modest recovery


Skagit River bridge back open

Drivers slowed to 40 mph over bridge


Woman’s death blamed on recklessness with guns

Firearms instructor says shooters were not taking proper precautions

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Local Big Brothers Big Sisters having financial troubles

Federal grants expired several years ago

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Amending agreement may speed up waterfront clean up

Environmental contamination report open for public review


State revenue forecast revised upward

Lawmakers have hundreds of millions more to spend

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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts


Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.

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Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility


The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.

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Vikings beat Chaminade in Hawai’i

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Junior forward Kiana Gandy scored a team-high 16 points to lead Western Washington University to a 61-53 victory over Chaminade Thursday evening in the O'ahu Women's Basketball Thanksgiving Classic.

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Huskies can’t handle Longhorns in Bahamas

Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar directs his team

Eric Davis Jr. had 15 points, Cameron Ridley added 13 points and 11 rebounds and Texas fended off a barrage of rallies to beat Washington Thursday in the consolation round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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Lions 45-14 win over Eagles, Panthers still perfect over Cowboys 33-14,Bears beat Packers

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Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes