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Buyers warned to beware of flood-drenched vehicles

Scammers cleaning up cars and selling them

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State government begins planning for possible shutdown

Legislature’s budget deadline is June 30

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Deadline close for Legislature to act on estate-tax law

Has until tonight or refund checks will be mailed

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Heroin use rising in Washington

Deaths have more than doubled

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Deputy Prosecutor set to retire

Mac Setter finishes up 36 years in Prosecutor’s Office

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Second special session begins today

Legislature fails to reach budget agreement

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State board wants tougher water rules in Whatcom County

People could pay more to access water or use septic systems

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Larsen calls on Congress to invest in transportation

In response to Skagit River Bridge collapse

Photo courtesy of WSDOT

NTSB: Driver says he felt “crowded”

May have been a second semi on Skagit River bridge

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RB Fred Jackson could soon be a Seahawk

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Vet was released by Buffalo Bills on Monday

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Michael Koenen released by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen (9) stretches during NFL football training camp in Tampa, Fla., Friday, July 25, 2014.

Whatcom County native let go after four seasons in Tampa

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

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Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Top seeds in a hurry on day of U.S. Open upsets

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World number ones Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic launched their U.S. Open title bids in ruthless style.

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

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After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.