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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

Photo provided by Whatcom County

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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Wimbledon latest sporting event to ban ‘selfie sticks’

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Tennis fans: Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Sandra Bullock’s son has no idea his mom is a superstar

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Five-year-old Louis doesn't know his mom is an international movie star.

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Hundreds of cinemas refuse to show ‘Avengers’ film

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Theaters in Germany are refusing to show the much-anticipated sequel in a dispute with Disney.

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death

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Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

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Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.