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car driving through water

Buyers warned to beware of flood-drenched vehicles

Scammers cleaning up cars and selling them


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


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


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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No. 25 Florida routs No. 3 Ole Miss & AP Top 25 scoreboard


All the scores from across the AP Top 25.

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Max Scherzer K’s 17 in second no-hitter this season

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Only one batter reached base against Scherzer, and that came when third baseman Yunel Escobar bounced a throw for an error on Kevin Plawecki's leadoff grounder in the sixth inning.

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Early wake-up call Sunday for Dolphins, Jets in London

Miami Dolphins players and cheerleaders pose for a group picture with London schoolchildren during a training session Allianz Park in London, Friday Oct. 2, 2015. The Dolphins are preparing for an NFL football game against the New York Jets at London's Wembley stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

The alarm will sound early Sunday for the Dolphins, and not just because they kick off against the New York Jets in London at 2:30 p.m. local time, which is 9:30 a.m. in Miami and New York.

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Lynch, Mebane questionable for Seahawks on Monday night


RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and nose tackle Brandon Mebane will be game-time decisions Monday…

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WWU women rout Trinity Lutheran

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The Vikings ranked No.5 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll, improved to 9-1-0 overall.