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Sierra Club sues BNSF over Washington State coal pollution

Wants to require Clean Water Act permits for coal trains

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PeaceHealth says partnerships will not reduce services

Reaction to ACLU’s call for a moratorium on secular and non-secular hospital mergers

fire fighters

Fire Chief: Fireworks ban good for city

Allows focus on more important fire emergencies

coal pile

Council asks Mayor to consider coal study budget

Could cost the up to $25,000.

hotel lobby

Port approves airport Holiday Inn

Expected to open by summer 2015

gas pump

Ferndale gas tax vote nixed from ballot

Council reverses may decision

Rep. Steve O'Ban, R-28

O’Ban will replace Carrell in Senate

Appointed by Piece County Council

allergies

No relief from long allergy season

Locals doctor says longer season is new norm

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ACLU asks for moratorium on hospital mergers

Cites UW Medicine and PeaceHealth merger

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WTA assisting Amtrak commuters

Third route added between Seattle and Bellingham

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No Mo’ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

The 16 Little League baseball teams from around the world line the field at Volunteer Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

Chicago is making its first appearance in 31 years in the Little League World Series. The victory sends the Great Lakes champs into the U.S. title game on Saturday against Las Vegas.

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Bell & Blount play in Eagles victory over Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount, right, tries to strip the ball from fellow Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell in a drill during a combined NFL football training camp session with the Buffalo Bills in Latrobe, Pa. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount both played one day after each was arrested for marijuana offenses. Bell finished with 23 yards on nine carries, while Blount ran for 32 yards on seven carries.

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Preseason No. 1 Eastern opens 2014 season on Saturday

Courtesy of Eastern Washington University

The top-ranked Eagles host Sam Houston State in Cheney on Saturday, August 23 in the inaugural FCS Showcase.

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Couples still seeking elusive hometown win

Fred Couples walks up to the ninth green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

For all the tournament's won during his career, Couples has still never won playing back home in or around Seattle where he grew up.

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Seattle wins No. 1 pick in WNBA lottery

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It's Seattle's first No. 1 pick since the 2002 season when the Storm selected Sue Bird. The team also had the first pick in 2001, when they chose Lauren Jackson.