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Barron Heating wins Ski to Sea

Barron was last year’s overall winner as well

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WA Governor Vows Thorough Investigation of Bridge Collapse

Inslee: A temporary bridge is the top priority.

Boy Scouts of America to allow openly gay scouts

Local volunteer: They made the right decision

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Festival of Flags honors Veteran Women

Will be 1,550 flags on display

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Memorial Day services honor veterans

Two services on Monday

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I-5 bridge over Skagit River collapses

Three people reportedly injured, no fatalities

County Executive Jack Louws

Whatcom County financially stable

Annual “State of the County” address

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Waning dollar not expected to deter Canadian shoppers

Canadian dollar has fallen below 97-cents

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WWU men to open 2015-16 campaign at CCA DII Tipoff Classic

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WWU opens against University of Colorado-Colorado Springs on Oct. 30, then faces Upper Iowa University on Oct. 31 and Minnesota State University-Moorhead on Nov. 1.

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M’s trade Dustin Ackley to Yankees

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Seattle Mariners' Dustin Ackley hits an RBI single in the third inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Seattle.

Ackley was drafted second overall by the Mariners in 2009 out of North Carolina. In five seasons, the former Tar Heel has hit .243 with 42 career home runs and 201 RBI.

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FBI understaffed to tackle cyber threats

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The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.

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NETFLIX: Watch it before it’s gone

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These titles are expiring soon - so start binge watching now!

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Patriots open camp, try to ignore ‘Deflategate’ noise

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick is stonewalling questions about deflated footballs for the second straight day, saying before the team's first practice of training camp on Thursday that he's only worried about the day's practice.