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Beach

Saltwater testing begins at local beaches

The saltwater off of the most popular beaches in Whatcom County will start getting tested for bacteria this week.

Xbox

New Xbox to be revealed today in Redmond

Microsoft takes the wraps off its new Xbox today in Redmond.

Fire Engine Sign

Retired fire captain throws hat into at-large race

There’s a new face in politics running for the at-large Bellingham City Council seat.

Grocery Store

Costco submits potential plans for new location

Mayor stresses need for “employment land.”

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New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

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Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

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Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

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Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

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Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.