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State welfare lowest in decades

Medicaid and food stamp use rising

Children who say they fled when armed men were seen in their village eat bread while waiting in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Five days after one of the strongest tropical storms on record leveled tens of thousands of houses in the central Philippines, relief operations were only starting to pick up pace, with two more airports in the region reopening, allowing for more aid flights.

‘Reach Across the Water’ to help typhoon victims

Local event tonight at Silver Reef Casino

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Hundreds to lose benefits in Whatcom County

Federal benefits ending in two weeks

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Member vote possible on Boeing counteroffer

Union originally rejected offer

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Grocery store change-up in store for Bellingham

Safeway in the works as another grocery store closes

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Thieves cut into Salvation Army fundraising

Food truck targeted twice since Thanksgiving

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Bellingham gas prices higher than most

Doesn’t compare to Canadian prices

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Charter school proponents: Ruling won’t stop plans

Judge rules charter schools violate state constitution

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Salmon money going toward property purchase

Whatcom Land Trust receives $500,000

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