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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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Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.

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NFL offers Thanksgiving tripleheader on KPUG

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A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

Tripleheader: Bears at Lions, Eagles at the Cowboys and the Seahawks at the 49ers in the finale! Tune it all in NOW on KPUG.

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Ebola survivors thankful for ‘second chance’

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Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.

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Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high

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More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.