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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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Today in entertainment history: March 30

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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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WWU falls 6-1 to Humboldt State in Gold Bracket final

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Western Washington University's softball team beat Saint Martins University 1-0, then lost 7-3 on Saturday, March 15, 2013, at Viking Field in Bellingham, Wash.

The WWU softball team fell 6-1 to Humboldt State University in the Gold Bracket championship game of the Cal State Stanislaus Tournament of Champions.

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Report: Seahawks re-sign DL Demarcus Dobbs

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According to his agent, the Seattle Seahawks have resigned defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs to a one-year deal.

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Report: St. John’s offers Chris Mullin head coaching gig

Chris Mullin at the New Liberty Theatre in New York. 
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According to an ESPN.com report, St. John's University has offered their men's basketball head coach position to former NBA star and St. John's alumni Chris Mullin.

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Mariners make more roster moves

Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik, left, talks with manager Lloyd McClendon, right, as players throw in the bullpen during spring training baseball practice, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The Seattle Mariners announced multiple roster changes on Sunday.