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Runners jingling all the way

5K run for arthritis

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Planning commission takes up land use rights

Working to comply with state water quality rules

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Funding approved for county emergency center

Renting port-owned building

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Ferndale considering new high school

Public forum and tour tonight

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New speed limit on Kendall Road

40 mph in front of Kendall Elementary School

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County holds off on State Street building purchase

Contamination found at the site

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Machinists union makes offer to Boeing

Boeing’s response expected later today

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New online data compares state schools

Reading and math exams for individual schools

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Washington House votes to retake tuition-setting power

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The Washington House of Representatives has voted to revoke tuition-setting power it previously gave to the state's universities.

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Critics rap payday lenders’ attempt to change Washington law

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Payday lenders are pushing Washington lawmakers to change a state law that restricts high-cost loans marketed to poor people.

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Washington House passes bill to outlaw spying via drone

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It would become a crime to spy on people with a drone under a bill passed by the Washington House of Representatives.

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Senate OKs judicial review of mental health decisions

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Bill would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others

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Bellingham fifth highest in country for fraud complaints

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Only four other cities in the country reported more fraud per-capita than Bellingham last year