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Ferndale home fire 2

Police have names in fire homicide investigation

Say victim was alive when fire was set

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Vandals target campus fire extinguishers

Second time in one month

coal refinery

Report: U.S. coal market expected to drop

New rules could close energy plants

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

State faces pot growing dilemma

Too many growers with nowhere to grow

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Another 38,000 state unemployed could lose benefits

Congress working on extending benefits

health exchange

More than 71,000 enrolled for private insurance

Over 72,000 more need finish enrollment

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New Chrysalis Inn planned for Wenatchee

Construction scheduled for spring

Photo courtesy of the City of Bellingham

City asking for waterfront park name ideas

Names can be submitted online

makeshift memorial

Bellingham teen dies in car accident

Car skidded on icy road

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Bellingham to host 2015 WCL All-Star Game

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Bells logo on field

The Bellingham Bells are pleased to announce that the City of Bellingham and the Bells will host the 2015 West Coast League All-Star Game.

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Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp

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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, laughs as he stands with Marshawn Lynch at a football minicamp practice Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Renton, Wash.

Marshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week.

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Florida State tops preseason Amway coaches’ poll

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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass before an NCAA college football game against Miami Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla.

Rounding out the top five were Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn with the first-ever playoff looming at the end season.

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Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

Dustin Johnson of the US plays a shot on the 17th fairway during the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014.

In a statement Thursday from Hambric Sports Management, the 30-year-old Johnson said his leave of absence was effective immediately.

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Another decent start for Woods at Firestone

Tiger Woods answers questions at his news conference during the final practice day for the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Akron, Ohio.

Woods made six birdies Thursday to open with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational, just four shots behind Marc Leishman.