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Local community takes part in ‘Great Shakeout’ drill

World wide earthquake drill at 10:17 a.m.

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Hunting with Heroes’ vets get a hero’s welcome

Ten veterans sent on an all-expenses-paid trip

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WCC recognized as top cyber-security institution

Becoming headquarters for CyberWatch West program

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Bellingham ranked among most livable cities

Calls Bellingham “picture perfect”

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U.S. stuck with violent sex offender

Canadian officials will not seek extradition if escapee is located

Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

Groundwater testing 14 years after pipeline explosion

Turning off filtration system in Whatcom Falls Park

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Lawsuit claims EPA lets state poison fish eaters

Argues low fish consumption rate allows for more pollution

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WTA fares to remain steady in 2014

No fare increases in budget

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Seattle Storm trade with Connecticut for No. 3 pick

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Seattle Storm guard Noelle Quinn (45), forward Camille Little (20) and guard Tanisha Wright (30) walk off the court for a timeout during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Washington Mystics Saturday, May 24, 2014 in Washington. The Storm won 73-65.

The Storm have traded Camille Little and Shekinna Stricklen to the Sun for the third and 15th picks in the upcoming WNBA draft and Renee Montgomery.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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Brady fighting cold, not worried about health for Super Bowl

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady listens to a question during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix.

Tom Brady is dealing with a cold four days before the Super Bowl but says he'll be OK.

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EWU QB Adams says he has scholarship offer from Oregon

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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. throws against Washington Huskies in the second half of an NCAA football game in Seattle. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, after a remarkable _ yet abbreviated _ season.

EWU's record-setting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. says he has received a scholarship offer from Oregon and will visit the school this weekend.

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Report: NFL considering fining Lynch over “Beast Mode” hat

Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch, right, talks to teammate Brandon Mebane as he makes his way out off the floor at the beginning of media day for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) -

Lynch wore another "Beast Mode" logo hat in different colors today. He responded to all questions repeatedly saying "You know why I'm here, " during his 5-minute appearance.