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Mayor proposes balanced budget

First in years without cuts or layoffs

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Employment Security furloughing 418 employees

Keeping staff needed to process unemployment claims

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Washington among states most affected by shutdown

High federal employees per capita

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Co-op hosting GMO informational series

Documentary and panel discussion at Pickford Film Center

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Mammogram party reaches out to local woman

Screenings have led to fewer lives lost

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Young man found dead in park identified

Nineteen year old college student from Chelan

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Semi-truck rollover snags traffic for hours

WSP says driver fell asleep

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USDA issues health alert for some Calif. chicken

Salmonella outbreak spreads to 18 states

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Whatcom Americans to play tuneup game Thursday in Bellingham

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The Whatcom Americans win the 2015 PNW Regional Championship Photo courtesy of Coach Hank Schwarz

Whatcom Americans to battle Provincial champs White Rock, B.C.

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Tom Brady goes to court, says “I did nothing wrong”

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The Patriots quarterback's lawsuit in the deflated footballs scandal questions whether the league followed its own rules when it suspended the four-time Super Bowl champion.

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Sounders forward Dempsey leads MLS All-Stars vs. Tottenham

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Dempsey will have familiar teammates and opponents when the squads hit the pitch.

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I-1366 to limit Legislature’s ability to raise taxes

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The initiative provides that if lawmakers do not put I-1366 on the ballot by next April 15th, that the sales tax would be reduced by a penny on the dollar. From 6.5 cents to 5.5 cents. This would cost the state about $1.4 billion in revenue.

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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on cover of Sports Illustrated

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“It’s been thrilling to go through this,” Carroll said of the fallout from his Super Bowl XLIX play call. “It really is.”