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Police have lead in motel robbery

One of three suspects arrested

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Tim Eyman proposes his latest tax initiative

Pressures lawmakers to pass constitutional amendment

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Mary Kay Letourneau arrested in Seattle

Failure to appear in court

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Shellfish harvesting safe on most beaches

Portage Bay still off limits

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Pod jumping orca lends insight to biologists

Studying migration in winter

American Modern Insurance's 'The Build' YouTube Series

Everson team helps rebuild Chevy in YouTube series

Produced by American Modern Insurance Group

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Ferndale fire death investigated as homicide

Woman who died has been identified

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Whatcom real estate on the mend

Increase in home sales

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New city government begins today

New council members swearing in tonight

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in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

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Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

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Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

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James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

in Sports

Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

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Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.