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health exchange

Health exchange website hits snag on first day

Spokesperson says glitches come with any new territory

kitchen

Long running Bellingham appliance store switches hands

Lehman’s Applaince now Judd & Black

food label

‘No on 522′ raises record campaign money

Initiative requiring GMO labeling

Congress

Impact of federal shutdown on Washington State

Many services and workers impacted

grocery shopping

Grocery worker strike likely won’t affect Whatcom County

Only concerns workers with expired contracts

pay day

State minimum wage raises 13 cents

Inflation low this year

TREES (2)

Winter weather closes Artist Point early

Postpones scheduled tree removal

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‘Autisms’ a more appropriate term, geneticists say

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There are so many different genetic forms of autism that using the singular term is misleading, researchers say.

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Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

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Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

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The surrounding area around University of Phoenix Stadium takes shape as the upcoming NFL Super Bowl football game gets closer Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort.

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

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Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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Sherman doubts any punishment ahead for Patriots

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks play the Denver Broncos in the NFL football Super Bowl on Feb. 2.

Sherman said after defending champion Seattle's arrival in Phoenix that a "conflict of interest" exists because of how close Commissioner Roger Goodell and Pats owner Robert Kraft are. He noted they "are taking pictures at each other's homes."