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Attorney asks court to push hard on school funding

Wants judicial enforcement of elected officials

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Strong storm loses wind

Local impact less than expected

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BTC teachers’ strike over, fall classes begin

Bellingham Technical College faculty reach contract agreement

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Western student sexually assaulted near campus

Walking home early Saturday Morning

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Healthcare enrollment starts tomorrow

Washington State’s insurance marketplace availible online

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Chamber of Commerce offers Obamacare help

Helping local businesses meet requirements

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Western to study elementary math and science teaching practices

Grant to help improve teaching nation wide

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BTC, Faculty Unions Reach Tentative Agreement

BTC plans to open and be on regular schedule Monday

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No. 3 Gonzaga tops Pacific 91-60, wins 36th straight at home

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Gonzaga coach Mark Few

Przemek Karnowski and Gary Bell Jr. each scored 13 points

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Booker, Colorado snap 4-game skid, beat WSU 90-58

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Colorado head coach Tad Boyle calls out instructions to his team during a second-round game against Pittsburgh in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Askia Booker scored 21 points and Colorado snapped a four-game skid

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Portland’s Aldridge to put thumb surgery on hold

Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

The Trail Blazers say that forward LaMarcus Aldridge has decided to put thumb surgery on hold and play in Portland's game Saturday night against the Washington Wizards.

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Super Bowl XLIX: Carroll, Belichick excelled after failing the first time

Official game balls for the NFL football Super Bowl XLIX wait for final inspection at the Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in Ada, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The New England Patriots will play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona.

The two men vying to put their fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy are testament to the axiom that men who flop in their first NFL head coaching job can subsequently flourish.

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Cubs great Ernie Banks dies

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The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Famer and two-time MVP Ernie Banks was 83 when he died Friday night. The team did not provide a cause of death.