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State: Average marijuana user consumes 123 joints per year

Factor in licensing for marijuana production


Local unemployment rate drops

6.5 percent in August

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Skuksan teacher named Wash. Teacher of the Year

English Language Learner Specialist Katie Brown honored

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Man believed to be murder suspect flees traffic stop

Salvador Rodriguez wanted for killing a man in Lynden

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WWU: Pot still banned on campus

Federal law takes precedent on campus policy

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Allegiant returning to skies after emergency inspections

Dozens of flights canceled or rescheduled

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State Assistant Principal of the Year goes to local educator

Assistant Principal Ann Buswell of Whatcom Middle School

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Blazers hand Lakers 5th straight loss with 108-96 win


It was Portland's seventh straight victory over the Lakers.

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WSU beats Texas Southern 77-65 behind Hawkinson


Washington State led 47-26 at the half after shooting 60.6 percent from the field and holding Texas Southern to 32.3 percent.

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Watson’s 4 TDs lead No. 1 Clemson to victory

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney

Deshaun Watson ran for three touchdowns and passed for a fourth as No. 1 Clemson capped an undefeated regular season by holding off rival South Carolina 37-32 on Saturday.

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No. 2 Alabama claims SEC West with win over Auburn

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seems frustrated during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Derrick Henry ran 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel No. 2 Alabama to the SEC West title with a 29-13 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday.

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Michigan State takes division with rout of Penn State

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio walks with his team before the first half of an NCAA college football game against Ohio State in East Lansing, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in his return from a shoulder injury, and No. 6 Michigan State wrapped up a spot in the Big Ten championship game with a 55-16 rout of Penn State on Saturday.