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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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A’s edge M’s in 13 innings

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Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 7-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

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Blazers blank Ravens in home opener

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With the win, Bellingham improves to 2-2 on the season.

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No. 25 Florida routs No. 3 Ole Miss & AP Top 25 scoreboard


All the scores from across the AP Top 25.

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Max Scherzer K’s 17 in second no-hitter this season

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Only one batter reached base against Scherzer, and that came when third baseman Yunel Escobar bounced a throw for an error on Kevin Plawecki's leadoff grounder in the sixth inning.

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Early wake-up call Sunday for Dolphins, Jets in London

Miami Dolphins players and cheerleaders pose for a group picture with London schoolchildren during a training session Allianz Park in London, Friday Oct. 2, 2015. The Dolphins are preparing for an NFL football game against the New York Jets at London's Wembley stadium on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

The alarm will sound early Sunday for the Dolphins, and not just because they kick off against the New York Jets in London at 2:30 p.m. local time, which is 9:30 a.m. in Miami and New York.