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Unincorporated burn ban lifts Wednesday

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PeaceHealth: Partnership will help patients in need of specialized care

Says working with UW Medicine will streamline services

ocean waves

Century old message in a bottle washes ashore Vancouver Island

Written by a man traveling from San Francisco to Bellingham in 1906

jail

Environmental impacts of new jail open for review

Some wetlands would be permanently impacted

condoms

Wash. schools receive grant to teach sexual health

Sexual health education is currently optional

vaccination

More children being vaccinated in U.S.

Coverage lags for people below poverty line

Photo provided by WSDOT

New I-5 bridge section over Skagit River opens

Speed limit remains below 60 mph

Skagit bridge

Dozens of Wash. bridges in disrepair or at risk

Classified “structurally deficient” and “fracture critical.”

speeding ticket

It’s the law: Lawmakers don’t get speeding tickets

Constitutionally protected during a legislative session

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Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate

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An Ohio lawmaker wants a license plate celebrating the homecoming of King James.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 1.

in National

U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

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The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.