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yard fire

Unincorporated burn ban lifts Wednesday

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hospital

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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Walker to start against Mets Wednesday

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Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker throws in a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice, Thursday Feb. 20, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

The Seattle Mariners will start Taijuan Walker on the mound in Wednesday’s affair against the New York Mets.

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Smoak optioned to Tacoma, Ramirez called up to Seattle

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The Seattle Mariners have optioned first baseman Justin Smoak to AAA Tacoma and recalled starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez.

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Stay Puft Marshmallow Man ruins your favorite movie

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Again, the internet proved it's awesomeness with #AddAPuftRuinAMovie. These are some of our favorites!

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Obama visit makes bad traffic worse

President Barack Obama accompanied by Col. David L. Almand, Commander of 89th Airlift Wing, walks toward Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, en route to Seattle in a three-day West Coast trip includes at least five fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

President in Seattle for political fundraisers

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Dunga hired again as Brazil soccer coach

Brazil soccer coach Dunga, right, is embraced by Brazilian Soccer Confederation President Jose Maria Marin, after a press conference announcing Dunga as the new head coach of the Brazilian national team, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Dunga returned to the post replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil failed to win the 2014 World Cup eliminated in a 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals.

Brazil has hired Dunga as its new national team coach as he returns to a job he held four years ago.