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meat locker

County council reopens slaughterhouse debate

Council makes changes to proposal

Sea Breaker Sinking

Oil, diesel spill from sunken fishing boat spreading

Miles of sheen on water near Point Roberts

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North Cascades Highway set to reopen this week

Crews clearing landslide debris

gavel

Couple convicted in adopted daughter’s death

Young teenager dies of malnutrition and hypothermia in family’s backyard

dirt road

Future of National Forest roads up for discussion

National Forest Service deciding which roads to keep, maintain, or build

skagit county?

New Skagit River bridge section almost ready

Will be installed Saturday night

library

Ferndale breaks ground on new library

Scheduled to open next year

PEOPLE (FOR RELEASE)

Fishing boat sinks near Point Roberts

Mile long oil sheen on water

fishing net

Group nets fishing gear clean up grant

Pulling fishing nets and crab pots from Puget Sound

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UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

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UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

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Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy.

Gov. Mark Dayton called Peterson's actions "a public embarrassment" to the Vikings and the state of Minnesota. Vikings Sponsorship suspended & Petersen's court date moved.

in Sports

NFLPA appeal of Ray Rice suspension expected today

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FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Janay Rice, left, looks on as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks to the media during a news conference in Owings Mills, Md. A new video that appears to show Ray Rice striking then-fiance Janay Palmer in an elevator last February has been released on a website.

NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press yesterday "we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night." That deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT.

in Local Sports

WWU men’s and women’s soccer both get shutout wins

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Soccer Ball

Men take it 1-0, women stay unbeaten 2-0

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Obama to deploy troops as Ebola crisis worsens

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The U.S. announced a ramped-up plan to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, including a major deployment in Liberia.