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University police stress campus safety to new students

Safety escorts available for students

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Generous gift starts new entrepreneurship program at Western

Alum and retired Microsoft executive David Cole donates a half-million dollars

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Woman accused in adopted daughter’s death takes stand

Death of 13-year-old Hana Williams

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A familiar face chosen to direct symphony orchestra

Bassist Thom Mayes taking over for retiring executive director

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PeaceHealth hit by budget, cuts jobs

Local positions relatively untouched

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Local Democratic party causes stir with coal terminal resolution

Rejects all industrial, commercial and residential uses at Cherry Point

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Bellingham park survey available online

Feedback used to update park plan

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BNSF taking extra precautions at traffic crossing, truck crash site

Truck crashes into crossing ending Police chase

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WSP ‘tweeting’ in real time

Follow event at #daywithwsp on Twitter

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Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

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The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

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Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

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The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

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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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Sounders FC to play for US Open Cup title today in Philly

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Seattle Sounders players pose for the traditional team photo before an MLS soccer match against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Seattle.

Seattle is looking to win their forth U.S. Open Cup title. In the last meeting between the Sounders and the Union back in May, Seattle came out on top 2-to-1.

in Sports

Minnesota Governor: Vikings’ Peterson should be suspended

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.