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Improving school budget means no cuts

Bellingham School District makes use of increased state funding

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Port tables proposed tariff on airport shuttle companies

Would charge 5-percent of overall sales

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Public gives Port a mouthful at waterfront hearing

Want more industry, recreation and clean up

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Sheriff: Dangerous mentally-ill man shouldn’t be allowed unsupervised visits

Stabbed father to death and attacked mother and niece

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Man arrested for selling drugs to neighbors

Caught selling drugs to an informant

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No change in local jobless rate in July

Higher than statewide rate

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Airport shuttle companies and Port in tiff over tariff

Port proposes 5-percent tariff to pay for airport upgrades

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Relations sour again between berry farm and workers

Migrant workers encouraging boycott of Sakuma Brothers Farms

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Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Police are investigating a man's allegation that Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend.

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NBA owners vote down lottery reform

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

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Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, left, and President Tom Ross prepare to address members of the media with results of an investigation into academic irregularities following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

The probe found that nearly half of the more than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for, were athletes.

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Four Whatcom County prep football teams in AP state poll

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The Lynden Lions fell in the polls follow a tough loss to Ferndale. Find out where the Lions and the other local teams check in.

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Baldwin optimistic about Seahawks moving forward

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Baldwin said Wednesday that despite the commotion and the loss to St. Louis, the mood around the locker room is good heading into Sunday's game at Carolina