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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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Work begins on stablization of slide areas

BNSF railways in Mukliteo and Everett

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Sunday Night Baseball on KPUG: First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

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Los Angeles Dodgers logo. Courtesy of Major League Baseball.

Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

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LeBron to wear 23 in return with Cavs

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James celebrates during Game 1 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoff series against the Boston Celtics Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Cleveland.

LeBron James tweeted that he would wear 23 again after heading back to the Cavaliers from Miami, where he wore No. 6.

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Byron Scott confirms he has been hired by Lakers

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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat Monday, April 15, 2013, in Cleveland.

Byron Scott says "it's a dream come true" to come back and be the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Tour de France: Nibali captures title

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line to win the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 145.5 kilometers (90.4 miles) with start in Pau and finish in Hautacam, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Vincenzo Nibali, a 29-year-old Sicilian who calls himself "a flag-bearer of anti-doping," won the Tour de France on Sunday, the first Italian to do so in 16 years.

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Sandefur nearly perfect as Bellingham shuts out Cowlitz, 2-0

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Bellingham starting pitcher Aaron Sandefur came within two outs of a perfect game.