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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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Falcons romp to 56-14 win over hapless Buccaneers

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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) throws during warmups before an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Atlanta built a stunning 56-0 lead. Tampa Bay scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to avoid the worst loss in franchise history.

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Soccer: Unbeaten Vikings win 3-0 at Central Washington

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No.6 WWU scores three times in first 24 minutes in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference opener.

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Seahawks’ Sherman laughs off reports that he was ‘exposed’ in loss at San Diego

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal, left, pushes off Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in San Diego.

Sherman responds to critics following Seahawks' loss at San Diego; now turns attention to Super Bowl rematch Sunday against Broncos.

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Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

This is a 2014 photo of Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. This image reflects the Arizona Cardinals active roster as of Monday, June 9, 2014 when this image was taken.

Police say Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose, Cards also release Chris Rainey for his history of domestic violence.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.