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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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US women rout Angola to finish pool play 3-0

USA's Sue Bird shares a light moment with teammate Maya Moore before a women's exhibition basketball game against Canada, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

U.S. women's national team routed of Angola on Tuesday night and close out preliminary play at the women's world championship.

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Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, answers a question as general manager Jack Zduriencik looks on at a news conference introducing McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

After narrowly missing the postseason, the Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Michigan AD apologizes for mistakes with QB injury

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon, left, stands with new head football coach Brady Hoke at a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. Hoke becomes the 19th coach in the 131-year history of Michigan football and arrives in Ann Arbor after spending the past eight seasons as a head coach at Ball State and San Diego State.

Michigan A.D. Dave Brandon says a "serious lack of communication" led to ailing quarterback Shane Morris playing when he should not have.

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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

Oakland Raiders assistant head coach Tony Sparano looks on before an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Oakland Raiders have promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach to replace the fired Dennis Allen.