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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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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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These celebrities will celebrate their birthdays on Labor Day.

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Kasey Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

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Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

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Fred Couples wins Champions Tour event

Fred Couples walks up to the ninth green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

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FC Kansas City wins NWSL title over Seattle, 2-1

Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo waves to fans after an NWSL soccer game against the Sky Blue FC Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Seattle. Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew a week ago, then pleaded not guilty and was released without bail after a court appearance Monday, June 23. She was eligible to play in Saturday's match, but did not start.

Amy Rodriguez scored twice as FC Kansas City won the National Women's Soccer League title with a 2-1 win over Seattle Reign FC at Starfire Stadium on Sunday.

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Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

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Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.