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Gun activist pleased with police department changes

Awarded settlement in open carry dispute with officer

petting goat

Hygiene important when visiting animals at the fair

An estimated half-million people nation wide get sick each year

Marijuana

Board needs more time to consider marijuana cap

New deadline pushes legal sale of pot to March

nacho-chips

Cops to provide ‘muchies’ at Hempfest

Educational information attached to bags of nacho cheese chips

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Auditor says state DSHS mishandled millions of dollars

Money meant for people with developmental disabilities

gun

Bellingham Police settle suit over man legally carrying pistol in park

City agrees to provide more open carry rights training

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Skagit River bridge girders arrive

On track for completion in September

Cascade River Mudslides 4

Mudslides keep North Cascades Highway closed

State issues emergency contract for big bulldozers

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in Sports

Star sprinter Torrin Lawrence dies at 25

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FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

in Lifestyle

Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes

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President Barack Obama fist bumps the cashier after paying for his order at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas on July 10, 2014.

Replacing handshakes with fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a new study.

in Lifestyle

Sony looks to revive the Playstation network

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A white Sony Playstation 4 is on display at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California on June 11, 2014.

Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around the PlayStation.

in Lifestyle

Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

The Apple logo is pictured on the front of a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California on April 23, 2014.

Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a high-resolution Retina display, faster processors and higher memory for a starting price of $1,299.

in National

U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

A New York Police Officer stands guard inside a cordoned area at the site of a shooting in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York on July 28, 2014.

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village.