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First of five waterfront work sessions

Goal of finishing plans by end of year

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Suspect in lewd attack south of Lynden arrested

Tip from an alert local resident helped deputies nab the suspect

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Weekend thunderstorms pose fire threat

Fire weather watch in effect in Whatcom County

Road Work

Downhill lane of W. College Way closing for construction

May be closed up to five weeks starting Monday

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New public access channel in the works

Would take over digital channel 24.3

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It’s time for the Northwest Washington Fair

New roller coaster debuts Aug. 12 to 17

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Mount Baker Highway high-speed chase and shootout injures two

Two suspects are now in the hospital with gunshot wounds after getting into a firefight with police on the Mount…

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Attempted kidnapper on loose near Lynden

Tried to grab jogger at Abbott and Thiel Roads

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Bob Burr to challenge Roxanne Murphy for at-large seat

Burr edges out Brown by 166 votes

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Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region on July 28, 2014.

Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine kills at least 19 civilians.

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Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California wildfire

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Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California on July 26, 2014.

Fire officials spotted a drone over the Sand Fire and immediately called police to have the toy grounded to avoid a possible mid-air collision.

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Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

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With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.

Shelly Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday.

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Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader

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A Palestinian walks on the rubble of the house of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, hit by a pre-dawn Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should prepare for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: How to cool a drink in two minutes

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Never drink a lukewarm beverage again! Check out this helpful summer trick.