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Western in top 2-percent for PhD earners

Ranks 13th in the nation

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More than a “Senior Day in the Park”

Whatcom Council on Aging celebrates funding grant

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County Council takes up tubing on the Nooksack

Considering how to combat bad behavior on the river

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Meridian school bus cams could give tickets

Violators would face $394 fine

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Port receives funding to fight storm water pollution

Money from state’s new Environment Legacy Stewardship Account

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“Shared Work” program gets federal recognition and added incentive

Congress extends Washington State program to others

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Fourteen malnourished horses seized in Thurston County

Horse rescue trying to find resources for animals’ care

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Squalicum beats Anacortes

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In Friday night’s football game, Squalicum beat Anacortes 42-0.

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James leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James poses at the NBA basketball team's media day Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Independence, Ohio.

James was at his best after struggling the previous night

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Hisashi Iwakuma to play in MLB Japan All-Star Series

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, June 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Iwakuma joins teammate Robinson Cano for the five-game series against Japan’s National Team.

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Washington looks to end 2-game slide vs. Colorado

Washington Huskies head coach Chris Petersen in action against Eastern Washington in an NCAA football game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 59-52.

Washington coach Chris Petersen doesn't lose often, let alone two in a row. So this is strange territory as the Huskies get ready for Colorado on Saturday. 10AM kick-off on KPUG 1170AM

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USC to be in ‘good frame of mind’ vs. Cougars

Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian takes questions at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

After a frustrating loss last weekend, USC coach Steve Sarkisian expects his players to display their resilience come Saturday's matchup with Washington State. 1:30pm on KPUG 1170AM.