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Washington minimum wage to rise in 2014

Washington wage highest in the nation

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Machinists vote this week on Boeing offer

‘Vote No’ rally scheduled

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Power plants, refineries top carbon pollution

19.2 million metric tons released in Washington

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Prepay phone users will notice new charge

Fee for enhanced 911 service

House Real Estate

Buyer’s market continues in Whatcom County

Rise in out-of-state buyers

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Transportation expert wants B.C. border crossers to pay toll

Says they should pay for avoiding B.C.’s high gas tax

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Solider’s wife not allowed reentry into U.S.

Pending marriage Visa separates couple

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Navy resumes noisy training flights

Coupeville residents file lawsuit

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The Seahawks announce 2014-15 schedule

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2011, file photo, taken with a fisheyelens, the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons play during an NFL football game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Opened in 2002, the stadium's signature roof canopies and rainbow-like trusses hang over the field to protect most of the seats and trap in the crowd noise.

The defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will open their title defense on Thursday, Sept. 4, against the Green Bay Packers.

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Seager’s 2 HRs give Seattle 5-3 win over Houston 

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Mariners snap a 8 game losing streak to avoid AL West cellar.

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Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model.

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Seattle signs Trufant, CB expected to retire

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Seattle announced the signing Wednesday and said Trufant was expected to announce his intentions during a news conference Thursday.

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For Wrigley, it’s party of a century

Jake Schrum, 10, of Cedar Lake, Ind., holds a sign during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the Chicago ballpark, Wrigley got quite the birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon