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Drunk drivers face new punishment program

Pilot program starts Jan. 1

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People awaiting ID card will be reimbursed

Must request retroactive coverage

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Washington ranked 9th in volunteering

Two million volunteers

NewYear

Free events ring in the New Year

Polar plunge and free activities in Whatcom County

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Unemployment safety net expires for thousands

Over 25,000 people in Washington use state benefits

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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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Cruz hits 14th HR, Hernandez pitches Mariners past Angels

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, June 8, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Mariners won 5-0.

Felix Hernandez won his fifth straight decision to start the season

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New sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific

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Disease wiped out millions of sea stars up and down the West Coast, but now researchers are seeing hundreds of juvenile sea stars.

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The Bellingham man who police say shot and killed a dog is dead

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David Latham faced several charges related to the September shooting – trial was scheduled for later this month.

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The price of gas in Bellingham is up

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It hit $3.04 a gallon

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Bellingham pedestrians cited after being struck by trooper

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The Washington State Patrol says a trooper who hit two pedestrians with his patrol car in Bellingham won't face any consequences.