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Council postpones slaughterhouse vote

Changes made to proposed ordinance

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Businesses see rise in retail sales

Local numbers up 6 percent in first quarter

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Wash. ethics panel examining free lobbyist meals

Sen. Doug Ericksen among top recipients of free meals

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Tri-plex fire called “suspicious”

Samples being tested at crime lab

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Fire chief: Orcas Island fires called suspicious

Two house fires and a gallery fire in the town of Olga

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Local unemployment up in June

Same rate as a year ago

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Autopsy: Boy likely died from self-inflicted gun shot wound

Initial suspect turns himself in, questions remain

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New county slaughterhouses up for consideration

Public hearing tonight at Whatcom County Council meeting

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Survey: Americans’ pessimism on economy has grown

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Despite many signs of economic recovery, Americans are more worried than they were right after the Great Recession.

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U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent in second quarter

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After a bleak start to the year, the economy rebounded vigorously in the April-June quarter.

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‘Sons of Guns’ star arrested on rape charge

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The Discovery Channel has canceled the reality TV show after star Will Hayden was arrested for allegedly raping a child.

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Steve Carell to star in ‘Looney Toons’ movie

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"The 40-Year-Old Virgin" star is going to lead the yet-untitled film.

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Search efforts to resume for missing National Guard pilot

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Rescuers have resumed searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote area of western Virginia.