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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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Today’s celebrity birthdays

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See which celebrities will be blowing out candles today.

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Seahawks finalize practice squad roster

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The Seattle Seahawks finalized their 10-man practice squad roster earlier Monday.

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Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers

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The 27-year-old Boone reached agreement on a restructured $6 million, two-year contract Sunday. The 49ers requested a roster exemption and Boone must be added to the 53-man roster before he can play.

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A’s smack Mariners

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Adam Dunn hit a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.

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Washington turns to Miles at QB for week 2

Washington quarterback Cyler Miles keeps the ball and pushes off Idaho State's Cody Sorensen on a keeper in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won 56-0.

Washington will turn to Cyler Miles at quarterback when the No. 25 Huskies make their home debut under coach Chris Petersen.