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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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Three WWU teams in action on Thursday

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The Western Washington University women's soccer, men's soccer and volleyball squads are in conference matchups on Thursday.

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PAC-12 Showdown: Arizona likely to key in on Oregon QB Mariota

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) during the first half of an NCAA football game against Arizona, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz.

Last season Arizona went after Oregon QB Marcus Mariota early and kept on hassling him. Expect the same when the Wildcats visit the No. 2 Ducks at Autzen Stadium.

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Dunn retires following a 14 year career

Oakland Athletics' Adam Dunn leans against the batting cage before the start of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Following the Athletics loss to the Kansas City Royals in the A.L. Wildcard game, Adam Dunn told ESPN that he has played his final game.

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Report: Paul Molitor, Twins set to meet

Minnesota Twins coach Paul Molitor is seen in the dugout during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Molitor has never managed in the majors or minor leagues but has extensive coaching experience since leaving baseball as a player.