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Free services and hand-up for homeless

Over 50 service providers at Bellingham High School this Friday

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County looks at new option for cutting emergency service costs

Moves some Bellingham staff to Ferndale

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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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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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This week’s best sports shots

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A look back on some of the biggest moments and best photos in sports this week.

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Politicians and others in betting mood for Super Bowl

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From left, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., with Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., meet on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, after their bet on last Sunday's NFL Super Bowl football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. Seattle won and the senators from Washington will receive Colorado-raised bison from Tony’s market, peaches from Palisade, Colo., and a gift certificate to Elway's, a Colorado-based steakhouse and other Colorado produced items.

Elected officials, businesses, museums; it seems like almost everyone wants to wager on the Super Bowl.

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Pot charge dropped against Patriots’ Blount near Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount, right, tries to strip the ball from fellow Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell in a drill during a combined NFL football training camp session with the Buffalo Bills in Latrobe, Pa. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

Prosecutors have dropped a marijuana charge against New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount that stemmed from an August arrest with former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Le'Veon Bell.