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house construction

Lummi Nation awarded HUD housing grant

Affordable housing to be built near Northwest Indian College

fire

Big Rock fire closes parts of Highway 9

No homes have been threatened

Photo courtesy of the Whatcom Tea Party by Dave Onkels

County Council candidates voice opinions at forum

Listen to what they had to say in two podcasts

job search

Wash. gains 9,800 jobs in June

Unemployment stays the same

hurricane

States join Washington in asking insurance companies to address climate change

Wash. Insurance Commissioner says it could have a direct impact on costs

road work ahead

Construction on SR 9 at county line postponed

Weekend highway closure canceled

gas pump

Cantwell demanding answers for soaring gas prices

Calling for more transparency and regulation

Inslee to sign law to toughen state’s DUI law

Harsher penalties for repeat impaired drivers

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Mariners’ Beavan, Morrison placed on 15-day DL

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Seattle Mariners' Nick Franklin follows through on a two-run single off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Nick Hagadone in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. The hit scored Robinson Cano and Justin Smoak in the 8-5 Indians win.

Outfielder James Jones and infielder Nick Franklin recalled from AAA Tacoma

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M’s and Rangers send aces to the mound

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Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, right, and Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, both of Japan, smile as they chat during batting practice before their baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

It's a big pitching match-up tonight at Globe Life Park in Arlington on KPUG The Sports Leader.

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Griffin has to sit out finale for technical fouls

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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Blake Griffin has been suspended for a game after getting his 16th technical foul this season and will sit out the regular season finale tonight vs. Portland.

today in Music, Sports

Lorde meets Hall of Famer who inspired ‘Royals’

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The singer behind the hit meets the real-life Royal that inspired her song.

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Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy engaged

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Jenny McCarthy has the "right stuff" in the New Kids On The Block star's eyes.