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Tuition freeze in place at Wash. state schools

High education funding gets a boost

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Salish Sea health report presents mixed results

Freshwater improving, marine quality in decline

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Shipyard in Fairhaven gets grant to expand

All American Marine awarded close to $1 million

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Majority of Western students won’t see higher tuition

New budget avoids increase for in-state undergrads

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Larsen co-sponsors Government Surveillance Transparency Act

Would allow private companies to inform customers

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Lummi Nation awarded HUD housing grant

Affordable housing to be built near Northwest Indian College

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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

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

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Cavs’ Irving held out of Game 2 with sore left knee

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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving celebrates after making a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 14, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cleveland won 103-94.

Irving had been listed as questionable after scoring only 10 points and sitting out the final 8 minutes of the Cavaliers' victory in Game 1.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

Patriotic Music

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.

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Brewers’ Smith suspended 8 games for rosin, sunscreen on arm

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Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith (13) is ejected during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves for allegedly using pine tar, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Atlanta.

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith has been suspended for eight games for having a foreign substance on his pitching arm during a game at Atlanta.