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New concerns over oil trains in Washington

Ecology worries about possible derailments

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Two fires over the weekend unrelated

Kitchen fire at Econolodge and garage fire on Lynn Street

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Nearly 7,000 Wash. seniors don’t pass math exam

Ten percent of 2013 class fail requirement

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Workers strike at Skagit County farm

More than 200 protesting for higher pay

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Demonstrators protest Zimmerman verdict in Seattle

Gathered at Westlake Park Sunday

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Candidate withdrawals from Blaine City Council race

Hasn’t lived within city limits long enough

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

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A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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Cruz homers in 5th straight game, Seattle beats Rockies 10-4

Seattle Mariners Nelson Cruz, left, leaves the game with manager Lloyd McClendon after suffering back spasms during an at bat against the Cleveland Indians during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Cleveland.

Nelson Cruz homered for the fifth consecutive game, and the Seattle Mariners spoiled Jon Gray's major league debut with a 10-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.

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Bells Lose a Close One To Cowlitz

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The Bells dropped Game 1 of their final road trip of season 3-1 to the Cowlitz Black Bears

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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

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One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.

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Skagit County 911 system struggles with understaffing

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Skagit County's 911 system is struggling with understaffing and forced overtime that can increase employee stress and burnout.