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Lake Whatcom land officially reconveyed

Now one of nation’s largest parks

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New boating laws take effect this month

BUI increased to gross misdemeanor

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Rip tides and cold water cause concern for swimmers

Coast guard urging extra safety over holiday weekend

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Seattle among America’s ‘snobbiest’ cities

Tied with Sante Fe for 5th place

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Overstreet says budget problems far from over

Estate tax increase could be unconstitutional

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DelBene: Student loan interest rates top priority

Disappointed Congress let deadline pass

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Larsen sees aerospace growth potential in Bellingham

Encouraging local industries to use federal grants

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Bellingham ranked third safest U.S. city

Less likely to suffer from natural disasters

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Inslee signs $33.6 billion budget

Includes an additional $1 billion for public education

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WWU golf teams both finish 4th at invitational tournaments

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Viking men fourth at 43rd Annual WWU Invitational as UBC defends title with tourney-record 35-under par 829. Women fourth at WNMU Invitational. WWU freshman Jenn Paul ties for sixth in collegiate debut.

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Board to release Ryan Leaf to Texas officials

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FILE - In this July 27, 2010, file photo, former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf is shown in Holter Lake, Mont. Authorities say Leaf was arrested in his Montana hometown on burglary and drug possession charges on Friday, March 30, 2012.

Montana's parole board has decided to release former WSU QB Ryan Leaf to authorities in Texas, for violating his probation.

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Goodell meets 11 former players about NFL conduct

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BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief assistant Troy Vincent have…

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Student: Ex-Titan chased him, friends before crash

RIP ROB: Bironas had just married Rachel Bradshaw in June. Photo: Associated Press

A college student told a 911 dispatcher that a man he later identified as Rob Bironas chased he and his friends, then tried to hit their pickup truck minutes before the former Titans kicker's fatal crash.

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Coach: Clemson center threatened after bad snap

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney reacts at the end of regulation against Florida State in an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Florida State defeated Clemson 23-17 in overtime.

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says center Ryan Norton received threatening messages on social media after his bad snap in a loss to No. 1 Florida State last weekend.