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Inslee signs $33.6 billion budget

Includes an additional $1 billion for public education

forest fire

Summer burn ban starts today

Highest threat of wildfires during dry hot conditions

dog walking

Staying healthy in the heat

Tips for you and your pets

ecstacy dea

One killed, hundreds hospitalized following festival overdoses

Took a powerful form of ecstasy at the Gorge Amphitheatre

raspberries

Raspberry harvest off to a warm start

Some concerns over mold and fruit flies

lynden city hall

Lynden ranks in top ten of best place to raise kids

Top Washington towns with best schools, income, home values and growth

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WA lawmakers reach budget agreement

Final vote expected today

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in Local Sports

WWU basketball teams in action this weekend

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Also, more awards for members of the WWU volleyball team and Track and Field and Cross Country teams.

in Local Sports

Portland State dismisses football coach Burton

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Portland State's head coach Nigel Burton calls to his players against Weber State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Portland, Ore., Saturday Nov 2, 2013.

Burton played safety at the University of Washington from 1996-1998

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Lions C Raiola fined $10,000 by NFL

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Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola (51) during player introductions before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field in Detroit, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014.

The play was on a third-and-9 from the Detroit 35 with 57 seconds remaining. He struck the Patriots' Zach Moore.

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‘TIS THE SEASON: Holiday specials airing this week

Frosty the Snowman

Here's a look at Christmas classics and new holiday favorites airing this weekend.

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

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The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.