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Budget battle continues

July 1 deadline

Senate OKs scaled-back DUI legislation

Removes proposal increase in jail time to repeat offenders

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New online marriage applications go into effect

Couples will still need to pay and receive license in person

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Bellingham’s Finance Director takes job in Everett

John Carter resigning in mid-August

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Increase in Bellingham bike thefts

Police says always lock a bike up, even if just for a moment

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State to pay $9 million to settle lawsuit over Zamora

Issac Zomora killed six people in Skagit County

Graph provided by USGS

Central Washington hit with 4.3 quake

Fourteen miles north of Leavenworth

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Lawmakers continue budget talks

Say they are getting closer to deal

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Bellingham foreclosures are up

Still lower than national average

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Cruz hits 30th homer, Mariners beat Rockies 8-7

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz follows the flight of his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brad Boxberger during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Chris Taylor, and Robinson Cano also scored on the hit. The Mariners won the game 3-0.

Nelson Cruz homered in a fourth consecutive game to reach 30 for the season.

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Despite misconduct, prosecutors rarely face discipline

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MARTHA BELLISLE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington and elsewhere whose conduct causes cases to be thrown out…

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Army to test rockets at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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The Army is looking to conduct a test to determine whether soldiers can fire rockets at a Joint Base Lewis-McChord training area.

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Central Washington wildfire grows to 25 square miles

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A lightning-caused fire in Central Washington has burned 25 square miles near Lake Chelan, and officials are concerned more thunderstorms could be on the way.