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New online marriage applications go into effect

Couples will still need to pay and receive license in person

CARTER

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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Local unemployment up

Preliminary figures show increase

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in National, Sports

Ohio State University fires marching band director

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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

in Sports

Ravens’ Rice suspended 2 games

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Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

in Entertainment

Shia LaBeouf has September court date

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The actor's disorderly conduct case is adjourned until the fall.

in Local Sports

Cyler Miles suspended for Huskies season opener

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Washington quarterback Cyler Miles keeps the ball and pushes off Idaho State's Cody Sorensen on a keeper in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won 56-0.

With Miles, the expected starter and replacement for Keith Price out, the Dawgs will start either sophomore Jeff Lindquist or redshirt freshman Troy Williams.

in National

Unemployment claims at lowest level since ’06

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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than eight years last week.