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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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Local unemployment up

Preliminary figures show increase

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in Local Sports

WWU volleyball begins defense of GNAC title this week

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No.9 Vikings host three matches at Carver Gym against conference foes.

in Local Sports

Huskies’ Marcus Peters reinstated

Water droplets fly as Washington running back Deontae Cooper, right, is tailed by defensive back Marcus Peters, Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the team's spring NCAA college football game in Seattle.

The standout cornerback served a one-game suspension for the University of Washington

in Sports

Redskins optimistic RG3 will return this season

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) leaves the game on a cart after injuring his left ankle during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md.

RG3 left the Redskins game vs. the Jaguars with a ankle injury but an MRI shows no broken bones and the Skins hope he will return this season.

in Sports

Knowshon Moreno leads list of NFL injuries

Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno (28) walks off the field after an injury during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Moreno, RG3, Ingram and more are injured in week 2 of the NFL season.

in Entertainment, Weird

Chinese city sidewalk offers ‘cell phone’ lane

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The special path offers a lane for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.