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Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) celebrates after scoring in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 105-99.

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Aldridge leads Trail Blazers over Thunder

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Portland (25-7) snapped a two-game losing streak but still trails Oklahoma City (25-6) by a half-game in the Northwest Division standings.

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

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Seahawks finish atop AP Pro32 rankings

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NFC West champion Seattle grabbed eight first-place votes Monday and 380 points. AFC West winner Denver got the other four first-place choices and 372 points.

Washington head coach Marques Tuiasosopo during second half of the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco.

Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

Former Dawg Tuiasosopo named Associate Head Coach at USC

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The former Washington Husky interim head coach was given a raise and the title of “Associate Head Coach Offense” in addition to tight ends coach.

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

WWU men’s basketball team drops 10 spots in national poll

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The 8-2 Vikings check in at No. 15 after losing a pair of games at their own South Point Holiday Hoops Classic in Las Vegas

Seattle Seahawks fans cheer against the St. Louis Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

Seahawks playoff tickets sold in under 30 minutes

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The team sold a limited number of tickets on Tuesday morning, after giving season ticket holders first dibs on the seats they have occupied all season

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

Two dead in early morning crash

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Possible DUI

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

Drunk drivers face new punishment program

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Pilot program starts Jan. 1

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

People awaiting ID card will be reimbursed

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Must request retroactive coverage

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

Washington ranked among fastest-growing states

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Seventh fastest growth

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Tuesday, December 31, 201312/31/2013

Washington ranked 9th in volunteering

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Two million volunteers