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Uma Thurman stars in Bellingham director’s first film

Bellingham script writer wins film competition

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Prigioni: U.S. vulnerable without big names

The United States will be missing its biggest names at the Aug. 30-Sept. 14 basketball World Cup.

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Paul Allen donates $500K to gun initiative

Half-million dollars goes to background check initiative

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Washington has first 2014 case of West Nile virus

West Nile virus confirmed near Walla Walla

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Oregon agency rejects coal terminal on Columbia

Tribal fishing wins over Oregon coal terminal

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Slain girl’s parents fight to regain custody of children

Nooksack tribe helping in Bremerton custody battle

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WWU administrator’s son sentenced for murder

Man could serve life for masterminding burglary

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Weather dampens fair attendance

Grandstand shows didn't fare well

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Bells earn first West Coast League championship

The Bellingham Bells scored three runs in the bottom of the third and held on to defeat the Corvallis Knights 3-2. The game podcast is included in the story.

Philadlephia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is seen during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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The Mariners drop game one to the Phillies

The M's fall to the Phillies in game one a a 3 game series. Game two comes up on Tuesday on KPUG starting with the pregame at 3:00pm

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) runs the ball against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Denver.

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Chiefs’ Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

The status of running back Jamaal Charles remains in question after he missing preseason game because of a bruised foot.

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WWU ranked No.12 nationally in AVCA Preseason Top 25

Vikings lost just one starter from last year’s 23-4 squad that won the Great Northwest Athletic Conference championship and reached the first round of the NCAA DII West Regional.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pauses as he speaks to reporters following the NFL owners' fall meetings in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL football championship game in 2018.

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Colts’ Irsay seeks delay of trial on DWI charges

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay wants to delay his trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop.

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, right, shakes hands with head coach Doc Rivers after speaking at the Clippers Fan Festival on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner 

Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.

Pearland's Layne Roblyer, center, rounds third after hitting a three-run home run off Lynnwood pitcher Karsen Tjarneberg, right rear, in the third inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Pearland beats Lynnwood in LLWS

Layne Roblyer hit his second home run of the tournament, helping Pearland, Texas, to an 11-4 victory over Lynnwood

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Terrelle Pryor runs for a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers in the second half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Seattle.

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Pryor trying to find spot on Seahawks roster 

With one designed rollout and sprint to the end zone, Terrelle Pryor showed why the Seattle Seahawks sacrificed a late-round draft pick

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Musical based on Gloria Estefan’s life to hit Broadway next year

"On Your Feet!" is set to open next fall and will chronicle Estefan's journey, from leaving Cuba to finding international success.

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Sweet job: England seeks ‘choc doc’ to study candy

Cambridge University is looking for a doctor of chocolate.

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Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems

A 10-year analysis finds U.S. children's mental and developmental problems are on the rise.

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App puts fitness fans through short, sharp workouts

Recent studies suggest even short bouts of exercise can have positive health effects.

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Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

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A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from racing.

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Brita recalling children’s water bottles

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Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

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Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine watches his team during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md.

Browns coach Mike Pettine's decision became tougher after Hoyer and Manziel played poorly in an exhibition loss at Washington on Monday night.

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Iwakuma fans season-high 11, Mariners top Phillies 

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, June 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

Hisashi Iwakuma pitches a gem and Kyle Seager homered to lead the Seattle Mariners to a victory over the Phillies on Tuesday night.

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NY Islanders owner announces sale

FILE - This is an Oct. 24, 2012, file photo, showing New York Islanders owner Charles Wang addressing the media during a press conference at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. In a statement Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, the team says a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin has reached an agreement to buy a "substantial" minority interest in the team.

The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor.