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NBA: Love, Butler among free agents agreeing to stay put

Two of the biggest names in the free agent market, cut the suspense and agreed to deals to remain with their teams.

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Japan to face U.S. in World Cup Final

An injury time own goal from England defender Laura Bassett put Japan into the World Cup final with a 2-1 victory, setting up a title rematch with America.

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All clear at D.C. Navy Yard after reported shooting

The facility was placed on lockdown but police determined there was no shooting and no threat to the public.

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Stephen Colbert took over a Michigan public access channel

The new "Late Show" host took over the latest episode of "Only in Monroe," which airs in the community of about 21,000 people.

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Billy Joel sets record at Madison Square Garden

The "Piano Man" is celebrating his 65th.

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Team USA discusses the road to the World Cup Finals

Team USA's Carli Lloyd, Kelley O'Hara, and Abby Wambach on their preparations for Sunday's soccer showdown.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, July 2.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, July 2

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: What is 0 divided by 0?

Whatever it is, it makes Cookie Monster sad.

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Firefighters douse flames at Alcoa Intalco Works

The cause of the fire atop a 130-foot tower is not yet known.

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New wildfire burns buildings, forces residents to flee

Just days after a wildfire tore through homes in central Washington, a new blaze in the hot, dry region has burned some buildings and forced about two dozen residents to flee.

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Columbia River water temperature is hottest since 1950

The Columbia River is the warmest it has been since 1950.

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12-year-old burned by fireworks near Auburn stand

Fire officials say a 12-year-old boy has been taken to a Seattle hospital after being burned by fireworks near an Auburn fireworks stand.

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Officials rule out natural causes in Wenatchee blaze

Authorities say a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee was likely human-caused.

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

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Legislative all-nighter: ‘Nasty things slip through’

When lawmakers race to pass budgets and bills by working into the early morning hours, advocates of open government say they are working in the dark in more ways than one.

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Artifacts from 1700s found under Seattle bridge

Archaeologists are cataloging artifacts dating back to the 1700s that were found under a Seattle bridge by construction workers.

In this photo taken Monday, May 18, 2015, irrigation pipes sit along a dried irrigation canal on a field farmed by Gino Celli near Stockton, Calif. Celli, who farms 1,500 acres of land and manages another 7,000 acres, has senior water rights and draws his irrigation water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta who have California's oldest water rights are proposing to voluntarily cut their use by 25 percent to avoid the possibility of even harsher restrictions by the state later this summer as the record drought continues.

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Wash. lawmakers approve drought relief

State lawmakers have approved $16 million in emergency drought relief over two years to help farmers and others struggling with water shortages.

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Sen. Cantwell’s bill aims to address water issues in Yakima

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has introduced legislation aimed at ensuring a reliable supply of water for…

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Initiative to protect animals collects enough signatures

Supporters of an initiative to help protect endangered animals that are being poached or exploited say they've collected enough signatures to get their proposal on the November ballot.

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Bells win third series opener against Kitsap 4-0

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The Bells are in first place at 16 - 9.

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Mariners hit 4 HR’s in win over A’s

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.

The Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 Friday night for their third win in four games.

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Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0

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Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala

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Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

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The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with center Connor McDavid on a three-year, entry-level contract.

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AP source: Knicks agree to deal with center Robin Lopez

Portland Trail Blazers' Robin Lopez (42) reaches over San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (4) for a rebound during the first half of Game 1 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in San Antonio.

Lopez will leave the Portland Trail Blazers to fill the open spot in the middle for the Knicks