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4 days ago in Sports

BMX icon Dave Mirra dead in apparent suicide

Mirra, a BMX biking pioneer, won 14 gold, six silver and four bronze medals in ESPN's X Games from 1995 to 2009.

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4 days ago in Local

Police ask for help investigating accident on Meridian Street

A semi truck hit a woman crossing Meridian Street last Friday and now Bellingham Police are asking for your help.

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4 days ago in Sports

Five Super Bowl storylines to watch

Five storylines to watch for Sunday's Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers.

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4 days ago in Features

2016 Notable Deaths

A look at some of the noteworthy people we have lost this year.

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4 days ago in Sports

How a Super Bowl game ball is made

There are just a few people responsible for manufacturing every NFL game ball. Find out how they're made.

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REVIEW: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ isn’t the Coen Brothers’ best – but it’s not their worst

Beneath all the old Hollywood glamour is familiar Coen territory: faith, folly, finding your purpose and just trying to live a good life.

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4 days ago in Entertainment

‘Playboy’ puts its clothes on – sort of

The great-granddaughter of novelist Ernest Hemingway strips off for a revamped issue of the magazine as it abandons full frontal nudity for flirty, more natural shots of women.

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4 days ago in National

U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

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4 days ago in National

Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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4 days ago in National

Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.

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4 days ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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4 days ago in National

In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim ‘progressive’ mantle

Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and accusing him of an "artful smear" in suggesting she could be bought by political donations.

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4 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 5

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

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4 days ago in Local

Bill to study later school start times clears Senate panel

A state Senate committee has unanimously passed a bill to study how students perform at schools that begin later in the morning.

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4 days ago in Local

Clallam, Jefferson counties accepting texts to 911

People in distress in Clallam and Jefferson counties can now contact emergency services by text message.

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4 days ago in Local

House OKs bill seeking accommodations for pregnant workers

Pregnant workers would be guaranteed accommodations for bathroom, food and water breaks under a measure passed by the House.

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4 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 5

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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4 days ago in Local Sports

Wennberg lifts Blue Jackets over Canucks 2-1 in shootout

Alex Wennberg scored the only goal in a shootout

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4 days ago in Local Sports

Vikings fall short in double overtime against Anchorage

Paced by an incredible performance from senior guard Kyle Impero, Western Washington rallied from 17 points down in the second half,

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) reacts in waning minutes of the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in New York. The Raptors evened the series at 2-2, defeating the Nets 87-79.

4 days ago in Local Sports

Raptors hold off Blazers for 110-103 victory

Kyle Lowry had 30 points, DeMar DeRozan added 29 and the Toronto Raptors snapped Portland's five-game winning streak

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Inslee blasts Senate Republicans for Cabinet ouster

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In a press conference today, Inslee said the Senate vote on Friday was "an election-year stunt."

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Union to pay $32,000 for campaign finance reporting errors

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The State Attorney General's Office said in a news release today that Service Employees International Union 925 will pay the fine over improper reporting of in-kind and cash campaign contributions.

8 hours ago in Local

Restaurant owner charged with hiding sales, avoiding taxes

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Auditors noticed lower-than-normal cash sales during a routine examination of the company's tax returns from 2010 to 2013.

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Man charged with murder, arson in parents’ attack

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His mother, 58-year-old Vicki Konicke, a breeder of Golden Retrievers, died in the attack.

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UW police looking for man who has groped numerous women

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Police believe the man inappropriately touch women at least three times at the building since Jan. 31.