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3 weeks ago

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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3 weeks ago

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

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3 weeks ago

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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4 weeks ago

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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4 weeks ago

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

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4 weeks ago

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

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4 weeks ago

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

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4 weeks ago

You can get a bachelor’s in beer

Students at Southern Illinois University will be able to get a B-S degree that could stand for Brew Studies.

Recent Headlines

5 mins ago in Local

Garage door malfunction was reason behind Bellingham woman’s death

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Catherine Preston was pinned underneath the door at her 32nd Street home last Thursday.

15 mins ago in Local

SUV hits two Bremerton teenagers after getting off school bus

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Police Chief Steve Strachan says the driver of the SUV has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

26 mins ago in Local

Canadian shoppers see lack of follow through on “par dollar” deal at Bellis Fair

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Many shoppers feel ripped off by the lack of follow through. Some shoppers say that many of the stores didn’t even know about the special.

4 hours ago in Local

Bellingham charter service to add “beer tour”

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Tours start June 12th.

23 hours ago in Local

Members of State’s Congressional delegation asks Boeing to reconsider servicing Iran

A Boeing 737 painted with the new logo and livery of Alaska Airlines is shown, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, before its unveiling at an employee event in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Three members of our State's Congressional delegation...Dave Reichert, Cathy McMorris-Rogers and Dan Newhouse have contacted the presidents of Boeing and Airbus asking them to halt or reconsider potential sales of airplane parts and other aircraft-related services to Iran.