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Burt of Burt’s Bees has died!

Burt of Burt's Bees has passed away

Carli Lloyd leads Team USA to a World Cup Championship with a hat-trick

Carli Lloyd Stands Out in World Cup Finals with Hat-trick

Carli Lloyd will wake up just a little more famous.

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Greek Financial Crisis May Impact Wall Street

Some analysts worry about a rough day on Wall Street today due to the deepening financial crisis in Greece.

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US Women’s National Team wins World Cup

The US takes the trophy after beating Japan 5-2 in the Women's World Cup played in Vancouver, Canada.

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31st Annual Independence Day Naturalization Ceremony

Hundreds of people celebrated the Fourth of July as new US Citizens during the 31st annual Independence Day Naturalization Ceremony,…

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Legalized Pot Anniversary

This month will mark the first Anniversary of recreational pot sales in Washington State.

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Bellingham-Area Firefighters Face Busy Holiday Weekend

Bellingham-area firefighters battled three blazes over the weekend. A five acre brush fire that burned on Stewart Mountain near Lake…

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Portage Island Fire

A fire forced the evacuation of about 40 campers on Portage Island in Bellingham Bay Saturday night. No homes were…

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Earthquake Near Canadian Border

Dozens of people reported being shaken out of bed during a small earthquake near the Canadian border on Sunday.

View of a fire east of Lake Whatcom Sunday, July 7th

Fire burns mountainside east of Lake Whatcom

It’s currently unclear how contained the fire is, but a spokesman for DNR is expected to provide additional details later Sunday evening

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Deputy’s quick reaction saves UPS driver

Deputy Colin Bertrand used patrol car to stop runaway UPS truck

Fewer Washington students met the standard on the new tests based on the Common Core learning standards

Washington students seem to find new tests more challenging

Fewer Washington students met the standard on the new tests based on the Common Core learning standards than passed the old statewide exams.

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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.

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.

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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U.S. and Iran: the unbearable awkwardness of defending your enemy

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It's always awkward to defend your enemies. But that's the position U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has found itself in with Iran as it pushes for an historic accord that would end a 12-year nuclear standoff.

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McIlroy suffers severe ankle injury ahead of British Open

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Rory McIlroy's defense of golf's British Open has been thrown into doubt.