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The fight over minimum wage continues

Some in the legislature want to take up the issue of minimum wage

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The legislature considering scientific research into medical pot

The state may give the "OK" to medical pot research

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A local congresswoman speaks out about “Deflate-Gate”

"Deflate-Gate" enters local politics

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Canadian man’s plan to have sex with young girl foiled

Sheriff's deputies arrest Canadian man for planning to have sex with teen

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Thousands of BP Cherry Point Refinery emails marked as ‘spam’

U-S Army Corps had to retrieve emails

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Third case of bird flu found in Whatcom County

Avian flu is not major public health risk

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Blaine’s only pot shop open for business

State limited small border town to one recreational store

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

Lawmakers seek to rein in unregulated medical pot shops

Would require same testing standards as recreational pot

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Lawmakers at odds over ‘real’ identification cards

KGMI News Reporting By Tracy Ellis, Karen Taylor with Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — A federal plan to require ‘real’…

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Lucky Seahawks fans could win Super Bowl tickets

KGMI News Reporting By Tracy Ellis & Associated Press SEATTLE, Wash. — After watching their team win with a series…

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Man attempts to lure child

Attempted child luring case

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Bellingham Police looking for man suspected of attempted luring

A young girl says an older man tried to lure her to his car

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

Proposal in Olympia would cut legal pot taxes

Taxes on pot could drop 30-percent

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Washington bill would make fourth-offense DUI a felony

Felony charge would go from fifth-offense DUI to fourth-offense

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Panel suggests 11 percent raise for Washington lawmakers

Panel will make a final decision on the raises in May

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Lynden rivals battle each other and cancer

Both schools are asking fans to wear black to recognize cancer's impact on the community

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Colleges consider arming campus cops

Western Washington Universities police force have carried guns for a quarter century

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Dropping Canadian dollar could hurt county economy

Tourism Vancouver says the turning point could come if the Loonie dropped to 75 cents

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Attorney General wants to raise Washington smoking age to 21

Similar bills failed in the last two years in two western states and New Jersey

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Truck driver passes out, dies after semi rolls into ditch

The Vancouver driver was just south of the border when another trucker found him unresponsive

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

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Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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‘No-tip’ restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

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The restaurant has reignited debate over working conditions in the food service industry.

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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 26.