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Ports to reopen as labor negotiations continue

The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, along with ports all along the west coast, are scheduled to reopen on Tuesday.

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Bill to improve understanding of Puget Sound’s puny fish proposed

A bill in Olympia aims to improve the understanding of Puget Sound's little fish.

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Unusual numbers of birth defects showing up in E. Washington

State health officials are interviewing women who lost babies to a deadly birth defect.

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Valentines Day attempted murder thwarted

A Bellingham man is accused of trying to kill his estranged wife's new lover on Valentine's Day.

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Man exposes himself to Western women

A man exposed himself to four Western Washington University students yesterday (Thursday).

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Whatcom deputies end scary standoff peacefully

A man had called 9-1-1 and asked to know the location of a policeman so he could kill the officer or have the officer kill him.

photo courtesy of City of Ferndale WA

Ferndale fires Public Works Director

Ferndale Public Works Director fired following DUI

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Labor dispute still backing up west coast seaports

Bellingham Bay seeing back up of ships as labor dispute continues

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Tuition may get cut at Washington colleges

Olympia want to cut tuition in state's colleges

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State senate majority unveils transportation package

Leaders hope new state senate majority transportation package will pass

Amanda Knox gestures at a news conference in Seattle Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, after returning home from Italy. Knox was freed Monday after an Italian appeals court threw out her murder conviction for the death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher.

Amanda Knox gets engaged

Knox's murder conviction still going through Italy courts

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Spokane councilman who questioned vaccines won’t resign

Spokane councilman also links illegal immigration to diseases

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WSU approves new multicultural center

$16M multicultural center approved for WSU

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Pasco residents planning protests for man shot by police

Pasco man throwing rocks shot by police, residents protest

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The state parks agency looks for more money

Parks agency comes out with new pass

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The governor wants to make e-cigs like other tobacco products

The governor says e-cigs need more regulation

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Partial West Coast port shutdown looms; contract talks stall

Amid an increasingly damaging labor dispute, 29 West Coast seaports which handle billions of dollars of goods will be mostly closed

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House committee hears Inslee plan to fight property crime

A plan to combat Washington's worst-in-the-nation property crime rate has drawn criticism from skeptical local officials.

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Earthquake warning system tested at University of Washington

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network is starting to test an earthquake early warning system.

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Spokane health board member urged to quit over vaccine doubt

The Spokane City Council president is calling for Councilman Mike Fagan to resign his seat on the health board

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Tennessee Titans tackle Michael Roos is pictured during the first half their NFL preseason football game at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010.

The Eastern Washington University football field was renamed "Roos Field" in September of 2010 after the former Eagle star and his wife donated $500,000 dollars for the installation of red synthetic turf.