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Greenpeace activists fined for Oregon icebreaker protest

Five Greenpeace protesters who tried to stop a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving Portland, Oregon, for an Arctic oil-drilling operation have been fined $5,000 apiece by the Coast Guard.

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Foundation reports finding 5,667 lost fishing nets

The Northwest Straits Foundation has reached a milestone in its efforts to remove lost fishing nets from Puget Sound.

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Court orders sanctions of $100K a day against Washington

The court issued its ruling Thursday, and encouraged Gov. Jay Inslee to call a special legislative session to address the issue.

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Neighbors sue to stop Seattle child’s bird feeding

Remember when Aurora sang to summon animals in Sleeping Beauty? This is a situation kind of like that, but with lawyers.

Naval Air Station Patuxent River (Aug. 2, 2006) - A new era in Naval aviation have began for the first EA-18G Growler aircraft, the next-generation electronic attack aircraft for the U.S. Navy that combines the combat-proven F/A-18 Super Hornet with state-of-the-art electronic warfare avionics suite.The EA-18G will feature an airborne electronic attack suite based on Northrop Grumman's Improved Capability III system, a radically new jamming and information warfare system. The EA-18G is expected to enter initial operational capability in 2009. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)

Naval Air Station neighbors lose bid to stop noisy jets

A federal judge has refused to order an injunction sought by neighbors of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to stop noisy jet fighters from practicing aircraft-carrier landings.

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Federal court: Anti-Muslim group can’t post ads on buses

A federal appeals court says an anti-Muslim group can't post ads on Washington state buses showing photos of terrorists and saying the FBI offers a $25 million reward for their capture.

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Football coaches top list of state salaries

Washington State University football coach Mike Leach and University of Washington football coach Chris Peterson topped the list of salaries received by state employees last year.

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Tacoma moves to close dozens of medical marijuana shops

With updates to Washington's medical marijuana system in effect, Tacoma is moving to shut down dozens of unlicensed dispensaries.

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Beauty queen lies about having cancer in an elaborate scheme

Brandi Weaver-Gates raised thousands of dollars after leading everyone to believe she had been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in March 2013.

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Downtown Bellingham Partnership creates a solution to fill vacancies

Downtown Bellingham partners with City of Bellingham, Western Washington University students and entrepreneurs to fill vacancies downtown, providing more activity throughout the downtown area.

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Seattle, Tacoma and Everett enact voluntary water reductions

Seattle, Tacoma and Everett have moved to the second stage of their water shortage plans by enacting voluntary water reductions.

Vote Election

Effort to move presidential primary to March fails

Washington state's presidential primary date is still scheduled to be held in late May after Democrats refused to support moving the statewide contest.

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Federal agency sues Amtrak, claims disability discrimination

Federal agency sues Amtrak, claims disability discrimination SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal…

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Thousands mourn state trooper who died on duty

Thousands of people joined representatives from dozens of law enforcement agencies at a memorial for a Washington State Trooper who died while on duty

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If voters choose to build new jail, Bellingham may not be able to use it

County Executive Jack Louws asked the Bellingham City Council one last time on Monday to support the jail funding proposal.

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State fines BNSF railway for water contamination

The state has fined BNSF Railway for railroad ties and other materials in Whatcom and Skagit county water bodies. Larry…

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Police meet opposition over crime prediction software

As Bellingham police take steps to introduce crime prediction software as a new tool to cut down on crime rates in the city, some members of the community are expressing concern.

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Bellingham Dentist killed on Birthday

Eric Moldver died in the North Cascades.

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Man saves grandson but needs rescue after kayak flips

A 74-year-old man who was kayaking with his 6-year-old grandson was able to save the boy when they fell into the cold waters of Dungeness Bay but had to get rescued himself.

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Seattle City Council votes to adopt ‘gun violence tax’

Seattle's City Council has approved a new tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition — a measure designed to help offset the financial toll of gun violence.

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Mariners game moved to KGMI due to windstorm/power outages

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A Seattle Mariners batting helmet is seen before a spring exhibition baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, March 24, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

Today's Mariners vs. White Sox game will be heard on KGMI 790AM. First pitch is scheduled for 4:10pm.

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The latest on Whatcom County winds

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A car crushed by a tree on Lakeway (Photo: Courtesy Dick Donahue)

KGMI News Reporting WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. – High winds continue to ravage Whatcom County. Here’s what we know so far, as…

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Langhorne leads Seattle Storm past San Antonio Stars

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Crystal Langhorne had 22 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars on Friday night.

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Seahawk starters expected to see extensive action against Chargers

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The majority of Seattle's starters will play the entire first half and into the third quarter, coach Pete Carroll said. Coverage begins at 3 p.m. Saturday on KPUG 1170.

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Seager, Gutierrez homer, Walker goes 6 1-3 in M’s win

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The Mariners won 2-1.

Kyle Seager and Franklin Gutierrez both had three hits and a homer and Taijuan Walker allowed three hits before leaving with an injury the Mariners beat the White Sox on Friday night.