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gift disapointment

Christmas gifts exchange comes right to your car

Re-gifting becoming unnecessary with easy returns


Pickford showing “The Interview”

Theater supporting controversial film as freedom of expression


Emergency cold weather shelters open

Below freezing temps open emergency homeless shelters

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WSU studies green winter road technology

WSU researches alternative road deicers

Firefighters Putting Out a Fire

Community brings Christmas to family homeless after fire

Online donations giving Everson family new start

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Washington, Oregon population on the rise

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Washington's population grew by nearly 88,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014.


Soldier fires shots in air at Lewis McChord

A soldier assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord fired several shots into the air from a parking lot early Sunday.

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No charges for former Lake Stevens police officer

A former Lake Stevens police officer is not expected to face charges in connection with a domestic violence investigation.


DSHS: No more ‘warehousing’ of the mentally ill

Washington's Department of Social and Health Services says it has complied with a state Supreme Court order to stop the "warehousing" of mentally ill people in emergency rooms and hospitals just because certified treatment facilities are already full

Haines Fay

Haines Fay’s local legacy

A look at the KGMI broadcaster’s life and career

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Washington’s minimum wage on its way up

$9.47 an hour will be the highest in the nation.

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WWU men fall short against WOU


Western Washington University fell to conference-leading Western Oregon University, 90-87, on Saturday, Jan. 24.

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Aldridge returns and Blazers beat Wizards 103-96

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts

LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds.

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WWU rebounds with 75-64 win at Alaska Fairbanks

Carmen Dolfo WWU

White leads balanced effort with 15 points

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Maria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia chases down on a shot to Petra Martic of Croatia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China's Peng Shuai on Sunday.

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Eastern Washington scores 65 in 2nd half to top North Dakota

ewu eagles eastern washington university logo on white

Eastern Washington scored 67 points in the second half to beat North Dakota 102-80 on Saturday.