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PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

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Tracy Ellis and Alex Gray bring you compelling local news, talk and interviews.

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Boston Police officer John Quinn walks with, Miller, his bomb detection canine, over the finish line while sweeping the area in preparation for the Boston Marathon, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Boston.

PM Bellingham 4/21/14

A Whatcom County man talks about running in the Boston Marathon one year after the bombing, the CEO of the YMCA of Whatcom County says a new ‘Y’ facility is coming to Sudden Valley, and host of “This American Life” Ira Glass says he’s coming to Bellingham May 3rd.

rental sign

PM Bellingham 4/18/14

Pastor Bob Marvel from Cornwall Church in Bellingham talks about the true meaning of Easter, WWU President Bruce Sheppard explains his recent comments about race and enrollment, and Bellingham lawmakers will once again talk about landlord licensing on Monday.

health insurance

PM Bellingham 4/17/14

A local doctor reacts to the latest Obamacare enrollment numbers, Western Washington University’s Small Business Center marks its 30th anniversary, and mytrafficman.net explains how police can tell if you’re driving on your cell phone.

college

PM Bellingham 4/16/14

WWU president Bruce Sheppard says the university needs to shrink its percentage of white students, talk show host Lars Larson reacts to Sheppard’s comments, and an apartment building for homeless people is going up in downtown Bellingham.

People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston.

PM Bellingham 4/15/14

A Bellingham resident describes being at the Boston Marathon during last year’s bombing, former Bellingham mayor Dan Pike speaks out against the new Whatcom County jail, and ABC interviews the owner of a coal mine where 29 workers died.

tax couple

PM Bellingham 4/14/14

The IRS outlines some common tax mistakes as the filing deadline looms, a WWU astronomy professor says a total lunar eclipse may be visible tonight, and a new octopus tank is coming to the Port of Bellingham’s Marine Life Center.

wta bus

PM Bellingham 4/11/14

A local activist with Represent.Us tells us about Saturday’s Representation Day demonstration in Bellingham, WTA is giving out free bus rides, and ABC interviews a Washington family that sends their children out to confront sinners with gospel.

Marijuana

PM Bellingham 4/10/14

Wash. State can now do national FBI background checks on pot business applicants, the chair of the Whatcom Democrats tells us about their county convention on April 11, and Obama speaks at a summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

NSA1

PM Bellingham 4/9/14

The number of missing goes down in Oso, KGMI and NBC consumer expert Herb Weisbaum says big data companies are tracking your personal information, and an exhibit at the Whatcom Museum explores the life of the man who put Fairhaven on the map.

bikes

PM Bellingham 4/8/14

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene says the president plans to visit the site of the Oso Mudslide, Sports Director Doug Lange talks about the Mariners home opener at Safeco Field, and the owner of Fairhaven Bike & Ski talks about Bellingham’s abundance of bike mechanics.

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Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

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The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.

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NFL players talk about race with Harvard students

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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald gestures as he answers a question during a panel discussion at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Fitzgerald was a featured speaker in a panel that spoke on topics of race and aspects of social media. From left are Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, former NFL Players Association President Domonique Foxworth, Fitzgerald and Houston Texans running back Arian Foster.

Richard Sherman says he refuses to back down from his raging rant after the NFC championship game because he wants to "educate the uneducated."

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Case of 49ers’ Aldon Smith sent to city attorney

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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

According to ESPN.com Smith has a court appearance Tuesday on felony gun charges and a drunken driving charge in Santa Clara County in California.

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Marcus Trufant retires as member of the Seahawks

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Seattle Seahawks' Marcus Trufant, left, holds up a team jersey as he stands with his wife Jessica and brothers Isaiah, second right, and Desmond to start a news conference announcing his retirement from football after signing with the team a day earlier, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Renton, Wash. Trufant started 125 games in a Seattle career that lasted from 2003 to 2012. The cornerback was a first-round pick in 2003 out of Washington State and immediately moved into the starting lineup, playing a key role on the 2005 team that advanced to the franchise’s first Super Bowl.

Trufant was a first-round pick by the Seahawks in 2003.