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PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

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A flag, put up by volunteers helping search the area, stands in the ruins of a home left at the end of a deadly mudslide from the now-barren hillside seen about a mile behind, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash.

PM Bellingham 3/27/14

The number of deaths from the Oso Mudslide is expected to climb substantially in the next few days, autism rates are quickly rising, and host Tracy Ellis broadcasts live from the 2014 Spring Business Showcase.

Searchers on water and land look through debris following a deadly mudslide, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed.

PM Bellingham 3/26/14

A helicopter crew chief talks about rescuing a 4-year-old boy from the Oso Mudslide, Whatcom County does well in a health rankings report, new rules for boaters at Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish, the dangers of payday loans, and more.

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PM Bellingham 3/20/14

New autopsy results are released on a deadly New Years Eve crash in Whatcom County, ABC talks about an effort to ban the using the word “bossy” to describe girls, and the local Red Cross director talks about events planned for Red Cross Month.

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PM Bellingham 3/19/14

A new report shows nearly half of the cigarettes in Washington are illegally smuggled, more scams are popping up as the NCAA tournament begins, and a co-creator of the hit TV show Scandal talks about how realistic the show really is.

The wreckage of a news helicopter sits on a city street after crashing Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Seattle. A news helicopter crashed into a city street near Seattle's Space Needle on Tuesday, killing two people, critically injuring a person in a car on the ground and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning rush hour.

PM Bellingham 3/18/14

A KOMO News helicopter crashes in Seattle, killing two KOMO employees and injuring a Bellingham man on the ground. We talk with KOMO employees and a local helicopter pilot about today’s tragic crash.

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PM Bellingham 3/17/14

Whatcom County Health Officer Greg Stern talks about an outbreak of measles north of the border, a terrorism suspect is arrested in Blaine, and downtown Bellingham is named one of the top 10 downtown areas.

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PM Bellingham 3/14/14

The organizer of Bellingham’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade talks about you can participate, ABC takes a look an effort to ban the word “bossy” for girls, and BTC has details about free dental cleanings.

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PM Bellingham 3/13/14

The Whatcom County Health Dept. talks about the importance of flu shots and the myth of the “stomach flu,” new numbers show Whatcom County didn’t create as many jobs last month as originally thought, and the new president of the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce drops by to talk about the local business climate.

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PM Bellingham 3/12/14

Western Washington University is banning the sale of plastic water bottles, the Northwest Clean Air Agency has new information on pollution from trains, and host Tracy Ellis talks with an expert about his weight-loss program.

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PM Bellingham 3/11/14

A former Bellingham woman sues DHSH for not protecting her as a child, a WWU professor talks about the growing problem of cyber-bullying, and ABC takes a look at the real-life trial of a reality TV star.

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Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Phoenix police announced the arrest Wednesday, the latest in the string of cases involving off-the-field violence by NFL players. The Cardinals said they became aware of the situation on Wednesday and are cooperating with the investigation. He has been deactivated from all team activities.

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The Dawgs release the 2015 football schedule

"Harry," the Washington Huskies mascot runs on the field with a giant flag as Washington football players come out of the tunnel for an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Seattle.

The University of Washington football team will play seven home games in 2015, including five against Pac-12 opponents. The 2015…

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Slam center Poole heading to new destination overseas

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Slam all-star center Blake Poole heads Portgual after signing with SC Lusitania

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Vikings bar Peterson from team activities

Minnesota Vikings executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, center, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren, right, take part in a news conference in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, owner Zygi Wilf said that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his felony child-abuse charge

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Rockets acquire Jason Terry, picks from Kings

Brooklyn Nets guard Jason Terry yells from the bench in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. The Pacers defeated the Nets 97-96.

The Rockets have acquired, former Franklin High School star, Jason Terry, from the Kings in exchange for Alonzo Gee & Scotty Hopson.