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PM Bellingham 11/14/13 – Voters asked to fund new Ferndale High School

Voters in Ferndale could decide on a bond in February 2014 that would raise property taxes to rebuild Ferndale High School. District Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn tells KGMI that Ferndale has the worst high school building in Whatcom County.

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PM Bellingham 11/14/13

Washington’s Insurance Commissioner tells us why people in our state won’t get to keep their old health insurance policies, and a local psychologist talks about the 10-year-old girl who made a false abduction report in Bellingham’s Columbia neighborhood.

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PM Bellingham 11/13/13 – Whatcom Museum gets into Christmas spirit

The Whatcom Museum’s Director of Development Sheila Connors talks about their “Deck the Old City Hall” event.

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PM Bellingham 11/13/13

Low health exchange enrollment numbers are embarrassing the White House, a new study urges expanded tribal jurisdiction, and the Whatcom Museum gets into the Christmas spirit.

A woman survivor of Typhoon Haiyan weeps as she holds her daughter while waiting for her turn to get on a U.S. Air Force plane to leave for the capital city of Manila, at the airport in Tacloban, central Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday, leaving a wide swath of destruction.

PM Bellingham 11/13/13 – Local Filipino association helps disaster victims

Dillon Honcoop talks with members of the Filipino American Association of Whatcom County about Typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines and their families member who were caught in the storm.

A woman walks past cars swept away by Typhoon Hayan in Tacloban, Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction.

PM Bellingham 11/12/13

Whatcom County’s Filipino community is reaching out to victims of Typhoon Haiyan, and State Senator Doug Ericksen defends Boeing’s tax break deal.

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PM Bellingham 11/8/13 – Frankie Avalon performs in Ferndale

Legendary performer Frankie Avalon talks with KGMI about his songs, his career, and his show at the Silver Reef Hotel, Casino & Spa in Ferndale on Nov. 8.

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PM Bellingham 11/7/13

Bellingham’s mayor describes a new framework for redeveloping the waterfront, and new local owners have big plans for the Lynden…

PM Bellingham 11/6/13

A think tank wants to change Washington’s vote-by-mail rules, and a broken cable causes phone problems in the San Juan…

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PM Bellingham 11/5/13

A local Republican and Democrat give their predictions for election results coming out tonight, a state trooper is hit on…

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