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PM Bellingham

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – DOT prepares for snow

Harmony Weinberg with the Wash. Dept. of Transportation talks about the preparations they are taking ahead of the snow storm expected early Friday, Dec. 20.

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – Deputies roundup wanted felons

Whatcom County Undersheriff Jeff Parks says deputies hit the streets Dec. 18 in search of wanted criminals, including gang members.

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PM Bellingham 12/19/13 – Border crossing steady as Canadian dollar drops

Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce Interim Director Bill Gorman tells KGMI that Canadians will keep coming south to shop even as the Loonie fell to 93 cents this week.

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

PM Bellingham 12/17/13 – Pot business applications

Mikhail Carpenter with the Wash. State Liquor Control Board describes how people are rushing to enter the marijuana business in Whatcom County and statewide as the application deadline approaches.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – Human Rights Day

Helen Morgan Parmett from WWU’s Communications Dept. talks about her speech for the Dec. 10th International Human Rights Day Celebration in Bellingham.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – Study says organic milk is healthier

WSU science writer Eric Sorenson talks about their recent study which found that organic milk may be better for people than conventional milk.

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PM Bellingham 12/10/13 – How to handle panhandlers

Bellingham Police Officer Mark Young explains what people can do about panhandlers as Arlington and Marysville launch efforts to stem panhandling.

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PM Bellingham 12/9/13 – Red Cross Real Heroes Event

Executive Director Stacy Rice from the Mount Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross says describes their 16th annual Real Heroes Celebration fundraiser held on Dec. 5.

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PM Bellingham 12/6/13 – Birch Bay Cafe battles king tides

Birch Bay Cafe and Bistro General Manager Steve Hendricks describes the changes they’ve made to withstand king tides one year after a storm devastated the business.

"ICE" Methamphetamine crystals with pipe

PM Bellingham 12/6/13 – WWU students displaced by meth residue in rental home

Jeff Hegedus with the Whatcom County Health Dept. describes how the women discovered their home was contaminated with meth after experiencing health problems.

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Seahawks and Broncos set to clash in Super Bowl rematch

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws under pressure from Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril (56) and Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) during the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game at MetLife Stadium Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8.

Denver welcomes back Wes Welker from suspension and Seattle looks for a return to the run game in today's CenturyLink Field match-up. Coverage begins at 11:00am on KPUG 1170AM.

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Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in accident

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.

Metro Nashville Police said Bironas lost control on a curve in his 2009 GMC Yukon Denali and crashed after 11 p.m. Saturday less than a mile from home.

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Astros hit 5 HRs, stop Mariners from moving up

Houston Astros interim manager Tom Lawless talks to the media inside the dugout before the baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Houston.

The Mariners stayed one game behind AL wild-card leader Oakland and a half-game in back of Kansas City for the second slot. The A's and Royals both lost earlier in the day.

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No. 2 Oregon beats Washington St. 38-31

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs with the ball during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Oregon won 59-14.

Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns

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Associated Press Top 25 scoreboard

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