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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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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.

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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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PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – 80th anniversary of alcohol prohibition repeal

Beer Institute president Joe McClain says the foamy beverage now generates a large amount of economic activity and creates many jobs.

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PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – Lighthouse Mission extends hours at drop-in center

Ron Buchinski with the Lighthouse Mission tells KGMI how winter can be especially hard for the homeless.

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PM Bellingham 12/5/13 – First anniversary of same-sex marriage in Wash.

Tim Church with the state Department of Health says same-sex weddings made up 17 percent of marriages this past year.

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