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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee greets President Barack Obama upon his arrival on Air Force One, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Paine Field in Everett, Wash., before the president's visit the community of Oso, Wash., which was hit by a deadly mudslide on March 22, 2014.

PM Bellingham 4/22/14

President Barack Obama speaks from the site of the Oso Mudslide, Netflix announces a price increase for new subscribers, and a Gonzaga law professor and WWU alum talks about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on using race as a factor in college admissions.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lt. Gov. rules that a Senate rule to make it harder to take action on new taxes is unconstitutional.

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he Senate has approved a transportation package that includes an incremental gas tax increase

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Governor signs medal of valor bill for Oso rescuers

Tayler Drayton, 16, finishes painting words of support on a bus stop for those affected by a deadly mudslide nearly two weeks earlier nearby, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that broke off a steep hill, roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and buried a community at Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle.

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill to allow awarding the medal of valor to a group