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PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

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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.

tax couple

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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Gonzaga and UCLA prepare for rematch in NCAA Sweet 16

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FILE - At left in a Feb. 28, 2015, file photo, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few instructs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against BYU in Spokane, Wash. At right, in a Feb. 11, 2015, file photo, UCLA head coach Steve Alford directs his team against Oregon State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles. Gonzaga and UCLA play on Friday, March 27, 2015, in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament in Houston.

The Bulldogs battle the Bruins at 4:15pm on KPUG 1170AM.

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Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

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Mariners drop 2 Cactus League split squad games

Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon swings against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game Monday, March 23, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Hernandez throws 6 sharp innings in Mariners' loss to Royals. Davis, Jimenez hit grand slams as Brewers beat Mariners 15-1

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Ferndale WWII POW profiled in advance of French award

Joe Moser in WWII

Seventy-one years ago, Ferndale resident Joe Moser was shot down over France, captured by Germans and sent to Buchenwald Concentration Camp.