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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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PM Bellingham 4/24/14

Senator Patty Murray visits Whatcom Community College to talk about the challenges facing student veterans, a summit for women coaches around the country is being held in Whatcom County this weekend, a Bellingham native releases her first book, and a reporter says Mariners ticket prices are too high.

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PM Bellingham 4/23/14

Bellingham is ranked the 6th most up-and-coming city in Washington, a new report shows home sales in March were down, and WWU political science professor Todd Donovan says the Republican Party is changing its mind about gay marriage.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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in Sports

Denver beats Maryland for 1st NCAA men’s lacrosse title

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Denver won its first NCAA men's lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg.

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NFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case

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San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald (91) lines up against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.

Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er.

in Entertainment

PHOTOS: Dogs of Hollywood

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Check out these celebs and their four-legged friends.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

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The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

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In the age of selfies and social media, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons of the past.