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PM Bellingham

PM Bellingham

Monday – Friday from 5 – 6pm
Tracy Ellis and Alex Gray bring you compelling local news, talk and interviews.

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PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – Pro-coal group fires spokesperson over controversial comment

Brian Rosenthal with the Seattle Times tells KGMI why the Alliance for Northwest Jobs and Exports fired spokesperson Lauri Hennessy.

PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – The BBB’s 12 Scams of Christmas

David Quinlan with the BBB describes the top 12 scams that they continue to hear about every holiday season.

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PM Bellingham 12/4/13 – House fire kills local teen

Fire Marshal Jason Napier tells KGMI what caused the fire on Utter St. in Bellingham that killed a 19-year-old man early Dec. 4.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – North Cascades Hwy closes for winter

WSDOT spokesperson Jeff Adams explains the 37-mile stretch of Highway 20 closes every winter because of heavy snow and avalanches.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – Salvation Army begins holiday fundraiser

Major James Lloyd with the Salvation Army talks about their fundraising goal this year and some of the challenges for bell ringers.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13 – State Patrol changes screening process for new hires

WSP spokesperson Bob Calkins tells KGMI their formerly-rigid list of disqualifiers scared away a lot of good candidates.

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PM Bellingham 12/3/13

The Washington State Patrol changes its hiring practices to find more troopers, Salvation Army bell ringers are facing challenges, and the North Cascades Highway is closing for the winter.

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PM Bellingham 12/2/13 – Cold weather plumbing problems

Art Favinger of Favinger Plumbing offers some tips to keep your pipes from freezing during the cold winter weather.

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PM Bellingham 11/27/13 – City focusing resources downtown

Mayor Kelli Linville says the city is planning more police and a safety workgroup after a string of burglaries downtown.

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PM Bellingham 11/27/13 – Tips to keep pets safe in cold

Whatcom Humane Society Executive Director Laura Clark tells KGMI freezing weather can put pets and livestock at risk.

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Gonzaga falls to Duke in Elite 8

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Duke cheerleaders perform during the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game against San Diego State in the Round of 32 in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 22, 2015.

Duke (33-4), the region's No. 1 seed, is going to Indianapolis to play Michigan State in the Final Four.

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Hamlin wins for 25th time, and fifth time at Martinsville

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Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

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Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks

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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.

John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night.

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Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title

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Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory.

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Spartans Final Four-bound after OT. win over Louisville

Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo watches his team against Georgia during the first half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 64 in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 20, 2015.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four…