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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 1/14/14

State Rep. Kristine Lytton talks about education goals in the legislature, Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his State of the State Address, and Bellingham Police discuss how they help prevent liquor theft.

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PM Bellingham 1/13/14

Bellingham Police say a 16-year-old boy brutally beat a woman as she tried to protect her child, state senator Doug Ericksen introduces a bill to draw state workers away from pension plans, and the Washington Federation of State Employees explains why that’s a bad idea.

Seattle Seahawks mascot "Blitz" motions on the field before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Seattle.

PM Bellingham 1/10/14

The Mount Baker Ski Area makes a special exception for this weekend’s Seahawks game, and a water supply specialist explains how the dry start to winter is affecting mountain snow levels.

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PM Bellingham 1/9/14

A contaminated site in Blaine Harbor gets cleaned up, a local representative sponsors a bill to prevent the government from watching you in your own home, and why lawmakers might have to raise gas taxes.

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PM Bellingham 1/8/14

Bob Waters with SSA Marine spells out how a change in ownership could affect the proposed coal-shipping terminal project in Whatcom County, and a new Ecology report shows declining health of marine life at the bottom of Bellingham Bay.

A woman walks past cars swept away by Typhoon Hayan in Tacloban, Philippines, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction.

PM Bellingham 1/7/14

A WWU professor researches how to cope to natural disasters, the Tea Party holds its Knowledge Bowl at the same time as this weekend’s Seahawks game, and an adoption advocate in Ferndale donates her kidney to a young boy.

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PM Bellingham 1/6/14 – Hannah Dashiell memorial

A popular senior at Squalicum High School died in a car accident Sunday morning. KGMI’s Dillon Honcoop talks with students gathered at a roadside memorial for Hannah Dashiell.

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PM Bellingham 1/3/14 – B’ham Library opening Sundays

Pam Keisner, executive director of the Bellingham Public Library, says the library will be open again on Sundays starting in February.

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PM Bellingham 1/2/14 – Navy resumes Coupeville flights

Mike Welding with Naval Air Station Whidbey Island says the practice flights will continue at an airfield near Coupeville even after locals complained about the noise in a lawsuit.

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PM Bellingham 12/30/13 – New Year’s in Birch Bay

Whatcom County Realtor Mike Kent talks about the Ring of Fire and Hope, the Polar Bear Plunge, and other New Year’s events happening at Birch Bay.

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‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

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"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

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Pineda not only pitcher in majors to try pine tar

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejects New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda after a foreign substance was discovered on the right side of his neck in the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

The Yankees pitcher is hardly the first major leaguer to use pine tar to aid his grip. He just got caught.

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Green Bay vs. Seattle will cost you

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tries to avoid the rush of Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews (52) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

So you want to see 2014 NFL season opener between the Packers and the Seahawks…prepare to open up your wallet.

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Sherman says money equals respect

Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman (25) comes up with the football as Seahawks' Earl Thomas (29) celebrates after Sherman intercepted an Arizona Cardinals pass in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle Seahawk cornerback Richard Sherman wants to get paid.

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Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

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The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.