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Bellingham Public Library

The Bellingham Public Library is so much more than a place to check out books! We have other events all the time for all ages… even adults!

Youth For Understanding USA

Are you interested in hosting a high school foreign exchange student? YFU is one of the oldest and largest high school intercultural exchange programs in the world.

Click here for more information on hosting a student!

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MegaZapper at the Spark Museum

Did you know the SPARK Museum in Bellingham is home to one of the largest Tesla coil ‘lighting machines’ in the country? Get up close and personal 4 million volts of loose electricity with shows on Saturdays & Sundays at 2:30pm.

Lifestyle

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Honda, Mazda issue recalls

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Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.

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Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

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Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

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Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

6 days ago in Lifestyle

A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

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Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

1 week ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

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A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

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Gov’t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

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They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Politically, that's a mix of red, blue and purple states.

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Crucial New Hampshire primary vote begins

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White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush opened political hostilities on Monday as Republican and Democratic candidates stormed across New Hampshire in a final flurry of events before the state's crucial first-in-the-nation primary.

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Obama lays out 2017 spending priorities in final White House budget

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U.S. President Barack Obama unveils his final White House budget on Tuesday with a blueprint for fiscal year 2017 that will lay out his spending proposals for priorities from fighting Islamic State to providing for the poor.

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National Security Agency going on the ‘hack’ attack

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The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying and domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential panel that the agency focus solely on espionage.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 9

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Local Sports

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Blazers rally past Memphis

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Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.

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Russell Wilson pens thank you note to Peyton Manning

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With Manning contemplating retirement after the Super Bowl win, Wilson wrote a goodbye note for the Players Tribune entitled "If This Is It".

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WWU’s Milbrandt and Blauser named GNAC Athletes of the Week

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Milbrandt won the 60m hurdles at the TrackTown Performance Meet #4 at the House of Track Friday night in Portland in 8.14. Blauser helped lead the Vikings to a 3-2 opening weekend of the season at the Desert Stinger Classic in Las Vegas.

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Agent confirms Marshawn Lynch intends to retire

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Lynch had indicated as much Sunday night by tweeting a picture with a pair of cleats hanging from a power or telephone line, along with an emoji depicting a peace sign.

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WWU softball takes finale at tourney in Vegas

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Vikings get home runs from Emily Benson and Emma Blauser in win over Regis

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ben Stiller’s female Viagra ad

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It was supposed to play during the Super Bowl.

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TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

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Cord-cutters beware: You might have to wait longer for new TV.

1 hour ago in Music

Peter Cetera turns down Chicago Hall of Fame induction

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Cetera quit the band in 1985 but fans were hoping for a reunion this spring.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ star sues NYC

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Taryn Manning is suing the city of New York, accusing police officers of wrongfully arresting her in 2014.

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Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos

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Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, center right, holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Denver were a 5-1/2-point underdog to top-seeded Carolina ahead of Sunday's game in Santa Clara, California, but used a ferocious defense to pull out a 24-10 victory.

2 hours ago in Music

Rihanna’s ‘Anti’ scores Billboard 200 top spot

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Rihanna's new album, "Anti," officially took the top spot on the Billboard 200 album charts on Monday, a week after 1 million giveaway copies made it ineligible for Billboard consideration.

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Lock of John Lennon’s hair could fetch up to $10,000 at auction

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Heritage Auctions, which is selling the hair of the late singer, said it was clipped and saved by a hairdresser in Germany in 1966.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ben Stiller’s female Viagra ad

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It was supposed to play during the Super Bowl.

7 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 9

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A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Hugh Jackman had skin cancer – again

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The "X-Men" star is recovering after his fifth skin cancer surgery in two years.

22 hours ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

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Scotty VanDryver shares what it’s like to be a first-time daddy!

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Seattle FBI arrests man suspected of supporting ISIS

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The FBI in Seattle arrested a Montesano man suspected of being an ISIS sympathizer.

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Whatcom Humane Society opposes ‘Donkey Basketball’ fundraiser

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The Whatcom Humane Society is condemning a popular Ferndale Schools fundraiser. The annual Donkey Basketball game is scheduled for Saturday.

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