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in National, World

Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

U.S. and coalition planes pounded Islamic State positions again, but the strikes did not halt the fighters' advance in a Kurdish area.


in Entertainment

Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas have the same birthday

PHOTOS: The Hollywood couple share a birthday - September 25 - but they were born 25 years apart. Here's 25 of our favorite pics to celebrate.

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in Local

Walking bridge destroyed by fire reopens

Popular downtown pedestrian shortcut back open


in Local

Shelfish harvesting closed for most of county

Toxin found in local shellfish

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in Local

Billionaire staying out of local Senate race, for now

Political action group doesn't rule out Whatcom County


in Local

Plea deal sends suspected child molester to prison

Man maintains he didn't molest 8-year-old

Cop Traffic

in Local

WSP seeks guidelines for smoking pot in cars

Traffic Safety Commission says open container law should apply to pot


in Local

Burglar may be on knocking on doors

Police looking for suspect driving green Ford Explorer

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in Local

Gas stolen being from company vehicles

Fuel thief targeting moving vans, again


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 25

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Local Sports

Silvertips trade Zane Jones

The Everett Silvertips have traded forward Zane Jones to the Lethbridge Hurricanes for a fourth-round pick in the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft.

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in Sports

ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments

ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast. ESPN announced the suspension Wednesday.

FC Dallas players pose for the traditional team portrait Wednesday, May 7, 2014, before an MLS soccer match in Seattle.

in Local Sports

Texeira scores twice, FC Dallas beats Seattle

FC Dallas (14-10-6) avenged two early season losses to Seattle (17-9-3) and beat the Sounders for only the second time in the last 10 meetings.

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, July 11, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

in Local Sports

Buehrle gets win, Jays beat Mariners

Mark Buehrle pitched 8 shutout innings, Ryan Goins drove in the only run and the Blue Jays pushed Seattle closer to playoff elimination

Harrington Field at Western Washington University. Photo from @WWU Twitter account

in Local Sports

Soccer: WWU’s Harrington Field dedication Saturday

Ceremony to begin at 6:40 p.m. The WWU women entertain Western Oregon University at 4 p.m. and the Viking men host Montana State University Billings at 7:20 p.m

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in Local Sports

5 Whatcom County prep football teams in AP Poll

Lynden remains number 1 in the 2A ranks with Sedro Woolley out of the Northwest Conference chasing them at number 7.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

in Lifestyle

The new iPhone 6 is quite flexible

"Bendgate" might be particularly troubling for those who wear skinny jeans.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) passes against the Cincinnati Bengals in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Cincinnati.

in Local Sports

Injured wrist keeps Tennessee QB out of practice

Whether Locker plays against the Indianapolis Colts will depend on how much he heals up by Sunday.

Driver Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, Loudon, N.H.

in Sports

Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges in race car death

NASCAR's Tony Stewart has been cleared of any criminal charges relating to the death of rival Kevin Ward, Jr., who was struck and killed during a sprint car rally.

Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek reacts during a timeout as Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Los Angeles.

in Sports

AP Source: Suns, Bledsoe agree to 5-yr, $70m deal

The deal is considerably more than the four-year, $48 million the Suns initially offered but well below the five-year, $80 million-plus maximum contract Bledsoe sought as a restricted free agent.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21


A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Viral Videos

B1G mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody


Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

in Entertainment

Robin gig has gone to the girls


The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

in Music

Pitbull hosting American Music Awards again


The rapper will front the 2014 show on Nov. 23, and says he's thrilled to be back.

in Music, Sports

San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run


California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.