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Washington Supreme Court: State has a right to jury trial

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court says the state has a right to demand a trial by jury…

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Washington lawmaker facing ethics violations resigns

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State Rep. Susan Fagan sent has sent Gov. Jay Inlsee her letter of resignation following allegations…

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Supreme Court to Legislature: Keep working on education

The Washington Supreme Court told the state Legislature on Thursday it should keep working on its education plan.

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New breakfast restaurant in Sunnyland

A restaurant called “Over Easy” is now serving breakfast in the Sunnyland neighborhood.

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Big shoe store open in Bellis Fair

The new Designer Show Warehouse in Bellis Fair Mall is now open.

Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson (7) celebrates with James Atoe, right, after Thompson intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Seattle. Washington beat Illinois 44-19.

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Carolina selects Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson

The Carolina Panthers have selected versatile linebacker Shaq Thompson from Washington with the No. 25 overall pick in the NFL draft.

Washington defensive back Marcus Peters warms up before facing Colorado in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo., on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

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Former UW cornerback Marcus Peters selected by Kansas City

The Kansas City Chiefs selected cornerback Marcus Peters with the No. 18 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night in an attempt to help their defense in the pass-happy AFC West.

Washington defensive lineman Danny Shelton bear hugs NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell at the 2015 NFL Draft

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Cleveland takes Husky defensive lineman Danny Shelton

The Cleveland Browns selected Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton with the No. 12 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night.

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Some concerned about Bellingham Public Schools allowing kids with head lice to stay in school

Change made a year ago based on recommendations from American Academy of Pediatrics and School Nurses Association

A board showing Jameis Winston, who was selected first overall by Tampa Bay at the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Tampa Bay selects “Famous” Jameis No. 1 overall, Mariota to Tennessee at No. 2

Jameis Winston was selected first overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, while Marcus Mariota was taken second overall by the Tennessee Titans.

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Bellingham workers earn five percent less than the national average

Average worker here makes about $1 less than national average of $22.71

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Trail Blazers’ Lillard to give graduation speech at Weber St

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will deliver an address when he graduates from Weber State on Friday.

Kentucky Derby favorite American Pharoah, ridden by exercise rider Jorge Alvarez, gallops at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, April 30, 2015.

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American Pharoah early favorite at Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah has been made the early 5-2 favorite for the 141st Kentucky Derby.

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, Miami Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill (17) runs off the field during the second half an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. With a flair for the dramatic, the second-year prol has taken command at quarterback, solving the Dolphins' perennial problem at the position and leading them to a surprising 3-0 start.

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Dolphins exercise $16.2 million option on Tannehill for 2016

The Miami Dolphins have exercised their fifth-year, $16.2 million option on quarterback Ryan Tannehill's rookie contract for 2016.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress (80) bows after making a touchdown catch as Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden (23) walks away in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 24-10.

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Ex-NFL star Plaxico Burress accused of failing to pay taxes

Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has been indicted on criminal charges related to a New Jersey tax payment.

Florida coach Billy Donovan speaks at the NCAA mens college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Florida will play Pittsburgh in the third-round game on Saturday.

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Florida’s Billy Donovan hired to coach Oklahoma City Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder have hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their new coach.

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A dozen more cases, two hospitalized from E. coli outbreak

Whatcom Health Department says there are 17 cases they know of so far

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May 5 declared National Concert Day

The new holiday will celebrate artists, industry leaders, and the teams who produce live music experiences for fans.

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Journey gets their own day

The "Don't Stop Believin'" hitmakers have kicked off a mini residency at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Unemployment claims tumble to 15-year low

Consumer spending increased as the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell.

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Oprah, Beyoncé among world’s ‘most powerful’ women

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Other celebrity notables include Taylor Swift, Shakira and Ellen DeGeneres.

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Keira Knightley is a new mom

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The "Atonement" star has reportedly welcomed her first child.

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Dave Grohl really, really likes Taylor Swift

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The Foo Fighters frontman has vowed to dedicate a song to the "Shake It Off" hitmaker at every tour stop.

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Rob Lowe launching cosmetics line for men

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"The West Wing" star has created a line of anti-aging products for men called Profile.

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Kelly Clarkson backs legal weed

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The "Since U Been Gone" singer is the latest celebrity to endorse making pot lawful in America.