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Voting is no time for funny business, says Thurston County auditor

Putting fake or joke names on your ballot may seem funny, but the Thurston county auditor isn’t laughing. Auditor Mary…


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Washington gives new names to geographic features of state

The Washington state committee on geographic names has approved new names for geographic features in Grays Harbor, Jefferson, and Pierce counties.…


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Chipotle customers hit by E.coli outbreak

Health experts worry the number of e-coli cases linked to Chipotle restaurants could grow in Washington and Oregon. So far,…


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Royals reign after beating Mets in World Series

The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets early Monday morning after a 12 inning contest to secure their first World Series championship in 30 years.

Seattle Sounders' Nelson Valdez, left, celebrates with teammates Obafemi Martins, center, and Clint Dempsey, right, after Valdez scored a goal against the Los Angeles Galaxy in the first half of an MLS soccer western conference knockout round playoff match, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Dempsey scores in 86th, Sounders beat Dallas 2-1

The second leg of the series is next Sunday in Frisco, Texas. The Sounders would advance to the West final with a win or a tie.

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Timbers and Whitecaps play to 0-0 draw in MLS playoff match

David Ousted had six saves and the Vancouver Whitecaps held off the charging Portland Timbers for a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Western Conference semifinal series Sunday.

NFL logo on the field before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

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Scores and stories from NFL Week 8

— In only the fourth meeting of teams 6-0 or better, Peyton Manning tied Brett Favre’s NFL record with his…

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

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Wilson, Seahawks back to .500 after win over Cowboys

Russell Wilson had a scoring pass for the game's only touchdown and directed a late drive to the winning field goal, leading the Seattle Seahawks over the Dallas Cowboys

Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer celebrates on the sideline during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Ohio State won 42-20.

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No change at the top college football AP Top-25

The first College Football Playoff rankings are coming out this Tuesday and with that in mind the newest Associated Press Top-25 poll looks much like last week's.


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Marlins expected to announce hiring of Mattingly on Monday

The Miami Marlins have scheduled a news conference for Monday, where they're expected to introduce new manager Don Mattingly.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette celebrates after his touchdown against the Green Bay Packers in the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Seattle.

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Seahawks’ Lockette injured after blindside hit on kick

Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette was taken off the field on a stretcher after being knocked down by a blindside hit on a kickoff.

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Gordon wins Martinsville to earn spot in championship finale

JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will race for a fifth NASCAR championship in…

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Jake Browning has 5 total TDs as Washington routs Arizona

Browning finished 16 of 24 passing for 263 yards with four touchdowns through the air and one on the ground to lead the Huskies past the Wildcats 49-3.

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Ukropina FG lifts No. 8 Stanford over Washington State

Washington State kicker Erik Powell hooked a 43-yard field goal attempt wide right as time expired to give Stanford its seventh consecutive victory.

Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek

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Suns beat Blazers

Eric Bledsoe scored 33 points, one shy of his career high, and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 101-90 on Saturday night.


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Royals rally on Murphy’s error to beat Mets, lead series 3-1

The Royals posted their seventh postseason comeback win this October. Now, one more victory in November will clinch their first crown since 1985.

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WWU roundup

A recap of Saturday's action around Western Washington University athletics.


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American Pharoah goes out a winner in Breeders’ Cup Classic

The 3-year-old colt ran 1 1/4 miles in a track-record 2:00.07 as the sentimental 3-5 favorite among the crowd of 50,155 at Keeneland.

In this July 23, 2014, file photo, then-Chicago Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (90) poses for the media during the team's NFL football training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. A Lake Forest, Ill. police report released Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, says that the former player threatened team staff, saying he "felt like killing everybody in the building." An officer responded when someone at Halas Hall called police on Oct. 21 to report that Ratliff was "very angry and irrational." The Bears cut Ratliff on Oct. 22, the day after he was seen having an animated discussion with general manager Ryan Pace in the parking lot outside of Halas Hall. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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Police report: ex-Bear Ratliff made threats at team facility

It says an officer responded when someone at Halas Hall called police that day to report that Ratliff was "very angry and irrational." He was seen that day having an animated discussion with general manager Ryan Pace in the parking lot outside of Halas Hall.

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett

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Buckeyes’ Barrett suspended 1 game after OVI citation & AP Top 25 scoreboard

Ohio State said in a statement Barrett was stopped at a Columbus police check point early Saturday morning.

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in December


Get your remotes ready for a new round of binge-worthy movies and TV.

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Chris Brown donating album proceeds to charity


The singer is giving a children's hospital a big boost by donating proceeds from his new album "Royalty" to the organization.

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Adele’s ’25’ continues to smash records


British singer Adele's new album sold a record 3.38 million U.S. copies in its first full week, Nielsen Music said, becoming the biggest-selling album of 2015 in an astonishing feat for an era when artists rarely top 1 million.