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Oregon State University Provost and Executive Vice President Sabah U. Randhawa, a the preferred candidate in Western's search for a new president (COURTESY WWU)

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WWU officially announces new president, Sabah Randhawa to take over for Bruce Shepard

The Board of Trustees selected Sabah Randhawa to be Western’s 14th president.

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An honest trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

SPOILER ALERT: The "Force" has awakened!

Stewart Mountain Fire is now 50% contained

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State lands commissioner won’t run for re-election

Goldmark said in a tweet and on Facebook Tuesday he made the decision after talking with his family.

Ed Murray, center, talks with reporters Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 after attending a fundraising luncheon for ROOTS, a shelter for homeless youth in Seattle. Following Tuesday's election Murray led incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn by a 56-44 margin.

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Seattle mayor bans city employee travel to Mississippi

Seattle's mayor has barred the use of city funds for employee travel to Mississippi after their governor signed a law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on beliefs.

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Today in entertainment history: April 6

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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4 weeks ago in Local Sports

Blazers beat Kings

Damien Lillard had 22 points and eight assists as Portland won for the fifth time in six games and remained a half-game behind Memphis for fifth place in the Western Conference.

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Scott Servais’ 1st win for Mariners is chippy rout of Texas

Scott Servais got in a shouting match with reigning AL Manager of the Year Jeff Banister and picked up his first career managerial victory in Seattle's 10-2 win over Texas.

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UConn stuffs Syracuse, wins unprecedented 4th straight NCAA title

Breanna Stewart scored 24 points to lead the undefeated Huskies to their 11th national championship and fourth straight with an 82-51 win over Syracuse

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4 weeks ago in Local

Woman dies in Ferndale car crash

The woman was 93 years old and was a passenger.

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WWU men’s golf finishes tied for 11th at Mustang Intercollegiate

Freshman Michael Butler has second straight strong tournament with 15th-place finish

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Number of houses for sale in Whatcom County is on the decline

As expected, the number of houses sold has dropped as well.

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Prison for youth soccer coach nabbed in Skagit child sex sting

The volunteer coach crossed the US border and went to a park in Burlington.

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Community steps up for new Lynden mother with terminal cancer

Woman gets devastating diagnosis weeks after giving birth to first child.

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NCAA champ Villanova will get Friday parade in Philadelphia

Students and fans will welcome home the national champions Tuesday afternoon at the campus football stadium. The Wildcats are scheduled to arrive around 5 p.m.

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‘Harry Potter’ chair up for auction

A wooden dining chair used by author J.K. Rowling while she wrote the first two "Harry Potter" books is up for grabs at auction in New York and is expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars.

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John Schneider expects Chancellor be with team in 2016

"Kam, I think, everybody felt it was an odd situation and when Kam came back, he was nothing but a pro. He stepped in right away and was a leader and did everything he's done in the past," Schneider said.

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Obama urges Congress to take action on corporate tax reform

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to take action to stop U.S. companies from taking advantage of tax loopholes that allows them to avoid paying sufficient taxes.

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Action film ‘Hardcore Henry’ makes audience the hero

Shot entirely in the first person, viewers look through Henry's perspective as he wakes up in a laboratory run by his wife Estelle remembering nothing about who he is.

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NCAA championship’s TV viewership down big from last year

Villanova's last-second win over North Carolina on Monday night averaged a 10.6 rating across TBS, TNT and truTV in the first title game to air on cable. The 17.8 million viewers are down 37 percent from the 28.3 million for last season's Duke-Wisconsin matchup.

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Viking DT Johnson sues Minneapolis, 2 officers over stun gun

The lawsuit was filed in federal court Friday. It alleges Johnson was the victim of excessive force and false arrest. The suit seeks unspecified damages in excess of $75,000 and an order for the police department to discipline the officers and change its stun-gun policies.

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The cicadas are coming …

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Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

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Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

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It’s not ‘Regulators:’ Warren G butchers ‘Ball Game’

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WATCH: The rapper messed up the first line and sang off-key.

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Beyoncé has a sixth No. 1 album

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The "Drunk in Love" hitmaker is the only artist to reach number one with their first six studio albums.