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FILE - Washington Senators Maria Cantwell, left, and Patty Murray, right, cheer during a rally at Boeing Co.'s 767 assembly plant in this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo in Everett, Wash. Republican MIchael Baumgartner, 36, is seeking the nomination to challenge Democrat Cantwell. Baumgartner, a native of Pullman, has already visited or lived in 70 countries, worked in both Iraq and Afghanistan, been a diplomat and a private contractor for the federal government, won the most expensive state Senate race in history in 2010, and almost immediately decided to make a longshot bid for the US Senate.

Senate women: No tolerance for domestic violence

Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray and 14 other women senators are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.

Soccer Ball

WWU women’s soccer beats Cal Baptist

3rd ranked Vikings still undefeated on young season

Houston Astros Jose Altuve rests his bat on his shoulder during a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Seattle.

Altuve helps Astros beat Mariners

Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI and the Houston Astros damaged the Seattle Mariners post-season hopes with a 5-2 victory Wednesday.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll addresses media members during an NFL football news conference Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, in Kirkland, Wash. The Seahawks play the New Orleans Saints Saturday in an NFC divisional playoff game.

Carroll changed by Ray Rice incident

The current Ray Rice domestic violence saga has changed Seattle Seahawk coach Pete Carroll forever and will impact future personnel decisions.

Eastern Washington University wide receiver Blair Bomber. August 23, 2014. Courtesy of Eastern Washington university Athletics.

Blair Bomber named Scholar-Athlete of the Month

Former Lynden Lion and current Eastern Washington Eagle wide receiver Blair Bomber has been named a Scholar-Athlete of the Month for September by Eastern Washington University.

Green Bay Packers' Mike Daniels, left, greets Seattle Seahawks' Bobby Wagner after an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Packers 36-16.

Wagner does not want Seattle’s LBs overlooked

Sometime during the offseason, Bobby Wagner decided it was time for the Seattle Seahawks linebackers to start getting attention.

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Earl Thomas will no longer return punts

Coach Pete Carroll takes Thomas off punt returns

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Lynden HS No. 1 in this week’s Washington AP prep football poll

Two other teams from Whatcom County join Lynden in this week's Washington AP prep football poll.

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Former Viking/Slam guard Rico Wilkins to play in Denmark

Wilkins played in Morocco earlier this year

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WWU volleyball beats Hawaii Pacific

Coach Diane Flick gets 300th win of career

Houston Astros Jose Altuve rests his bat on his shoulder during a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Seattle.

Villar, McHugh help Astros edge Mariners 2-1

The Mariners struggled for offense Tuesday, scoring just one run against the Astros

Washington quarterback Keith Price smiles before an NCAA college football game against Washington State Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Seattle. Washington won the annual Apple Cup, 27-17.

Report: Keith Price to play in the CFL

The former Washington Husky quarterback will reportedly sign with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

FILE - In this July 27, 2010, file photo, former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf is shown in Holter Lake, Mont. Authorities say Leaf was arrested in his Montana hometown on burglary and drug possession charges on Friday, March 30, 2012.

Ex-NFL QB Ryan Leaf sentenced to 5 years

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.

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.

Seahawks unanimous No. 1 in latest AP Pro32

The Broncos and 49ers rounded out the top three in voting of media members that regularly cover the NFL.

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Husky CB Peters suspended for Illinois game

Sideline temper tantrum gets Peters in trouble

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Western’s Hastings named Player of the Week

Scored the game-winner against UC-San Diego

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Injuries will test depth in Seahawks secondary

Two key injuries will test the depth of the Seattle Seahawks' secondary, especially in the coming weeks. The Hawks picked up Thomas to help.

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Miller has 2-run triple in 8th, Mariners beat A’s

The Mariners moved one game behind Oakland.

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NFLPA head disturbed by Rice video

DeMaurice Smith spoke out against the Rice video at Seattle Seahawks practice Monday.

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Mariners activate Michael Saunders from DL

The outfielder has been out since July 10.

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