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GOP crosses party lines in state Senate race

Democrats target fellow Democrat

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Bellingham pot shop opens second location

Marijuana retailer expands

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No charges filed after man dies from beating, tasing

The Pierce County prosecutor's office won't file any charges in connection with the death of a man who died after he was beaten, Tasered and hog-tied by sheriff's deputies.

Part of a sign that reads "Cracked But Not Broken," is shown Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at a growing memorial on a fence around Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. On Friday, Oct. 24, student Jaylen R. Fryberg opened fire in the school cafeteria, killing two fellow students before taking his own life. A third student died Sunday night of her injuries. The school will be closed all week.

Classes at Marysville-Pilchuck High School to resume

After a week off because of the shooting that has left four dead and two wounded, students are scheduled to return to classes Monday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

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Lynden explosion hurts 3

Fire Chief: 3 workers taken to hospital after Lynden blast

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Poll: Voters support background check measure

Swing voters could decide gun measure

Handshake Business

Bellingham car safety company expands

Merger and new name for Bellingham car camera company

Job Briefcase

Business of the Year nominees announced

Chamber of Commerce creates new award

USGS and Forest Service scientists stand at the crater rim of Mount St Helens August 2005 Mount St. Helens is an active volcano in southwest Washington. Photo courtesy of US Forest Serivce.

Warming climate could change North Cascades

UW study says large fires could be new normal

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Child molesters gets 7 1/2 year sentence

Convicted child molester admits to abusing in past

Plastic cups sit at memorial Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. The cups cover candles and bear the names of Zoe R. Galasso, right, and Gia Soriano, left, both 14, who were killed when Jaylen R. Fryberg, 15, named on the center candle, opened fire Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the school cafeteria before taking his own life. The school will be closed all week.

Surgery for Marysville school shooting victim

School shooting victims remain hospitalized

Banner at Nooksack High School.  High school across Washington are showing their support for Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Marysville gives football trophy to Oak Harbor

High school football rivals comes together over shooting

Protesters yell at police wearing riot gear Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Racial tensions have run high in in the predominantly black city of Ferguson following the shooting death by police of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed black man.

Ferguson, Missouri sparks local police panel

Local police organizations and ACLU discuss military equipment

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Washington launches health exchange for businesses

Small businesses have new health coverage options

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Saint Joseph sets example for medicare care

PeaceHealth medicare readmission rates below national average

Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

Skagit judge says guests OK at farmworker housing

Workers win ruling against Sakuma Farms

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Cheaper airfair in Bellingham

Airfare decreases at Bellingham Airport

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Money approved for two new county parks

County purchases land in Maple Falls and Birch Bay

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Sex offender arrested at border

Man with child porn on phone arrested at border

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

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The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

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The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ reunites goofball trio for kidnapping comedy

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After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale reunite.