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  1. Thousands of Washington teachers prepare for 1-day strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KOMO News

    Tens of thousands of students and parents are learning that school will be canceled for a day this week as teachers all over Washington stay home to protest school funding issues being debated by lawmakers. The teachers, all members of the Washington Education Association, say they are fed up with state lawmakers not fulfilling the obligation set forth by the State Supreme Court to adequately fund state schools, which is known as the McCleary decision.

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  2. 1 man dead, 1 under arrest after 'horseplay' with handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | KOMO News

    One young man is dead and his friend is under arrest after a gun went off as they were playing around with it Thursday night at a Bellingham home, police said. Officers and medics responded to the home, in the 1200 block of Grant Street, at about 10:50 p.m. after receiving a 911 call reporting that a man had been shot by a handgun and was seriously injured, said Lt.

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  3. Family searching for special shirt accidentally given to GoodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- A Northwest family is searching for a needle -- in a shirt stack.

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  4. Boiler turned into a bomb in Bellingham homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KOMO News

    A boiler turned into a bomb inside a Bellingham home and the family's nanny-cam captured the powerful explosion on camera. Within a few seconds, the video shows the wall exploding.

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  5. 14-year-old arrested in series of Bellingham groping incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KOMO News

    A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a series of groping incidents on trails near a popular Bellingham park, police said. The youth was identified after a victim in one of the groping incidents believed that she had seen him getting into a car at an apartment complex near the area where the incidents had occurred.

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  6. Do you recognize this suspect in Bellingham groping attacks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | KOMO News

    Police have released a sketch of the suspect in a series of groping attacks near a popular park north of Bellingham. Investigators say five of the assaults, all similar in nature, have been reported since Aug. 31 on or near Cordota Parkway or along a trail system that leads to Cordata Park.

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  7. Bellingham police investigating series of groping incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Bellingham police are investigating a series of groping incidents that have occurred in the same general area since the end of last summer.

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  8. Kirkland latest city to ban disposable plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KOMO News

    Kirkland has joined a growing number of Western Washington cities to ban single-use plastic carryout bags. The City Council approved a law on Tuesday that will take effect March 1, 2016.

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  9. Social media overload causing anxiety for many teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | KOMO News

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- The virtual world of social media is a dominant force in the lives of many teenagers.

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  10. Proposal wants big study for Puget Sound's little fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | KOMO News

    Puget Sound's little fish - the kind that school together near the shore - don't have the celebrity status of salmon or orcas. But as the populations of herring, smelt and other forage fish dwindle, so too may the sound's more iconic species.

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  11. Police: Intended victim thwarts Bellingham murder attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | KOMO News

    Police say a mixture of good fortune and bravery foiled an attempted murder Saturday morning in Bellingham. Patrick Allen Leach, a 42-year-old Bellingham man, was armed with a 12-gauge shotgun when he drove to his estranged wife's new home on Sunday morning, according to Bellingham police.

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  12. Mudslide disrupts passenger trains between Bellingham, B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KOMO News

    Amtrak says its passenger train service between Bellingham, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, has been temporarily canceled because of a mudslide on the tracks. In a statement Monday, Amtrak says its Amtrak Cascades trains are expected to resume service on the tracks on Wednesday evening after BNSF Railway reopens them.

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  13. AAA: Wash. state gasoline prices climb 10 cents in 1 weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KOMO News

    The AAA auto club reports gasoline prices in Washington are rising. The average price Monday is $2.23 a gallon.

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  14. Whatcom Co. Sheriff: Would-be abductor's car gets stuck in mudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | KOMO News

    Whatcom County authorities are trying to locate a man sought in a reported abduction who wound up having car trouble in the hours after last Sunday's Super Bowl. The sheriff's office says the driver is accused of abducting a woman in Bellingham and driving her to the Nooksack area.

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  15. AAA: Average price of gasoline in Wash. state now $2.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | KOMO News

    The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $2.14. That's down 1 cent in a week and 35 cents lower than a month ago.

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  16. Police: Armed robbers barge into home, beat residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KOMO News

    Police are searching for two men accused of bursting into a Bellingham apartment with guns drawn and then severely beating several people inside. Police say three armed men forced their way into a downtown apartment on Saturday.

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  17. Record high temperatures for 2nd day in Western Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KOMO News

    Temperatures hit record highs for the second day in a row at Sea-Tac Airport on Monday as an unseasonably mild weather system extended its stay over Western Washington. The National Weather Service says it was the third consecutive day for record highs in some areas.

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  18. Bellingham couple hospitalized after fire destroys homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KOMO News

    Fire officials in the northwest Washington community of Ferndale say a husband and wife in their 60s have been hospitalized after a devastating fire at their home. The Bellingham Herald reports that Fire District 7 Chief Gary Russell says the home is a total loss.

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  19. Vancouver PD: 17-year-old struck, killed by oil trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KOMO News

    VANCOUVER, Wash. A 17-year-old was struck and killed by an oil tanker train early Monday morning about 10 miles east of Vancouver, police officials said.

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  20. Record high temperatures Sunday across Western Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KOMO News

    Temperatures hit record highs Sunday in Western Washington. The National Weather Service says the 63 at Sea-Tac Airport was five degrees higher than the old record of 58 set in 1986.

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