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Local Bellingham named America's least smoggy city Bellingham named America's least smoggy city
The memories of a Bellingham upbringing, for the Baby Boomer, are of the rotten-egg smell of the Georgia-Pacific pulp mill, occasional aromas from the chlorine plant, and maybe memories of a sooty cement plant just north of town.

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Local Bellingham named America's least smoggy city
The memories of a Bellingham upbringing, for the Baby Boomer, are of the rotten-egg smell of the Georgia-Pacific pulp mill, occasional aromas from the chlorine plant, and maybe memories of a sooty cement plant just north of town.
Local (New) Unsolved Pasco murders leave open wounds
It's mostly pain and anxiety that keep Drea Rose away from the Pasco block where her high school sweetheart was gunned down more than five months ago.

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Entertainment 'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time 'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time
The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

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YouNews Rowena Crest 04-24-2015 Rowena Crest 04-24-2015
Stuck around for the variable weather conditions on Friday. Everything from sun, wind, rain, hail, and warm light @ sunset.

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Local Fight night: Mayweather, Pacquiao both ready
Manny Pacquiao will get up sometime late Saturday morning in his hotel suite and eat some steamed rice and chicken, washed down with water that his aides make sure is room temperature or warmer.

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National & World Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots
Six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in Baltimore, the city's mayor lifted a citywide curfew on Sunday morning, signaling an end to the extraordinary measures taken to ensure public safety amid an outcry over police practices.

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Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors Jet boats provide family fun on Snake River rapids
Hells Canyon might be God's best-kept hideaway if you're a hiker seeking solitude, a fit hunter pursuing game or an angler hoping to catch smallmouth bass, steelhead and sturgeon until your arms are numb.
Travel & Outdoors Salmon fishing off S. Oregon coast looks good for 2015
Enough adult salmon are now finning off the Southern Oregon and Northern California coasts to give Brookings a good chance to repeat as Oregon's top port for boating chinook. But the ever-changing ocean currents have to do their part.

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Home Rented chickens often find permanent home Rented chickens often find permanent home (Video)
For those who live in the city but are fans of fresh eggs and farm living, a company is offering some people the chance to get eggs right from the natural supplier. Elise Finch explains.

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KATU Investigators Martial arts coach explains how to keep kids safe in wake of sexual abuse case Martial arts coach explains how to keep kids safe in wake of sexual abuse case (Video)
Portland police are looking for new sexual abuse victims of a martial arts instructor who committed suicide in a Deschutes County Jail over the weekend although they haven’t identified any yet, according to a spokesman. Another martial arts coach believes parents can look for several things, aside from background checks, to make sure kids are safe in any coaching environment.

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Politics

Politics Is DEQ emissions testing a waste? (Video)
Some people are now raising the question whether emissions’ testing is a waste of your time and money. DEQ data shows that new cars almost always pass.
Politics Oregon House approves 'ban the box'
The Oregon House has approved a bill that limits how employers can ask job applicants about their criminal records.

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Entertainment Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it
As the events in Baltimore continue to grip the nation, a few celebrities are raising their voices for the city and the cause. But experts say many stars are reluctant to address such heated emotional issues publicly.
Entertainment 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day (Photo Gallery)
Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings, topping the $80.8 million opening of the first "Avengers" in 2012, according to Disney estimates Saturday.