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Local Bellingham named America's least smoggy city (New) 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 (New) 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 Boeing finds alarming software glitch in 787
A software glitch that could cause Boeing 787s to lose power mid-flight was reported Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Entertainment Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it 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.

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YouNews Spotless Sun Spotless Sun
The sun has been spotless for the last few days. This photo
was taken Wednesday, April 29th. Taken with an Explore Scientific ED80 and a Thousand Oaks Type 2 glass solar filter.

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Local Judge censured for under-reporting income
The state judicial discipline commission has censured a part-time judge for under-reporting her income, which allowed her to collect extra unemployment benefits.

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National & World Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots (New) 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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Sports Astros win 9th straight, McHugh gets HR help against M's Astros win 9th straight, McHugh gets HR help against M's
The surprising Houston Astros matched their longest winning streak in nine years by posting their ninth straight victory Saturday night, 11-4 over the Seattle Mariners behind Collin McHugh and a lot of home-run support.
Sports Seahawks land defensive end, wide receiver in NFL draft
The Seattle Seahawks bolstered their defensive line by selecting Frank Clark from Michigan with the No. 63 overall pick in the second round of the NFL draft, despite a checkered past off the field.

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Home Bart Simpson sculpture unveiled in New York Bart Simpson sculpture unveiled in New York (Video)
Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson on 'The Simpsons,' has created a sculpture of Bart Simpson's alter ego 'Bartman' that will sit on permanent display out front of the News Corp building in New York.

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Consumer Can pheromones calm you pet? Can pheromones calm you pet?
Just like us, our pets can get an anxious.

Sometimes the reason is obvious, like a thunderstorm or a trip to the vet. Sometimes it's not. Either way, you'd like to do something to calm them down.

Dr. Marty Becker at Vetstreet.com says pheromones may be the answer.
Consumer Gel manicures- DIY vs salon Gel manicures- DIY vs salon
Traditional nail polish is rapidly being replaced by high-gloss, longer lasting gel formulas. Gel manicures are popular because they can last as long as 3 weeks. The polish is hardened onto the nail with ultra violet light. But gel polish at the salon is pricey- ranging from $25 - $35. So more and more manufacturers are offering gel polishes you can buy at the store. They give you the same high gloss finish for a fraction of the cost- without the ultra violet exposure you get at the salon.

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Weather Stevens Pass has earliest snow meltout in at least 34 years Stevens Pass has earliest snow meltout in at least 34 years
STEVENS PASS, Wash. -- The paltry snowpack at Stevens Pass this winter is now officially melted out.

While there is still a dusting of snow around some parts of the pass area, the measuring station there measured less than 2 inches of snow water equivalent on the ground Tuesday -- the official definition of when the snowpack is considered melted out, according to University of Washington research meteorologist Mark Albright.

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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.

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