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Local 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.
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 Ben Carson announces his run for president
The Republican field of candidates continues to widen. Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is expected to make a major announcement at an event Monday in his hometown of Detroit. But in an exclusive Sunday night interview, Dr. Carson tells our National Correspondent Jeff Barnd he is in the race for the White House in 2016.


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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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.
National & World With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death
Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.


Sports 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.

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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.


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.


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.