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Whatcom council candidates stake out priorities

The four candidates on the District 1 primary ballot for Whatcom County Council — Bruce Ayers, Todd Donovan, Theresa Sygitowicz and Emily Weaver — were given a chance to break away from the specific issues sent to them in The Bellingham Herald’s candidate questionnaire and state their own priorities. They also were asked to come clean on how many County Council meetings they have attended — often a reliable indicator of how qualified they are for the job.

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Dramatic California road rage incident caught on driver's camera

Chris Traber was driving on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita when he witnessed a dramatic road rage incident involving a motorcyclist and the driver of a sedan. He started recording as the incident escalated. Police are investigating.
Chris Traber via Storyful
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Dramatic California road rage incident caught on driver's camera

Crossing ditch into Canada too tempting for some 1:10

Crossing ditch into Canada too tempting for some

Government shutdown looms: Views from Olympia 1:49

Government shutdown looms: Views from Olympia

This couple's dream home used to be a meth lab 2:12

This couple's dream home used to be a meth lab