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January 4, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Morning Memo/Thursday: Boy scalded, parents held … Legalize pot?

Weather: Did it rain all night where you live? Sure did in the city. More showers today and tonight then mostly cloudy Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. But when is the forecast that far out ever on the money? The details.

Traffic: Day three of the 520 tolls. The bridge has been smooth sailing so far this morning.  The map & cams.

A man was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the White Center area this morning. There is not points to locate on the map The pedestrian was  thrown some 30 feet, witnesses told KING5. He’s expected to survive. More to come.

As punishment for not using the toilet, a couple in Ellensburg has been busted for allegedly putting their 3-year-old boy in a bath so hot he was scalded. They’re being held for investigation of child assault and criminal mistreatment.

Ranger family fund: If you have considered donating to a fund for the family of National Park Service Ranger Margaret Anderson, who was slain Sunday and leaves behind a husband and two daughters, ages 1 and 3, this information will help.

Legalize weed? A new Elway Research poll found that some 400 or so registered voters in the state were pretty much split on whether marijuana should be legalized. We thought we’d run a small poll of our own on the issue. … Totally unscientific, mind you.

Most-read stories on seattletimes.com this morning:

  1. Coffee cups deliver warning to campers on Rainier
  2. Gregoire backs gay marriage
  3. Huskies are missing out on most of the top in-state talent this year
  4. Texas police kill 8th-grader carrying pellet gun
  5. Seattle sex columnist gave Santorum a ‘Google problem’

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