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April 3, 2012 at 6:38 AM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: Whooping cough … Rape claim recanted … Ryan Leaf busted, again

Weather: We said last week that it was going to rain through the end of this week, and boy, somebody got it wrong and we’re glad of it. Gotta love that sun yesterday. Don’t hold your breath waiting for the sun today, though. There’s a 90 percent chance of rain. Yeah, well, we’ll believe when we see it! The National Weather Service forecast.

Traffic: The map and cams.

We see that gasoline in the state is up to an average of $4.12 a gallon. Why, when we were young, you could buy gas for… my goodness, will gas reach $5 a gallon someday?

The Bellingham marina fire: Three Sheets NW | Fire boat would not have saved couple killed in marina blaze, official says

Former Coug Ryan Leaf:  About all you can do is shake your head … Ex-NFL QB Leaf arrested for 2nd time in Montana

Nokia is going to have a bit of fun at the expense of the Apple iPhone in upcoming ads for Nokia’s top-of-the-line smartphone, which runs on the Windows Phone platform. One ad pokes fun at iPhone’s earlier antenna woes (without ever mentioning the iPhone), Seattle Times technology reporter Janet I. Tu. writes in her Microsoft Pri0 blog.

Whooping cough: The state Department of Health is expected to lay out its plan today to deal with the high number of  cases of whooping cough in the state.

She now says her father didn’t rape her: We can only imagine the damage this caused. Rape lie recanted; Kalama man freed after 9 years. Here’s the story by The Daily News in Longview.

Most-read stories this morning on seattletimes.com:

  1. States fight back against Amazon.com’s tax deals
  2. Students ran, hid as gunman kills 7 in Calif.
  3. In NBA-obsessed college hoops scene, Huskies must do a better job thriving with youth | Jerry Brewer
  4. CenturyLink sells Seattle’s Qwest Plaza; Nordstrom inks big lease
  5. Coast Guard monitors ghost ship drifting northwest

 

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