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December 10, 2012 at 6:55 AM

Monday Memo: Wrongly convicted soldier … Wedding Day … Police bong squad

A story from The Chronicle in Chehalis that we just had to mention: Centralia Police Respond to Bong Theft Hours After Pot is Legalized. Police recovered the bong and gave it back to its owner …

Four couples exchange kisses aboard the MV Skansonia ferry, permanently moored at 205 N.E. Northlake Way, after marrying Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

Wrongly convicted in 1941: Seattle Times reporter Ken Armstrong writes of Roy Montgomery, who died in Chicago last week at 91. He was the last surviving soldier wrongly convicted in  the World War II lynching of an Italian prisoner of war at Seattle’s Fort Lawton. If you’re not familiar with the Fort Lawton story, please have a read.

Washington state’s same-sex weddings made the news all over the country yesterday.

Stories we’ll be following up on this morning:

Body recovered near Granite Falls

Lakewood police shoot man after car chase

How about those Seahawks? There were 67,685 people at their rout of Arizona yesterday. A great win, but at some point, someone had to have gotten bored, no? Seahawks clobber Cardinals 58-0

Stories trending this morning on seattletimes.com:

  1. Singer Jenni Rivera feared dead in Mexican plane crash
  2. Seahawks demolish Cardinals with historically dominating performance
  3. Richard Sherman leads Seahawks’ comically good defense
  4. Seahawks’ pounding of Arizona proves anything is possible for this team
  5. Same-sex weddings usher in new era in Washington state

Nick Provenza: 206-464-2142 or nprovenza@seattletimes.com. On Twitter @NickProvenza1


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