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December 11, 2012 at 7:02 AM

Tuesday Memo: Sign of Jesus … 10,500 lucky Sea-Tac parkers … Serial killer

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Is Jesus the reason, or is the sign just too big? A man in Pasco, Tri-Cities, has a 6 feet by 3-and-a-half feet decoration outside his home that says “Jesus is the reason for the season,” but his homeowners association says the sign violates the association’s covenants and wants it down. The homeowner says the real reason is some folks don’t like the message, and he’s not budging. The association says the only issue is the sign’s size, not its message.

Parking for free at the airport … Were you among the 10,500 folks who didn’t get billed for parking at Sea-Tac? (Audit: $395,000 lost due to faulty Sea-Tac parking machines.) Of course, it’s not a good thing that the port didn’t collect all that money, but, again, did you get to park free at the airport, huh? Is that cool or what? Do you think the people who didn’t get charged should now pay up? Vote in our poll.

Tacoma shooting leaves one dead, one wounded: The shooting occurred about 1 a.m. today in a church parking lot. The victims were in a car with three other people.

Israel Keyes

The Alaska serial killer: Israel Keyes, who killed a barista up there and then confessed to several other slayings before he killed himself Dec. 2, says he did research on Ted Bundy and other serial killers, but that he had his own style. Why are we still writing about this guy?

Stories trending this morning on seattletimes.com:

  1. Seahawks’ Pete Carroll focuses on Bills as NFL spotlight shines on Seattle
  2. Op-ed: Old-school job skills you won’t find on Google
  3. Democratic duo joins with GOP to shake up state Senate
  4. 2 years after Susan Powell vanished, Utah cops checked dad-in-law’s phone
  5. Jason Bay another piece for Mariners, but a bigger prize must come

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


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