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December 5, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Wednesday Memo: Weed legal … Not another mudslide? … Same-sex marriage

National Weather Service / Forecast

Weed is legal tomorrow. Are you going to have a toke or two? Whoa, hold on there, pal. For starters, we’ll refer you to the Seattle Police Department’s very popular guideline on what’s in and what’s not on marijuana use in the city. Remember, a lot of stuff is still up in the air, so to speak.

How many times have you heard this? Mudslide cancels Sounder service to Everett and Mukilteo — again. Aren’t you glad you don’t take this train? Our sympathies to those who do.

Gearing up for same-sex marriage licenses: County offices in Washington are preparing to issue marriage-license applications to same-sex couples when the state’s  new marriage law takes effect tomorrow.

Yay, no news today on “erstwhile” comedian Katt Williams! Well, he did say he was getting out of stand-up.

Teen pulled from fire in Lacey a week ago has died: You might remember that the 17-year-old was unconscious when rescued from the fire Nov. 29. Jerame Humphreys was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he died from his injuries.

A newborn female Asian elephant calf is seen Friday in the elephant maternity ward with her mother, Rose-Tu, at the Oregon Zoo in Portland. (Photo by Michael Durham / AP)

Poll results on elephants: People overwhelming don’t want elephants in zoos or used for our entertainment. See the results of our poll from yesterday.

Stories trending this morning on seattletimes.com:

  1. Bellevue cops punished for bad behavior in, outside Hawks stadium
  2. M’s plan could be to add two outfielders
  3. FAA orders airlines to inspect 787 Dreamliners for fuel leaks
  4. Paine Field wins FAA’s approval for commercial airline flights
  5. Seattle Freeze: Can we blame it on the Norwegians?

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


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