January 22, 2013 at 6:47 AM
Tuesday Memo: Deal done, what’s next for Sonics … Fatal fire … 787 battery probe
Sonics deal done, but more work ahead: Monday’s announcement that a Seattle group had purchased the Kings was tempered with words of caution from those involved, who were quick to remind fans that there are still a handful of hoops to clear before hoops returns to Seattle.
Oh, say, can you see? Maybe not, if you’re in the Puget Sound area. That familiar dense fog is shrouding the Seattle area again this morning, prompting the Weather Service to warn of poor visibility, icy roadways and stagnant air. But a change is in the wind. After 11 dry days, rain is expected to move into the area Tuesday night, with a chance of rain in the forecast every day through next Monday.
One dead in Edmonds fire: One person has died in a fire at an Edmonds apartment complex. A neighbor told KING5 that a woman lived alone in the unit where the fire took place.
More nightmares for Dreamliner: The Japanese transport ministry is conducting a second probe at GS Yuasa Corp.’s headquarters. Yuasa supplies Boeing the lithium batteries at the center of the investigation into problems with the 787.
‘Katt’ Williams has long left Seattle, but the charges are still piling up: The comedian faces a new misdemeanor harassment charge stemming from an alleged fight last month at World Sports Grille.
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