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February 27, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Wednesday Memo: 520 bridge cost … Sick tiger … Tainted bread

Inevitable? State admits to costly 520 bridge mistakes. Sort of like that bathroom remodel that went from $20,000 to $25,000. … Are you surprised? Vote in our poll.

The man shot by police last night: Seattle police shot a man on Holman Road south of Carkeek Park in North Seattle around 7:30 p.m. We’ll have more on his condition, and what went down, as the morning progresses. Among the questions that need answers: Just how many shots were fired, and was the shooting victim armed.

Tiger cub is sick: A six-month-old Malayan tiger cub at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma is in poor but stable condition today after undergoing emergency surgery last night. Veterinarians think the cub may have an intestinal infection. Malayan tigers are an endangered species. The News Tribune has the story.

Plastic has been found in bread sold at Fred Meyer stores and QFCs in Washington. Fred Meyer, which owns QFC stores, has recalled five types of wheat bread after finding pieces of plastic in loaves sent to stores in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The bread loaves, all featuring a March 8 sell-by date, have been pulled from shelves, according to The Oregonian.

Sonics, Sacramento and Seattle: As we’ve said before, ain’t this whole NBA mess over yet? Sacramento City Council OKs talks on arena deal | NBA

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  4. Six Mariners prospects live, dream together | Jerry Brewer
  5. Dennis Rodman worms his way into North Korea

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

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