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April 22, 2013 at 6:50 AM

Monday Memo: 5 dead in Federal Way … Nation’s top teacher … Mariners clobbered

Terrible news out of Federal Way: Five shot dead, one by Federal Way police. The circumstances of what went down have yet to be released. More will be published as soon as we get it.

Washington state teacher gets national honor: A science teacher from Zillah was named National Teacher of the Year today. Jeff Charbonneau, from Zillah High in the Yakima Valley, will be among those honored by President Obama tomorrow. Nice to get some good news around here.

Weather in a word for the next three days? Sunshine.

Mariners swept in Texas after 11-3 loss. Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge is still confident that all his hitters will get on track. He clearly believes that cup is half full.

If you haven’t read the story about 78-year-old Bill Iffrig and his experience at the Boston Marathon, please do. He’s the runner from Lake Stevens whose fall from the concussion of one of the bombs was caught on camera and went around the world. The story is a nice piece by Time staff reporter Erik Lacitis.

Most-read stories on seattletimes.com: 

  1. Resilient marathon runner, 78, home after week in media storm
  2. Boston marks week from Marathon bombs with silence
  3. NBA battle over Kings lists many questions, few answers
  4. Boston bombing suspect still hospitalized, guarded
  5. Remaking Sodo: Hansen, teams, city look at L.A. Live

Memo light:  The Duplex | By Glenn McCoy

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

Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Federal Way shootings, Mariners, sunny weather


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