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April 29, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Monday Memo: M’s win series … Seahawks catch Fat Rabbit … Mayoral poll

Whoa! That’s all we can sayM’s take series from Angels

Who’s “Fat Rabbit?” Speaking of sports, we couldn’t pass up reading this headline on the Seahawks blog regarding an NFL draft pick: More on “Fat Rabbit” and the rest of the Seahawks’ seventh-round draft picks. Jared “Fat Rabbit” Smith” was one of the players taken in the seventh round. To see why they call him Fat Rabbit, read this story.

West Seattle apartment fire: Some three dozen people were evacuated because of a fire about 2:30 a.m. today. They were eventually allowed to return, except for the people who lived in the apartment where the fire started, apparently in a stove, according to KIRO-TV.

Seven people who want Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn’s job are scheduled to meet in a big forum between 6-8 tonight at South Seattle Community College, Georgetown Campus, 6737 Corson Ave. S. Do you think any of them will bring up some of hizzoner’s missteps? What? He’s had a bit of a rocky tenure, right? How interested are you in the Seattle mayoral race? Vote in our poll.

And speaking of public servants … Is anyone surprised that the Legislature is going into special session? We’re not. Among other things, an agreement on tougher DUI laws has yet to be finalized.

Snowmobiler killed on Mount Adams: He was just 35 and from the Goldendale area. His snowmobile went over a 10-foot snow bank, and he landed on rocks. He wasn’t found for about an hour and couldn’t be revived, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s office.

Five dead in B.C. crash: The dead, three adults and two children, were in a car hit by a minivan in Surrey . The impact ripped the car in two.  The RCMP said the minivan ran a red light. Surrey is southeast of Vancouver, B.C., not far from the U.S.-Canadian border. The names of the victims have yet to be released.

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

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