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April 9, 2013 at 6:46 AM

Tuesday Memo: Definitely no Blue Angels? … Gender pay gap poll … Mariners win

Blue Angels no show at Seafair a done deal? KXL radio in Oregon says the air team has canceled the rest of its season, including an appearance at the Oregon International Airshow in late July. Does that mean the Blue Angels are definitely scratched from the Seafair calendar? KIRO TV is reporting this, based on the KXL report. We’re checking it out. We’ve already said that they might not come to town due to federal budget cuts.

An infant is dead: Brittany Taylor and Patrick Parnel, both 21 and from Ocean Shores, made their first appearance in Grays Harbor County Superior Court yesterday after being arrested for investigation of  the beating death of a newborn. Investigators say the infant, a girl, died after being hit in the head. Her body was left in the woods and later found by a woman walking her dog.

Nice win for the Mariners last night: Mariners blank Astros in home opener, 3-0 and Kendrys Morales appears to have found a groove with a home run, two doubles and two singles since Sunday.

Big gender pay gap in the Emerald City. Seattle prides itself as being a progressive community, but a study has found that the city’s gender pay gap is the worst in the U.S. and that gives us a black eye, we’d say. Do you think the women where you work get paid less than the men? Vote in our poll.

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

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