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May 15, 2013 at 6:56 AM

Wednesday Memo: Rabid bat bites baby … Cuss? Not us! … Sarah Palin speaks

Rabid bat bites baby in Pasco: It’s something you don’t hear about every day, but a Pasco baby is being treated so she doesn’t get rabies after she was bitten twice by a rabid bat last Sunday on her grandparents’ deck. The baby girl is going to be all right, doctors say.

What the … You couldn’t tell by the language in our newsroom, but there’s a study that says folks in Washington are the least foul-mouthed in the county. Now isn’t that fitting in a state where everyone is so dang polite?

Sarah Palin to speak at high school commencement: We couldn’t help mention that she’s been invited to speak to grads at Republic High School in Ferry County. Class president Tyler Weyer had the idea, and the former VP candidate and Alaska governor has accepted.  The high school has about 160 students. The Spokesman Review has the story. (Republic is west of Colville, not too far from the Canadian border.)

Sounders rebounder: After one of the lousiest starts in club history, the Sounders have turned it around, winning three out of four matches and going unbeaten in five. What happened? Coach Sigi Schmid says the squad has started to “find our passion and our determination and our grit.”

Speaking of sports, the Mariners played well last night but … Mariners, Felix Hernandez not perfect enough in 4-3 loss to Yankees

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

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