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July 10, 2013 at 6:50 AM

Wednesday Memo: A child’s death … Cooler today … Luminaria fire

Father charged with killing 3-year-old: We mentioned yesterday that a man was arrested when he was seen washing blood from his clothes at a convenience-store restroom in southwestern Montana. That man, Jeremy Brent Cramer, 38, from Lacey in Thurston County, is now charged with killing his 3-year-old son. The boy’s body was found after a search by authorities, but they aren’t providing details of how, when and where.

Microsoft and Twinkies: Just the headline can make you chuckle:  What do Internet Explorer and Twinkies have in common? | Microsoft Pri0. Wait until you see the ad.

Weather: Yesterday hot — mid-80s. Today, not so much — mid-70s.

Beacon Hill apartment complex fire: Affected at least three units. No injuries were reported. The fire department says 32 people lived in the apartment building, and all got out safely. The Red Cross was called in to assist them.

Luminaria fire: Yes, a guy in Selah, near Yakima, sent a floating luminaria into the sky and when it came down, it started a 500-acre fire that took 100 firefighters to put out. We suppose it could have been worse. The luminarian could be charged with a crime …

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