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August 19, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Monday Memo: No guns, please … Special mud … Little Leaguers

No guns allowed: That’s what Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn would like to happen in businesses in the city. Hizzoner and Washington CeaseFire are encouraging businesses not to allow customers to carry firearms inside their establishments. What do you think? Should businesses keep out customers who carry firearms? Vote in our poll.

Little Leaguers down but not out: The Eastlake Little League team from Sammamish lost 9-7 yesterday in the World Series. They have a must-win game today.

Members of Kent's Nechiporuk family, of Ukrainian ancestry, enjoy Soap Lake’s mud together. They are, from left, Sulamita, Ilana, Ruvim and Greg. Photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

Members of Kent’s Nechiporuk family, of Ukrainian ancestry, enjoy Soap Lake’s mud together. They are, from left, Sulamita, Ilana, Ruvim and Greg. Photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times)

Special mud at Soap Lake: Who knows if it works, but people head over to this Eastern Washington pond to lather themselves with the nearly black mud with the hope it has some special benefits. Have a look.

Fire in Renton this morning: A home in Renton was ablaze early today, KIRO TV is reporting. We’ll provide details soon.

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


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