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August 27, 2013 at 6:54 AM

Tuesday Memo: Tale of torture… Hikers safe … Spokane killing

Bremerton couple arrested in alleged torture of 13-year-old: All we can say is that this is a very sad story and not one for the squeamish.

And now some good news: Three hikers and their dog were found safe after getting lost when they went off trail in Snohomish County.

On the beating death of the 88-year-old World War II veteran: The  second 16-year-old arrested in connection with the death is scheduled to make a court appearance today. The other 16-year-old is being held on $2 million bail.

Seattle teachers not happy: They have rejected the district’s latest contract proposal.  We imagine the district isn’t pleased either. Let’s hope this dance is a short one.

WSU play-by-play football broadcaster relinquishes his duties after 46 years of calling for the Cougs. Bob Robertson is handing the job over to Bud Nameck, WSU’s basketball announcer and a part of the football broadcasts. That’s nearly a half century. Whoa.

What’s up with the weather? Chance of showers today, partly cloudy tomorrow, 60 percent of showers on Thursday. Labor Day approaches, and fall can’t be far behind …

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


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