Bellevue, got to love it. It’s been named one of best places to live in U.S.
Thursday night football? Our sports columnist Larry Stone isn’t loving it. One reason: The safety issues for the Seahawks playing on just three days’ rest. (You remember they just played that messy game against the Titans on Sunday … )
Spit and a dog: A man spit on a chihuahua in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood yesterday afternoon. Granted, it’s disgusting, but seriously, were the cops called out on this? Oh, yeah. And they responded.
Windows 8.1 released: The update to Microsoft’s operating system was released today. It includes some features users wanted that were not there in the original version, including a Start button. But it doesn’t bring you to the familiar Windows start page. You get the the tile-based Start screen. There are a host of other new features, though.
Earthquake drill today: The Washington Emergency Management Division says more than 860,000 people are registered to participate in the drill scheduled for 10:17 a.m.
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