Told to shave his beard, he said no and was fired. Now a Muslim man from SeaTac has been awarded $66,000 in a default judgment against his former employer, a California company with offices in Washington state. We have to mention that the man, Adbulkadir Omar, was a security guard for American Patriot Security. Patriotic?
Woman in wheelchair is hit, killed by truck: She was in a crosswalk Tuesday in Hoquiam when she was struck by a semi-truck making a turn. She was dragged for a distance as witnesses yelled for the driver to stop.
Fog in the morning, sun this afternoon: We’ll take that. Darn cold overnight, though, and rain tomorrow. National Weather Service forecast
Not child abuse: A California appeals court has ruled that a mother spanking her daughter with a wooden spoon, hard enough to leave bruises, isn’t necessarily child abuse. What do you think? Is such punishment OK these days? Vote in our poll. (Mobile users can vote here.)
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Correction: An earlier version of this post mistakenly said the woman was hit by a pickup. She was struck by a semi-truck.