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October 2, 2013 at 6:37 AM

Wednesday Memo: 9-story plunge … Bill Gates … State website poll

Man dead in jump or fall from burning building. The man died after jumping or falling from a burning apartment on the ninth floor of a building in University District.

Here’s a fine how-do-you-do: Report: Some top Microsoft investors want Bill Gates off board

Intruder shot dead near Kent: The owner of a produce farm shot and killed one of two people who broke into the farm office early this morning, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities will have to determine if the fatal shooting was justified.

Expect a wet commute this morning. No rain is expected tomorrow or Friday, however. National Weather Service forecast

Politics as usual? The Times took a closer look at the battle over labeling genetically engineered food and found both sides are bending the truth a tad. Well, how about that.

Trouble accessing the state’s health-care insurance website yesterday? You weren’t alone. Technical glitches plagued start of health-insurance exchange. Did you have trouble connecting? Vote in our poll.

Most-read stories on seattletimes.com:

  1. Sarkisian deflects USC rumors | Larry Stone
  2. Gov’t shutdown: No progress on ending stalemate
  3. Boardinghouse boom raises concerns in Bellevue
  4. Local workers brace for government shutdown
  5. What’s changing, what’s not, in shutdown

 

Memo light: 

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


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