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May 15, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Thursday Memo: Sorority apology … Casey Kasem is here … Another day in the 80s

Remember the sorority girls who relieved themselves in public? The president of the WSU sorority has apologized for what some members did in Coeur d’Alene awhile back, even offering to have the sorority do some community service for the city. Witnesses said drunken members of Kappa Kappa Gamma urinated in a park after they got off charter buses May 3 to board a cruise boat. The Spokesman-Review has the story.

Former top 40 DJ found in Kitsap County: The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office says Casey Kasem is in our state. A family dispute over care of 82-year-old Kasem, who reportedly suffers from a form of dementia,  pits his children from a previous marriage against his current wife in his disappearance from Los Angeles and appearance in Washington state.

Fast food protests today? The group behind the fast-food worker protests last year says workers will strike again Thursday, calling for a $15 minimum wage. Hasn’t the city announced a plan to phase in the higher wage over the next several years? OK, today’s protest is being described as part of a global effort.

Mariners face Minnesota at 5:10 p.m. tomorrow, and let’s hope their bats come alive after their 2-hit 2-0 loss to Tampa Bay yesterday.

Weather: Warm and sunny with a high in the low 80s again today. It’s expected to be cooler tomorrow, however, with highs only in the upper 60s.  National Weather Service forecast

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


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