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May 27, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Tuesday Memo: Holds breath, passes out … Last razor clam dig … Gates cutting back on gifts

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Along with being stupid, this could have been a lot worse: Police: Snohomish man holds breath in tunnel until he faints, causes 3-car crash

Speaking of questionable moves … A Boise, Idaho, man has been busted for allegedly trying to move marijuana through the U.S. mail.

Bill Gates is cutting back on gifts to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in part because it’s growing so fast the agency’s ability to give away money at the pace required both by law and by the fast-rising contributions of donor Warren Buffett is being tested.

The last razor clam dig of the season begins today on Washington beaches.

Hey, the Mariners won, bringing their season back up to .500.

Steve Ballmer to buy the Clippers? There’s some noise being made that the ex-Microsoft CEO might purchase the L.A. basketball team and keep it down there. Do you care? Vote in our poll.

Weather: Wet through Thursday .National Weather Service forecast

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