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July 2, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Wednesday Memo: Officer-involved shooting … Hottest day in 4 years … Pot-shopping poll

A Seattle police officer shot and killed a man near Beacon Hill east of I-5 last night. The shooting followed a chase by the State Patrol.

The 94-degree high temperature yesterday was not only a record for the day, it was the hottest day in the Seattle area in the past four years. The high on August 15, 2010 was a scorching 96 degrees. Ouch! National Weather Service forecast

Let the pot shopping begin: The first retail pot store in Seattle is expected to open next Tuesday, with an inventory of 10 pounds of weed on sale. Have you thought about purchasing marijuana when it is widely available throughout the area? Vote in our poll.

Seattle doctor ordered to pay nearly $57,000 in bogus medical claims: A federal court judge ordered Dr. John C. Chen to pay back the money after Chen pleaded guilty to the charges against him. Authorities accused him, among other things, of collecting money for nursing-home visits when he was out of the country.

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


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