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August 24, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Sunday Memo: Gas prices are high … Outrage at pooh smells … Sounders to play Timbers

Gas price here are higher than in other parts of the country. Duh. There are several factors. Find out what they are in this piece by Seattle Times business reporter Angel González.

Where’s that smell coming from? Who can pass up a story with the headline: West Seattle rabble-rouser told to remove ‘pooh’ signs

Cascadia Cup: The Sounders take on their biggest rival, the Portland Timbers, this afternoon in Portland. The Sounders haven’t been playing well in in recentl outings.

Convict of murder when he was 15, Michael Harris is now up for parole: He was sent to prison in 1987 for the slaying of a Tacoma marina owner who was shot, stabbed and robbed. Harris says he’s now capable of being a productive member of society.

 Weather? Sunny. Oh, yeah. National Weather Service forecast

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


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