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September 18, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Thursday Memo: Pot-store problems … Cross-country dog … Armpit fire … M’s poll

You need a good business plan, people: OK, a lack of preparedness by applicants isn’t the only reason there’s only one pot store operating in Seattle, but the retail marijuana biz isn’t going smoothly due to a number of factors, including a lack of supply, limited locations, and red tape.

Dog gone, dog back: These stories are always fun to read: Pooch missing from Philadelphia since April turns up in Portland

And in the ewww, category … A car crashed in Boise when a teen lit the driver’s armpit hair on fire. Seriously?

Mariners’ hope for a playoff spot dwindling: After their 5-0 loss to the Angels last night, they are now two games behind Kansas City and Oakland for a wild-card spot. How closely are you following the M’s pursuit of a playoff spot? Vote in our poll.

Weather: We told you it might rain. And it didn’t, didn’t it? We’re now looking for the sunshine that is expected to arrived on Saturday. National Weather Service forecast

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


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