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December 9, 2012 at 9:24 AM

Morning Memo / Sunday: First same-sex weddings … Afghan orphans … Bellevue development

Weather:  Rain in the morning, showers in the evening. That’s the wet forecast for today — a trend likely to carry over into Monday.   For more details, read the National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The I-5 express lanes are closed this morning through 10:15 a.m. for the annual Jingle Bell Run and Walk….

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Comments | More in | Topics: Arizona, Bellevue, downtown bellevue

November 5, 2012 at 6:32 AM

Monday Memo: Ballmer in Israel … ‘I Voted’ stickers … Tanker fire

Weather:  Today we’ll have patches of fog before 10 a.m., but otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 58.  Thanks to the time change, expect an early sunset at 4:45 p.m. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Be careful out there in the fog this morning. Remember that the I-90 express lanes will be closed to…

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Comments | Topics: Morning Memo, National Weather Service, Nicole Brodeur

October 8, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Chat with reporters about medical marijuana issues Tuesday at noon

Join reporters Jonathan Martin and Maureen O’Hagan for a chat at noon Tuesday to discuss their recent stories on the growth of largely unregulated medical marijuana dispensaries and “medibles,” cannabis-infused food and drink.  They will also be discussing the legalization of marijuana Initiative 502. Sunday’s story: Medical marijuana: ‘Medibles’ industry thrives, lacks safety regulations Monday’s story: Pot dispensaries clouding…

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Comments | Topics: live chats, medical marijuana

October 7, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Morning Memo: 10 local, trending stories for Sunday

1. Pot dispensaries clouding medical marijuana’s image The explosive growth of storefront pot dispensaries is testing state and federal laws and clouding the medical-marijuana industry’s quest for legitimacy. In today’s story, we look at the booming business that now can boast more outlets in Seattle than Starbucks. Tomorrow, we’ll take a closer look at cannibis-infused products from taco mix to…

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Comments | More in | Topics: cheap eats, mckenna, medical marijuana

September 30, 2012 at 9:50 AM

Morning Memo / Sunday: Biting Danny Bonaduce … Rent or buy? … Big Metro bus changes

Weather: It’s starting to feel more like fall. Today the highs are in the mid-60s with clouds overnight into tomorrow. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic & bus changes: Today on Highway 99 northbound at the First Avenue Bridge, two right lanes are closed due to roadwork. Tomorrow, the big shake-up happens for King County Metro…

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Comments | Topics: Danny Bonaduce, Metro bus route changes, Morning Memo

September 4, 2012 at 6:43 AM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: Warm days … Back to school … Brunner at DNC

Weather:  Remember when Times reporter Jack Broom told us three weeks ago, “Sorry, summer’s almost outta here“? OK, scratch that. Today he’s writing that summer isn’t ready to say goodbye. Monday was the 43rd straight day without measurable rain at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The record, 51 days, was set in 1951 — and…

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Comments | More in General news | Topics: democratic national convention, Morning Memo, sniper

August 17, 2012 at 6:16 AM

Morning Memo / Friday: Last day of heat … 2 missing boys … fire update

Weather:  Today will be another hot one,  with a high looming in the low 90s. Don’t worry– next week it should start to cool down again, with temperatures back in the 70s.  The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Nothing big to report for your commute today, as far as we can tell. Yesterday’s…

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Comments | Topics: Missing persons, Morning Memo, Taylor Bridge Fire

July 29, 2012 at 8:32 AM

Morning Memo / Sunday: Mentally ill neighbors … 787 debris … train hits truck

Weather:  It’s going to start feeling a little more like summer today. The morning clouds should clear up in the afternoon for a high of 71 degrees. You can expect a solid streak of temperatures in the 70s through the early week.  The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: West Seattleites, beware….

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Comments | Topics: 787 Dreamliner, car, mentally ill

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