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Category: Morning Memo

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April 18, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Friday Memo: Deputy prostitution investigation … Potty pranks … Peeps prizes

Times have been tough, but really? Anonymous sources say King County Sheriff’s investigators are looking into an allegation that a veteran deputy, while under financial strain, aided his wife in working as a prostitute, including using the county’s computer system to check the backgrounds of her clients, the sources said. Two more deputies…

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April 17, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Thursday Memo: Mustang mania … Husky sentenced … Small-town tenacity in Oso

You don’t look a day over 49: Today is the 50th birthday of one of America’s classics: the Ford Mustang. This area lays claim to having the oldest Mustang club in the country, along with one in Tucson. It was among 500 Mustang clubs formed within the first three years of the car’s existence,…

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April 16, 2014 at 7:25 AM

Wednesday Memo: Sinking ferry … Faked kidnapping … Boeing morale drop

Ferry accident: Dozens of ships and helicopters have been working for hours to rescue people from a ferry that sank off the southern coast of South Korea this morning. The ferry was  carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island. At least four people were…

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April 13, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Sunday Memo: More Boeing jobs going, again … Pit bulls bad? … Sounders’ Dempsey on a roll

Boeing engineering jobs going elsewhere: You can’t have missed the news last week that Boeing is sending more engineering jobs out-of-state. And that’s despite our state giving Boeing the largest state tax break in U.S. history, notes columnist Danny Westneat. He laments the fact that there’s a fellow out there…

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0 Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Boeing, clint dempsey, engineers

April 12, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Saturday Memo: Sun, a fair and winning baseball — a spring weekend doesn’t get much better

Sunny spring weekend: The weather forecast is looking delightfully pleasant. Highs are expected to poke through the 60s Sunday, with clear skies until Tuesday. If you’re itching to leave town and head across the state, prepare for delays of as long as two hours on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. For two weeks, starting at 10…

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April 11, 2014 at 7:27 AM

Friday Memo: Tragic accident on I-5 … romance in the air … excitement in the outfield

Tragic accident on I-5 in California: A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on Interstate 5 north of Sacramento and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high-school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead. The students were on their way to visit Humboldt State University. Read…

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April 10, 2014 at 7:12 AM

Thursday Memo: 911 emergency … Pellet gun and brass knuckles … Determined elk

The emergency 911 system that was out throughout the state since very early this morning is now up and running, says CenturyLink, Earlier item: The emergency 911 system is out throughout the state and the provider, CenturyLink, is working to fix it. If you have an emergency, you’re asked to call the numbers…

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April 9, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Wednesday Memo: Passwords compromised … UW student falls from window … Mariners win, again!

You can’t run, you can’t hide: Seems as though we see a story such as this all too often: Passwords vulnerable after serious security flaw found. Another college student apparently falls from an upper story window: Here’s an interesting comment. Following the report of a UW fraternity student apparently falling from a…

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