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September 13, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Saturday Memo: Pot tickets may be torn up … King Felix in Night Court … Can Huskies play D?

Weather: It’s all clear skies and sunshine for the next three days, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Highs will be in the upper 70s and low 80s. Conditions are prime to see the northern lights. Chief wants pot tickets torn up: Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole has asked the…

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May 19, 2014 at 7:44 AM

Morning memo: Police chief choice at 10 a.m. … Seahawks’ undrafted free agents … $2M home in flames

Mayor’s choice for top cop: Mayor Ed Murray is expected to announce his choice for police chief this morning at 10 a.m. The three finalists are: Kathleen O’Toole, Robert Lehner and Frank Milstead.  Fire damages $2M home: A firefighter fell through a home’s ceiling while fighting an early morning fire in Bellevue, reports The Associated Press. The…

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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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February 7, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Ex-Mariner’s wife pleads guilty in credit-card fraud

TACOMA — The wife of former Seattle Mariners outfielder Carlos Peguero pleaded guilty to federal wire-fraud charges this morning for using a credit card belonging to the wife of pitcher Felix Hernandez to make thousands of dollars of unauthorized online purchases. Maria Jacqueline Peguero pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to three counts of wire fraud for a trio…

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February 4, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Wife of ex-Mariner to change plea in credit-card scheme

The wife of former Seattle Mariners outfielder Carlos Peguero is scheduled to plead guilty to federal wire-fraud charges later this week  for allegedly using a debit card belonging to the wife of pitcher Felix Hernandez to make thousands of dollars of unauthorized online purchases, according to court records. Maria Jacqueline Peguero is scheduled to appear for…

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November 25, 2013 at 6:37 PM

Free Felix Hernandez-themed compost bins to be given out next week

The Mariners and Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) are giving out free, Felix Hernandez-themed compost bins next week in hopes of that Seattle residents will cut down their holiday “wasteline.” The “collector’s edition” kitchen caddies will be available at four locations Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to those who pledge to recycle and compost…

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November 25, 2013 at 5:58 PM

No cause found for fire at Bellevue home of Felix Hernandez

Bellevue fire investigators have been unable to determine what caused the blaze that damaged the Bellevue home of Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez earlier this month. The Nov. 4 fire started in the laundry room and caused about $250,000 in damage. Bellevue fire Lt. Richard Burke said in an email the cause of the fire was ruled “undetermined” and…

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November 5, 2013 at 7:08 AM

Fire at home of M’s Felix Hernandez started in laundry room

The Associated Press Investigators have determined that a fire that damaged the Bellevue home of Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez started in the laundry room. Lt. Richard Burke says the cause of the Monday afternoon fire remains under investigation and is still officially undetermined. Damage is estimated at $250,000. Hernandez and his wife, Sandra, were in Napa, Calif., at…

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November 4, 2013 at 4:56 PM

Bellevue home owned by Felix Hernandez damaged by fire

A Bellevue home belonging to Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez was severely damaged by fire Monday afternoon. Hernandez and his wife, Sandra, were in Napa, Calif., when flames erupted at the home around 3:30 p.m., but are returning to Seattle because of the blaze, according to his agent, Wil Polidor. He said the couple’s two children were at…

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July 17, 2013 at 7:19 AM

Wednesday memo: Thunderstorms … Felix shines … Spying on nature

Did you wake up? Lots of thunder and lightning this morning between 2 and 3 a.m. Plus, there’s a chance of thundershowers today before 12 p.m. If you’re from the Midwest, you’re probably feeling right at home. Drones for science: Scientists are using unmanned aircraft to survey wildlife, spy on potato plants and check out…

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