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January 26, 2014 at 9:43 AM

Sunday Memo: Seahawks on their way … Man’s hand blown off … Macklemore and the Grammys

Seahawks sendoff: Fans say goodbye to the Hawks this morning team buses pass by on the way to the airport for the flight to the Super Bowl. Fans were invited to line the 1.1-mile route on South 188th Street starting at 46th Avenue South toward 28th Avenue South in the city of SeaTac as…


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January 26, 2014 at 8:58 AM

Firecracker blast blows off driver’s hand

GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SPOKANE — A powerful firecracker detonated inside a moving vehicle in a Spokane neighborhood and blew off the driver’s hand, with residents rushing to aid the bleeding man, police and neighbors said. Donald Wilkes, 61, said the blast early Saturday morning rattled his house and woke up everyone inside. When he ran outside, he…


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