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August 11, 2014 at 6:11 AM

Keep pets safe in hot weather

Warm weather means added attention to keep your pets safe. The Seattle Animal Shelter and Seattle Humane Society offer these tips on protecting pets: Take it easy. Avoid overexerting animals in hot weather. Obesity, old age, underlying disease and previous bouts of heat stroke can predispose an animal to the condition. Provide clean, cool water….

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July 30, 2014 at 6:35 AM

Wednesday Memo: Gas Works shooting … Holocaust gun comment … Dramatic rescue

Gas Works Park shooting: Seattle police officers shot a man in Gas Works Park early this morning. The man reportedly approached the officers and threatened them with a broken bottle. This story is developing. Gun debate: A gun lobbyist reportedly made inflammatory remarks referencing the Holocaust, which the Jewish Federation of Seattle says…

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July 28, 2014 at 6:37 AM

Monday Memo: Trust in God? Take our poll … Blue Angels return … Heat!

“In God We Trust”: A Pierce County councilman wants to display the national motto, “In God We Trust,” in council chambers. Not everyone is happy with that. What do you think? Is it OK to display the national motto in a county council chamber? Vote in our poll. Blue Angels are here! More

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July 14, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Monday Memo: Fire along I-5 … Sounders clearcut Timbers … Gun laws

Brush fire headache: Here’s hoping you didn’t get caught in the traffic tie-up caused by the brush fire that charred a hillside along northbound I-5 near SeaTac overnight. Sounders get it done: They beat archrival Portland Timbers last night 2-0 at CenturyLink Field before a crowd of 64,207. Speaking of soccer: Some…

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July 1, 2014 at 7:06 AM

Tuesday Memo: Beacon Hill shooting … Near-record heat today … Big match at 1 p.m.

Shooting on Seattle’s Beacon Hill: Someone was shot shortly before 4 a.m. today in the 2900 block of 12th Avenue South in Seattle, according to Seattle police. This story will be updating Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend says she provided alibis for both of them him that he hopes will persuade Italy’s top criminal…

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June 30, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Monday Memo: Warming up … Liquor sales … Surprise, you’re married

Are you ready for some heat? The temperature is expected to climb into the mid- to upper 70s today, the mid-80s tomorrow and 80 degrees Wednesday. In fact, we can look forward to sunny skies all week. Ah, summer. Gotta love it. Get out your sunscreen, flipflops and those cool new shades while it…

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May 14, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Wednesday Memo: Boy swept off falls … Dam math … Hot today! … Richer than Richard Sherman?

A 7-year-old boy was swept off a rock at Whatcom Falls yesterday and  is in critical condition at Children’s Hospital in Seattle this morning. The youngster was with his family when he slipped and went over the 20-foot high falls at Whatcom Falls Park. The boy was first reported to be dead,…

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April 30, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Wednesday Memo: Warm-weather warning … Tunnel diggers? … Stolen screenplay?

Hot, hot, hot, but be careful out there: As you know, temperatures are expected to reach into the 70s today and the mid-80s tomorrow, and warnings are going out to be careful around rivers and lakes. River water is 45-50 degrees and moving very fast. We’re talking hypothermia and drowning. Enjoy the warm weather,…

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April 28, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Monday Memo: Temps in the 80s, really? … Tough tunnel partner … Skyway slaying

Hot weather by the end of the week? Some commenters are skeptical that temperatures will actually hit the 80s in the Puget Sound area by Thursday. But hey, anything is possible around here. Planning to play hooky, are you? National Weather Service forecast He won’t be footing the bill … Tunnel project…

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