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September 24, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Wednesday Memo: Port secrecy … Exploding Marshawn? We hope not … Pot in the potty

National Weather Service forecast Is secrecy in government ever a good idea? Secrecy of meetings by Seattle, Tacoma ports questioned Not quite sure what the headline means, so you’ll just have to read the story. What Seahawks learned: Exploding Marshawn Lynch myth and more Measuring pot use by testing sewage … No really. They’re…

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September 21, 2014 at 9:07 AM

Sunday Memo: Seahawks Sunday … Domestic violence: We’re worse than NFL … Corgi shot dead remembered

National Weather Service forecast The Seahawks‘ game against the Denver Broncos this afternoon may appear to be a rematch of their Super Bowl meeting of last season, but not really … See was sport’s writer Bob Condotta has to say about it. And speaking of the NFL, the reported domestic violence incidents…

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September 20, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Saturday Memo: Nordstrom opens in Canada … Mariners win … September summer

National Weather Service forecast Shoppers’ delight: Nordstrom is going worldwide. OK, not quite “worldwide,” but the Seattle-based retailer has opened its first store outside the U.S. in Calgary. The debut in Canada means “the company has matured to the point where it can undertake the complexities of international operations,” said Erik…

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September 19, 2014 at 7:09 AM

Friday Memo: Upholding the law … Freeway closures … Hot Hawks … Clutch M’s win

National Weather Service forecast Role reversal: This former officer seems to have forgotten the part about upholding the law. The former police chief of Montesano is accused of selling meth and heroin. He’s also facing charges for allegedly stealing $1,500 in liquor from the grocery store. Busy streets: If you’re downtown this…

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September 18, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Thursday Memo: Pot-store problems … Cross-country dog … Armpit fire … M’s poll

National Weather Service forecast You need a good business plan, people: OK, a lack of preparedness by applicants isn’t the only reason there’s only one pot store operating in Seattle, but the retail marijuana biz isn’t going smoothly due to a number of factors, including a lack of supply, limited locations,…

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September 17, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Wednesday Memo: Did you feel the earthquake? … Microsoft layoffs … Cool day

National Weather Service forecast A 4.0 quake rattled parts of the Kitsap Peninsula early this morning, but was felt widely in Puget Sound. There were no reports of injuries. Microsoft jobs going: More layoffs at Microsoft are in the pipeline. Also, two board members say they are retiring at the…

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September 16, 2014 at 6:20 AM

Tuesday Memo: Officer shot … Seahawks fixes … Med-school monopolizing

National Weather Service forecast Duvall officer shot: A Duvall police officer was shot and wounded in the leg last night when he responded to a call to a church. Seahawks redux: Coach Pete Carroll says fixes will be made after that loss to the Chargers on Sunday. Well, duh. Makes you think maybe…

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