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November 19, 2014 at 5:53 AM

Body in Federal Way linked to shootout, robbery in Pierce County

UPDATED, 10:30 a.m. | Police say a man found dead Tuesday night outside a Federal Way apartment complex may be one of the suspects from a home invasion robbery earlier Tuesday in Lakewood. Police said Wednesday the body apparently was intentionally left in the parking lot of the Club Palisades Apartments. A woman who thought…

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September 24, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Spokane sewage could be tested for marijuana level

SPOKANE (AP) — The author of Washington’s recreational pot law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC as a general measure of pot use by residents. American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Alison Holcomb proposed the idea at a Tuesday meeting of the City Council’s marijuana policy subcommittee, More

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September 24, 2014 at 6:09 AM

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

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 talking about it in Spokane….

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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

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 involving some of its players…

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August 22, 2014 at 7:13 AM

Friday Memo: Avoid 99 … Pot buses won’t roll … Pre-Beast Mode … Grizzly comeback

Slow going: If you haven’t been paying attention this week, Seattle DOT is closing Highway 99 for four days. Because they think traffic might be lower, they decided to add a pothole repair near North 40th Street on Tuesday. Hey, why not? That’s how we (don’t) roll: In case you were planning…

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July 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Spider fire, and other stuff you might have missed this (and last) week

Bats? Spiders? Giant snails? Mysterious human skulls? No, it’s not Halloween. But it is a different kind of holiday, if you will: the triumphant return of the offbeat-news roundup, after a week’s hiatus. To celebrate, I give you The Weird News Double-Week Double Whammy! Two weeks’ worth of weirdness, jam-packed into one easy-to-digest list.

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March 14, 2014 at 6:20 AM

Legislature passes bill to allow hash sales

The Associated Press Washington state’s Legislature has passed a bill to allow sales of marijuana concentrates like hash oil at state-licensed pot shops. House Bill 2304 also tweaks Washington’s legal marijuana law to allow marijuana processors to sell to other processors. For example, a processor who specializes in making marijuana extracts could provide those to bakers who…

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January 27, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Monday Memo: Macklemore wins big … ‘Beast Mode’ pot … Pioneer Square shootings

Not too shabby for Macklemore: You may have heard that the rapper along with producer Ryan Lewis won four Grammys last night. That’s the most Grammys ever won by a Seattle act. Some pot with a real kick? Bartenders do it for drinks so why not marijuana sellers. A pot vender has named…

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January 1, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Wednesday Memo: Seawall costs rise … Pot predictions … Minimum wage rises

Happy New Year! Weather: National Weather Service forecast Seawall price going up:  Seattle transportation officials say the estimated costs associated with replacing the seawall project have grown from $300 million to about $330 million over the past year. The rising costs were known to some officials last summer, but are only now being…

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December 22, 2013 at 9:14 AM

Sunday memo: Missing man … Holiday tokin’ … Seahawks at home

Man missing: Issaquah police are reporting that an 84-year-old man with Alzheimer’s  has been missing from his Issaquah home since Saturday evening. Joseph Douret left his home to get some food for dinner and had not returned to his house as of early Sunday morning. Information should be directed to the Issaquah Police on-duty patrol…

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