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April 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Sunday Memo: Sounders up, M’s down … Boy Scout killed … Minimum wage negotiations

Winners, losers: The Sounders were winners in their 2-1 match against Chivas yesterday, but the poor Mariners were shut out in a 7-0 loss to Miami. It was the Mariners’ fifth straight loss. The M’s face the Marlins again today. Game time is 10:10 a.m. So very tragic: A 12-year-old Boy…


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April 17, 2014 at 7:20 AM

Thursday Memo: Mustang mania … Husky sentenced … Small-town tenacity in Oso

You don’t look a day over 49: Today is the 50th birthday of one of America’s classics: the Ford Mustang. This area lays claim to having the oldest Mustang club in the country, along with one in Tucson. It was among 500 Mustang clubs formed within the first three years of the car’s existence,…


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April 16, 2014 at 7:25 AM

Wednesday Memo: Sinking ferry … Faked kidnapping … Boeing morale drop

Ferry accident: Dozens of ships and helicopters have been working for hours to rescue people from a ferry that sank off the southern coast of South Korea this morning. The ferry was  carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island. At least four people were…


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April 4, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Inch of rain forecast this weekend at Oso mudslide

The Associated Press SEATTLE — About an inch of rain is forecast this weekend at the Oso mudslide where a few dry days this week have helped searchers looking for bodies from the March 22 landslide. The National Weather Service says steady rain could cause the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River to rise by about half…


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March 21, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Friday Memo: The littlest Zag … helicopter crash probe … weekend road alerts

Bulldogs play today: Gonzaga’s David Stockton isn’t big, but he’s “absolutely fearless,” according to his coach. Overlooked because of his size, Stockton was a walk-on at Gonzaga, where he showed his grit and skill. It also never hurts to have an NBA all-star father. “The biggest part of my growth as a player was…


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March 10, 2014 at 5:38 AM

Drier forecast and a taste of spring by mid-week

The Associated Press The National Weather Service says the steady rains should turn to showers Monday and the state should dry out with a mostly clear period from Tuesday through Thursday. It could feel like spring mid-week when temperatures reach the 50s and 60s under sunny skies across the state. Until then, flood warnings for the Snohomish, Snoqualmie,…


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March 8, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Overnight rains to boost chance of floods, mudslides

Another 2 to 4 inches of rain expected in the Cascade Mountains overnight will raise the chance of lowland flooding and mudslides, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Johnny Burg said freezing levels of about 7,500 feet in the Central Cascades and 6,000 feet in the North Cascades will add to the flooding potential, “because…


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March 6, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Thursday Memo: Wear-waders-to-work day … Seahawks sack home sales … Sexy shoes in this city

Get out your waders: The rain continues around the Northwest, and minor flooding is expected on several rivers today. The National Weather Service forecast calls for continued rain through Friday, but then we might see some clear skies. The Legion of Boom stopped more than the Denver offense: Home…


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March 4, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Tuesday Memo: Fun in class … Russell Wilson is major league … Shutdown repercussions

Less talk, more action:  In a teaching experiment that began six years ago, frustrated Bellevue School District government teachers teamed with University of Washington researchers to revamp the advanced placement program. Instead of lectures, they put role plays and simulations at the center of the curriculum. It seems to be working. Russ…


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