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Friday, December 8, 2006

Morning News

posted by on December 8 at 8:16 AM

Money, money, money: U.S. wages rise faster than inflation for the first time since Clinton.

Uh, success?: Bush and his ilk skeptical about suggestions of Iraq Study Group though he admits he’s “disappointed by the pace of success” in Iraq.

Success!: Quashing a conservative move to re-outlaw same-sex marriage, Canada’s prime minister declares the debate is over.

British bondage: British religious groups have too long been “tightly bonded around religious, racial, or ethnic identities” — they’ll have to commit to “integration” before they receive public money.

Bipolar and Alone: How do kids with mental illness handle college?

Wii have a problem: Users of the new Nintendo console get too excited, resulting in broken windows and lamps.

Grass, not gas: City Council considers ending requirement for businesses to provide off-street parking, instead, they might have to cover 30 percent of their property with plants.

Riot Acting: Filming Battle in Seattle, starring Charlize Theron, this weekend in the city.

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"Christianity Is So Gay"

Duh no kidding!
Not necessarily news but a fun article

Posted by Brian | December 8, 2006 8:47 AM

If that movie doesn't suck I'll eat a rubber bullet.

Posted by DOUG. | December 8, 2006 8:48 AM

Well, "filming in Seattle", while technically accurate, is still a little misleading. The unit is only spending three or four days in town shooting some location footage at the Paramount, Convention Center, and in Belltown. The bulk of the movie is being shot in - surprise, surprise - Vancouver, B.C.

Doug, I think your GI tract is completely safe...

Posted by COMTE | December 8, 2006 9:19 AM

The BiPolar article goes well with the Nintendo Wii feature.

I think if people could get as animated in helping or discussing or cooperating with one another, as they do by interacting with a screen, their might be less symptoms of manic depression. I think bipolarism dwell within all of us. Some people just don't have the discipline or the healthy outlets to deal with it.

Posted by ryan sr. | December 8, 2006 9:24 AM

I too am disappointed by the pace of success of the chicken that the egg I had for breakfast would have become.

Posted by Fnarf | December 8, 2006 10:03 AM

As to the wage thing "The average hourly wage for workers below management level" means that if it rises fastest for, oh say, lots of workers paid minimum wage (due to recent increases), most people could still be losing money.

An average is much less meaningful than a median wage - a median means half are above it, half are below it.

Posted by Will in Seattle | December 8, 2006 11:54 AM

If they don't have a guy in Nikes kicking down the Niketown sign, I'm boycotting the movie.

Posted by him | December 8, 2006 4:52 PM

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