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posted by February 2 at 7:22 AMon
It’s official: We’re destroying the planet. “Smoking Gun” UN climate report formally released.
The Reaction: ExxonMobil think tank attempts buying off scientists to dispute report.
It’s Official Pt. II: US intel calls Iraq “Perilous” and says “Civil War” accurately describes key elements of conflict.
The Reaction: Congress set to pass resolution rebuking Bush’s troop escalation.
Finally: Senate boosts minimum wage.
Scary: Blocking UN inspectors, Iran says it’s going ahead with 3,000 enrichment centrifuges
Really Scary: Drug-resistant HIV strain hits Seattle.
Well, Boston Thought it Was Scary: Aqua Teen Hunger Force meltdown continues.
Some Republicans Get It: Outgoing US commander in Iraq grilled by Senate Republicans.
Some Democrats Don’t Get It: D committee chair tables payday loan cap.
(P.s. the Stranger’s Angela Valdez was first to report this lame Democrat’s plan to ignore the bill.)
Nickels Gets Lucky: Pro-Tunnel camp gets its way on ballot language.