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Wednesday, November 7, 2007

The Morning News

posted by on November 7 at 7:50 AM

Election Night: Roads/Transit goes down in flames, Eyman succeeds with another boondoggle, insurance companies lose to dreaded trial lawyers, rainy day fund gets approval, schools get thumped, Venus gets bounced…scroll down for coverage of last night’s victories and defeats.

Pakistan: Opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has called for a mass demonstration against the government’s emergency rule this Friday.

The Biggest Loser: General Motors has posted a loss of $39 billion, its biggest ever.

It Can Happen Anywhere: At least 7 dead after a shooting at a school in…Helsinki, Finland.

In Bed With Bigots: Rudy Giuliani gets an endorsement from Pat Robertson.

Drums of War: Iran has announced it has 3,000 centrifuges up and running.

Money: Saudi Arabia, South Korea, China, Venezuela, Sudan, Iran, and Russia are all contemplating ditching the dollar.

Spanking Dick: After republicans tried to outmaneuver democrats, an impeachment resolution against Dick Cheney stalled in the House Judiciary Committee yesterday.

M.I.T.’s E.M.P.: Blobby architect Frank Gehry is being sued by M.I.T. for “design and construction failures” in a $300 million building.

Ugly Americans: A University of Washington Student is being held in Italy on suspicion of the murder and sexual assault of a British student.

Bovine From Above: In Chelan County, a wandering cow fell off a cliff, nearly killing a couple passing underneath in their car.

Roads/Transit Defeat, Insult Upon Injury: A fresh batch of poems have arrived on Seattle’s buses.

The Dolph Lundgren Exercises

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That's how I want to go -- a cow dropping from on high like a cartoon piano.


Posted by It's Mark Mitchell | November 7, 2007 8:56 AM

Just wanted to say Thanks to all the Stranger crew for such fantastic election coverage last nite. Props!

Posted by kid icarus | November 7, 2007 9:04 AM

Great running into you at the Sherman party

Posted by Will in Seattle | November 7, 2007 9:43 AM

Do you even know what "boondoggle" means?

Posted by Andrew | November 7, 2007 12:15 PM

In relation to the cow story...

I searched for photos and ran across it being reported in Sydney, Australia...

Apparently, a car's hood is referred to as a "bonnet" down there...silly Aussies!

Posted by cunei4m | November 7, 2007 3:41 PM

Oh pics. :(

Posted by cunei4m | November 7, 2007 3:42 PM

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