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posted by June 9 at 7:32 AMon
Pump Pain: $4/gallon is now the national average.
God Might Be With Him: Despite McCain’s pandering, evangelicals aren’t quick to offer support.
Nerdgasm: Apple is expected to announce iPhone 2.0 today.
Retail Rampage: Seven dead, dozens of others wounded after a man “tired of the world” went on a stabbing spree in a crowded Tokyo shopping district.
A Little Safer: The F.B.I. reports violent crimes fell by 1.4 percent in 2007.
Shall We Play a Game?: New military supercomputer can make 1.026 quadrillion calculations per second:
To put the performance of the machine in perspective, Thomas P. D’Agostino, the administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, said that if all six billion people on earth used hand calculators and performed calculations 24 hours a day and seven days a week, it would take them 46 years to do what the Roadrunner can in one day.
Home Court Advantage: Celtics shoot three times as many free throws, beat the Lakers by six.
Costly Clusterfuck: Taxpayer tab for the wrongful arrest of Seattle community activist Romelle Bradford is already more than $675,000 and climbing.
Vanishing Seattle: Aurora Avenue North may be headed for a major makeover.
Seattle vs. Sonics: Just one week until the city’s hail mary against the new Sonics ownership arrives in court. The Seattle Times is all over the story.
Pitching Tents: Seattle homeless set up camp outside of City Hall to protest recent sweeps of park encampments.