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posted by September 30 at 8:01 AMon
Another Shot: Senate to tweak bailout bill to appease Republicans, plans to vote tomorrow.
Open Up: Dow opens to 200-point jump. S & P, NASDAQ both gain.
Insurance Up: Obama and McCain call to increase deposit insurance to $250,000.
Bob Young: Slaps Rossi campaign for deceptive ad.
City Budget: Nickels proposes budget that would: cut administrative jobs, add police, provide homeless services, spend $9.2 million on anti-violence measures for youth, and raise parking meter fees 50-cents an hour.
Water: One killed and nine injured in boat collision on Lake Tapps.
Fire: Justice department appoints special prosecutor, orders criminal investigation of Alberto Gonzales for firing US attorneys. Report accuses White House of blockading previous investigations.
Earth: Pirates holding ship of the cost of Somalia want money and a happy planet. “We consider sea bandits those who illegally fish in our seas and dump waste in our seas and carry weapons in our seas.”
Aired: NAACP raises grievances of more racial profiling.
An African-American senior at Garfield High School says Seattle police singled him out as he and a group of white friends were walking on Capitol Hill one night, telling him he’d never amount to anything and wasn’t welcome in that neighborhood.
A probation counselor with King County Superior Court tearfully recalls how a black teen she’d just accompanied on a back-to-school shopping trip was stopped by police for jaywalking and accused of stealing the clothes they had just bought.
Stampede: 147 killed in India on pilgrimage to temple.
EU: Sends 300 observers to begin patrols in Georgia.
Housing: Prices in July down 16 percent from previous year.
Drinking: Ladies nights remain legal in New York, judge rules. Man called free drinks and waiving cover charges for women discrimination against men. He had recently sued Columbia University over its women’s studies program.
This Ought to Work: After lying to the press and avoiding reporters, the discordant duo accuses media of shoddy journalism.