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posted by September 5 at 8:06 AMon
He’s a Fighter Not a Lover: McCain casts boilerplate policies as “change.”
It’s the Economy: Unemployment hits 5-year high after 84,000 jobs are cut. Stocks dive.
It’s the Housing Market: Foreclosures and late payments hit record.
It’s the Weather: Eastern Seaboard braces for storms Ike and Hanna.
Twitter: King County executive Ron Sims uses Twitter to announce budget shortfall rising to $90 million.
Widower: Bhutto’s former husband poised to become Pakistan’s president.
Tribal Warfare: Dwindling Duwamish tribe sues to regain federal recognition, rights to fish in Duwamish River and Elliott Bay (you sure you want to fish there?). Muckleshoot tribe files in federal court to deny recognition.
Drug Warfare: Student sues Seattle Central for allegedly coercing her into signing confession about possessing marijuana a block and a half from the school.
Bags of Hot Air: Man who loved ACT II microwave popcorn claims artificial butter flavor gave him lung disease. “I just loved popcorn, and I would eat four to six bags a day,” he tells the Seattle P-I, “especially the ones with lots of butter that taste like you’re going to the theater.”
Bursting Bubbles: Comparing the words used most at conventions.
Fight, Fight, Fight: Your way though John McCain’s speech.