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posted by October 31 at 8:25 AMon
Corporate Relief: Bush Administration denies FBIís request for funding to investigate perpetrators of the mortgage crisis.
Courting Supreme: Thousands of same-sex marriages could sit in indefinite legal limbo if California’s Prop 8 passesómay wind up in federal court.
Cool Running: NYT/CBS poll finds 59 percent of voters now think Palinís not qualified to be vice president. Fourteen percent of voters say most people they know would not vote for a black presidential candidate.
Enfranchised: Despite felony conviction, Ted Stevens is eligible to vote until his sentencing next year.
46th District: County ombudsman finds that Scott White, a candidate for 46th District representative, broke ethics rules by sending one campaign document from a county fax machine, recording 12 campaign events on his work calendar, and opening 11 campaign files on a county computer.
Almost Dead from New York: McCain is rumored to make appearance on Saturday Night Live.
Holding on for Dear Life in Japan: Announces a $275 billion stimulus package.
Undefended: County budget cuts will leave public defense attorneys under funded by $2 million and saddled with 1,800 new fast-tracked drug and property-crime cases.
Rising: Tuberculosis in King County spikes to highest levels since 1969.
Defrauding: Shoreline couple are charged with befriending 89-year-old woman, gaining access to her bank account, and funneling away her life savings.
Tube of Terror: Halloween week wraps up with Batman!