Great news for fans of negative political advertising! A new KIRO-7 poll finds Seattle's mayor's race closer than you think: Ed Murray 33 percent, Mike McGinn 29 percent. But for some reason KIRO was more interested in polling attitudes about Chick-fil-A than the Conlin-Sawant race. Go figure.
Strike! Strike! Strike! Negotiations are still ongoing, but workers at all area Safeway, QFC, Fred Meyer, and Albertsons stores are scheduled to walk out tonight at 7 p.m. Need groceries but don't want to cross a picket line? A handy map of alternative supermarkets is available here.
And really? We still call them "Gypsies"? There's some sort of an uproar in Greece after a blonde girl was found in a Roma camp. But I guess anything to distract from the way the EU is raping the Greek economy.
I'm waiting by the phone. The US Department of Health and Human services says it is "bringing in some of the best and brightest" to help fix the buggy HealthCare.gov website.
Hey thanks, global warming! A mosquito capable of carrying dengue and yellow fever has been detected in Central California.
Girl power. In a rare tragedy, a two-year-old North Carolina girl shot herself to death after finding a loaded handgun (rare in that these all too common toddler shootings almost invariably involve boys).