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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

The Morning News

posted by on January 23 at 8:27 AM

President Bush’s State of the Union address is tonight. The bullet points: global warming, immigration—pretty much everything except for that whole disastrous war thing.

Lebanon is one step closer to an open sectarian conflict today.

China has copped to testing an anti-satellite weapon. The U.S., Japan, Great Britain, and Australia are not amused.

Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House may have killed the public financing system.

Israeli president Moshe Katsav will be indicted on rape charges today. The allegations come from four women who used to work for him.

A 17-year-old boy was booked into the King County Juvenile Detention Center last weekend, spent 30 minutes in the holding area, started to convulse, then died. Seattle police now want to know why.

Governor Gregoire is defending the viaduct vote, refuses to say what she’ll do if Seattle voters say they prefer Nickels’s stupid tunnel plan.

Port of Seattle commissioners are calling for an investigation into racist and dirty e-mails sent by some of the Port’s employees.

Scientists at the University of Washington have found a new way to grow Hepatitis C in the lab, a discovery that may help lead them to a vaccine.

A diver in Australia survived a shark attack by jabbing the beast in the eye after it had already chomped on his head.

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If Hillary's decision could possibly kill public financing, wasn't it dead already?

Posted by Will | January 23, 2007 9:03 AM

About that kid who died in King County Jail, I know for a fact that SPD and the jail staff have a practice of withholding medical attention as a form of punishment.

Unfortunately, it was only a matter of time before someone died because of that practice.

Posted by Pack | January 23, 2007 9:27 AM

Once safely aboard, the diver receives advice from deck hand Lizzy Borden to pee on the wound to make the sting go away.

Posted by Lloyd Clydesdale | January 23, 2007 9:55 AM

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