Monday, May 3, 2010

MORNING HEADLINES: Best times, worst times

Posted on Mon, May 3, 2010 at 8:20 AM

Bloomsday happened In case you weren't paying attention on Sunday morning, over 50,000 people crowded the Bloomsday course, where three-time champ Lineth Chepkurui set a world record in the women's elite race. (SR)

North Central runner posts best time No, not in Bloomsday. Ben Johnston, a senior at NC, clocked the nation's fastest 1600 meters (4 minutes, 6.54 seconds) at a race in Shoreline, Wash. on Saturday. (Seattle Times)

The count continues If you didn't mail in your Census form last month, don't be surprised if you get a knock on your door. In-person counting begins today. (Daily Bee)

Dishman Hills body identified Police say the body discovered by two hikers in the Dishman Hills Natural Area on Friday belonged to a 46-year-old transient man. The cause of death remains unknown. (SR)

Porcupine hunt kills Spokane County man A 67-year-old who told his wife he was going out to shoot the porcupine that had been bothering their dogs accidentally shot and killed himself on Friday. (KHQ)

Police still pursuing leads in Times Square car bomb case Police in New York said this morning that they'd found the owner of an explosives-laden SUV that was left running in Times Square on Saturday (it was defused before it could detonate), but he's not considered a suspect. (NYT)

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