Thursday, December 2, 2010

MORNING HEADLINES: Racist snowmen and dead taxes

Posted on Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 9:08 AM

Celebrating Christmas, North Idaho-style — A Hayden resident has used this season's prodigious snowfall to spread hate by building a KKK snowman in his front yard. Classy. (KXLY)

Inmate escapes during snow duty — Who among us hasn't longed for escape while shoveling sidewalks this winter? (SR)

Hated candy tax ends today — The temporary tax was repealed by voters on Election Day. (SR)

Crime Tweet — The Seattle Police Department is using the Twitter handle @GetYourCarBack to post bulletins on the ten vehicles that get stolen in the city every day. (KREM)

The Grammy nominees are out — Does anybody still care about this? (Seattle Times)

Gooooooooooal for Russia, Qatar — A bid by the U.S. to hold the 2022 World Cup tournament here lost, unsurprisingly. FIFA announced today that the 2022 tournament would instead go to Qatar, while the 2018 games will be held in Russia. (WSJ)

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