Friday, February 10, 2012

MORNING BRIEFING: Odors of offal and rotting cabbage

Posted on Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 9:15 AM

Over Here

A settlement, a cone of silence — The lawyers for Otto Zehm's estate and the city of Spokane have agreed to take the civil lawsuit brought against the city to mediation. And they've agreed: Nobody's going to talk about it. (CFJ)

Legalizing pot heads to ballot — Washington state's Legislature has decided to send a marijuana legalization ballot initiative straight to the voters this November without any amendments or additions. (KREM) 

Four eyes, rectified — For the past year, giving people in need free eyeglasses was illegal. Washington's Legislature is trying to fix that. (SR)

Way Out There 

"Unlike" — A Facebook 'unfriending' leads to murder in Montana.  

Please, sir, may I have some more pizza — There's an amusement park in England called Dickens World, "complete with soot, pickpockets, cobblestones, gas lamps, animatronic Dickens characters and strategically placed chemical 'smell pots' that would, when heated, emit odors of offal and rotting cabbage." And Pizza Hut. (NYT)

Finally, cuteness:

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