Daily Archives: May 4, 2009


May the Fourth be with you.

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And away he goes!

Head up ass and full speed ahead! After a shooting at last year’s Northwest Folklife Festival left three people injured, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels vowed to outlaw guns in city buildings, parks and Seattle Center. The proposal has languished for … Continue reading

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Stepping Up

With Obama in charge of the world’s only Democratic superpower, someone has to. The Australian government says it is to spend more than $72bn (£48bn) upgrading its military over the next two decades. Key purchases include 100 fighter jets and … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 05/04/09

In response to a question about who youth should look up to as a positive influence President Bush. I met him personally and liked him very much. He was honest and straightforward, and that is very important. I may not … Continue reading

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Dragged, kicking and sceraming

Into the real world. Seattle’s experiment with hybrid only cabs is failing A year ago, it seemed as if Green Cab Taxi had won the golden ticket–or, to be precise, the golden licenses. King County, which hadn’t issued a new … Continue reading

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$20 Sez

This guy gets out of the punishment Tom Riall, the chief executive of Britain’s largest speed camera firm, has been arrested for driving at more than 100mph in Norwich. Mr Riall was photographed doing 102mph in his 2.7 litre Volvo … Continue reading

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