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On Other Blogs Today: Slow News Day Edition

By Erica C. Barnett December 10, 2010

Slow news Friday:

1. Seattle City Light reevaluates policy in wake of dog electrocution, KING 5 reports.

2. At Slog, David Schmader posts an Otis Redding video on this, the 43rd anniversary of the soul singer's death.

3. On the PI.com: Obama has quit smoking.

4. Tough times mean shorter socks, used underwear for state prison inmates, the Seattle Times' Politics Northwest blog reports.

5. It's Emily Dickenson's birthday. "And when they all were seated/ A service like a drum/ Kept beating, beating, till I thought/ My mind was going numb."

And some bona fide news:

6. According to the Everett Herald, the Washington State Labor Council just elected a woman to a leadership position for the first time in its history.

7. Politico celebrates: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has concluded his seven-hour filibuster opposing Obama's proposed extension of tax cuts for the rich.

And also totally worthwhile:

8. The Times' site, transportation reporter Mike Lindblom did a live chat with readers about the deep-bore tunnel.
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