In Case You Missed It: The Seattle City Council approved legislation prohibiting phone companies from delivering Yellow Pages to people who've made it clear they don't want 'em, and King County officials have ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of John T. Williams.

Every Rain Gutter Deserves a Mother and Father: Seattle residents urged to adopt a storm drain.

66 Percent: Predicted participation of Washington state voters in the midterm election.

Fair Enough: "White House staff exodus exposes Obama to charges of disarray," reports the Guardian.

Fair Enough Pt. 2: UW study finds that students drink twice as much when studying abroad.

Sisterhood Is (Criminally) Powerful: Two teenage sisters face felony assault charges after allegedly using their car door to hit another teen near Elma, WA.

Good Luck With That: Men who play Nazis for fun try to explain.

You May Think This Sentence Lacks an "I" But It Does Not: Three arrested after shooting heron in a Seattle park.

Arms: No, Talent: Yes!: Armless man who plays piano with toes wins China's Got Talent.

Meanwhile, in the Latest Issue of the Al Qaeda Magazine Inspire: "The terror group tied to the Ft. Hood killings and the Christmas Day undies airbomber urge wannabe American jihadis to open fire on crowded restaurants in the nation's capital to massacre U.S. government workers," reports the New York Daily News.

And finally, some history from 1978, when on this day, Nancy Spungen, the punk cartoon willing to die to maintain the pose, was found fatally stabbed on a bathroom floor in the Chelsea Hotel. Here's an pre-death interview/post-death news report.