Hot-headed and undisciplined: Newt Gingrich
Goldman Sucks: Largest source of Mitt Romney's campaign contributions.
Syria: The Arab League will be suspending its monitorng mission in Syria due to a surge in violence. It is estimated that about 200 people were killed since the mission was renewed for a second month Tuesday.
A drug of last resort: State warns that prescription opioid methadone is "unpredictable and poses a high risk of accidental death." A Seattle Times investigation in December reported that at least 2,173 people in Washington have died since 2003 after accidentally overdosing on it.
Sentenced: The Barefoot Bandit gets 6 1/2 years for committing at least 67 crimes, including eight burglaries, nine car thefts, and three airplane thefts; says remorse is "heartfelt."
Might close: The Volunteer Park Conservatory. If the city can't find the funds to keep it open, they might close it by next year. The 100-year-old conservatory brings in a revenue of $25,000 and costs $450,000 to run.
Overbilled: DOT has discovered that some drivers were overbilled in 520 tolls by an extra 25 cents. The agency announced late Friday that it will waive the fee on ALL trips made Jan. 17 to 25.
Shot!: Eight sea lions were found with bullet wounds in the Puget Sound region recently. Their deaths are being investigated. (Whoever did this should rot in hell).
TRAFFIC ALERT!: I-5 off-ramps at Mercer closed until 9 a.m. Saturday. I-5 on-ramps will be closed until 7 p.m. Sunday. More details here.
"Oomph": That's the word missing from the U.S. economy.
And finally, it's Saturday, let's learn how to fake French: