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84%  
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  • Seattle closing in on record for consecutive days of rain (22 going for 33. Go Seahawks!)

    01/10/2006 9:35:45 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 1,424+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 1/10/06 | Elizabeth M. Gillespie - ap
    SEATTLE – After 22 consecutive days of measurable rain, Seattle is closing in on a record so dismal even forecasters in this city famous for its gray skies are complaining. With more wet weather predicted over the next several days, Seattle may soon break a record set in 1953. The city saw 33 consecutive days of measurable precipitation then – the most since the National Weather Service office there started tracking rainfall in 1931. "Usually we have a few days of rain and one or two days of cloudy and dreary days and then it rains again and that's the...
  • Urgent: Vote For Hugo Chavez

    01/07/2006 10:01:37 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 5 replies · 309+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | Jan. 7, 2005 | Assorted Lizards
    Hugo Chavez is running for Little Green Footballs' 2005 Idiot Of The Year and has pulled into second place. The Thug of Caracas and Master Latin American Idiot is closing in on the crown he deserves. Vote for Hugo. Do it for Venezuelans who have been denied the vote due to Hugo Chavez's Jimmy Carter-sanctioned electoral fraud. Venezuelans are voting in this because it will be the only legitimate vote Venezuelans will ever get. It's critical that Hugo wins this one.