Left behind

Left behind

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife forgot something at the country pub where they ate lunch recently: their 8-year-old daughter, Nancy (Page A2).

Apparently the Camerons did remember to pay their bill; otherwise, Nancy would have been washing dishes when her parents returned for her.

Shrinkage: Thanks to the housing crash, the median American family’s net worth declined by 40 percent between 2007 and 2010, the Federal Reserve says (Page A5).

When last seen, Mr. and Mrs. Median’s wealth was en route to a Cayman Islands bank account.

Let’s go Heat: Beginning tuesday night, many loyal Sonics fans will become temporary Miami Heat fans as LeBron James and his fellow South Beach mercenaries take on No. 45 TV market and partial Prohibition holdout Oklahoma City (Page CX).

Sure, rooting for Team Narcissistic Personality Disorder will be almost as difficult as finding drinkable beer in Oklahoma, but you can do it, Sonics fans. Oh, by the way: Those slimy bugs you’ll see scuttling across your screen answer to the names David Stern and Clay Bennett.

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff

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