Wild, wild Western

Did somebody say “party school”? Western Washington University’s president said he is dismayed by Saturday night’s drunken riot in Bellingham. While the school faces challenges with abuse of drugs and alcohol by some students, Bruce Shepard said he doesn’t want Western to gain the reputation of being a party school.

WWU simply can’t handle the thousands and thousands of transfer requests it would get from UW and WSU students.

Don’t forget the AppleCare Protection plan: Apple officials unveiled plans for its new headquarters, which will turn a 175-acre asphalt wasteland into a parklike campus surrounding a high-tech glass ring of offices.

A year into their lease, Apple employees will be taunted with plans for yet another new office complex, less expensive and with more features.

Aww, Mahm: A new study confirms what most parents already know: There’s a clear link between irregular bedtimes and behavioral problems in children.

That’s it! The new bedtime for all members of Congress is 8 p.m. In your pajamas by 7:30 and lights out at 8:15. And Mitch McConnell, I don’t want to hear any more about Harry Reid “looking” at you.

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