Jon Bauer, Herald staff
Can this marriage be saved? According to documents obtained by the Associated Press, Gov. Jay Inslee met with an executive from Boeing’s rival, Airbus, in October to “tout suppliers.” This while Boeing asked several states for proposals to build its 777X.
Depending on how Machinists vote in January, expect all involved parties to appear on a very special episode of “Maury.” For the safety of all concerned, folding chairs will not be used.
Don’t know much about history: On this day in 1906, Canadian physicist Reginald Fessenden became the first person to transmit voice and music over radio.
Moments later, Fessenden received a phone call asking him to play “Free Bird” and dedicate it to Darla in Halifax.
Dick Clark’s going to be sorry he missed this: A judge declined to stop a North Carolina town’s planned New Year’s Eve celebration, in which a caged possum is lowered at midnight. PETA had protested that the noise, lights and crowd disturb the possum.
Had PETA prevailed, the possum would have been freed as “Born Free” played, then allowed to run into the road and be flattened by traffic.