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Responding to a report of a man wandering through a New Jersey neighborhood looking at houses, a couple of 20-something cops encountered Bob Dylan — and had no idea who he is.

The police let Dylan go when he convinced them he actually was Bruce Springsteen, whom the cops recognized as “that old dude who played at the Super Bowl.”

Speaking of old-school artists: Whatever happened to Sir Mix-A-Lot? Why, he’s performing at the Taste of Edmonds tonight.

With his well-known love of ample backsides, Mix-A-Lot seems like a good fit for an event devoted to consumption of barbecue, burritos and bratwursts.

Wobbly: The Everett Silvertips Team Store plans a clearance sale beginning at 10 a.m. today.

It’s your chance to get a Kyle Beach bobblehead for $2. Tap it on the chin, and it falls down.

Mandatory green: Voters in Seattle will decide whether the city can collect 20 cents for every paper and plastic grocery bag that’s used.

Polls indicate the measure might be in trouble, as Seattleites come to the sober realization that they will never remember to bring their reusable fair trade hemp shopping bags with them to the grocery.

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Sen. June Robinson, D-Everett, left, and Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, right, embrace after a special session to figure out how much to punish drug possession on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in Olympia, Wash. Without action, Washington's drug possession law will expire July 1, leaving no penalty in state law and leaving cities free to adopt a hodgepodge of local ordinances.  (Karen Ducey/The Seattle Times via AP)
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