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Morning update, Oct. 12

Post by News Tribune Staff on Oct. 12, 2007 at 10:38 am with No Comments »
October 12, 2007 10:38 am

(Here’s what will hopefully be a regular feature about what stories I’m chasing down each day. Of course, things are always subject to change, but it should give you a better idea of what to expect.)

An e-mail got bounced around to a couple people in the newsroom before landing in my inbox. Apparently someone has built a waterfall near an apartment complex at Yakima and 10th. Here’s the message:

A 10-foot cascading waterfall has mysteriously appeared on Yakima, before it intersects with N. 4th… you must drive by and check it out. The apt building it sits in front of doesn’t even face the street and is in need of a makeover though at times it appears abandoned. What the H?

In the early afternoon, I’m going to an Eid al-Fitr celebration as part of a profile I’m writing about Amir Abdul-Matin, who is a Muslim imam and helped form The Islamic Education and Community Center. I’ll take some photos and post those later today, but I likely won’t write something for the paper – the religion beat is covered by my colleague, Steve Maynard.

And, keeping on the religion track, I’m going to go to New Life Samoan Assembly of God on South 56th Street. I’m writing a feature about White Sunday, a big celebration in Samoan culture, for (you guessed it) Sunday’s editions. I’ll post something tonight to give you a taste of what’s to come Sunday.

Morning report
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