Steve Olson, who carried pool cues around his high school as a teen, left dentistry to open Parlor Billiards & Spirits in Bellevue, one of the most acclaimed pool halls in the country.
The time has apparently come for notifications in the next round of layoffs first announced in July.
UPDATE - 11:53 AM
Bus cuts not as bad as predicted
King County Metro Transit has found enough savings to cut 400,000 bus service hours per year instead of the 550,000 hours predicted earlier.
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Private landlines, which do not create public records, did not result in shadow governments and neither will personal cellphones.Mark Lindquist, guest column: "Why the privacy of a public employee's cellphone matters"
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