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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 17 at 9:42AM PST until December 19 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

Overnight

Lo33° Patchy Fog

Thursday

Hi39° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo33° Rain/Snow

Friday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo31° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo32° Rain

Sunday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi43° Mostly Sunny

‘Funny People’ lives up to its premise

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“Funny People” is Judd Apatow’s third film as a writer-director — and the first in which he sets aside all the tomfoolery and gets down to dramatic business.

This is still a comedy, with laughs as big as the ones in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up.” There just aren’t quite so many of them, and there no fanciful shenanigans at the movie’s edges: No musical numbers; no odd and kooky stoners; no improvisational riffs in which the actors take off on ad-libbed tangents. Well, almost none of those. There is certainly nothing funny about the new movie’s early scenes, in which an Adam Sandler-esque superstar, George Simmons (Adam Sandler), learns he has a rare form of leukemia and only months to live.

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