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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 09 at 1:46PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT EAST WINDS AND A TEMPERATURE INVERSION WILL HEIGHTEN THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED POLLUTION LEVELS IN CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

Tonight

Lo28° Increasing Clouds

Wednesday

Hi40° Patchy Fog then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo33° Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo34° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi46° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi45° Slight Chance Rain

Santa is what we want him to be

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Santa Claus is white. That’s what they say. So is Frosty the Snowman, but I digress.

Thus continues the annual holiday slow-news-day battle of the ethnically sensitive. It’s another episode in the mostly meaningless fight against political correctness. It’s all over the Internet. It fills newspaper columns and air time. It gives commentators something on which to comment. That’s especially valuable in this festive season when the news is mostly a snooze. After we mention that it is cold, that shoppers shop, that Congress is soon to adjourn, we can argue about the appropriate ethnicity for a completely fictional character whose image has been amended thousands and thousands of times over a millennia. Thanks Fox News.

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