MORNING BRIEFING: State of the state, Korean freedom, and Google, your personal friend

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Around Here

Gregoire will give the state of WA state speech (KXLY)

Gregoire has suggested cuts in the $1 billion deficit such as a shorter school year, removing social services for low-income residents, and early release of certain prisoners.

Suspected ashes of preschooler found in Lynnwood,WA (KXLY)

Anyone with information about the box found in a hotel should call Police Detective Sgt. Byrd at 425-670-5612. 

Fire in Spokane Valley causes structural damage to building (SR)

Investigators should know more by noon today about the fire at Industrial Systems and Fabrication at 5217 E Broadway Avenue.

Out There

Mittney Romney leads the New Hampshire primary by a wide margin (thehill.com)

After winning Iowa, a Romney win in New Hampshire will devastate other Republican hopefuls.

North Korea will release an unspecified number of prisoners (NY Times)

The first amnesty of North Korean prisoners in seven years will celebrate 70th birthday of Kim Jong-il, the recently deceased leader. The type of prisoners released is unspecified.

Google, your Personal Friend (SR)

Google is importing information from Google Plus and Picasa to add a "Search, plus your world" results section indicated with a human silhouette. The company hopes to compete with Facebook and Twitter, both companies do not allow users to Google search information.