Head fake: a bunch of journalists are on their way to Cuba this morning after it was rumored that Edward Snowden would be taking Aeroflot Flight 180 from Moscow to Havana. He didn't. // Layoff notices go out to state workers today. Lawmakers have one week to figure out a compromise on the state budget. Voters in Pacific will decide on Tuesday whether to recall mayor Cy Sun. // The Supreme Court has avoided a major ruling on affirmative action, leaving unanswered many of the basic questions about the continued use of race as a factor in deciding who gets into college. // Seattle Council members will vote today on whether to approve $500,000 to help the campers of the Nickelsville homeless encampment move out.