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November 15, 2011 at 7:25 AM

The Morning Memo / Tuesday: Old shooting, sugar daddy, Occupy Forks

Weather: Did you have to scrape ice off your windshield this morning? Some of us did. We said yesterday it was going to be sunny today, and we’re sticking by that. But, uh, there’s still a chance of light rain around 4 p.m. The details.

Traffic: The maps and the cams.

We’d sure like to know more about the woman who was shot 15 years ago and just died of her injuries last week.

You know the season has changed when Snoqualmie, Chinook and Cayuse passes are all closed at the same time, as they were yesterday. Though Snoqualmie Pass was closed only briefly.

Even the tiny town of Forks got into the Occupy movement. (The Peninsula Daily News)

International students make up nearly 1 in 5 freshman at the University of Washington, according to the story by higher-ed reporter Katherine Long.

Gov. Chris Gregoire is expected to appoint a new Supreme Court justice today to replace Gerry Alexander, who retires at year’s end.

This story on the missing Bellevue boy, Sky Metalwala, has a new and certainly curious element. Police say their investigation includes looking at social-media websites for clues. From our story today:

Among them is a dating website on which (the boy’s mother, Julia) Biryukova reportedly created an account. The site,SeekingArrangement.com, bills itself as “the largest dating website for those seeking mutually beneficial arrangements — i.e., a relationship between a Sugar Daddy or Sugar Mommy, and a Sugar Baby.”

A sign of economic times or just some real jerks: Brass plaques stolen from graves of veterans (King 5)

Most-read stories on seattletimes.com this morning:

  1. Police may try different tactic in case of missing boy
  2. Foreign enrollment skyrockets for UW
  3. Nick Montana prepares to start for Huskies if Keith Price can’t
  4. Missing 2-year-old’s dad grieves as hope dims
  5. Could Mariners fit free-agent slugger Prince Fielder into their budget?

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