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March 12, 2012 at 6:45 AM

Morning Memo/Monday: Afghan deaths … Shoreline rape … Girl shot

Weather: Windy. It’s blowing most everywhere in the state, especially on the coast, but gusting north and south of Seattle. Rain forecast later today, showers tomorrow, rain likely Wednesday. Temps in the upper 3o’s and low 40s until Wednesday when it’s expected to reach about 50 degrees. The National Weather Service forecast.

Traffic: The work on SR 520 finished on time at 5 a.m. and the highway is up and running. The map and cams.

Becky Boyd of Bend, Oregon takes a photo of her husband Brian who is holding their children Andrew, 3 1/2 and Linnea, five weeks, shortly before Brian began his climb up the Columbia Center in the 21st Annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle Sunday. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

The shooting and burning of civilians in Afghanistan: Much more to be said about the J0int Base Lewis-McChord sergeant who is accused in the deaths of 16 Afghan civilians, many of them children. We’re at the base this morning and pursuing other aspects of the case throughout the day.

Shooting death of young girl: We’ll be working this morning to gather more information in the shooting death of the 7-year-old girl by her sibling in a van in Stanwood over the weekend.

Rape and robbery of Shoreline woman: Likewise, there’s much more to be said on the story about the Shoreline woman raped, robbed while returning home from work.

Did you get up on time this a.m.? Daylight-saving time is upon us. We can be sluggish in the morning for some time…

Most-read stories this morning on seattletimes.com:

  1. Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show 2012
  2. Soldier from JBLM held in Afghan rampage
  3. 7-year-old daughter of police officer dies after shooting
  4. Bubble bursts for Huskies — no invitation to NCAA tournament
  5. More than 1500 firefighters sprint-climb 1,311 stairs for charity | Picture This

Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Afghanistan, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, raped

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