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March 10, 2012 at 9:06 AM

Morning Memo/Saturday: Manhunt for courthouse shooter … Miss Seattle tweets … Freeman vs. light rail

Weather: Rain and more rain until late Monday night, when the National Weather Service forecasts snow mixed with rain. By Tuesday morning, the temperature is supposed to rise again, which means more rain. The National Weather Service forecast.

Traffic: The Highway 520 floating bridge closed last night at 11 p.m. and will reopen Monday at 5 a.m. The map and cams.

Manhunt for courthouse shooter: An estimated 100 officers have been searching for a man who stabbed a judge and shot a sheriff’s deputy Friday in the Grays Harbor County Courthouse. Photos of a “person of interest” are expected to be released this morning. We’ll be updating our story with any new developments.

Jean-Sun Hannah Ahn, Miss Seattle

Miss Seattle’s tweet faux pas: The recently crowned Miss Seattle regrets a couple of 3-month-old tweets that have come back to haunt her: “Ew I seriously am hating Seattle right now” and “Take me back to az!!! Ugh can’t stand cold rainy Seattle and the annoying people.”

Kemper Freeman loses against light rail: Bellevue developer Kemper Freeman, who has battled light rail proposals for years, lost his most recent bid to block light rail on the I-90 bridge. Freeman hasn’t decided whether to appeal or not, according to a vice president for Kemper Development.

Most-read stories this morning on seattletimes.com:

  1. Investigators focus on ‘person of interest’ in Grays Harbor Courthouse attack
  2. Miss Seattle’s missteps on Twitter provide a lesson in Social Media 101
  3. Maximum prison term for fatal Eastside crash
  4. Review of Olive Garden becomes Internet sensation
  5. Season of lost opportunities haunts Huskies

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