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March 13, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: Amanda Knox ex-boyfriend … Snow … Dunked

Weather: Snow falling on the Eastside … an inch or two mind you. Whoa! Weather Service says we could have  thunder showers and maybe even hail. Aren’t we close to spring? The National Weather Service forecast.

Traffic: Slippery where the snow is falling. Just because it’s unexpected — the snow that is — that doesn’t mean it isn’t slippery. The map and cams.

Crossing guard, age 12, hit by truck in crosswalk:  A boy on his way to school in Spokane to begin his job as a crossing guard was hit by a truck and rolled more than 60 feet through an intersection. He survived.

Meningitis at WWU: student at Western Washington University has a  meningococcal infection and nearly a dozen of his friends are being treated with antibiotics.

Raffaele Sollecito

Amanda Knox ex-boyfriend to interview at Microsoft? Well, the West Seattle Herald says it has four sources who say that Raffaele Sollecito is in the U.S. for “business and pleasure” and could interview with the software giant. Sollecito studied computer science in Italy. Just a reminder, he and Knox were convicted and those convictions reversed in the slaying of Knox’s British roommate Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy in 2007.

Rowers dunked in a cold Lake Union: A bad thing that that all turned out well: A whole bunch of rowers got tossed in the water when their shell tipped. All rescued.

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