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June 3, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Morning Memo/ Sunday: Seattle homicides … UW crew … Paul Allen’s mother dies

Weather: We might catch a break from the rain today and see a bit of sunshine this afternoon, with highs in the low 60s. But don’t expect any potentially good weather to stick around, as more rain is expected throughout the region on Monday.  The National Weather Service forecast.

Traffic: The 520 bridge between Montlake Boulevard and I-405 is closed until 5 a.m. Monday for construction. Also, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is this morning, so expect detours and delays around downtown. Streets are blocked until about 11 a.m. around Seattle Center, and along Second Avenue from Denny Way to Spring Street. The map and cams.

Seattle homicides: After a week of terrible violence in Seattle, we look today at all of the year’s homicide victims. So far this year, the city has has had 21 homicides ­– more than all of last year — with all but but two of those people killed by guns.

Paul Allen’s mother dies: Paul Allen’s mother Faye Allen, a former Seattle schoolteacher who had a lifetime love of learning and a commitment to public libraries and public education, died Saturday at 90.

Washington men’s crew sweeps to national title: The undefeated Huskies set a course record in winning the varsity eight title in New Jersey on Saturday It is UW’s fourth national title in six years.

Seattle native dies in bike accident in Boston: Authorities have identified a 28-year-old Boston College graduate student who was killed in an accident with a bus while riding her bicycle. She was a Seattle native who was enrolled in the counseling psychology master’s degree program.

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