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July 29, 2012 at 8:32 AM

Morning Memo / Sunday: Mentally ill neighbors … 787 debris … train hits truck

Weather:  It’s going to start feeling a little more like summer today. The morning clouds should clear up in the afternoon for a high of 71 degrees. You can expect a solid streak of temperatures in the 70s through the early week.  The National Weather Service forecast.

Traffic: West Seattleites, beware. All lanes are closed on Hwy. 99 northbound from the West Seattle Bridge to S. Royal Brougham Way (mile post 31) due to roadwork.  SR 522 will also be affected this weekend, both eastbound and southbound, due to a slow-moving maintenance operationThe map and cams.

Mentally ill and drug-addicted neighbors are moving into Normandy Park and citizens aren’t happy about it. In the past six months, the for-profit California care provider Hanbleceya has opened a treatment clinic, bought three homes and rented two others south of Seattle. Because Hanbleceya doesn’t provide treatment inside the homes, they are not considered residential treatment facilities, which are regulated by the state Department of Health (DOH), so state and local officials say they have no power to step in.

A 787 Dreamliner dropped metal debris on a runway in Charleston last night, possibly caushing a grass fire at Charleston International Airport and shutting down the runway for more than an hour SaturdayThe National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

A train traveling 79 mph hit a truck near Tenino Saturday, hospitalizing three, but killing no one. The outcome could have been much worse.  The Olympian reports that had the train struck the center instead of the front of the pickup, there would be multiple fatalities.

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