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November 12, 2012 at 6:49 AM

Monday Memo: 2 teens dead … Snow at passes … Frog lady

National Weather Service / Forecast

Two teens have died and two were critially injured in a one-vehicle crash in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. We’ll have more soon on this tragic accident

Snow in the passes, baby. Can skiing be far behind? Well, yes, but this is a start. Snow at Snoqualmie and Stevens passes. Traction tires required on Stevens. I-90 at Soqualmie Pass was closed for a bit due to spin outs.

You probably already know, but just in case, some places are closed today in recognition of Veterans Day. Here’s a list. What’s open, closed Monday

Here’s one of the amphibian’s Frog lady Thayer Cueter keeps at the nonprofit Just Frogs Toads Too! Amphibian Center in Edmonds.

Frog lady: What’s a day without an off beat Erik Lacitis story? This one is about a woman who rescues frogs, among other critters. Who knew?

Seattle a hub for gambling? Now you’re talkin’… Our tech columnist Brier Dudley notes that Seattle companies already are making some top virtual-gambling ops on Facebook and mobile devices. “An early sign of this gold rush came in January, when Las Vegas gambling giant International Game Technology (IGT) bought Seattle video-game company DoubleDown Interactive in a deal worth up to $500 million,” says Mr. Dudley.

Stories trending this morning on seattletimes.com:

  1. Marshawn Lynch puts on another awe-inspiring performance
  2. WSU president wants probe of football program
  3. Golden Tate puts on a show … as usual
  4. Hiker’s tip leads to capture of escapee from Monroe prison
  5. Email threats triggered FBI investigation of Petraeus; Reichert contacted by whistle-blower

Nick Provenza: 206-464-2142 or nprovenza@seattletimes.com. On Twitter @NickProvenza1


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