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July 26, 2013 at 6:57 AM

Friday Memo: Boeing jobs … Public pot … Motorcycle fatality

More Boeing jobs leaving town: This can’t be good.  Boeing: More work moving to California

Pot puffing in public: It’s against the law to light up in public under the new state marijuana law, and now city attorney Pete Holmes wants the city in on collection of the $103 fine. He’s proposing a new law that would give the city half of  the fine, among other things. There’s a council hearing on his proposal during a 2 p.m. meeting today.

Fatal motorcycle crash early this morning: A man in his 60s was killed in a collision with an SUV about 3:15 a.m. in West Seattle, according to Seattle police. We’ll have more on this incident as soon as possible.

Wrong-way crash killer sentencing this afternoon: The man who killed a Seattle woman in a wrong-way crash on Highway 520 in April is to be sentenced today in King County Superior Court. We’ll be there.

Prosecutors said Michael Anthony Robertson of Tacoma was drunk when his SUV slammed head-on into a car driven by Morgan Fick Williams, killing her.(Photo by  Mike Carter / The Seattle Times)

Prosecutors said Michael Anthony Robertson of Tacoma was drunk when his SUV slammed head-on into a car driven by Morgan Fick Williams, killing her. (Photo by Mike Carter / The Seattle Times)

Are we dreaming? The Mariners’ win over the Minnesota Twins yesterday gives them nine wins in the past 10 games. Say that again. The Ms have won nine out of 10 games. Dang.

He fell into a fire pit: A man was burned when he stumbled into a fire pit early yesterday at a home in the Hansville area in Kitsap County. The 38-year-old Suquamish man is in serious condition after falling in the pit Wednesday night. He and his friends had been enjoying a bonfire, and after his friends went to bed, the man fell into the fire’s embers. The sheriff says alcohol was involved.

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


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