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July 1, 2014 at 7:06 AM

Tuesday Memo: Beacon Hill shooting … Near-record heat today … Big match at 1 p.m.

Shooting on Seattle’s Beacon Hill: Someone was shot shortly before 4 a.m. today in the 2900 block of 12th Avenue South in Seattle, according to Seattle police. This story will be updating

Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend says she provided alibis for both of them him that he hopes will persuade Italy’s top criminal court to overturn his conviction for the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher.  He and Knox were convicted, acquitted, then convicted again of killing Kercher in a house she shared with Knox in 2007 in Perugia, Italy.

Leg returned: A woman who lost her prosthetic leg while swimming near Kingston got it back when a woman found it while beachcombing at Point No Point Beach over the weekend. The woman who found the leg used Facebook to locate the owner of the leg.

Wenatchee drowning: A woman trying to rescue her dog when it went into the Wenatchee River yesterday drowned. The Cashmere woman was throwing sticks into the water for the dog to fetch when it began to struggle. When she went into the river to try to rescue it she began to struggle herself. The dog managed to make it to shore safely.

Summer heat continues: The temperature could reach near-record highs in the 90s today before dropping down into the 80s tomorrow. Yes! National Weather Service forecast

Big-time soccer today: The U.S. Men’s National Team plays Belgium in a World Cup knockout match at 1 p.m. today. The match can be seen on ESPN and Univision.

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


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