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Tag: Amanda Knox

April
1st

About last week…

When the sun came out last week, I was sifting through several interesting news stories for a topic. Let’s just say I got distracted. Now that I’m somewhat back on track, let’s take a look at a few.

 

Early in the week we learned that  an Italian court had ordered Amanda Knox’ murder case reopened (Trib 3/26). Though not unexpected, the judicial quicksand into which Knox stepped after being implicated in the death of her roommate, Meredith Kercher, continues to tug on her. More than anything, the court’s recent decision highlights two major differences

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Sep.
14th

Freedom for Jason Puracal!

The latest news on Jason Puracal, a Foss High School and University of Washington alum, is nothing short of fantastic – Jason is a free man.

The latest update on Puracal came from the Idaho Press-Tribune (9/14) at 4:17pm PDT, which stated that Puracal had been released from prison (Thursday) and had since left Nicaragua for an undisclosed location. Given the way the country treated him for the last two years, who would blame him for making a hasty, if unauthorized exit (I would have dug my way out of Nicaragua with a fork).

Puracal spent

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