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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Sisters forever? Lurid murder case tests sister-city bonds

“Sister Orca,” a 30-foot-high representation of an orca fin created by Salish artist Marvin Oliver, is a popular attraction in Seattle’s sister city, Perugia, Italy. A plan to return the favor by naming a tiny Seattle park in honor of Perugia was nixed after the initial Amanda Knox guilty verdict was announced.