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Philadelphia residents speak out on BB gun sales to children

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:34

Philadelphia residents speak out on BB gun sales to childrenOutraged Philadelphia residents spoke out against the illegal sale of BB guns to children, the damage it can do, and the need to make tougher regulations.


Philadelphia SRC agrees to sell 11 closed school buildings

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:34

Philadelphia SRC agrees to sell 11 closed school buildingsThe School Reform Commission has agreed to sell 11 school buildings that were closed by the Philadelphia School District.


About 100,000 reasons to hate the Philadelphia Eagles

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:31
A man picked 15 straight NFL winners on a $5 bet in the Delaware Sports Lottery last weekend, but came up short for a windfall.

Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:30

Students at Sequoia High School in Redwood City Calif. make their way bak to class after a special assembly on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. During the assembly Facebook gifted 50 laptops to the school and CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered questions in front of hundreds of students as part of Facebook's campaign to encourage students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math or what are otherwise known as STEM fields. (AP Photo/Alex Washburn)REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company.


Sources: Alleged attackers claim mutual fight, not attack, on gay couple in Center City Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:26

 Alleged attackers claim mutual fight, not attack, on gay couple in Center City PhiladelphiaSources tell Action News that the persons of interest are claiming an incident in Center City Philadelphia, characterized as a hate crime on a gay couple, was a mutual fight.


Loser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal arguments

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:26
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A defeated Senate candidate in Mississippi is arguing that a state court judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran.

Sheriff: Man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter in murder-suicide

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:18

 Man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter in murder-suicideA man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a shooting at a home in a small town in North Florida Thursday, a sheriff said.


Slain Pa. trooper eulogized as impeccable officer

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:16

Slain Pa. trooper eulogized as impeccable officerCpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral as a manhunt for his killer continued 40 miles away.


Suspect in Pa. trooper shooting on 'FBI Most Wanted' list

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:14

Suspect in Pa. trooper shooting on 'FBI Most Wanted' listPennsylvania State Police have reopened roads in rural northeastern Pennsylvania after swarming the area in a search for the man charged with killing a trooper.


Over 2,000 homes threatened in California fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:03
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire in Northern California threatened more than 2,000 homes and consumed huge swaths of timber land east of Sacramento while another town near the Oregon border took account of the damage done by a wildfire that burned 200 homes earlier in the week.

Uzbek first daughter hires PR help

BBC World News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:00
London firm batting for fallen Uzbek first daughter
Categories: BBC World News

Search for Texas deputy suspended, but will resume

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:56

Austin Fire Department Capt. Scott Bartell searches Lake Austin for a missing Travis County Sheriff deputy who was swept away in a flood near Fritz Hughes Park in Austin, Texas on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Inclement weather made rescue crews in Central Texas suspend the search for a sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused dozens of streets and some houses to flood.


White Pass - 9/18/2014 7:26:16 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:55
White Pass US12
9/18/2014 7:26:16 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. motorist can expect 30 minute delays near the summit for construction work.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/18/2014 7:37:43 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:55
Satus Pass US97
9/18/2014 7:37:43 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/18/2014 7:24:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:55
Stevens Pass US2
9/18/2014 7:24:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/18/2014 7:27:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:55
Blewett Pass US97
9/18/2014 7:27:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/18/2014 7:30:17 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:55
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/18/2014 7:30:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for this week. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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Jason Terry traded to Rockets

NBA - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:51
The Houston Rockets acquired Jason Terry and draft picks from the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday for Alonzo Gee and Scotty Hopson.
Categories: Sports Center

Arrest of Cardinals player adds to NFL’s problems

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:51
Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals was arrested in a domestic-violence investigation Wednesday as the NFL continued to find itself under siege for its handling of such cases.
Categories: Sports Center

Huskies’ Kasen Williams off to slow start

WA Huskies - Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:50
Washington senior receiver Kasen Williams has caught just one pass the past two weeks. He says the slow start has nothing to do with the injury he suffered last season.
Categories: Sports Center