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California bill would help protect franchisee business investments

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:15
By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES - When Kathryn Slater-Carter learned her family would lose $1.5 million after McDonald's Corp did not renew the franchise agreement on one of their restaurants in the San Francisco suburbs, she tried for a second time to change state law to protect franchisee investments. That renewed effort may bear some fruit. California lawmakers in August passed the new bill she championed and Governor Jerry Brown has until Sept. 30 to sign or veto it. ...

China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492M for bribery

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:12
Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China, the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court.

FDA revises food safety rules due next year

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained that the regulations could hurt business.

Warning about virus that's killing NJ dogs

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:07

Warning about virus that's killing NJ dogsA silent killer has been taking the lives of dogs in central New Jersey.


White Pass - 9/19/2014 1:26:16 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:04
White Pass US12
9/19/2014 1:26:16 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 - 9/19/2014 1:37:43 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:04
Satus Pass US97
9/19/2014 1:37:43 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 - 9/19/2014 1:24:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:04
Stevens Pass US2
9/19/2014 1:24:57 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 - 9/19/2014 1:27:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:04
Blewett Pass US97
9/19/2014 1:27:37 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 - 9/19/2014 1:30:17 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:04
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/19/2014 1:30:17 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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Kerry says Iran can help defeat IS

BBC World News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:03
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran has a role to play in the fight against Islamic State despite not being part of the US-led coalition.
Categories: BBC World News

NFL boss sorry over abuse scandals

BBC World News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:01
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he 'got it wrong' in dealing with issues of domestic violence that have plagued the league over the past weeks.
Categories: BBC World News

Greece: New bailout 'out of the question'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:58
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister said Friday that his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of painful cost-cutting reforms.

Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:57

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2012, file photo, an NFL pink ribbon logo commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month is painted on the field during an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Dallas Cowboys in Baltimore. Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File0NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems.


Picassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:56

Retail mogul Leslie Wexner, left, and his wife Abigail tour the "Transfigurations" exhibit at the Wexner Center for the Arts Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. The "Transfigurations" exhibit, which opens this Sunday, is from the Wexner's private collection will mark the 25th anniversary of the Wexner Center for the Arts. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail have amassed over the years, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration.


Astorino Forces Encounter With Cuomo as They Court Business Leaders

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:50
Rob Astorino showed up unannounced for a speech by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to New York’s leading business group, ensuring a spontaneous encounter with a governor who avoids them.

Familiar faces as Washington hosts Georgia State

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:49
Trent Miles still has the memories even if his time working at Washington was mostly filled with forgettable losses. Now the head coach at Georgia State, Miles and his staff filled with Washington connections bring the Panthers to Seattle for a matchup with the Huskies on Saturday afternoon. For Washington (3-0), it serves as the final tuneup with a showdown with Stanford to start Pac-12 play a ...

Debate on Independence Lingers in Scottish Homes

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:46
Countless relatives have found themselves on opposite sides of a rift opened by two years of discussion about the most momentous decisions their country has faced since joining the union.

Police SUV slams into Dunkin Donuts in Berlin, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 04:45

Police SUV slams into Dunkin Donuts in Berlin, N.J.A police SUV rammed into the front of a Dunkin Donuts store in Berlin Township, Camden County Friday morning.