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Cuomo's office tightly controls public records

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 13 min ago

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Governor nominee Kathy Hochul participate in a "Women for Cuomo" campaign event in New York, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing Cuomo in his bid for a second term. Cuomo faces Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in the Nov. 4 general election. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office instead tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.


China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 14 min ago

Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei gives a speech during the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. China and 21 other Asian nations have signed on to the new international bank opposed by Washington as an unnecessary rival to established institutions such as the World Bank.(AP Photo/Takaki Yajima, Pool)BEIJING (AP) — China and 20 other Asian nations signed on Friday to a new Beijing-backed international bank for Asia that Washington opposes as an unnecessary rival to established institutions such as the World Bank.


'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

BBC World News - 3 hours 14 min ago
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
Categories: BBC World News

Malaysian man crawls for 3 days after car smash

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 16 min ago
A Malaysian man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days before happening upon an isolated village, authorities said Friday.

Chat rewind: Talking transportation with Times reporter Mike Lindblom

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 19 min ago
Not being able to drive in the rain is not a viable excuse.

Philanthropist left $1M to Spokane Mayor Condon

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 23 min ago
Spokane Mayor David Condon inherited $1 million earlier this year from Spokane philanthropist Myrtle Woldson who died in April at the age of 104.

Ebola doctor’s neighbors: ‘A nice guy’ who works a lot

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 24 min ago
Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, has worked on projects in Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Frank Mankiewicz, aide told world Robert Kennedy had died

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 25 min ago
Frank Mankiewicz grew up with an Algonquin West round table in his Beverly Hills household, regaled by movie stars, famous writers and comedians like the Marx Brothers.

What’s with all the mysterious art on Denny Way?

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 27 min ago
All Rise, a 14-month rotating installation of public art on Denny Way in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, looks to engage passers-by.

Pac-12 picks, week 9

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 27 min ago
Awful performance last week, worst one I've experienced. Got to pick it up . . .

Headshot Truck takes actors’ portraits on the road

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 27 min ago
In a city where a head shot is an actor’s calling card, it used to be easy to get a studio-quality photo. But many of the traditional photo studios have closed, so Adam and Sylvia Hendershott decided to catch L.A.’s trendy truck wave — and carve out a niche for themselves in the he

Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 29 min ago

File - In the Oct. 18, 2014 file photo, Garteh Korkoryah, center, mother of Thomas Eric Duncan, is comforted during a memorial service for her son. It may not matter much that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas apologized for initially misdiagnosing Duncan, who was sent home from the emergency room but later returned sicker and farther along on a painful decline to death from Ebola. Insulated by Texas tort reform that gives an extra layer of protection to emergency room doctors and nurses, not only is the very feasibility of winning a lawsuit complicated, but the potential payout is severely capped. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.


White Pass - 10/23/2014 9:58:16 PM

White Pass Report - 3 hours 29 min ago
White Pass US12
10/23/2014 9:58:16 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:


Satus Pass - 10/23/2014 9:54:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - 3 hours 29 min ago
Satus Pass US97
10/23/2014 9:54:40 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.

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Stevens Pass - 10/23/2014 9:57:34 PM

Stevens Pass Report - 3 hours 29 min ago
Stevens Pass US2
10/23/2014 9:57:34 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.

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Blewett Pass - 10/23/2014 9:43:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - 3 hours 29 min ago
Blewett Pass US97
10/23/2014 9:43:53 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 - 10/23/2014 9:46:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - 3 hours 29 min ago
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/23/2014 9:46:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting operation have been completed for the 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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Guide to developments in Ferguson police shooting

Yahoo! National News - 3 hours 53 min ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It has been nearly 11 weeks since Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. The Aug. 9 shooting and the protests that followed raised new awareness about the racial makeup of police departments and police use of military-style equipment, among other issues. Here's a look at where things stand: