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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
Kentucky freshman forward Julius Randle is entering the NBA draft and many project him as a top-five selection.

Lake Washington, Everett school-bond issues failing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
Voters were rejecting the Lake Washington school district’s school-construction bond issue, which barely cleared 50 percent in  first-day returns Tuesday night, falling short of the 60 percent required for passage.

Albert Pujols reaches 500 career homers

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
Angels first baseman hits 499th and 500th homers in 7-2 victory over Washington.
Categories: Sports Center

Tonight's poll: Which team do you want the Seahawks to face in their home opener?

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
So finally tomorrow we will find out the Seahawks' 2014 regular season schedule, and most notably which team Seattle will host in its opener Sept. 4 --- an opener that may be the most-anticipated in franchise history.
Categories: Sports Center

Tuesday’s prep golf results

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
Golf results for Tuesday, April 22

GM seeks to bar some ignition cases

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:56
General Motors asks a US court to bar some lawsuits relating to its recall over faulty ignition switches.
Categories: BBC World News

Federal judge to hear Oregon gay marriage case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:46
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to defend the measure.

Seahawks’, NFL regular-season schedule will be revealed Wednesday night

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:46
Seattle will find out who it hosts in the Sept. 4 NFL opener as well as the rest of the season as the much anticipated schedule is announced at 5 p.m. The Seahawks’ preseason schedule was finalized Tuesday.
Categories: Sports Center

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:31

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, talks with Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Covina at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014. Hernandez proposed a constitutional amendment that would ask voters to again allow public colleges to use race and ethnicity when considering college applicants. The proposal stalled this year after backlash from Asian Americans.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.


FBI seeks to identify victims of suspected child molester abroad

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:24
The suspect, William James Vahey, 64, worked at the schools since 1972 and committed suicide on March 21 in Luverne, Minnesota, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday. He killed himself two days after agents in Houston sought a warrant to search a computer thumb drive belonging to him, the FBI said in a statement. The drive was given to the FBI by an employee of the American Nicaraguan School, in Managua, Nicaragua, where Vahey worked as a teacher of history and geography, the FBI said. A school employee filed a complaint with the FBI saying the USB drive "contained pornographic images of minor males who appeared to be asleep or unconscious," it said.

White Pass - 4/22/2014 10:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:22
White Pass US12
4/22/2014 10:07:23 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:
WSDOT and contractor crews reduced US 12 to a single lane with alternating traffic near milepost 154, three miles east of White Pass Summit. A temporary traffic signal is guiding vehicles through a single-lane detour. Drivers will experience 10 to 15 minute delays during daylight hours.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 4/22/2014 10:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:22
Satus Pass US97
4/22/2014 10:12:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 4/22/2014 10:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:22
Stevens Pass US2
4/22/2014 10:02:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 4/22/2014 10:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:22
Blewett Pass US97
4/22/2014 10:04:25 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather occur, weather reports will be updated promptly. Crews will keep an eye on forecasts, especially at higher elevations, and will be ready to treat and clear roadways if wintry weather returns. Drivers who travel mountain pass highways should always know before you go, drive for conditions and prepare for winter travel as short-term snow events can happen well into May.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 4/22/2014 10:01:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:22
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/22/2014 10:01:00 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:
Milepost 56 to 61 east of the summit, traffic is reduced to one lane both directions 24 hours a day for building detours to be used this construction season. Drivers should be prepared for up to 2 hours of added travel time until April 25. To minimize added travel time, drivers should be over the pass before 8 a.m., travel after 8 p.m., or consider alternate routes.

Weather:


VIDEO: 'We just want to live normally'

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:19
The BBC meets a pro-Russian family living in a rural area of Ukraine, who say their support for Moscow does not mean they are separatists.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: DJ Duke: Will and Kate hit the decks

BBC World News - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:10
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.
Categories: BBC World News

Washington Wizards win in OT for 2-0 series lead over Chicago

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:08
Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference series.