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NFL using videos on tablets at Pro Bowl

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:17
The NFL allowed coaches and players to use video on the Microsoft Surface tablets rather than just still photos for the Pro Bowl in Honolulu on Sunday.

New York vet gets Purple Heart 70 years after WWII battle

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:10

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A 90-year-old New York man wounded by Japanese fighter planes in World War II has been awarded a Purple Heart— 70 years after rescuing a fellow sailor. Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/1OZGDQH ) that Frederick Stone of Stony Brook accepted the medal Sunday during a ceremony at the Navy Operational Support Center in […]
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New York vet gets Purple Heart 70 years after WWII battle

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:10

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A 90-year-old New York man wounded by Japanese fighter planes in World War II has been awarded a Purple Heart— 70 years after rescuing a fellow sailor. Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/1OZGDQH ) that Frederick Stone of Stony Brook accepted the medal Sunday during a ceremony at the Navy Operational Support Center in […]
Categories: Sports Center

New York vet gets Purple Heart 70 years after WWII battle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:10

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A 90-year-old New York man wounded by Japanese fighter planes in World War II has been awarded a Purple Heart— 70 years after rescuing a fellow sailor. Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/1OZGDQH ) that Frederick Stone of Stony Brook accepted the medal Sunday during a ceremony at the Navy Operational Support Center in […]

Moldova has one of the largest cemeteries in Eastern Europe

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:09

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s sprawling Saint Lazarus cemetery is one of the largest graveyards in Eastern Europe. It lies on a hill in Chisinau, the capital of this impoverished nation located between European Union member Romania and Ukraine. Built in the 1960s, it covers 200 hectares (495 acres) and is dotted with wooden, metal […]
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Moldova has one of the largest cemeteries in Eastern Europe

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:09

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s sprawling Saint Lazarus cemetery is one of the largest graveyards in Eastern Europe. It lies on a hill in Chisinau, the capital of this impoverished nation located between European Union member Romania and Ukraine. Built in the 1960s, it covers 200 hectares (495 acres) and is dotted with wooden, metal […]
Categories: Sports Center

Moldova has one of the largest cemeteries in Eastern Europe

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:09

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s sprawling Saint Lazarus cemetery is one of the largest graveyards in Eastern Europe. It lies on a hill in Chisinau, the capital of this impoverished nation located between European Union member Romania and Ukraine. Built in the 1960s, it covers 200 hectares (495 acres) and is dotted with wooden, metal […]

New York vet gets Purple Heart 70 years after WWII battle

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:08
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A 90-year-old New York man wounded by Japanese fighter planes in World War II has been awarded a Purple Heart— 70 years after rescuing a fellow sailor.

African boy attacked by chimps recovers after New York surgery

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:02

Dunia Sibomana, who was attacked two years ago by chimpanzees in his village in the Democratic Republic of Congo, plays with Eian and Grace of his host family, in his room at Stony Brook Children's Hospital, New YorkJust weeks after a surgical team on New York's Long Island began a series of operations to rebuild both lips of an 8-year-old boy mauled by chimpanzees in Africa, the sound of success filled a play room at Stony Brook Children's Hospital. "Slurp!" was heard as Dunia Sibomana sipped a spoonful of chicken broth through his newly created lips. The surgery has already helped him keep food inside his mouth, speak more clearly and stop constant drooling, said lead surgeon Dr. Alexander Dagum, the hospital's chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery.


US official visits northern Syrian town of Kobani

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:02

BAGHDAD (AP) — President Barack Obama’s envoy to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group visited northern Syria over the weekend, according to a coalition official. Brett McGurk’s visit to the town of Kobani was the first known visit by a senior U.S. official to Syrian territory since the beginning of the U.S.-led campaign […]
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US official visits northern Syrian town of Kobani

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:02

BAGHDAD (AP) — President Barack Obama’s envoy to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group visited northern Syria over the weekend, according to a coalition official. Brett McGurk’s visit to the town of Kobani was the first known visit by a senior U.S. official to Syrian territory since the beginning of the U.S.-led campaign […]
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US official visits northern Syrian town of Kobani

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:02

BAGHDAD (AP) — President Barack Obama’s envoy to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group visited northern Syria over the weekend, according to a coalition official. Brett McGurk’s visit to the town of Kobani was the first known visit by a senior U.S. official to Syrian territory since the beginning of the U.S.-led campaign […]

Primary Sources: Iowa Caucuses: What to Watch For

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 20:00
An explanation of the state’s demographic divides, and how that affects candidates’ chances.









Mom hears son's donated heart beat in little girl

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:47

Mom hears son's donated heart beat in little girl's chest

       

China pastor accused of corruption

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:46
A prominent Chinese pastor is under investigation for corruption, in a move that religious groups have linked to a crackdown on Christian churches.
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White Pass - 2/1/2016 3:20:51 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:42
White Pass US12
2/1/2016 3:20:51 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Monday, Feb 1, 7 AM to noon, expect 30 minute delays. Feb. 2 through the end of March, work will stop for the remainder of the winter. Work to reconstruct the roadway in the three washout locations will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 2/1/2016 3:25:27 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:42
Satus Pass US97
2/1/2016 3:25:27 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 2/1/2016 3:39:21 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:42
Stevens Pass US2
2/1/2016 3:39:21 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, snow, slush and ice in places

Weather:
Snow showers

Blewett Pass - 2/1/2016 3:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:42
Blewett Pass US97
2/1/2016 3:25:53 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/1/2016 3:35:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:42
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/1/2016 3:35:08 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Occasional snow showers