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Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:36
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California becomes first state to ban single-use plastic bags; manufacturers warn of lost jobs.

Officer kills man through car door in his driveway

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:34

In this Feb. 18, 2013 photo released by the Columbia County (Ga.) Sheriff`s Office, Earnest Satterwhite poses for a booking bug. Satterwhite spent some of the last moments of his life fleeing from officers that wanted to pull the 68-year-old man over on suspicion of drunken driving. Seconds after he pulled into a driveway off a dirt road in Edgefield County, an officer opened fired, leaving him one of 75 people in South Carolina killed by an officer since 2010. (AP Photo/Columbia County (Ga.) Sheriff`s Office)NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) — Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with a habit of ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over — an act of defiance that ultimately got him killed.


Human remains found at trash collection site near Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:33
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A worker at a waste collection site near Los Angeles found human remains on a conveyor belt at the facility, marking what local media called the fourth such grisly find in two years, police said on Tuesday. The employee found the body parts on Monday evening at Athens Services in an industrial area about 15 miles east of Los Angeles, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Deputy Juanita Suarez-Navarro. ...

Viagra ads target women for 1st time

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:30

Viagra ads target women for 1st timeTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.


Brain Injury Group Says N.F.L. Settlement Makes Faulty Assumptions

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:26
In a court filing in Philadelphia, two doctors from the Brain Injury Association of America said the proposed settlement would exclude many players and limit their access to benefits.






Burglar stabbed in rear by homeowner in Chinatown

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:25

Burglar stabbed in rear by homeowner in ChinatownPhiladelphia Police say a homeowner stabbed an intruder multiple times in the buttocks as he tried to escape from a first floor apartment.


Central Park Zoo Prepares to Welcome Grizzlies

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:24
Since the zoo’s famed polar bear Gus died last year, his pool has been empty, but a pair of Bronx grizzlies named Betty and Veronica are set to take his place in November.






Verstappen 'could be F1 superstar'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:23
Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut at Suzuka.
Categories: BBC World News

Man accused of stabbing 3 at church gets 5 years

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:18
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 25-year-old man who authorities say stabbed three people at a Catholic church in New Mexico has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Car slams into Northeast Philadelphia apartment building

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:17

Car slams into Northeast Philadelphia apartment buildingA car slammed into an apartment building on Tuesday morning in Northeast Philadelphia.


White Pass - 9/30/2014 8:37:58 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:17
White Pass US12
9/30/2014 8:37:58 AM

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 - 9/30/2014 8:24:03 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:17
Satus Pass US97
9/30/2014 8:24:03 AM

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 - 9/30/2014 8:30:13 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:17
Stevens Pass US2
9/30/2014 8:30:13 AM

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 - 9/30/2014 8:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:16
Blewett Pass US97
9/30/2014 8:25:01 AM

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 - 9/30/2014 8:26:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:16
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/30/2014 8:26:08 AM

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 scheduled Tuesday through Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. 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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Books of The Times: ‘On Immunity: An Inoculation,’ Essays by Eula Biss

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:14
Eula Biss examines beliefs about filth and purity, from environmental toxins to vaccinations, in “On Immunity: An Inoculation.”

ArtsBeat: Seat Belt Could Have Prevented Tracy Morgan’s Injuries, Walmart Says

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:05
Walmart argued in legal filings that the comedian was partly to blame for his injuries because he was not wearing a seat belt when a Walmart truck crashed into his vehicle.

Many Strikeouts, Fewer Runs As Pitchers Gain Upper Hand

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:59
Pitchers are striking out batters in record numbers amid a heavier reliance on bullpens and greater specialization among relievers.

Letter From the Middle East: A Conspicuous Absence on Israel’s List of Top Baby Names

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:53
Israel’s population authority left Muhammad off the annual Top 10 list of baby names, even though it was No. 1, setting off a discussion about the status of the Arab minority.

Well: After Surgery, Predicting a Speedy Recovery

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 23:49
In a small study, researchers found that certain activity in patients’ immune systems correlated to different recovery times.