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Blewett Pass - 8/11/2014 11:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:56
Blewett Pass US97
8/11/2014 11:25:53 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/11/2014 11:20:52 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:56
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/11/2014 11:20:52 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 Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Chief Justice: Lawyers should mend partisan divide

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:56

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the American Bar Association's annual meeting in Boston, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Roberts, who has served as chief justice since 2005, talked about the "historical and present-day significance" of the Magna Carta. The document laid the groundwork for representative democracy and the rule of law upon its signing in England in 1215. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking at the American Bar Association's annual meeting Monday, said lawyers should play a key role in mitigating the "sharp partisan divides" that have shaken public faith in government.


ScienceTake: A Mouse Switch Turns Off Appetite

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:55
The discovery of a small network of brain cells holds the potential to advance to treatment of eating disorders in people.

Photo released of suspect in Del. trooper shooting, more charges filed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:52

Photo released of suspect in Del. trooper shooting, more charges filedDelaware State Police have filed additional charges after a trooper was shot in his body armor during the execution of a search warrant last week.


Ship rescues 3 sailors stranded off Hawaii coast

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:45

This Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the 42-foot sailboat Walkabout caught in Hurricane Julio, about 400 miles northeast of Oahu, Hawaii. Walkabout is disabled and taking on water with three people aboard. The Coast Guard is coordinating the rescue of the boat. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)HONOLULU (AP) — A container ship crew has rescued three people from a sailboat that was stranded in waters roiled by Hurricane Julio off the Hawaii Coast.


Kenyan men hide from circumcision

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:44
Men from several ethnic groups in a small town in western Kenya have gone into hiding fearing they will be forcibly circumcised after a spate of attacks.
Categories: BBC World News

TV crew checking crime app in Washington has van robbed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:44
(Reuters) - A TV news van was robbed in Washington while its crew was reporting on a smartphone crime app that rates bad neighborhoods, the station reported. CBS affiliate WUSA parked a news van in northwest Washington late on Friday to report on the new iPhone app SketchFactor. When the crew returned to the van, the lock was gone, along with electronics, phones, computers and cameras, WUSA said. The news crew tracked down some of the gear in two dumpsters using an iPhone device, the station reported over the weekend.

Keep pets safe in hot weather

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:40
Warm weather means added attention to keep your pets safe. The Seattle Animal Shelter and Seattle Humane Society offer these tips on protecting pets:

Monday Memo: SLU closures ... Hot day ... Supermoon wrapup ... Retro repairs

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:39
Don't go there: Do you ride or bike in South Lake Union? This week's commute is going to be messy with various road closures and construction alerts.

Listening Post: A Rift in Worldviews Is Exposed as Clinton Faults Obama on Policy

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:37
In a blunt interview with The Atlantic, Hillary Clinton shattered an image of unity with the president, criticizing his “Don’t do stupid stuff” approach.






Egypt stops Human Rights Watch staffers at airport

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:37
Egyptian authorities stopped the executive director of Human Rights Watch and another U.S. staffer from entering the country Monday ahead of the release of a critical report by the group on mass killings by security forces last summer, the group and security officials said.

Virginia governor pitched health product, says corruption trial witness

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:36

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell arrives with his legal team for his trial in RichmondBy Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell gave a personal pitch to a state healthcare official for the dietary supplement at the heart of the former governor’s trial on corruption and bribery charges, the official testified on Monday. Sara Wilson, director of the Virginia Department of Human Resource Management, said McDonnell pulled out a bottle of the product, Anatabloc, at a meeting she and her boss had with him in March 2012 to discuss healthcare. McDonnell and his wife Maureen face 14 counts of corruption and bribery in connection with allegedly accepting $165,000 in loans and gifts from Jonnie Williams Sr., the former chief executive officer of the company, now called Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc, that makes Anatabloc. Martin Kent, McDonnell’s former chief of staff, testified in U.S. District Court that the governor's use of Williams’ Ferrari hurt the feelings of state police guards.


Six killed after Texas police chase ends in crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:32
By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - A teenager, his parents and uncle were among six people killed when a speeding vehicle pursued by police slammed into their car outside Houston, killing both drivers and their passengers, police said. The Sunday night incident near Dickinson, about 25 miles southeast of Houston, started when police tried to pull over a Dodge Durango sports utility vehicle that was swerving and driving without headlights. The driver sped up to about 100 mph (160 kph) when the officer activated his emergency lights, Dickinson Police Captain Jay Jaekel said. The driver of the SUV was Juan Garcia Ahuezoteco, 23, who had an outstanding felony warrant for driving while intoxicated, police said.

Met Opera extends lockout deadline in musicians' labor dispute

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:30

Union orchestra musicians and chorus members of New York's Metropolitan Opera gather at a rally near Lincoln Center in New York CityTalks between New York's Metropolitan Opera and its musicians and other unionized employees will resume this week after the opera company agreed to extend its deadline for a threatened lockout by another week, federal mediators said on Monday. The contract negotiations, the most contentious at the Met since a previous lockout in 1980, had been suspended for a week while an independent analyst studied the Met's finances. The analyst's review is "nearing its completion," the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said in a statement on Monday, adding that the Met had agreed to extend its deadline to Sunday, Aug. 17. A lockout could derail the new opera season, which is set to open next month.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Buzzfeed receives $50m investment

BBC World News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:17
A venture capitalist firm has invested $50m in the internet-media company Buzzfeed to expand coverage and produce more videos.
Categories: BBC World News

Huskies morning links: Reintroducing Kendyl Taylor, UW's forgotten wide receiver

WA Huskies - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:16
The Huskies will scrimmage for the first time today, but it will be closed to the media and public. We'll be back out there for Tuesday afternoon's practice, with the usual updates afterward. In the meantime, I'm wrapping up some things for our college football special section that comes out at the
Categories: Sports Center

Huskies morning links: Reintroducing Kendyl Taylor, UW's forgotten wide receiver

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:16
The Huskies will scrimmage for the first time today, but it will be closed to the media and public. We'll be back out there for Tuesday afternoon's practice, with the usual updates afterward. In the meantime, I'm wrapping up some things for our college football special section that comes out at the

Washington State depending on offense

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:15
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Washington State rode the arm of quarterback Connor Halliday to its first bowl game in a decade last year, and Cougar fans can expect more of the same this season.

Denver woman in terrorism case plans guilty plea

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 02:14
DENVER (AP) — A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman accused of trying to go to Syria to help ISIS plans to plead guilty in the case.