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Seahawks' final roster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:36
Here is a look at the Seahawks' final roster:

F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:33
(Reuters) - Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, officials said. The pilot of the Cirrus SR22 propeller plane took off from Waukesha County Airport in Wisconsin and had been destined for Manassas Regional Airport in Virginia, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. Coast Guard said in a statement. The pilot had stopped responding to radio calls.

Rory Scovel's off-the-cuff comedy gets hearty laughs; Garofalo struggles

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:31
Rory Scovel walked on to the Playhouse Theatre stage looking like a disheveled youth pastor, with a scruffy beard and brown corduroy pants, but the Los Angeles-based comedian's material was anything but squeaky clean.

Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks since Brown's death

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:31
Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day. His death stoked national discourse about police tactics and race, which the rally's organizers pledged to continue.

6 dead in North Carolina house fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:24

6 dead in North Carolina house fireAuthorities say six people have died in a house fire in eastern North Carolina.


Murray in good shape to face Tsonga

BBC World News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:22
Andy Murray believes his physical problems are behind him as he heads into the second week of the US Open.
Categories: BBC World News

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:21

Sam's bid to be first openly gay NFL player on hold

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:14

 Preseason-St. Louis Rams at Miami Dolphins(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's dream of becoming the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) was put on hold on Saturday when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster for the 2014 regular season. The 24-year-old, a standout with the University of Missouri who had announced he was gay in February, was one of 22 players cut in final roster moves by the Rams to reach the limit before the NFL's 4 p.m. ET deadline on Saturday. The journey continues." Rams coach Jeff Fisher, who spoke to Sam by phone before the final roster moves were announced, said it had simply been "a football decision" to cut the defensive end.


Factbox: Defensive end Michael Sam

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:12
(Reuters) - Factbox on defensive end Michael Sam, whose bid to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) was put on hold when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster for the 2014 regular season on Saturday. EARLY PROMISE Attended Hitchcock High School in Hitchcock, Texas where he played football, both as a defensive end and offensive tackle. Recruited by a number of colleges, he accepted a scholarship with the University of Missouri where he became a consensus All-American and co-defensive player of the year in the Southeastern Conference as a senior in 2013.

White Pass - 8/30/2014 3:20:51 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:00
White Pass US12
8/30/2014 3:20:51 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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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Satus Pass - 8/30/2014 3:21:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:00
Satus Pass US97
8/30/2014 3:21:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 8/30/2014 3:35:08 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:00
Stevens Pass US2
8/30/2014 3:35:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/30/2014 3:25:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:00
Blewett Pass US97
8/30/2014 3:25:53 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/30/2014 3:29:24 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/30/2014 3:29:24 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. 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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Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 06:51

A rescued miner, center, is greeted by another miner while being helped by a rescue worker as he leaves the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing continued Saturday.


Raiders 41, Seahawks 31: Three things we learned

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 06:45
The Seahawks will set their final 53-man roster on Saturday afternoon and open the season on Thursday. Before putting the preseason completely to bed, here are some final impressions of what we learned the last month.
Categories: Sports Center

Felix Hernandez gives up four homers for first time in Mariners loss

Seattle Mariners - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 06:44
Is it a disturbing trend and a sign of things to come?
Categories: Sports Center

California lawmakers pass first statewide plastic bag ban

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 06:40
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 06:37
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.

New test shows promise in identifying mystery illnesses

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 06:36
Genetic testing called whole exome sequencing can offer what many families want: a definitive diagnosis of a rare and severe ailment. Even without a cure, the patient can benefit from better-informed treatment, doctors say. That’s what the parents of Mick Smith are hoping for.