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Seattle, the affordable city

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:38
Affordable housing has morphed into a loaded term in Seattle. Many residents and city leaders say it’s disappearing or there isn’t enough of it.

California approves landmark 'yes means yes' law

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:34

FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2014, file photo, Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a gubernatorial debate with Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in Sacramento, Calif. Brown announced Sunday, Sept. 28, that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.


Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee in hospice care: wife

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:34

Ben Bradlee, a former Washington Post executive editor discusses about the Watergate Hotel burglary and stories for the Post at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba LindaWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the newspaper's coverage of the Watergate scandal in the 1970s, is in hospice care, his wife said. Bradlee, 93, is suffering from Alzheimer's disease and sleeps much of the day, Sally Quinn told C-Span in an interview aired late on Sunday. "He does know who I am, yes. We actually called in hospice care this week," said Quinn, a religion columnist for the Post. Hospice care provides specialized medical treatment for terminally or seriously ill patients. ...


EU to decry Apple's Irish tax deal

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:33
The EU is expected to accuse Apple of benefiting from illegal state aid through its tax arrangements in Ireland.
Categories: BBC World News

Narendra Modi Outlines Goals for India on Eve of a Visit With Obama

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:28
At Madison Square Garden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi telegraphed a wish list while also deftly rallying an influential diaspora to his side.






Key details in the penalty retrial of Jodi Arias

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:25
The murder conviction of Jodi Arias will stand, but she is returning to court Monday for a second penalty phase to determine her punishment for the 2008 killing of her ex-boyfriend. A new jury will decide if Arias is sentenced to death. Here are some key things to know about the case:

Woman loses job after confronting family for flying a Mexican flag

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:22

Woman loses job after confronting family for flying a Mexican flagThe political activist confronted a homeowner for flying a Mexican flag in their front yard. Now, she's facing backlash after posting a video of the confrontation on YouTube.


VIDEO: HK protesters defy calls to leave

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:19
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals from officials to leave.
Categories: BBC World News

Will early voting start Tuesday?

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:18
WASHINGTON – State officials were waiting this morning for a ruling by U.S. Supreme Court Justice, who can either uphold or block an order by a federal judge that requires early voting in the state to begin Tuesday.

White Pass - 9/29/2014 5:26:16 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:04
White Pass US12
9/29/2014 5:26:16 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.

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Satus Pass - 9/29/2014 5:37:43 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:04
Satus Pass US97
9/29/2014 5:37:43 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 - 9/29/2014 5:24:57 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:04
Stevens Pass US2
9/29/2014 5:24:57 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.

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Blewett Pass - 9/29/2014 5:27:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:04
Blewett Pass US97
9/29/2014 5:27:37 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/29/2014 5:30:17 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:04
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/29/2014 5:30:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday 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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VIDEO: Ghani inaugurated as Afghan president

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:01
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, is sworn in at a ceremony in Kabul.
Categories: BBC World News

Memorial for stab death teacher

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:59
Tributes are paid to a teacher who was stabbed to death at a school in Leeds by her family, friends and civic dignitaries at a memorial service attended by hundreds.
Categories: BBC World News

Ghani sworn in as Afghan president

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:55
Ashraf Ghani is sworn in as Afghanistan's new president under a unity deal with his rival, ending months of deadlock over a disputed election.
Categories: BBC World News

North Las Vegas house fire kills 20 dogs, 70 rescued: TV

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:55
(Reuters) - A house fire in North Las Vegas, Nevada, has killed more than 20 dogs and firefighters rescued another 70, a television station reported on Monday. Firefighters arrived at the home late on Monday and found it involved in smoke and flames, CBS affiliate KLAS-TV reported. Fire crews from Las Vegas and North Las Vegas treated some of the animals at the scene. Others were taken to pet hospitals, the station reported. A man from the house was taken to a hospital and his injuries were unclear, it said. The cause of the fire was under investigation. ...

Karadzic 'drove Bosnia war crimes'

BBC World News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:50
Prosecutors say Radovan Karadzic was the driving force behind persecution of non-Serbs in the 1990s, as closing arguments are heard at his Hague trial.
Categories: BBC World News

Woman shot while walking dog in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:46

Woman shot while walking dog in Strawberry MansionA woman was shot multiple times while out walking her dog in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.