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Blewett Pass - 4/1/2015 12:34:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:29
Blewett Pass US97
4/1/2015 12:34:35 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information is available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/1/2015 12:38:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/1/2015 12:38:47 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with snow and slush in places.

Weather:
Occasional mixed rain and snow

Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:29

This March 2, 2015 photo shows the view looking south from the under-construction Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. With a slew of residential and hotel developments, Miami is embracing the notion that homes, like cars, handbags and jewelry, should carry luxe designer labels. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Florida (AP) — The wow factor for Miami's skyscraper condos no longer comes from a dazzling Atlantic Ocean view.


Jury rejects Michigan man's Heinz ketchup packet patent suit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:27

This photo shows Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets at a Robinson Township, Pa., fast food restaurant Monday, March 30, 2015. A Michigan food entrepreneur is trying to convince a federal court jury in Pittsburgh that his “Little Dipper” condiment package led the H.J. Heinz Co. to develop it’s Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal jury on Wednesday rejected a Michigan man's claims that a condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets in 2010.


Too much iced tea caused Arkansas man's kidney problems

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:26

This May 21, 2007 file photo shows a glass of iced tea in Concord, N.H. Doctors have traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. He said he drank about 16 8-ounce cups of iced tea every day. Black tea has the chemical oxalate which known to cause kidney stones or even kidney failure in excessive amounts. The man is on dialysis, perhaps for the rest of his life. The case report is in the Thursday, April 2, 2015 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day.


Evacuations after reported gas leak in Magnolia, NJ

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:25

Evacuations after reported gas leak in Magnolia, NJResidents were evacuated after a reported gas leak in in Magnolia, Camden County.


Four dead in Mexico oil rig blaze

BBC World News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:24
An oil rig in Mexico is engulfed in flames after fire breaks out in a pump room, killing four and forcing workers to jump into the sea.
Categories: BBC World News

Mom of biracial man killed by officer trusts prosecutor

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:16

Andrea Irwin holds a photo of her son Tony Robinson Tuesday, April 1, 2015 in Madison, Wis. Irwin, whose biracial son died at the hands of a white Madison Wisconsin police officer in March, says she trusts prosecutors will get to the truth of what really happened. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The mother of a biracial man fatally shot by a white Wisconsin police officer said Wednesday that she's barely coping with her son's death but believes prosecutors will seek the truth as they review the case.


Prosecutor fired amid reports of sterilization in plea deals

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:15
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville prosecutor has been fired after reports surfaced that he made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations in some cases.

McDonald's to raise pay for US staff

BBC World News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:09
The fast-food giant McDonald's says it will raise the pay of more than 90,000 US employees to at least $1 above the legal minimum wage.
Categories: BBC World News

Arkansas governor seeks fix of religion bill seen as targeting gays

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:07

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson answers reporters' questions as Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, background, listens at the state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Hutchinson called for changes to the state's religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn't intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson told lawmakers on Wednesday to revise a bill that rights activists and U.S. businesses said allowed discrimination against gays, and home-state corporate giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc praised his action. Indiana's governor a day earlier said lawmakers should fix a similar Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). In a news conference at the Capitol in Little Rock, Hutchinson, who previously said he would sign the bill, said he was sending the act back to the Republican-controlled legislature to be rewritten so it can better balance tolerance for diversity and protections of religious freedom.


VIDEO: Snowden's smashed laptop on show

BBC World News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:04
The laptop used to store top-secret documents leaked by National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has gone on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Categories: BBC World News

Anti-Muslim ads begin appearing on SEPTA buses

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:03

Anti-Muslim ads begin appearing on SEPTA busesA controversial anti-Muslim advertisement began appearing Wednesday on dozens of SEPTA buses.


'Miracle dog' survives being hit by car, clubbed, abandoned

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:00

In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Ryann Simmons sits with the dog his girlfriend is fostering at their home in Moses Lake, Wash. The dog, Theia, survived being run over, beaten with a hammer and buried, and now needs surgery. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Jesse Tinsley)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The stray dog was hit by a car, clubbed in the head and left for dead in a ditch in Washington state. Days later, the 1-year-old bully breed mix showed up sickly and covered in dirt at a nearby farm.


IS militants 'enter Damascus camp'

BBC World News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 04:51
Islamic State militants enter the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in the Syrian capital, seizing control of large areas, reports say.
Categories: BBC World News

Stalled replica pirate ship towed to port after crew rescued

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 04:34
BOSTON (AP) — A disabled Canadian replica pirate ship whose nine crewmembers were rescued by the Coast Guard has been towed to a southern Maine shipyard.

Whitney Museum Contemplates a Bigger Future, With Bigger Expenses

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 04:30
As it opens its new $422 million Lower Manhattan home, the Whitney Museum of American Art is preparing for the challenge of paying to operate a larger building.

White Pass - 4/1/2015 11:22:07 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 04:28
White Pass US12
4/1/2015 11:22:07 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Snow showers

Satus Pass - 4/1/2015 11:26:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 04:28
Satus Pass US97
4/1/2015 11:26:10 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast

What happens next in marathon bomber's death penalty trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 04:28

This undated file photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged in the Boston Marathon bombing. Prosecutors rested their case against Tsarnaev on Monday, March 30, 2015, after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack. (AP Photo/FBI, File)BOSTON (AP) — Now that the prosecution and defense have rested in the first phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial, there are a few steps left before jurors begin deliberating. After the jury reaches a verdict, the same jury will hear evidence in a second phase of the trial to determine whether Tsarnaev, 21, should be executed or spend the rest of his life in prison.