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Blewett Pass - 10/2/2014 6:56:03 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:39
Blewett Pass US97
10/2/2014 6:56:03 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/2/2014 6:43:24 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/2/2014 6:43:24 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 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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Cancer patient's family worries over disruptive construction project

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:37

Family of teen with terminal cancer upset over road constructionA major construction project in Camden County that hopes to ease congestion for millions of drivers has brought nothing but headaches and sleepless nights for one family.


India beat Pakistan to hockey gold

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:36
India win their first Asian Games hockey gold in 16 years after beating rivals Pakistan on penalties in Incheon.
Categories: BBC World News

Philadelphia set to cut ribbon on new boardwalk

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:35

Philadelphia set to cut ribbon on new boardwalkBikers and runners on Philadelphia's Schuylkill River Trail already travel past iconic sites like the art museum and Boathouse Row. Now they get to walk on water.


Potato harvest schools Maine teens in hard work

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:32

In this photo made Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, Nick Powers, 16, drives a 60,000-pound load of potatoes from a field to a storage facility in Mapleton, Maine. Powers is a junior at Presque Isle High School, one of a half-dozen schools that close for up to three weeks each autumn as kids help to bring in the potato crop. Educators and farmers are clinging to a tradition that give farmers much-needed help and puts money in the pockets of teenagers. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)BLAINE, Maine (AP) — In the gentle hills of northern Maine, far from the rocky coastline and lighthouses, teenagers trade warm classrooms for cold potato fields every fall, just as they have for generations.


New claims cite illegal actions by Missouri police in race protest

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:31

Demonstrators protesting the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown hold placards towards Barney's Sports Pub where supporters of officer Darren Wilson gathered in St. Louis, MissouriBy Carey Gillam (Reuters) - Four more people caught up in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, that followed the police killing of a black teenager, have joined a lawsuit alleging illegal assaults and detentions by "rogue" police officers. The amended complaint, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, seeks approximately $60 million and claims police used "wanton and excessive force" as they dealt with protests after the Aug. 9 killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. ...


Plot to bomb holiday event leads to 30-year term

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:29

FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, File)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed "God is great" while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb.


VIDEO: Dog saved from tar pool in India

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:28
A stray dog in India's Udaipur recovers after being found stuck in pool of hot tar.
Categories: BBC World News

First Draft: Today in Politics

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:25
A group backed by the billionaire Koch brothers is shifting tactics in several of the most competitive Senate races and will begin more direct and aggressive attacks on Democratic candidates.






UK urges decisive action on Ebola

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:23
The UK calls for decisive international action to deal with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as it co-hosts a forum with Sierra Leone in London.
Categories: BBC World News

City Room: New York Today: Making the Grades

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:22
Thursday: a city of report cards, more moody weather, and the mayor’s house for rent.






No rift over Sturridge - Hodgson

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:19
England manager Roy Hodgson says there is no rift with Liverpool over Daniel Sturridge, who has been left out of his latest squad.
Categories: BBC World News

Court takes up hear religious bias case over hijab

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:13
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday it will consider whether retailer Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim woman who was denied a job because her headscarf conflicted with the company's dress code, which the clothing chain has since changed.

VIDEO: Hajj pilgrims converge on Mecca

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:12
Muslim pilgrims have gathered in Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Can Modi scheme clean up India?

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:11
Indians across the subcontinent pick up their buckets and brooms to join a nationwide campaign to clean streets and public spaces.
Categories: BBC World News

European car chiefs 'reeling' from Ford warning

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:09

Worker cleans the floor next to a Fiat 500 X, in preparation for the press conference during the press day at the Motor Show in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)PARIS (AP) — Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says fellow car bosses "are still reeling" from the profit warning that rival Ford announced on the eve of the biennial gathering in Paris.


Supreme Court takes up housing bias case

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:06
For the third time in recent years, the Supreme Court will consider taking away a powerful legal tactic the Obama administration and others have used to combat housing discrimination.

Supreme Court takes up Idaho Medicaid challenge

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:05
The Supreme Court will decide whether private sector health care providers can force a state to raise its Medicaid reimbursement rates to keep up with rising costs.

Supreme Court takes up housing bias case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 22:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the third time in recent years, the Supreme Court will consider taking away a powerful legal tactic the Obama administration and others have used to combat housing discrimination.