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Lock of hair from Thomas Jefferson auctioned for $6,875

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:51

DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair from Thomas Jefferson has sold at auction in Texas for $6,875, nearly 190 years after the former president died. Heritage Auctions in Dallas said Saturday’s sale involved 14 strands that were snipped by Jefferson’s personal physician at the time of the statesman’s death on July 4, 1826. A […]
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Lock of hair from Thomas Jefferson auctioned for $6,875

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:51

DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair from Thomas Jefferson has sold at auction in Texas for $6,875, nearly 190 years after the former president died. Heritage Auctions in Dallas said Saturday’s sale involved 14 strands that were snipped by Jefferson’s personal physician at the time of the statesman’s death on July 4, 1826. A […]

West Seattle High opens school’s first gender-neutral bathroom

NBA - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:51

West Seattle High School now has a gender-neutral bathroom, one of the first such school bathrooms in the city and the greater Puget Sound area.
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West Seattle High opens school’s first gender-neutral bathroom

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:51

West Seattle High School now has a gender-neutral bathroom, one of the first such school bathrooms in the city and the greater Puget Sound area.
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West Seattle High opens school’s first gender-neutral bathroom

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:51

West Seattle High School now has a gender-neutral bathroom, one of the first such school bathrooms in the city and the greater Puget Sound area.

VIDEO: How the global refugee crisis got so bad - in numbers

BBC World News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:51
How the global refugee crisis got so bad
Categories: BBC World News

Jamala, Ukrainian Singer, Named Winner of 2016 Eurovision Contest

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:37
Jamala’s choice of song, a ballad that seemed to evoke Soviet abuses in World War II, spurred challenges that cited a ban on political subject matter.

Nicolás Maduro Tightens Hold on Venezuela as U.S. Fears Further Tumult

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:35
The country’s president threatened to seize idle factories amid economic chaos, and American officials warned that even his allies were turning against him.

Ugandan Asians dominate economy after exile

BBC World News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:30
How Ugandan exiles are thriving once more
Categories: BBC World News

Mexico City emits new pollution alert for high ozone levels

NBA - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:29

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have issued a new smog alert for the capital after ozone levels rose above 150 percent of acceptable limits. It’s the fourth time this year that Mexico City has seen such an alert, which triggers additional restrictions on automobile usage. On Sunday 20 percent of vehicles will be barred […]
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Mexico City emits new pollution alert for high ozone levels

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:29

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have issued a new smog alert for the capital after ozone levels rose above 150 percent of acceptable limits. It’s the fourth time this year that Mexico City has seen such an alert, which triggers additional restrictions on automobile usage. On Sunday 20 percent of vehicles will be barred […]
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Mexico City emits new pollution alert for high ozone levels

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:29

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have issued a new smog alert for the capital after ozone levels rose above 150 percent of acceptable limits. It’s the fourth time this year that Mexico City has seen such an alert, which triggers additional restrictions on automobile usage. On Sunday 20 percent of vehicles will be barred […]

Mexico City emits new pollution alert for high ozone levels

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:28

FILE - In this March 30, 2016 file photo, cars sit in evening rush hour traffic in Mexico City. Mexican authorities issued a new smog alert Saturday, May 14, 2016, for the capital after ozone levels rose above 150 percent of acceptable limits. On Sunday 20 percent of vehicles will be barred from the streets of the capital and the surrounding suburbs. If conditions don’t improve, that will increase to 40 percent on Monday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have issued a new smog alert for the capital after ozone levels rose above 150 percent of acceptable limits.


White Pass - 5/14/2016 5:07:44 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:26
White Pass US12
5/14/2016 5:07:44 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/14/2016 5:02:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:26
Satus Pass US97
5/14/2016 5:02:17 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 becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 5/14/2016 5:15:28 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:26
Stevens Pass US2
5/14/2016 5:15:28 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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 becomes available.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 5/14/2016 5:06:13 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:26
Blewett Pass US97
5/14/2016 5:06:13 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 becomes available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/14/2016 5:01:11 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:26
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/14/2016 5:01:11 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled rock blasting-related closure: Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19 from 7:30 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past exit 53 near the Summit of Snoqualmie Pass or westbound past exit 70 near Easton.

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Facebook's Sandberg speaks about husband's death, 'brutality of loss'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:12

Sandberg COO of Facebook attends a session during the annual meeting 2016 of the WEF in DavosFacebook executive Sheryl Sandberg spoke publicly for the first time on Saturday about what she has learned from the sudden death of her husband a year ago, during a commencement speech for students at the University of California, Berkeley. "I've not spoken publicly about this before and it's hard," Sandberg told the 2016 graduating class about the death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, in May 2015. "Dave's death changed me in very profound ways," an emotional Sandberg said during her roughly 25-minute keynote speech.


Maduro threatens seizure of shut factories

BBC World News - Sun, 05/15/2016 - 08:06
The Venezuelan president threatens the seizure of factories that have stopped production as opposition protesters press for his removal.
Categories: BBC World News