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Atlanta Hawks cancel meeting with civil rights leaders

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:52
The Atlanta Hawks canceled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group’s leaders to say his community was greatly offended.

Former speaker Hastert marks Flight 93 anniversary

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:52

ADDS LOCATION - Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial hold a giant flag as they participate in a sunset memorial service at sunset on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Shanksville, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The 40 passengers and crew who died when hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were to be honored in a new way during the 13th anniversary ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial.


The Toronado: Is this the best new beer bar in Seattle?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:51
Beloved San Francisco taphouse the Toronado opens a new branch in Ravenna. And the beer game is top-notch.

Butt-dialed 911 call leads to drug arrest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:50

Dispatchers who received the call heard a man talking about drugs and getting high.

       

Bud Selig says Mariners have been a pleasant surprise

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:46
Longtime commissioner stops in Seattle as part of farewell tour. Club looks to benefit from his implementation of additional wild card.
Categories: Sports Center

Changes surround 9/11 anniversary commemoration

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:42

FILE- In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, the Tribute in Light rises above buildings during a test in New York. While the plaza at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum will be closed to the public, during the September 11 commemoration ceremony and much of the rest of the day, it will be open from 6 p.m. to midnight for those who want to pay respects and view one of the anniversary's most evocative traditions, the twin beams called the Tribute in Light. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning.


AP Newsbreak: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:38

 "You're right. It's terrible." Goodell sent a memo on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, to the 32 teams reiterating that the NFL never saw the video until Monday, Sept. 8. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn't see the violent images until this week.


AP Newsbreak: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:38

 "You're right. It's terrible." Goodell sent a memo on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, to the 32 teams reiterating that the NFL never saw the video until Monday, Sept. 8. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn't see the violent images until this week.


VIDEO: Richard Kiel's most famous role

BBC World News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:35
The actor Richard Kiel, famous for playing Jaws in two James Bond films, has died at the age of 74.
Categories: BBC World News

Game thread: Astros at Mariners -- September 10

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:26
The Mariners will try to win the series against Astros tonight with Hisashi Iwakuma getting the start against rookie Nick Tropeano, who will be making his big league debut. It's cool and windy and the ball won't be carrying much.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 9/10/2014 9:41:18 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:26
White Pass US12
9/10/2014 9:41:18 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 - 9/10/2014 9:57:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:26
Satus Pass US97
9/10/2014 9:57:17 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 - 9/10/2014 9:54:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:26
Stevens Pass US2
9/10/2014 9:54:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 9/10/2014 9:56:55 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:26
Blewett Pass US97
9/10/2014 9:56:55 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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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/10/2014 9:58:07 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:26
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/10/2014 9:58:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is planned for 7 p.m. on Thursday, and is scheduled to last 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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Former New York Mets female ticketing executive sues team over discrimination

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:18
By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - A former New York Mets ticket sales executive sued the baseball club for discrimination on Wednesday, alleging in a federal lawsuit she was "frequently humiliated" and later fired by the team owner's son because she was pregnant while unmarried. Leigh Castergine is seeking unspecified damages in the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, in Brooklyn, saying she was discriminated against by Jeffrey Wilpon, also the team's chief operating officer. ...

Dear Pope Francis: Detroit students urge papal visit

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:16

Spurred by the letters, the mayor and archbishop are inviting Francis to visit in 2015.

       

Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell on sharing the wealth, the pop pass, and more

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:16
We got our first chance to talk to offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell today since Seattle's 36-16 win over Green Bay last Thursday.
Categories: Sports Center

Government threatened Yahoo in PRISM program

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:15

Government threatened Yahoo in PRISM program

       

Few critics as Nevada mulls Tesla tax breaks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:13

Protesters march in front of the Capitol in Carson City, Nev., on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, as state lawmakers work in a special session to consider a complex package of up to $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives in an effort to bring Tesla Motors to Nevada. The protesters are opposed to a proposal to gut the state film tax credit program to help pay for the Tesla deal. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Critics say Nevada lawmakers are gambling with taxpayers' money, but they clearly were in the minority Wednesday night as legislators moved forward with an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives they hope to approve in the days ahead to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.