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For the Record: How does one become a one-horse country

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:22

Happy Friday, For the Record peeps! It’s a magical time in FTR Land. The caucuses are only days away. We watched the last debate before said...

       

Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio Clash Harshly, Filling Void on G.O.P. Debate Stage

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:22
The final Republican debate before the Iowa caucuses took a surreal turn as seven candidates found their messages overshadowed by Donald J. Trump’s boycott of the event.









Fundraiser held for Philadelphia officer who survived ambush

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:17

Fundraiser held for Philadelphia officer who survived ambushIt was a hero's welcome Thursday night at Philadelphia Fraternal of Police headquarters for Officer Jesse Hartnett.


102-year-old Iowan prepares to cast her 20th presidential vote

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:16

Ruline Steininger’s political endorsement might not come with star power, but it exemplifies staying power.

       

Chinese ship with advanced sonar to search for Flight 370

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:13

FILE - In this March 18, 2014 file photo, students from the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School walk on a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines plane at their campus at Makati city, east of Manila, Philippines. An official said Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 a Chinese ship equipped with advanced sonar equipment will join the search for the Malaysian airliner that disappeared in the southern Indian Ocean almost two years ago. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Chinese ship equipped with advanced sonar equipment will soon join the search for the Malaysian airliner believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean almost two years ago, an official said on Friday.


Jefferson Airplane co-founder and Jefferson Starship leader Paul Kantner dies at age 74

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:13

Jefferson Airplane co-founder and Jefferson Starship leader Paul Kantner dies at age 74Paul Kantner, an original member of the 1960s rock group Jefferson Airplane who stayed with the San Francisco-based band through its transformation from hippies to hit makers as the eventual leader of successor group Jefferson Starship, has died at age 74.


Center City residents looking for answers after fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:11

Center City residents looking for answers after fireA panel consisting of Licenses and Inspections, the Philadelphia Fire Department, the Red Cross and emergency management met with concerned residents affected by last week's Center City fire.


Fundraiser held for Philadelphia officer who survived ambushed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:10

Fundraiser held for Philadelphia officer who survived ambushIt was a hero's welcome Thursday night at Philadelphia Fraternal of Police headquarters for Officer Jesse Hartnett.


Rubio: White House refuses to link Philadelphia officer shooting to terrorism

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:10

 White House refuses to link Philadelphia officer shooting to terrorismDuring Thursday night's Republican debate, Senator Marco Rubio criticized President Barack Obama's response to the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer.


Police: Suspect kicks out patrol car window

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:09

 Suspect kicks out patrol car windowA car stop by Philadelphia police resulted in at least one person arrested, two guns confiscated, and a police vehicle damaged.


White Pass - 1/28/2016 8:42:26 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 8:42:26 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Partly cloudy

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 8:41:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 8:41:30 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2016 8:44:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2016 8:44:57 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2016 8:55:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2016 8:55:11 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/28/2016 8:48:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/28/2016 8:48:41 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, with areas of standing water. Closure is planned for Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Occasional rain

AP Interview: Colombia’s Santos wants rebels off terror list

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos is asking the United States to remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from its list of terrorist organizations and suspend drug warrants against guerrilla commanders to help him seal a peace deal with Latin America’s oldest leftist insurgency. In an interview days before a key visit […]
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AP Interview: Colombia’s Santos wants rebels off terror list

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos is asking the United States to remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from its list of terrorist organizations and suspend drug warrants against guerrilla commanders to help him seal a peace deal with Latin America’s oldest leftist insurgency. In an interview days before a key visit […]
Categories: Sports Center

AP Interview: Colombia’s Santos wants rebels off terror list

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos is asking the United States to remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from its list of terrorist organizations and suspend drug warrants against guerrilla commanders to help him seal a peace deal with Latin America’s oldest leftist insurgency. In an interview days before a key visit […]

Sen. Coons' SUV recovered after being stolen from his Delaware home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:07

Sen. Coons' SUV recovered after being stolen from his Delaware homePolice say they have recovered U.S. Sen. Chris Coons' family SUV that was stolen from his Delaware home Thursday morning.


Loss of master keys costs college $500K

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:06

Pro tip: Don't lose your college's master key.