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Tony Stewart pulls out of dirt-track event Saturday in Indiana

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:03
Tony Stewart, a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, has pulled out of a scheduled start in a dirt-track race Saturday at Plymouth Speedway in Indiana. A sprint car driven by Stewart struck and killed a fellow racer, Kevin Ward Jr., on Saturday in upstate New York.

Aloft Hotel to Begin Testing ‘Botlr,’ a Robotic Bellhop

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:03
The Aloft hotel in Cupertino, Calif., will begin testing a robot designed to shuttle items from the hotel lobby desk to guest rooms.

White Pass - 8/11/2014 7:20:51 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
White Pass US12
8/11/2014 7:20:51 PM

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:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/11/2014 7:21:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
Satus Pass US97
8/11/2014 7:21:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/11/2014 7:35:08 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
Stevens Pass US2
8/11/2014 7:35:08 PM

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:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth. Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 8/11/2014 7:25:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
Blewett Pass US97
8/11/2014 7:25:53 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/11/2014 7:31:08 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/11/2014 7:31:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Closure for rock blasting operation is in progress east of Snoqualmie Pass summit. Eastbound traffic is stopped at Gold Creek milepost 56, westbound traffic is stopped at milepost 61 Price Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eastbound and exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

Weather:


Huskies release new teaser video

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmTKGEzQTGU

Huskies release new teaser video

WA Huskies - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmTKGEzQTGU
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Boeing defense chief sees ties with commercial unit as a key advantage

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:01
Boeing’s new defense and space chief, Chris Chadwick, talked about prospects for that sector of the company, which makes the Air Force tankers and P-8 sub hunters here.

Remember to watch adorable videos for World Elephant Day

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:00

The day aims to raise awareness about issues impacting elephant populations.

       

Anesthesiologist: Ohio inmate suffered during execution

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:56

"To a degree of medical certainty this was not a humane execution," the report said.

       

Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Comedian, Dies at 63 in Suspected Suicide

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:51
Mr. Williams imbued a lifetime of performances with a wild inventiveness and energy. The Marin County sheriff’s office said it suspected the death was “a suicide due to asphyxia.”






Police use tear gas on crowd outside St. Louis

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:44

Police use tear gas on crowd outside St. LouisA black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer had his hands raised when the officer approached with his weapon drawn and fired repeatedly, according to two men who said they witnessed the shooting that sparked two nights of unrest in suburban St. Louis.


US sends food, water, other aid to Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:38
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is delivering food, water and aid teams to try to help tens of thousands of people who have been forced from their homes in Iraq in the fresh wave of violence in the country's north.

Some federal disaster assistance OK'd for wildfires

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:32
Washington state will get at least part of the federal disaster assistance it had asked for to help rebuild from this summer's wildfires.

WNBA talk: Shoni Schimmel

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:30
Atlanta rookie Shoni Schimmel talks about winning the All-Star Game MVP award and playing in front of friends and family at KeyArena.

Public Housing in New York Reaches a Fiscal Crisis

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:28
Federal subsidies for the New York City Housing Authority have been shrinking greatly since the 2000s, and its spending has been cut, with repairs uncompleted and renovations put off.

Fact or fiction: Can hand sanitizer use create a superbug?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:20

USA TODAY Network reviews facts and fiction surrounding hand sanitizers.

       

Guest: Ebola needs a new model of drug development

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:16
New drug development models are needed to fight Ebola and other neglected infectious diseases, writes guest columnist Jennifer Dent.