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Downtown tower gets new name as ownership shifts

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 13:05
Scratch the bank’s name from Bank of America Fifth Avenue Plaza — it’s given up nearly three quarters of the space it once leased in the building.

Seattle pot shop turns immigrant’s American dream into reality

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 13:02
An Albanian immigrant who opened Seattle’s third pot shop says it’s “priceless.”

Police: Worker hid $1,200 worth of meat in pants

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 13:02
A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants.

Question Time criticised over Alice

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:54
The BBC's Question Time is criticised by the sister of Alice Gross after it featured a question relating to the murdered schoolgirl.
Categories: BBC World News

American cameraman for NBC News diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:53
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An American freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, the network said on Thursday, making him the fifth citizen of the United States and its first journalist known to have contracted the virus in West Africa. The 33-year-old cameraman and writer, who has worked in Liberia for the past three years and has covered the recent Ebola outbreak for various U.S. media outlets, will be flown back to the United States for treatment, NBC said in an online report. ...

White Pass - 10/2/2014 9:03:13 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:45
White Pass US12
10/2/2014 9:03:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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 - 10/2/2014 9:05:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:45
Satus Pass US97
10/2/2014 9:05:23 PM

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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Stevens Pass - 10/2/2014 9:14:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:45
Stevens Pass US2
10/2/2014 9:14:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Blewett Pass - 10/2/2014 9:13:08 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:45
Blewett Pass US97
10/2/2014 9:13:08 PM

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 9:18:55 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:45
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/2/2014 9:18:55 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. 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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Famed beach in Jamaica slowly vanishing to erosion

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:42

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, the tide gnaws away at a badly eroding patch of resort-lined beach in Negril in western Jamaica. The shrinking coastline long has raised worry for the region's environmental and economic future. Now, the erosion is expected to worsen as a result of climate change, and a hint of panic is creeping through this laid back village, one of the top destinations in a country where a quarter of all jobs depend on tourism. (AP Photo/David McFadden)NEGRIL, Jamaica (AP) — Tourists from around the world are drawn to a stretch of palm-fringed shoreline known as "Seven Mile Beach," a crescent of white sand along the turquoise waters of Jamaica's western coast. But the sands are slipping away and Jamaicans fear the beach, someday, will need a new nickname.


Jake Locker returns to practice for Titans

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:37
Jake Locker practiced Wednesday for the Tennessee Titans, and now the quarterback will see how his right wrist responds to a full session of throwing the ball.
Categories: Sports Center

Giants ride shutout, grand slam in NL wild-card game

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:36
The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning.
Categories: Sports Center

Huskies rallying around Cyler Miles after offensive struggles

WA Huskies - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:33
The numbers for the Husky offense were ugly, and the quarterback has been under fire after his first loss as Washington’s starting quarterback. During some down time this week, the Huskies are rallying around Cyler Miles.
Categories: Sports Center

VIDEO: Vietnamese 'targeted' in Cambodia

BBC World News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:32
Growing anti-Vietnamese sentiment is behind a five day protest that is due to start in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, this weekend.
Categories: BBC World News

Medical first: Baby born to woman who got new womb

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:31

In a medical first, a woman in Sweden has given birth after receiving a womb transplant, the doctor who performed the pioneering procedure s...

       

Obama: Action on immigration not if, but when

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:30

President Barack Obama, left, points toward a camera with chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, D-Texas, Marty Hinojosa, and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 37th Annual Awards Gala at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — With frustration mounting, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to quell doubts he'll use his presidential powers to act on immigration, telling Hispanics and immigration activists it's "not a question of if but when."


JPMorgan breach heightens data security doubts

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:22

JPMorgan breach heightens data security doubtsNew details on a cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s computer servers this summer add to increasing doubts over the security of consumer data kept by lenders, retailers and others. The New York-based ...


Now definitely time for M’s to be reasonably aggressive

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:20
Although he might command $20 million per season, Seattle should pursue Detroit free-agent designated hitter Victor Martinez.
Categories: Sports Center

2 officials resign in porn office emails case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:19

FILE - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett makes remarks during a news conference after a Penn State Board of Trustees meeting in this Nov. 10, 2011 file photo taken in State College, Pa. Corbett disclosed the resignations of Environmental Protection Secretary Christopher Abruzzo and Glenn Parno, a top lawyer in the Department of Environmental Protection, in separate announcements hours apart Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two top state officials resigned Thursday in the growing scandal surrounding office emails containing pornography in the Pennsylvania attorney general's office.