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US doctor with Ebola 1st en route to Atlanta

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 00:00

US doctor with Ebola 1st en route to AtlantaAn American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is the first being flown to the U.S. for treatment and expected to arrive Saturday in Atlanta, a missionary group said.


GM's faulty-ignition fund taking victims' claims

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:58
A fund set up by General Motors to pay for deaths and injuries caused by its vehicles with faulty ignitions is accepting claims.

White Pass - 8/2/2014 8:22:07 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:50
White Pass US12
8/2/2014 8:22:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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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.

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Satus Pass - 8/2/2014 8:30:53 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:50
Satus Pass US97
8/2/2014 8:30:53 AM

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.

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Stevens Pass - 8/2/2014 8:37:35 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:50
Stevens Pass US2
8/2/2014 8:37:35 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/2/2014 8:36:19 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:50
Blewett Pass US97
8/2/2014 8:36:19 AM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/2/2014 8:28:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:50
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/2/2014 8:28:13 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Quo gigs off as Parfitt taken ill

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:48
Rock band Status Quo are forced to cancel six concerts on their European tour because of illness affecting guitarist Rick Parfitt.
Categories: BBC World News

Weekend Kitchen

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:45
Melissa Clark makes peach crumble slab pie, and David Tanis makes smoky eggplant spread.






Toledo warns residents not to drink the water

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:40

Aundrea Simmons stands next to her minivan with cases of bottled water she bought after Toledo warned residents not to use its water, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 in Toledo, Ohio. About 400,000 people in and around Ohio's fourth-largest city were warned not to drink or use its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie. (AP Photo John Seewer)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — About 400,000 people in and around Ohio's fourth-largest city were warned Saturday not to drink its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie.


French officer held in cocaine hunt

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:33
A French drugs squad officer is arrested in the city of Perpignan on suspicion of stealing more than 50kg of cocaine from Paris police headquarters.
Categories: BBC World News

Suspect dead after LA County hostage standoff

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:26
PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a parolee who held a woman hostage during an eight-hour standoff. But a bystander also has died.

Police search for missing elderly woman from Germantown

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:22

Police search for missing elderly woman from GermantownPolice are searching for an 87-year-old woman who went missing from her Germantown home in Philadelphia early Saturday morning.


After slayings, mayor forms task force on homeless

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:22
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Following the brutal slayings of two homeless Navajo men, Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry says he is forming a task force to address chronic homelessness among Native Americans in New Mexico's largest city.

Adams beats Walsh to historic gold

BBC World News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:21
England's Nicola Adams beats Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh to become the first female Commonwealth boxing champion.
Categories: BBC World News

Records show inmate got 15 times usual drug dose

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:18
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — During the nearly two hours it took for an Arizona death row inmate to die last week, executioners injected him with 15 times the amount of a sedative and a painkiller that they originally intended to use, according to documents released Friday.

Daily Rant & Rave: Make way for duckling rescuers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:16
RAVE To the random strangers who came together on a busy street to rescue a duckling. My sister and I saw the duckling slip through a street grate as the mother herded her small family across the road. We saw no chance of rescue until a woman walking by showed us how to raise the grate. The poor duc

Over dinner, Swedish teacher brings immigrants and natives together

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:16
As more immigrants move to Sweden, one teacher noticed the newcomers were socially isolated. So she’s been inviting them to meet fellow Swedes over dinner and working to inspire others to do the same.

Cowboys and the ancient art of the cattle roundup live on

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:16
“If you get off the interstate a ways, cowboys are still out there,” says a Kansas historian. They are still on horseback, too. Here’s a recent roundup day in the life of the cowboys and cowgirls at the 80,000-acre Flint Hills ranch.

For these prisoners, making wine beats marking time

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 23:16
One of Italy’s oldest winemaking families has lent its expertise to the prison inmates working a vineyard on a remote island, where their “Gorgona” wine has received a celebrated boost in taste, reputation, production — and price.