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Ocean Greens to become Seattle's third state-licensed pot shop

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:47
The legal pot market seems to be picking up steam. Ocean Greens owner Oltion Hyseni announced his store will open at 4:20 p.m. Thursday. His business will become Seattle's third state-licensed marijuana store. He said he thinks Ocean Greens has acquired enough supply to stay open, but will

UW's Bob Gregory on the versatile Shaq Thompson: 'He can handle it all'

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:46
UW linebackers coach Bob Gregory met with the media after Wednesday's practice:
Categories: Sports Center

Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthday

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:44

Former President Jimmy Carter, right, blows out candles on a birthday cake as wife Rosalynn looks on during his 90th birthday celebration, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out three candles representing the past, present and future and thanking family and friends for their support and love.


Florida music row killer guilty

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:41
Michael Dunn is found guilty in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis, a teenager shot during a row over loud music at a petrol station in Florida.
Categories: BBC World News

Court blocks part of new North Carolina voting law

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:36
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Parts of North Carolina's new voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, were set aside for next month's elections because they were likely to disenfranchise black voters, a federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday.

Machine Learning: Mobile Malware: Small Numbers, but Growing

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:36
A soaring percentage increase in phone infections is tempered by the fact that some basic tech hygiene will usually protect you.

Records: Kissinger made plans to attack Cuba

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:36

FILE - In a June 11, 2013 file photo, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger gestures during a birthday reception for his 90th birthday in Berlin, Germany. According to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island's deployment of troops to Angola. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, Pool)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ordered contingency plans drawn up nearly 40 years ago to attack Cuba, incensed over the small island's deployment of troops to Angola, according to declassified government documents posted online Wednesday.


Ohio woman sues sperm bank after birth of mixed-race baby

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:34
By Elizabeth Daley (Reuters) - A white Ohio woman is suing a sperm bank for mistakenly giving her and her white same-sex partner sperm from an African-American donor, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Jennifer Cramblett, 36, of rural Uniontown in northeastern Ohio, sued Midwest Sperm Bank in Chicago on Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court for "wrongful birth and breach of warranty" following the birth of Cramblett's daughter two years ago. ...

VIDEO: Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:31
More information has come to light about the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.
Categories: BBC World News

UW senior lineman Ben Riva close to returning from apparent knee injury

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:31
Senior offensive lineman Ben Riva again suited up and participated in pregame warmup drills with the Huskies before kickoff against Stanford, but he did not play for the third straight game while nursing an apparent knee injury.
Categories: Sports Center

Video game music documentary adds Destiny, Halo, Minecraft composers and more

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:30

Video game music documentary adds Destiny, Halo, Minecraft composers and moreMarty O'Donnell, former Bungie employee and composer of the Halo games and Destiny, will join a documentary about video game music, according to a Kickstarter blog post from the producers of The Players' Score: A Video Game Music Documentary.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

White Pass - 10/1/2014 1:42:26 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:29
White Pass US12
10/1/2014 1:42:26 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 10/1/2014 1:41:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:29
Satus Pass US97
10/1/2014 1:41:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Stevens Pass - 10/1/2014 1:44:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:29
Stevens Pass US2
10/1/2014 1:44:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/1/2014 1:55:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:29
Blewett Pass US97
10/1/2014 1:55:11 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/1/2014 1:48:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/1/2014 1:48:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. 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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Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:29

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014 file photo, drag queens from left, Lil Ms. Hot Mess, Sister Roma and Heklina, take turns speaking about their battle with Facebook during a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Facebook on Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014 apologized to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.


Man cleared in Taliban terror case suing US

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:24

In this Sept. 8, 2014 photo, Irfan Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan, discusses his lawsuit against the U.S. government in his Plantation, Fla. office. Khan worked hard to realize the American dream after arriving in the U.S. in 1994. He drove a taxi and operated a limousine company before landing a computer-related job in 2011 that promised a good living. Then Khan was accused of conspiring to send money to the Taliban. He spent 319 days in solitary confinement before federal prosecutors abruptly dropped all charges in June 2012. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)MIAMI (AP) — Irfan Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan with a wife and two children, worked hard to realize the American dream after arriving in this country in 1994. He held jobs in South Florida as a taxi driver and service technician, and operated a limousine company. He was an avid cricket player. Then he stepped up to a California computer industry job in 2011 that promised a good living.


U.S. Army drops murder charges against soldier in slaying of Iraqi boys

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 05:21
By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - The U.S. Army has dropped premeditated murder charges against a soldier accused of fatally shooting two deaf and unarmed Iraqi boys in 2007 as the cattle-herding teens stumbled across his unit in a palm grove, a military official said on Wednesday. The Army gave no reason for the decision to drop the charges against Sergeant First Class Michael Barbera, except to say it followed a pretrial evidentiary proceeding that was convened in April. ...