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6abc School Closings and Delays

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:52

6abc School Closings and DelaysSee the latest school closings, delays and early dismissals sent to Action News and 6abc.com.


Wildfire plan seen as biggest land policy change in decades

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:49

In this 2015 photo provided by the Bureau of Land Management, a rangeland drill reseeds an area burned by the Soda Fire in southwest Idaho. A year after Interior Secretary Sally Jewell shifted the national approach to fighting wildfires across a wide swath of sagebrush country in the West, in an order issued in January 2015, her strategy is turning out to be one of the most significant federal land policy changes in some 80 years, public land experts, outdoor enthusiasts and scientists say. (Bureau of Land Management via AP)BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A year after Interior Secretary Sally Jewell shifted the national approach to fighting wildfires across a wide swath of sagebrush country in the West, her strategy is turning out to be one of the most significant federal land policy changes in some 80 years, public land experts, outdoor enthusiasts and scientists say.


Denmark backs seizing migrants' assets

BBC World News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:48
Denmark backs a controversial bill to confiscate asylum seekers' valuables, drawing criticism from the UN and human rights groups.
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Anti-abortion activists had fake ID's for filming: Texas court papers

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:48

A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in New YorkTwo anti-abortion campaigners who secretly filmed a Planned Parenthood official discussing fetal tissue procurement used fake driver's licenses to enter the group's offices in the Houston area, court papers released in Texas on Tuesday said. In a twist for the Texas Republican leaders who ordered the probe, accusing the women's health group of illegally trading in aborted fetal tissue, a grand jury cleared Planned Parenthood and indicted video makers David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt on Monday for tampering with a governmental record.


Navy finds no sign of shooting at center; lockdown lifted

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:47

Navy Medical Center personnel are directed to come out of building 2 with their hands in the air as they approach SWAT officers following a report of gunshots at a building on the campus of the complex, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in San Diego. (John Gastaldo /The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITSAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities found no gunman or signs of a shooting on Tuesday after receiving a report from a Department of Defense employee that shots had been heard at one of the nation's largest Naval medical facilities.


Former Chicago official convicted in red light camera bribery case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:45
A Chicago jury on Tuesday convicted a former transportation official in a $2 million bribery scheme for using his influence to expand contracts for the city's red light traffic camera business. John Bills, 54, a former assistant transportation commissioner, helped get millions of dollars in contracts for Phoenix-based Redflex Traffic Systems, part of Redflex Holdings Ltd. In exchange for his efforts that resulted in the installation of hundreds of red-light cameras at intersections, Bills received cash, golf outings, hotel rooms and airline tickets, the jury found.

More charges added for man accused in Good Samaritan’s death

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:38

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — Additional charges have been filed against the man accused in the shooting death of a Good Samaritan who tried to help the suspect after his car spun off a North Carolina road during last week’s winter storm. Online records show 27-year-old Marvin Jacob Lee of Claremont is now facing four counts […]
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More charges added for man accused in Good Samaritan’s death

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:38

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — Additional charges have been filed against the man accused in the shooting death of a Good Samaritan who tried to help the suspect after his car spun off a North Carolina road during last week’s winter storm. Online records show 27-year-old Marvin Jacob Lee of Claremont is now facing four counts […]
Categories: Sports Center

More charges added for man accused in Good Samaritan’s death

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:38

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — Additional charges have been filed against the man accused in the shooting death of a Good Samaritan who tried to help the suspect after his car spun off a North Carolina road during last week’s winter storm. Online records show 27-year-old Marvin Jacob Lee of Claremont is now facing four counts […]

Florida Beachgoers Cling to a Right to Make the Sand Their Driveway

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:36
It’s a seaside tailgating tradition, one that’s been slowly whittled by Daytona Beach laws. Now, leaders want to further curtail it in favor of development.









DE recruit Danny Bender flips from San Diego State to WSU Cougars

WA Cougars - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35

WSU Cougars get a commitment from Valhalla (El Cajon, Calif.) DE Danny Bender, who was previously committed to San Diego State
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DE recruit Danny Bender flips from San Diego State to WSU Cougars

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35

WSU Cougars get a commitment from Valhalla (El Cajon, Calif.) DE Danny Bender, who was previously committed to San Diego State
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DE recruit Danny Bender flips from San Diego State to WSU Cougars

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35

WSU Cougars get a commitment from Valhalla (El Cajon, Calif.) DE Danny Bender, who was previously committed to San Diego State
Categories: Sports Center

DE recruit Danny Bender flips from San Diego State to WSU Cougars

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35

WSU Cougars get a commitment from Valhalla (El Cajon, Calif.) DE Danny Bender, who was previously committed to San Diego State

White Pass - 1/26/2016 2:02:06 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35
White Pass US12
1/26/2016 2:02:06 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 through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There 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 for the next five days.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/26/2016 2:01:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35
Satus Pass US97
1/26/2016 2:01:10 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/26/2016 2:04:37 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35
Stevens Pass US2
1/26/2016 2:04:37 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Rain showers

Blewett Pass - 1/26/2016 2:14:51 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35
Blewett Pass US97
1/26/2016 2:14:51 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/26/2016 2:08:21 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/26/2016 2:08:21 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Temporary closure planned for Tuesday Jan. 26 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line in 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:
Raining

A Woman on the $10 Bill, and Everyone Has 2 Cents to Put In

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:34
Millions have weighed in with suggestions, reflections on the worth of women and views on the relative merits of Alexander Hamilton and Andrew Jackson.