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VIDEO: Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 14:16
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks stumble in exhibition finale at Oakland

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 14:15
Oakland rookie Derek Carr throws three touchdown passes as Raiders earn 41-31 victory, the most points the Seahawks have allowed in an exhibition game in Pete Carroll’s tenure.
Categories: Sports Center

California says to appeal against teacher protection lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 14:12
By Sharon Bernstein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California will appeal a controversial court decision that overturned some job protections for public school teachers and could change the way educators are hired and fired in the state, the office of Governor Jerry Brown said on Friday. In a notice of appeal filed late on Friday and obtained by Reuters, the California Attorney General's office, with the backing of Brown, said the ruling must be reviewed by a higher court if it is to have statewide legal impact. A Los Angeles Superior Court in June ruled five California laws meant to protect teachers' jobs by granting tenure and other job protections to public school teachers hurt students and are unconstitutional.

Washington state to suspend wolf hunt this weekend

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 14:06
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will suspend its hunt for three more members of the Huckleberry wolf pack over the Labor Day weekend, and whether it will resume is

Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 14:00
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

Filipino peacekeepers safe from rebels in Golan Heights

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:54

Peacekeepers' mission monitors a 1974 disengagement accord between Syria and Israel.

       

White Pass - 8/29/2014 10:22:07 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:52
White Pass US12
8/29/2014 10:22:07 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 - 8/29/2014 10:30:53 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:52
Satus Pass US97
8/29/2014 10:30:53 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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Stevens Pass - 8/29/2014 10:37:35 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:52
Stevens Pass US2
8/29/2014 10:37:35 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/29/2014 10:36:19 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:52
Blewett Pass US97
8/29/2014 10:36:19 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/29/2014 10:28:13 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:52
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/29/2014 10:28:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. 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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California lawmakers pass first U.S. plastic bag ban

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:51

Bill would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience stores in 2016.

       

Chris Petersen’s first UW game: Prepare to be impressed

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:37
Chris Petersen owns Saturdays. He tolerates the rest of the week, at least when it comes to publicity. From Sunday through Friday, he’s a rigid coach with a high standard for preparation. On Saturdays, he has as much fun as any coach in America.

UW vs. Hawaii: Chris Petersen era set to begin

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:35
New UW coach Chris Petersen begins his tenure with a road game against Hawaii, and he’ll be starting an untested quarterback in Jeff Lindquist.

Game thread: Nationals at Mariners -- August 29, 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:32
It's a great night for baseball! The weather is temperate, Felix Hernandez is pitching, and my headache has relented. The NL East leading Washington Nationals are in town for the weekend so that means the Mariners will likely play better than they did against the Rangers.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
Mexico is making a big effort to stop the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants. But it is unclear for how long federal officials will keep up the raids.

Ryan Palmer shoots a 63 to lead PGA Tour event

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
Ryan Palmer needed a mere 21 putts and birdied half of the holes at TPC Boston, giving him an 8-under-par 63 and a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Raiders 41, Seahawks 31: Three things we learned

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 13:31
The Seahawks will set their final 53-man roster on Saturday afternoon and open the season on Thursday. Before putting the preseason completely to bed, here are some final impressions of what we learned the last month.

White Pass - 8/29/2014 9:23:15 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:52
White Pass US12
8/29/2014 9:23:15 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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