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The agony and the ecstasy: an evening of gorgeous music by suffering composers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:20

Chamber ensemble Byron Schenkman & Friends plays an evening of music by Beethoven and Schubert, written while the composers were suffering through crises.

VIDEO: Meet Kim Jong-un's Moranbong band

BBC World News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:12
North Korea, one of the world's most closed and isolated countries, has been celebrating the end of its Workers Party Congress this week.
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Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 was criminal act: ATF

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:10

The remains of a fertilizer plant burn after an explosion at the plant in the town of West, near Waco, Texas"The only hypothesis that could not be eliminated ... and was confirmed by extensive testing ... is incendiary," Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigator Rob Elder, special agent in charge for the Houston field office. Twelve of the 15 people who died were firefighters. Elder said a reward of up to $50,000 was being offered for information leading to the person or persons responsible for starting the blaze, adding that no arrests have been made.


WSU Launches Custom Emoji Keyboard for Mobile Phones - Washington State Athletics

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:09

Washington State Athletics

WSU Launches Custom Emoji Keyboard for Mobile Phones
Washington State Athletics
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Athletics has partnered with YourMoji, the mobile application for custom emoji (graphics) keyboards, to bring WSU spirit to the mobile screens of Cougar fans. The YourMoji keyboard app allows WSU fans to ...

DNA evidence leads to dropped murder charge in 1998 slaying

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:07
BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who was has been in prison for about 18 years after he was convicted in the 1998 stabbing death of a 16-year-old girl is expected to be released this week after new tests showed that DNA on the victim's T-shirt did not match his.

Stay hopeful, ex-North Korea detainee tells two U.S. prisoners there

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:05

Kenneth Bae speaks during a news conference at U.S. Air Force Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Fort Lewis WashingtonKenneth Bae, 47, speaking in Washington at a briefing hosted by U.S. Representative Charles Rangel, a Democrat from New York, also said the rest of the world should remember the suffering of North Korea's citizens. Bae, the longest held U.S. citizen in North Korea since the Korean War, offered encouragement to Kim Dong Chul and Otto Warmbler, who have been sentenced to hard labor in North Korea. Chul has been accused of subversion and Warmbler of trying to steal a propaganda banner.


Bertha drills on as rest stop is delayed

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:04

Bertha skips a previously announced rest break and keeps digging the Highway 99 tunnel route as it enters downtown Seattle.
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Bertha drills on as rest stop is delayed

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:04

Bertha skips a previously announced rest break and keeps digging the Highway 99 tunnel route as it enters downtown Seattle.
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Bertha drills on as rest stop is delayed

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:04

Bertha skips a previously announced rest break and keeps digging the Highway 99 tunnel route as it enters downtown Seattle.

State: Mom killed 5-year-old son because he was 'burden'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 06:01
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey prosecutor painted a damning portrait Wednesday of a woman charged with murdering her 5-year-old son in 1991, telling jurors in closing arguments at her trial that the young mother killed the boy and dumped his body in a ditch because he had become a burden to her.

Police search for 2 men after women escape from basement

NBA - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:56

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police are searching for two suspects after a woman and her four teenage daughters were lured to a house and tied in a basement before they managed to escape, authorities said Wednesday. A father and son armed with a shotgun and a baseball bat brought the five to a […]
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Police search for 2 men after women escape from basement

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:56

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police are searching for two suspects after a woman and her four teenage daughters were lured to a house and tied in a basement before they managed to escape, authorities said Wednesday. A father and son armed with a shotgun and a baseball bat brought the five to a […]
Categories: Sports Center

Police search for 2 men after women escape from basement

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:56

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police are searching for two suspects after a woman and her four teenage daughters were lured to a house and tied in a basement before they managed to escape, authorities said Wednesday. A father and son armed with a shotgun and a baseball bat brought the five to a […]

Fire forces 5 people from Bucks Co. apartments

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:56

Fire forces 5 people from Bucks Co. apartmentsA fast-moving blaze forced five people from their homes in Sellersville, Bucks County.


Northeast High students bike to school

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:55

Northeast High students bike to schoolApproximately twenty Northeast High School students hit the road Wednesday morning extra early, trading in the school bus for bicycles.


Fire forces 6 people from Bucks Co. apartments

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:54

Fire forces 5 people from Bucks Co. apartmentsA fast-moving blaze forced six people from their homes in Sellersville, Bucks County.


White Pass - 5/11/2016 2:33:49 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:53
White Pass US12
5/11/2016 2:33:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
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. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 5/11/2016 2:37:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:53
Satus Pass US97
5/11/2016 2:37:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 5/11/2016 2:22:50 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:53
Stevens Pass US2
5/11/2016 2:22:50 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 5/11/2016 2:33:43 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 05:53
Blewett Pass US97
5/11/2016 2:33:43 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

Weather: