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Seahawks Thursday injury report: Twelve sit out

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:31
The Seahawks may be getting healthier. But evidence that they also still have a ways to go came Wednesday as 12 players sat out practice.

Seahawks claim DE Demarcus Dobbs, place Greg Scruggs on IR UPDATED

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:31
The Seahawks have claimed defensive end Demarcus Dobbs off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers, creating room on the roster by putting defensive end Greg Scuggs on Injured Reserve.
Categories: Sports Center

Tesla sets delivery record, but losses mount

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:31
Electric car maker Tesla Motors beat Wall Street's expectations and set a record for deliveries of its Model S sedan in the third quarter, delighting investors even as its losses doubled from a year ago.

White Pass - 11/5/2014 4:33:49 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:30
White Pass US12
11/5/2014 4:33:49 PM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 11/5/2014 4:37:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:30
Satus Pass US97
11/5/2014 4:37:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 11/5/2014 4:22:50 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:30
Stevens Pass US2
11/5/2014 4:22:50 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/5/2014 4:33:43 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:30
Blewett Pass US97
11/5/2014 4:33:43 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/5/2014 4:24:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:30
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/5/2014 4:24:04 PM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. Construction is still in progress from milepost 56 to milepost 61 near the summit. Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and intermittent rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Raining

CEO: Virgin Galactic looks to resume tests in 2015

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:26

FILE - This undated file photo, first released in 2008 by Virgin Galactic, shows SpaceShipTwo's construction inside the Scaled Composites plant at the Mojave Airport in Mojave, Calif. The head of the space tourism company that suffered a tragic setback when its experimental rocket ship broke apart over the California desert says test flights could resume as early as next summer. Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 that work is underway at the company's Mojave shop to finish a second spacecraft. It will replace the first SpaceShipTwo, which was destroyed last week when it disintegrated during a test flight, killing one pilot and seriously injuring another.(AP Photo/Virgin Galactic, File) NO SLALESALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The space tourism company that suffered a tragic setback when its experimental rocket-powered spaceship broke apart over the California desert could resume test flights as early as next summer if it can finish building a replacement craft, its CEO said Wednesday.


2 Drivers Plow Into Israelis, Fueling Fears of New Palestinian Uprising

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:19
The episodes, in Jerusalem and the West Bank, have added to fears that a third uprising is taking shape as the latest crisis continues to reverberate beyond Israel’s borders.






Jernard Jarreau, Shawn Kemp Jr., Mike Anderson to start Washington's exhibition

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:16
After nearly a year layoff due to a knee injury, Jernard Jarreau returns to the starting lineup for Thursday's exhibition against Saint Martin's.

Seahawks’ swagger on defense finally seems to be back

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:13
The Seahawks’ defense that made so much noise on its way to a Super Bowl victory last season has been muted this season. But the past two weeks, Seattle is forcing turnovers and dancing like it’s 2013.
Categories: Sports Center

UCLA’s Jim Mora swats away UW sentiment, focuses on hammering Huskies

WA Huskies - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:13
Jim Mora, the former Husky player who once seemed destined to coach at Washington, loves coaching at UCLA. And just in case you wondered, he’s coming to Seattle for a victory, not to mingle.
Categories: Sports Center

Key for Huskies will be stopping UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley

WA Huskies - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:13
UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley has run for 424 yards in the Bruins’ past four games. “He looks to run and he doesn’t quarterback slide — he’s running through you like a tailback,” said UW defensive-backs coach Jimmy Lake.
Categories: Sports Center

Prep football: Five playoff games to watch this week

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:08
Garfield looking to end 33-year drought and reach state playoff round.

Washington state voters approve measure to expand gun background checks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:08

A pink assault rifle hangs among others at an exhibit booth at the George R. Brown convention center, the site for the National Rifle Association's (NRA) annual meeting in Houston, TexasBy Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - Legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers in Washington state passed overwhelmingly, election results showed on Wednesday, making the state the first in the country to close the so-called gun-show loophole through popular vote. Initiative 594, which requires background checks for all gun purchases in Washington state, whether at gun shows, online or through transfers, was voted into law with about 60 percent support, according to election results. ...


Washington state voters approve measure to expand gun background checks

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:08
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - Legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers in Washington state passed overwhelmingly, election results showed on Wednesday, making the state the first in the country to close the so-called gun-show loophole through popular vote. Initiative 594, which requires background checks for all gun purchases in Washington state, whether at gun shows ...

In Love With a Priest: Support Groups Spread

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 08:55
Challengers point to a shortage of Roman Catholic priests and to studies that show celibacy is a deterrent for young men wanting to enter the priesthood.

California schools chief re-elected in race that became referendum on education reform

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 08:55

Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson speaks at the 2014 California Democrats State Convention at the Los Angeles Convention CenterBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's union-backed schools superintendent has won re-election, defeating a challenger who called for tying teacher pay to student performance and a reshaping of tenure rules in an expensive race that emerged as a referendum on education reform. Incumbent Tom Torlakson won 52 percent of the vote on Tuesday, compared with 48 percent for Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive who ran as an education reformer and enjoyed support from several wealthy donors. ...


Landlords Say de Blasio Ignores Their Plight

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 08:53
Ask tenant leaders about Mayor Bill de Blasio and they say so far so good. Many landlords, though, say they are just bracing themselves for the next hit.