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Blewett Pass - 11/25/2014 11:45:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:59
Blewett Pass US97
11/25/2014 11:45:37 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/25/2014 11:56:03 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/25/2014 11:56:03 AM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, with standing water in places

Weather:
Raining, heavy at times

Cougars' Mayle credits confidence for success

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:57
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- For Washington State wide receiver Vince Mayle, it's not just good hands and fast feet that make him the top pass catcher in team history. It's confidence.

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:53

Smoldering remains is all this left of a beauty supply that burned to ground Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Dellwood, Mo. The building and several others in and around Ferguson were burned during protests after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cristina Fletes-Boutte) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUTST. LOUIS (AP) — The weeks of anxious waiting and hours of deliberating ended Monday, but the grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of black 18-year-old Michael Brown will likely reverberate throughout the community and nation for days to come.


Prosecutor: Lawyer had sex with captive girl, 14

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:53

This undated Pennsylvania driver license photo provided by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office shows Brian Meehan of Berwyn, Pa. Meehan, 56, surrendered to authorities Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, on charges of having sex with a human trafficking victim, age 14. Authorities said Meehan paid to have sex several times in 2012 in his downtown office with a girl that a Philadelphia couple held captive in their home with four other females. Officials said the couple is also in custody. (AP Photo/Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia lawyer was charged Tuesday with patronizing a sex-trafficking ring that held a missing 14-year-old girl captive and sent her to his downtown office to have sex with him.


Independent investigator named for alleged UVA frat gang rape

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:52
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - An independent investigator will examine allegations of a 2012 gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house that was described in harrowing detail in Rolling Stone magazine, the state's attorney general said on Tuesday. Attorney General Mark Herring said the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers would examine both the incident in which seven fraternity members are accused and how the university handled the matter. University Rector George Keith Martin apologized to the survivor of the alleged attack, identified only as Jackie. ...

No decision on Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson's future: mayor

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:51
(Reuters) - No decision has been made about the future of Officer Darren Wilson with the Ferguson Police Department following the grand jury's decision not to indict him in the fatal shooting of unarmed, black teenager Michael Brown, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said on Tuesday. Wilson has been on paid administrative leave since the Aug. 9 shooting of Brown and remains on leave pending the completion of an internal investigation, Knowles told a news conference. (Reporting by Mary Wisniewski in Chicago; Writing by David Bailey; Editing by Sandra Maler)

PJ Crowley: What Hagel's exit means

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:48
Obama's priorities as his defence secretary resigns
Categories: BBC World News

National Guard not deployed quickly enough to Ferguson: mayor

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:48
(Reuters) - The National Guard was not deployed quickly enough in Ferguson, Missouri, after unrest erupted following the announcement that a white police officer would not be indicted in the shooting of a black, unarmed teen, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said on Tuesday. "The decision to delay the deployment of the National Guard is deeply concerning," Knowles told a news conference. "We are asking that the governor make available and deploy all necessary resources to prevent the further destruction of property and the preservation of life in the city of Ferguson. ...

Daily Rant&Rave: Good luck speeding off with that flat tire

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:47
RAVE To the honest staff person at the wine bar who turned in my wallet to the hostess when I left it behind in my haste to get to Benaroya Hall to see David Sedaris, something I’d been looking forward to for a long time. We came from Whidbey Island to Seattle for the event, and the tickets we

Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:46

FILE - In this May 12, 2011 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby appears at Temple University's commencement in Philadelphia. Temple University says Cosby remains a trustee of the Philadelphia institution despite renewed scrutiny of sexual assault allegations against him. At least three women have publicly discussed their allegations against Cosby in recent weeks. Through his lawyer, the 77-year-old comedian has strongly denied wrongdoing. Cosby has never been charged. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.


Calorie count to appear with many prepared foods

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:46

FILE - In this July 18, 2008 file photo, calories of each food item appear on a McDonalds drive-thru menu in New York. The Food and Drug Administration announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus, menu boards and displays. Companies will have until November 2015 to comply. (AP Photo/Ed Ou, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.


More-confident US households step up borrowing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:46
Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy.

WSDOT offers Thanksgiving travel tips

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:46
Traveling in-state for Thanksgiving weekend?   Your destination is likely set, but if you can be flexible about when you make the trip, you might save yourself a headache.

Mexican boy who had massive tumor recovering

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:46
An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had pieces of a massive tumor removed and who drew international attention after U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico is still recovering after an 11-hour surgery.

Judge: Man accused of threats to Obama incompetent

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:39
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man is mentally incompetent to stand trial on charges of threatening President Barack Obama's life, and prison officials should determine whether he was also incapacitated at the time of the alleged offense, a federal judge ruled.

'Birdman' leads Spirit Awards nominations

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:26

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Michael Keaton, left, and Edward Norton in a scene from "Birdman." The film was nominated for six Spirit Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Winners will be revealed at the annual awards ceremony on Feb. 21. 2015. The ceremony will air live from Santa Monica, Calif. on IFC. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures)LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Birdman," a dark comedy about show business, took flight Tuesday with a leading six nominations for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards.


Operation Warm begins coat collection campaign

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:25

Operation Warm begins coat collection campaignAn annual drive to keep children warm got rolling this morning at Philadelphia City Hall.


VIDEO: Pope claims Europe appears 'elderly'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:18
Pope Francis warns that the world sees Europe as "somewhat elderly and haggard" during a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Categories: BBC World News

2014 Draft Class off to sluggish start

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 04:16
There wasn't a lot of real personnel news from Pete Carroll's press conference Monday. But one thing he revealed is that linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis could be headed soon to the Injured Reserve list with a shoulder injury suffered against Kansas City.
Categories: Sports Center