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Huskies fall camp observations, Day 1 (newcomers edition)

WA Huskies - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:46
Notes and observations from UW’s first fall-camp practice at Husky Stadium:
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Jayda Evans’ WNBA power rankings

Seattle Storm - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:46
Phoenix and Minnesota maintain top spots. Chicago make big move up and Storm is now in basement.
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Broadway Is Reined In by a Lower Speed Limit

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:45
The speed limit on Broadway, from 59th Street to 220th Street, was lowered on Monday to 25 miles per hour. The measure was part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero campaign, an effort to limit traffic deaths in New York City.

Hurricane Bertha expected to weaken on Tuesday: NHC

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:42
(Reuters) - Bertha, the second hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season, is expected to weaken on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Monday. The hurricane is located about 490 miles (790 km) west of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 km per hour), NHC said. "Bertha will pass about midway between the U.S. east coast and Bermuda on Tuesday." (Reporting by Debasis Mohapatra in Bangalore;

Plane leaves Liberia with 2nd American with Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:42

Plane leaves Liberia with 2nd American with EbolaA special plane transporting the second American infected with Ebola has left Liberia's capital en route to Atlanta.


Sinking feeling for Southwest Philadelphia homeowners

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:37

Sinking feeling for Southwest Philadelphia homeownersThere's a house in Southwest Philadelphia that could actually be sinking, and it might be just one of many.


5 things you need to know on Tuesday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:36

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.

       

Man shot and killed in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:36

Man shot and killed in West PhiladelphiaPolice are investigating a fatal shooting of a man in West Philadelphia Monday afternoon.


Vigil held for slain Upper Darby mother, ex-boyfriend named 'person of interest'

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:34

Vigil held for slain Upper Darby mother, ex-boyfriend named 'person of interest'They crowded onto Emerson Avenue in Upper Darby Monday night and stood in front of the home where 38-year-old Masako Griffin was murdered.


Wash. ferry tip hasn't led to missing Oregon woman

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:31
FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — The San Juan County, Washington, sheriff's office says it is working with the local community and the Washington State Ferries system but so far has been unable to confirm a report that a missing Dundee, Oregon, woman might be in the San Juan Islands of northwest Washington.

Washington-Gonzaga renew cross-state rivalry in men's basketball

WA Huskies - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:31
After a 10-year hiatus, one of the most heated rivalries in the Northwest will return after Washington and Gonzaga agreed to a four-year series starting in 2016. The games will alternate between UW's Alaska Airlines Arena and Gonzaga's McCarthey Athletic Center.
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Porch shooting defendant grilled by prosecutors

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:29

Prosecutors pointed out discrepancies in Theodore Wafer's testimony versus statement.

       

Sacramento news anchor to be arraigned in high-end shoplifting case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:28
A Sacramento-area television news anchor charged with grand theft and burglary over the alleged theft of Coach wallets from an outlet store will be arraigned later this month, court documents showed on Monday. Sabrina Rodriguez was charged last week in connection with a 2013 incident in which merchandise was stolen from a store in the Sacramento suburb of Folsom, Rodriguez' station, Fox40, said on its website. Rodriguez will be arraigned on three felony charges including conspiracy on August 29, according to case information obtained from the Sacramento Superior Court. Rodriguez turned herself in last Thursday, more than a year after a warrant was issued for her arrest in the case, said Jason Browning, a spokesman for Folsom Police.

House collapses at scene of Camden car crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:28

House collapses in Camden, police investigateAuthorities responding to a car crash in Camden ended up being on the scene of a house collapse, as well.


Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:24

FILE - This Feb. 11, 2000 file photo shows former White House press secretary for President Reagan James Brady, left, in a group photo following a dedication ceremony for the new James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. From left are, Brady, presidential press secretaries Joe Lockhart (Clinton), Jerald terHorst (Ford), Larry Speakes (Reagan), Mike McCurry (Clinton) and Pierre Salinger (Kennedy). A Brady family spokeswoman says Brady has died at 73. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh/File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A major trait that endeared Jim Brady to the Washington press corps was his sense of humor, especially when he made fun of his own boss.


House collapses in Camden, police investigate

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:22

House collapses in Camden, police investigateAuthorities responded to a house collapse late Monday night in Camden.


Groups: US political effort in Cuba hurts aid work

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:19

In this July 11, 2014, photo, Manuel Barbosa, 25, shows a tattoo of his “Revolution” cultural group during an interview with The Associated Press in Santa Clara, Cuba. Fernando Murillo contacted Barbosa, a founder of the group, while working on a clandestine operation by the Obama administration that dispatched Latin American youth to Cuba under the cover of health and civic programs to provoke unrest. Barbosa said he was initially open to collaboration with the foreigners but was never told they were working for the U.S. "They presented themselves as a non-governmental organization," Barbosa said. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. program in Cuba that secretly used an HIV-prevention workshop for political activism was assailed Monday by international public health officials and members of Congress who declared that such clandestine efforts put health programs at risk around the world.


White Pass - 8/4/2014 7:41:18 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
White Pass US12
8/4/2014 7:41:18 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/4/2014 7:57:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
Satus Pass US97
8/4/2014 7:57:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 8/4/2014 7:54:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:18
Stevens Pass US2
8/4/2014 7:54:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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