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24 stranded on Maryland roller coaster

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:53

This image provided by Prince George's County Fire Dept. shows firefighters reaching riders stranded on a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Md., Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Prince George's County Fire Dept., Marc Bashoor)UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a roller coaster carrying 24 people has become stuck near the top of the ride and fire officials are trying to rescue them at Six Flags America in Maryland.


Met’s Labor Woes Divide Opera Fans as Well as Participants

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:49
The labor strife at the Metropolitan Opera has inflamed the passions of opera lovers.

White Pass - 8/10/2014 2:15:43 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:33
White Pass US12
8/10/2014 2:15:43 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 - 8/10/2014 2:05:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:33
Satus Pass US97
8/10/2014 2:05:17 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 - 8/10/2014 2:10:03 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:33
Stevens Pass US2
8/10/2014 2:10:03 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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Blewett Pass - 8/10/2014 2:05:17 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:33
Blewett Pass US97
8/10/2014 2:05:17 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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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/10/2014 2:07:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:33
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/10/2014 2:07:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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VIDEO: New truce agreed in Gaza conflict

BBC World News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:30
Israel and Palestinian factions accept a fresh 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, clearing the way for more talks in Egypt.
Categories: BBC World News

Hurricane Julio not expected to threaten Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:01

A boy holds an umbrella to a wave in Kailua-Kona on the island of Hawaii, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Iselle, the first tropical storm to hit the state in 22 years, knocked out power, caused flooding and downed trees when it crossed onto the Big Island in a rural and sparsely populated region. (AP Photo/Chris Stewart)HONOLULU (AP) — The National Weather Service says Hurricane Julio continues to move away from Hawaii and will not pose a threat on the heels of a damaging tropical storm.


Mother of dead Missouri teen wants officer jailed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:01

Protestors confront police during an impromptu rally, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 to protest the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by police in Ferguson, Mo. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Brown died following a confrontation with police, according to St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, who spoke at a news conference Sunday. (AP Photo/Sid Hastings)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The mother of an 18-year-old black man shot and killed in a St. Louis suburb says she doesn't understand why police didn't subdue her son with a club or Taser, and she says the policeman who shot him should be jailed.


Warmwater fishing action builds at Potholes Reservoir

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:01
Here is the latest fishing report for the Potholes Reservoir by Rob Harbin at MarDon Resort:

Erdogan wins Turkey presidency

BBC World News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:52
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins his country's first direct presidential election, promising a period of "social reconciliation".
Categories: BBC World News

90 years on, push for ERA ratification continues

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:47

FILE - In this May 16, 1976 file photo, an estimated 10,000 marchers descend on the Capitol building in Springfield, Ill to demonstrate for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Many opponents of the Equal Rights Amendment considered it dead when a 10-year ratification push failed in 1982, yet its backers on Capitol Hill, in the Illinois statehouse and elsewhere fought for the ratification in 2014. (AP Photo/File)Drafted by a suffragette in 1923, the Equal Rights Amendment has been stirring up controversy ever since. Many opponents considered it dead when a 10-year ratification push failed in 1982, yet its backers on Capitol Hill, in the Illinois statehouse and elsewhere are making clear this summer that the fight is far from over.


Buoy-10 Salmon Challenge is Aug. 21-22

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:46
The Lower Columbia Buoy-10 Salmon Challenge hosted by the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association is Aug. 21-22 at Warrior Hall at Camp Rilea in Warrenton, Oregon.

Seahawks Top 10: Brock Coyle making a name, and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:46
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Seahawks Top 10: Brock Coyle making a name, and more

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:46
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Categories: Sports Center

Marquez wins record 10th race in row

BBC World News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:41
Marc Marquez wins his 10th MotoGP in a row, equalling Mick Doohan's record, to continue his 100% record in 2014.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/10/2014 1:15:43 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:33
White Pass US12
8/10/2014 1:15:43 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/10/2014 1:10:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:33
Satus Pass US97
8/10/2014 1:10:07 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 - 8/10/2014 1:10:03 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 04:33
Stevens Pass US2
8/10/2014 1:10:03 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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