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Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:16
Because the Constitution was written primarily as a foundation for government, it can answer only so many questions, writes syndicated columnist

Guest: Hobby Lobby ruling puts bosses’ values ahead of a woman’s health

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:16
In a very disappointing ruling, the court gave bosses of some closely held profit-making corporations the right to deny their employees legally mandated coverage, writes guest columnist Chris Charbonneau.

Marijuana shops prepare for historic sales

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:08
With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there's pot on the shelves. At Cannabis City, the only recreational marijuana shop that's ready to open in Seattle, owner James Lathrop has hired an events company to provide crowd control, arranged for a food truck and ...

Officials Defend N.S.A. After New Privacy Details Are Reported

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:06
A report by The Washington Post, which included information from Edward J. Snowden, suggested that roughly nine out of 10 communications involved people who were not the direct targets of surveillance.






VIDEO: Australia returns refugees at sea

BBC World News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:58
Australia acknowledges it has returned 41 asylum seekers to the Sri Lankan authorities at sea.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama: Match best teachers with neediest students

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:57

President Obama outlines a new education project.

       

Sports of The Times: Off-Season in the N.B.A., but Free Agency Brings Plenty of Drama

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:55
Free agency has helped the N.B.A. keep pace with global events like the World Cup and Wimbledon.

White Pass - 7/6/2014 6:01:01 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:53
White Pass US12
7/6/2014 6:01:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 7/6/2014 6:10:22 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:53
Satus Pass US97
7/6/2014 6:10:22 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 7/6/2014 6:10:02 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:53
Stevens Pass US2
7/6/2014 6:10:02 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 7/6/2014 6:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:53
Blewett Pass US97
7/6/2014 6:04:25 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/6/2014 6:02:10 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:53
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/6/2014 6:02:10 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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Archives From Prisons in New York Are Digitized

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:49
The New York State Department of Corrections is releasing the archives of state prison records for public consumption on Ancestry.com

Mayor Mike Duggan’s Pledges Echo in Detroit’s North End

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:45
The North End, which has both glorious homes and some of the city’s harshest blight, captures both the hope and challenge of the mayor’s pledge to improve Detroit.

Soldiers call for rolled sleeves in the summer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:45

Soldiers are the only U.S. service members who aren't allowed to roll up their sleeves

       

Expedia to buy Australian online travel site for $658M

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:40
The deal for Australia’s Wotif.com Holdings will strengthen the Bellevue company’s online-booking business in the Asia-Pacific region.

Merkel brings German business leaders to China

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:35

Merkel will meet with Chinese President Xi Monday.

       

Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in hit-and-run in Kent

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:31
KENT (AP) — A 40-year-old Kent man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Saturday night after a hit-and-run accident.

World Cup 2014: Controversies Highlight Players’ Use of Social Media

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:30
This year’s tournament is notable for a widespread use of social media by athletes eager to issue confessions, explanations and interpretations after controversial incidents.

Obama, Merkel are back in a spy flap

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 09:30

The German government says an employee passed secrets to the United States.