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Fence-jumper got farther into White House

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:06

The alarm box at the front entrance had been muted, an official says.

       

AP PHOTOS: Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:03

In this Sept. 26, 2014 photo, spectators watch as riders and drivers herd the buffalo toward the corrals at the 49th annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup in the southern Black Hills near Custer, S.D. After the roundup, some of the buffalo were vaccinated, branded, checked for pregnancies and others were sorted for an auction. (AP Photo/Kristina Barker)CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. (AP) — The images are much like moviegoers saw during the buffalo hunt when "Dances With Wolves" hit the big screen nearly 25 years ago: hundreds of massive animals shaking the prairie as they kick up dust and stream down the hills.


White Pass - 9/28/2014 9:11:32 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:54
White Pass US12
9/28/2014 9:11:32 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

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Satus Pass - 9/28/2014 9:19:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:54
Satus Pass US97
9/28/2014 9:19:03 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.

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Stevens Pass - 9/28/2014 9:09:32 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:54
Stevens Pass US2
9/28/2014 9:09:32 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

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Blewett Pass - 9/28/2014 9:15:43 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:54
Blewett Pass US97
9/28/2014 9:15:43 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:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/28/2014 9:03:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/28/2014 9:03:04 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 Monday through Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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5 things you need to know Monday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:36

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.

       

Jane Fonda gets personal at Rape Foundation brunch

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:32

Actress and event host Jane Fonda and actress Lily Tomlin, right, pose at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch at Greenacres on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jane Fonda told an audience of activists and philanthropists that her mother had been sexually abused as a child before eventually committing suicide at 42.


California governor vetoes drone warrant bill

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:21
(Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have placed strict regulations on how law enforcement and other government agencies can use drones, his office said on Sunday. The measure, which passed the state's Senate and Assembly with broad support, would have required law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant before using an unmanned aircraft, or drone, except in emergencies such as a fire or a hostage-taking. "There are undoubtedly circumstances where a warrant is appropriate. The bill's exceptions, however, appear to be too narrow," Brown said in his veto message. ...

Underclassmen have Cougars playing better

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:18
Next up is California, a much improved team in its own right.

No sign truck driver tried to avoid crash with bus

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:18
A tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team drove straight through an interstate median without any signs of braking or trying to avoid the collision, federal investigators said Sunday.

Jordan Zimmermann’s no-hitter saved by a great catch

Seattle Mariners - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:16
Thanks to a dramatic, diving grab by little-used rookie Steven Souza Jr., Jordan Zimmermann completed his no-hitter, a 1-0 victory for the NL East champion Nationals over the Miami Marlins.
Categories: Sports Center

No sign truck driver tried to avoid crash with bus

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:06

Doris Floyd, from left, Sherry Smith, Wendy Perkins and Susan Decker attend at a candlelight vigil at North Central Texas College in Gainesville, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, for four members of the school softball team who were killed Friday in a highway collision while returning from a scrimmage game in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified the four players killed as Meagan Richardson, Brooke Deckard, Katelynn Woodlee and Jaiden Pelton. All were from North Texas. (AP Photo/Rex C. Curry)A tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team drove straight through an interstate median without any signs of braking or trying to avoid the collision, federal investigators said Sunday.


Economy expected to continue steady recovery

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:04
Economists see steady growth but remain mixed on their outlook for the health of different segments of the U.S. economy.

Drought hits Lake Tahoe, drying up Truckee River

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:02

Soon, the Truckee River will lose its flow.

       

49ers top Eagles 26-21 to avoid 3-game skid

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:01

49ers top Eagles 26-21 to avoid 3-game skidThe San Francisco 49ers topped Philadelphia 26-21 on Sunday to hand the Eagles their first loss.


Literary Lions Unite in Protest Over Amazon’s E-Book Tactics

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:00
Many more writers have signed on to Authors United, a group not only challenging Amazon on its Hachette dealings, but also asking federal authorities to investigate it on antitrust matters.

Hospital president, wife killed in house fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:58

FILE - In this July, 24, 2012, file photo, John Sheridan, left, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cooper Health System talks with with George Norcross III, during an event in Camden, N.J. Sheridan and his wife, Joyce were killed when a fire broke out in their home early Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Montgomery Township. Authorities say the “circumstances surrounding the deaths” remain under investigation. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The president of a major southern New Jersey hospital and his wife were killed when a fire broke out in their home, authorities said Sunday.


White Pass - 9/28/2014 8:11:32 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:54
White Pass US12
9/28/2014 8:11:32 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather: