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Iowa holds on to defeat Rainiers 3-2

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:01
Dae-Eun Rhee pitched 61/3 scoreless innings and Blake Parker went the last 12/3 innings for his 24th save as the Iowa Cubs beat the Tacoma Rainiers 3-2 Wednesday night in a Pacific Coast League game at Cheney Stadium.
Categories: Sports Center

Police officer appears to hold 'beer bong' for fan

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:56

Police and union officials said the officer "appears to have used poor judgment."

       

Santa Fe city council votes to decriminalizes marijuana

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:51

A young cannabis plant grows at The Joint Cooperative in Seattle, WashingtonBy Joseph Kolb ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - Santa Fe on Wednesday became the latest U.S. The Santa Fe City Council voted five to four in favor of revising a law classifying possession of less than one ounce (28 grams) of marijuana as a misdemeanor. Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales cast a dissenting vote on Wednesday, despite supporting the change, saying he thought the issue should have been put to the public. Emily Kaltenbach, New Mexico state director for the drug-law reform group Drug Policy Alliance, had also hoped for a broader vote, but said: "It still is an historic win for us all." Kaltenbach said activists obtained some 11,000 signatures and that her internal polling showed more than 70 percent of Santa Fe residents supported decriminalization.


Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:50
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle — one word, really — yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.

Royals manager beseeches fans to come to ballpark

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:46
Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon’s walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.
Categories: Sports Center

Correction: Thailand-Six-Legged Livestock story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:44

In this photo taken Aug. 5, Boontham Puthachat, 47, holds a two-month old cricket he raises at his farm in Thanon Nang Klarn village in Nakhon Ratchasima province, northeastern Thailand. Boontham’s family is one of 30 in this village raising mounds of the profitable crisp and crunchy critters in their backyards, satisfying a big domestic appetite for edible insects, and a slowly emerging international one in countries where most diners would rather starve than sample fried grasshoppers or omelets studded with red ant eggs. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)THANON NANG KLARN, Thailand (AP) — In a story Aug. 25 about insects being raised for food around the world, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the first cricket farm in the United States will open this year in Youngstown, Pennsylvania. The farm is in Youngstown, Ohio, and is now operating.


White Pass - 8/28/2014 12:12:39 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:30
White Pass US12
8/28/2014 12:12:39 AM

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 - 8/28/2014 12:03:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:30
Satus Pass US97
8/28/2014 12:03:17 AM

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 - 8/28/2014 12:19:42 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:30
Stevens Pass US2
8/28/2014 12:19:42 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/28/2014 12:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:30
Blewett Pass US97
8/28/2014 12:13:59 AM

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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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/28/2014 12:13:38 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:30
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/28/2014 12:13:38 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is complete for the week.

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Qantas reports record annual loss

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:24
Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - a record annual loss for the airline.
Categories: BBC World News

Man on Texas death row 'prepared to die'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:18

Condemned killer Les Brown plans to exhaust fourth appeal before scheduled execution.

       

Deadly landslide in south-west China

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:11
At least six people have died and 21 others are missing after a landslide swept through a village in south-west China.
Categories: BBC World News

Deadly landslide in south-west China

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:11
At least six people have died and 21 others are missing after a landslide swept through a village in south-west China.
Categories: BBC World News

Millions knocked offline in US

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:09
A fault on Time Warner Cable's network left its 11.4 million broadband internet subscribers without a connection.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. to resume oil drilling leases in California

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:08

The decision follows a study that found limited environmental impacts from fracking.

       

U.S. to resume oil drilling leases in California

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:08

The decision follows a study that found limited environmental impacts from fracking.

       

Kennedy nephew seeks low-profile D.C. political job

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:06

William Kennedy Smith is running for a D.C. advisory neighborhood board.

       

Ukraine rebels advance in south

BBC World News - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:02
Pro-Russian rebels open up a new front in south-eastern Ukraine, and are reportedly advancing towards the key port city of Mariupol.
Categories: BBC World News