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Suit: Papa John's fired worker with Down syndrome

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:41
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal agency is accusing Papa John's Pizza of breaking the law when they fired a Utah employee with Down syndrome.

Emotional toll taxes military drone operators too

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:40
President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria -- well aware the country is not ready to return to the battlefield with its war wounded still recovering from a decade of conflict.

Baltimore row house collapses, trapping one person

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:39
(Reuters) - A Baltimore row house near Camden Yards collapsed on Monday while under renovation, trapping one person and injuring a second, a fire department spokesman said. Dozens of firefighters scrambled to shore up the two-and-a-half-story building on South Paca Street so rescue crews could safely enter it and free the pinned individual, said Ian Brennan, spokesman for the Baltimore City Fire Department. The trapped person was communicating with emergency workers, he said. Both people involved in the collapse, which occurred at about 12:30 p.m. ...

Round-up: Community colleges win $12.5M for job training, Calif. adopts 'yes means yes' law

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:38
Community colleges win $12.5 million for job-training programs (AP): Vice President Joe Biden announced close to a half-billion dollars in grants on Monday that will be directed to community colleges working with employers on job-training programs. In Washington state, a consortium of eigh

AP NewsAlert

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:37
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas cancer doctor sentenced to 10 years for poisoning lover's coffee with chemical.

Weekly coaches' state volleyball rankings

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:31
Here are the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings for the week of Sept. 29:

Jane Fonda gets personal at Rape Foundation brunch

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:31
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.

Sinosphere Blog: Beijing Blocks Reports on Hong Kong Democracy Movement

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:30
Chinese censors block Instagram, and a directive from the central propaganda department in Beijing orders websites to delete any mention of the pro-democracy uprising in Hong Kong.






Monday morning MLS roundup: The Galaxy keeps pace

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:29
Sunday night's match between the L.A. Galaxy and New York Red Bulls was billed as not only potentially the final matchup between Landon Donovan and Thierry Henry, but as a meeting of two of the hottest teams in Major League Soccer. Only one of them left the StubHub Center with that distinction

Football rankings -- 4A, 3A, 2A

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:27
This week's rankings.

The Hong Kong Protests: What You Should Know

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:23
A look at why the political movements behind the protests would never have taken root in any other Chinese city.

Worker killed at The Philadelphia Zoo

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:23

Philadelphia Zoo employee killed in golf cart accidentA worker was killed in an incident at the Philadelphia Zoo Monday morning.


He Kicked a Stray Cat, and Activists Growled

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:21
With pressure from animal rights activists, prosecutors in New York City and across the country are pursuing abuse cases more aggressively, but defense lawyers say the punishments go too far.






Colorado, CDC probing 10 cases of virus-related paralysis in kids

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:16
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. health officials are investigating at least 10 cases of children in Colorado who developed limb weakness or paralysis after testing positive for a respiratory virus, state health officials said on Monday. Of the 10, four children tested positive for Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a virus that is causing severe respiratory infections in 40 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. From mid-August to September 26, 2014, the U.S. ...

Ohioan gets 6 years for having ricin, lying to FBI

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:13
CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison after being convicted of having ricin and lying to FBI agents when he denied making the deadly toxin.

White Pass - 9/29/2014 10:22:07 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:06
White Pass US12
9/29/2014 10:22:07 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/29/2014 10:30:53 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:06
Satus Pass US97
9/29/2014 10:30:53 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/29/2014 10:37:35 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:06
Stevens Pass US2
9/29/2014 10:37:35 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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/29/2014 10:36:19 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:06
Blewett Pass US97
9/29/2014 10:36:19 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/29/2014 10:28:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:06
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/29/2014 10:28:13 AM

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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