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Bungie CEO talks about its big game, ‘Destiny’

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:01
The online, sci-fi action game created by Bungie, the Bellevue game studio, may be the biggest entertainment launch of the year.

‘Godzilla’ stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:01
Workers at a film laboratory are using digital technology to painstakingly restore the original “Godzilla,” wires and all. The idea is to turn the film into a 4K product to be viewed on ultra high-definition televisions.

Pentagon enlisted in Ebola fight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:00

Pentagon sending portable field hospital to Liberia to help in Ebola fight

       

Bigfoot’s local devotees have a belief that can’t be shaken

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:57
A story went worldwide this summer about a genetic study of 30 samples that supposedly came from Sasquatches, yetis or other hairy humanoids. They actually came from bears, horses, even cows. A good number of those samples came from Washington state because here, we believe.

Mountain lion attack leaves six-year-old California boy injured

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:57
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A mountain lion attacked and injured a 6-year-old boy hiking with family and friends on Sunday along a wooded trail in California's Silicon Valley before two adults managed to frighten the cat away, a state wildlife official said. The attack occurred at about 1 p.m. local time in an open-space preserve adjacent to the historic Picchetti Ranch Winery just west of the town of Cupertino, said Lieutenant Patrick Foy of the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. The victim's parents reported that the child was walking about 10 feet ahead of the rest of the group - two adult couples each hiking with their three small children - when "the mountain lion came out of nowhere" and grabbed the boy.

GE Appliances sold to Electrolux for $3.3 billion

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:57

One of America's most iconic brands now belongs to Sweden's Electrolux.

       

Photos: 10 gripping images of Yosemite fire

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:52

A 700-acre wildfire in Yosemite National Park has prompted the evacuation of about 100 campers, officials said.

       

Food for seniors: Blandness replaced by seasoned palates

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:51
In a nation where food has become a cultural currency and the baby-boom generation is turning 65 at a rate of 8,000 people a day, it was only a matter of time before expensive ingredients, elevated cooking techniques and old-fashioned food snobbery hit the nursing home.

Mountain lion attacks 6-year-old California boy

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:48
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — A mountain lion attacked a 6-year-old boy Sunday in Northern California and began dragging him away before his father and another man fought the animal off, authorities said.

China exports up 9.4 percent, imports shrink again

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:43
HONG KONG (AP) — China's exports grew more than forecast in August while imports shrank unexpectedly for the second month in a row, a reminder of the fragile recovery in the world's No. 2 economy, customs data showed Monday.

White Pass - 9/7/2014 9:12:39 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:40
White Pass US12
9/7/2014 9:12:39 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:


White Pass - 9/7/2014 9:12:39 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:40
White Pass US12
9/7/2014 9:12:39 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:


Satus Pass - 9/7/2014 9:03:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:40
Satus Pass US97
9/7/2014 9:03:17 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:


Stevens Pass - 9/7/2014 9:19:42 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:40
Stevens Pass US2
9/7/2014 9:19:42 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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 - 9/7/2014 9:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:40
Blewett Pass US97
9/7/2014 9:13:59 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 - 9/7/2014 9:13:38 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/7/2014 9:13:38 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:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled Monday, September 8 through Thursday, September 11 starting at 7 p.m. for one hour or more each night. 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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Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dies at 93

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:35

Cathy died at home surrounded by members of his family.

       

5 things you need to know Monday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 12:25

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.