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2 First Ladies Share Tales of Budding Partnership and Life in the Spotlight

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:53
During a forum for the spouses of visiting African leaders, Michelle Obama and Laura Bush shared stories about living life in the spotlight, and using it to their advantage.






VA executive: Wait times can be fixed in 2 years

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:51

U.S. Veterans Administration Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson, left, shakes hands with Vietnam veteran Mike Mescavage before the opening session of the National Order of the Purple Heart National Convention in Denver, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. Gibson says more employees will be disciplined as the department sorts out a scandal over long waits for health care and falsified data. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Long wait times for veterans to get health care can be cleared up in two years, along with investigations of employees accused of falsifying data to hide the problem, Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson said Wednesday.


Dogs that killed Michigan man are euthanized

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:46
LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two dogs that fatally mauled a Michigan jogger last month have been put to death.

Poll: Do you want the Storm to make the playoffs?

WA Huskies - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:46
San Antonio lost its past two games and Los Angeles lost to Tulsa on Tuesday, keeping the door cracked for Seattle to make a WNBA-record 11th playoff appearance. The Storm (10-20) has four games remaining and is 3.5-games behind the Stars (13-16) and Sparks (13-16) for one of the final two playoff s
Categories: Sports Center

Poll: Do you want the Storm to make the playoffs?

Seattle Storm - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:46
San Antonio lost its past two games and Los Angeles lost to Tulsa on Tuesday, keeping the door cracked for Seattle to make a WNBA-record 11th playoff appearance. The Storm (10-20) has four games remaining and is 3.5-games behind the Stars (13-16) and Sparks (13-16) for one of the final two playoff s
Categories: Sports Center

Seahawks practice notes: Kevin Norwood has bone-spur surgery

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:46
The Seahawks are off the field following their last practice before their preseason opener with Denver.  The Seahawks are now loading the buses and will soon be off to Denver.
Categories: Sports Center

Huskies live fall camp updates, Day 3

WA Huskies - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:46
Categories: Sports Center

Well: Prostate Cancer Screening Still Not Recommended for All

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:44
A major European study has shown that blood test screening for prostate cancer saves lives, but doubts remain about whether the benefit is large enough to offset the harms caused by unnecessary biopsies and treatments that can render men incontinent and impotent.






Q&A: Back-to-back big storms are rare for Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:43

Graphic shows the current and forecasted location and storm information for Hurricanes Iselle and Julio; 3c x 3 3/4 inches; 146 mm x 95 mm;Comparatively few really big storms pass close enough to Hawaii to do much more than shake the palm fronds, but now back-to-back storms packing high-speed winds are bearing down on the island chain.


White Pass - 8/6/2014 4:02:07 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:40
White Pass US12
8/6/2014 4:02:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/6/2014 4:01:11 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:40
Satus Pass US97
8/6/2014 4:01:11 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 - 8/6/2014 4:04:38 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:40
Stevens Pass US2
8/6/2014 4:04:38 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/6/2014 4:14:52 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:40
Blewett Pass US97
8/6/2014 4:14:52 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 - 8/6/2014 4:08:22 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:40
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/6/2014 4:08:22 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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The mystery of a missing Crimean Tatar

BBC World News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:27
The mystery of a missing man puts Crimean Tatars on edge
Categories: BBC World News

The Muddled Road to Overhauling Corporate Taxes

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:25
Most everyone agrees the corporate tax system is badly broken, but the debate over companies moving overseas shows how hard it will be to make changes.

Former UW coach Jim Lambright a no-show for assault arraignment

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:16
From Seattle Times reporter Steve Miletich:

Mariners minor league report, August 6

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:16
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.

Former UW coach Jim Lambright a no-show for assault arraignment

WA Huskies - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:16
From Seattle Times reporter Steve Miletich:
Categories: Sports Center

Mariners minor league report, August 6

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 07:16
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
Categories: Sports Center