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Aurora, Interbay and Sodo lane closures this week

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:54
Traffic slowdowns are coming to Aurora Avenue North, to West Emerson Street, and to South Spokane Street this week, as workers fix damaged road decks, if the weather cooperates.

Texas man impersonates cop to real police officer

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:53
A 41-year-old Midland, Texas, man got a surprise when he tried to impersonate a police officer and berate a fellow driver. The driver he chastised was a police detective.

Hawaii boy survives 6-story fall down trash chute

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:53
An 8-year-old Hawaii boy survived a six-story fall down a condominium building trash chute and was pulled out by a neighbor who lowered a fire hose to him.

California fire crews lose contact with air tanker fighting blaze near Yosemite National Park

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:51
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — California fire crews lose contact with air tanker fighting blaze near Yosemite National Park.

In This Election, Obama’s Party Benches Him

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:49
Democratic candidates — even those in states like Virginia that the president carried in 2008 and 2012 — do not want President Obama to campaign for them.

Health Law Drug Plans Are Given a Check-Up

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:46
Early studies of prescription drug use by people buying health insurance through health exchanges suggest that they are often sicker than those insured by employers.

Speaker series launches Oct. 15 with panel on early education

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:46
Next Wednesday, The Seattle Times will launch a new speaker series called LiveWire with a panel discussion on early learning.

Wynnefield Heights deli robbed for second time in 2 weeks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:44

Wynnefield Heights deli robbed for second time in 2 weeksTwo armed men are being sought in connection with a holdup at a Wynnefield Heights deli.


Ebola Patient on Ventilator and Getting Kidney Dialysis, Officials Say

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:43
Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian who is battling the virus, is also being treated with an experimental antiviral drug in a Dallas hospital.






Dead bear cub in Central Park likely hit by auto

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:43

Florence Slatkin, with her dog Paco, points to the spot where she and a friend discovered a dead bear cub Monday in New York's Central Park, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Slatkin, a longtime resident of the Upper West Side, said that they were leaving the park when her friend's terrier spotted something near a bicycle lying on the ground. The cub's head was on top of the back bicycle wheel, Slatkin said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — A bear cub found dead under a bush in Central Park likely was hit by a motor vehicle and wasn't the victim of animal cruelty as was first suspected, state wildlife officials said Tuesday.


KFC owner Yum cuts profit outlook

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:42
Yum Brands, the US owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, cuts its full-year profit forecast after a food scare hurt its sales in China.
Categories: BBC World News

Walmart to End Health Coverage for 30,000 Part-Time Workers

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:40
The retailer said it would terminate coverage for about 5 percent of its part-time force because of cost increases under the Affordable Care Act.

North Korea, at UN, mentions its labor camps

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:39

FILE - In this March 24, 2014, file photo, North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador Ri Tong Il, responds to a question during his news conference at United Nations headquarters. North Korea publicly acknowledged the existence of its labor camps for the first time Tuesday, Oct. 7, an admission that appeared to come in response to a highly critical U.N. human rights report earlier this year. The deputy U.N. ambassador said the secretary of his country's ruling Workers' Party had visited the EU, and that "we are expecting end of this year to open political dialogue between the two sides." The human rights dialogue would follow. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A North Korean official publicly acknowledged to the international community the existence of his country's "reform through labor" camps Tuesday, a mention that appeared to come in response to a highly critical U.N. human rights report earlier this year.


3 injured in North Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:34

3 injured in North Philadelphia shootingPolice are investigating a triple shooting in North Philadelphia.


White Pass - 10/7/2014 4:46:35 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:33
White Pass US12
10/7/2014 4:46:35 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 - 10/7/2014 4:48:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:33
Satus Pass US97
10/7/2014 4:48:20 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 - 10/7/2014 4:52:19 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:33
Stevens Pass US2
10/7/2014 4:52:19 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:


Blewett Pass - 10/7/2014 4:46:29 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:33
Blewett Pass US97
10/7/2014 4:46:29 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 - 10/7/2014 4:50:46 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:33
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/7/2014 4:50:46 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 Tuesday 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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As Anxiety Increases, Agency Scrambles to Address Concerns of Health Workers

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:33
Despite requests for the “moon suits” that Ebola workers in Africa wear, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not changed its recommendations on protective gear.