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Investigation: Are left-side mirrors a deadly flaw on SEPTA buses?

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:18

 Are left-side mirrors a deadly flaw on SEPTA buses?Could a mirror that's on every single SEPTA bus be to blame for dozens of serious knockdown accidents? That's what SEPTA bus drivers are warning in the wake of a deadly crash last month.


Bar association admonishes judicial candidate Sarah Hayne

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:16
The King County Bar Association formally rebuked attorney Sarah Hayne on Thursday, saying she has made misleading statements about her legal experience during a contentious campaign for an Eastside district court seat against incumbent Judge Ketu Shah.

Starbucks shares slip after quarter’s sales miss projections

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:16
Sales in U.S. stores grew 5 percent on the company’s efforts to attract more later diners, but analysts had estimated a 6.2 percent increase in same-store sales.

Four dead, five injured after plane crashes at Kansas airport

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:12

Smoke billows from a building at at Mid-Continent Airport shortly after a twin-turbo airplane crashed into a building killing several people including the pilot in Wichita KansasBy Alice Mannette WICHITA Kan. (Reuters) - Four people were killed, including the pilot, and five injured when a small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita on Thursday, setting off an explosion and huge fireball, officials said. Authorities said they had accounted for four people who had been listed as missing after the airplane, which officials said carried only the pilot, struck a building where pilots train on the airport grounds. "I heard a big, loud noise, but it was muffled. I saw smoke and flames. ...


Pennsylvania governor: Survivalist in barracks ambush held in handcuffs of dead trooper

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:10
LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania governor: Survivalist in barracks ambush held in handcuffs of dead trooper.

Seahawks rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis makes a quick impression

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:10
Seahawks rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis played 33 percent of Seattle’s defensive plays against the Panthers, and showed the speed that had coaches and scouts raving about him during the combine and draft.

White Pass - 10/30/2014 7:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:03
White Pass US12
10/30/2014 7:07:23 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 - 10/30/2014 7:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:03
Satus Pass US97
10/30/2014 7:12:13 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 - 10/30/2014 7:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:03
Stevens Pass US2
10/30/2014 7:02:09 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 - 10/30/2014 7:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:03
Blewett Pass US97
10/30/2014 7:04:25 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 - 10/30/2014 7:01:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:03
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/30/2014 7:01:00 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:
I-90 Snoqualmie Pass milepost 56 to 61: Drivers should prepare for potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions Thursday and Friday night, Oct. 30 and 31 and Monday through Friday nights, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7. Additionally, daytime lane closures will be encountered on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 4 and 5. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions, may be encountered Thursday and Friday, Oct. 30 and 31 and Monday through Friday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7, during daytime hours.

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Lawsuit: Surgical gowns let diseases pass through

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:02
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases.

Seahawks fill out practice squad with WR Matthews, TE Brackett

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:01
In case you missed the news via Twitter earlier, the Seahawks today got their practice squad back up to the maximum 10 players by signing receiver Chris Matthews and tight end Brett Brackett.
Categories: Sports Center

Gibson, Republican Congressman, Finds Bipartisan Support in Race Against Eldridge

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:56
Representative Chris Gibson, a Republican, has a 41 percent favorability rating among Democrats, and a wide lead over Sean Eldridge, the Democratic candidate.

Sunni Tribesmen Say ISIS Exacts Brutal Revenge

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:51
Islamic State militants have killed scores of members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe that fought them for months, tribal leaders and officials said.

In New York Attorney General Debate, Cahill and Schneiderman Clash Over Ethics and Integrity

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:50
Trading insults, invective and the occasional idea, the two major-party candidates met in their only debate.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

BBC World News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:43
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".
Categories: BBC World News

Washington state man charged with trying to move river

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:42
A Washington state man accused of using an excavator and a bulldozer to try to alter the Tahuya River was charged on Thursday with environmental violations, the state's top attorney said.

Liberia’s Ebola Crisis Puts President in Harsh Light

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:36
As Liberia’s first elected leader after a devastating civil war, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has pushed the country to economic growth, but gains have been halted by the Ebola outbreak.