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'Community' rebounds with new episodes on Yahoo

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 08:13

This photo released by NVC shows, Jim Rash, left, as Dean Pelton, and Joel McHale as Jeff Winger, in a scene from season 5 of "Community." Yahoo says that it's giving the sitcom "Community" a sixth season online. Yahoo and Sony Picture Television announced Monday, June 30, 2014, that the show's creator, Dan Harmon, will serve as an executive producer for 13 new episodes.(AP Photo/NBC, Justin Lubin)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo says it's giving the sitcom "Community" a sixth season online.


Felix Hernandez allows one hit in Mariners’ 3-0 win

Seattle Mariners - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 08:12
Felix Hernandez holds the Indians to a lone single in eight innings of work to lead the Mariners to a 3-0 win and put them back at six games over .500.
Categories: Sports Center

NC man captured on video riding on back of car

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 08:12
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a man clung to the back of a moving car as it drove down an interstate highway.

3 dead in fiery plane crash at Colorado ski area

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 08:09
GEORGETOWN, Colo. (AP) — Three people are dead after their small plane crashed into a slope at the Loveland Ski Area in Colorado.

Gates says fixing education toughest challenge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:52
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates says eradicating malaria is easier than fixing the United States' education system. But what he really wishes he could do is write a check to eliminate biological, chemical and nuclear weapons.

In pictures: Battling Ebola in West Africa

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:50
Life and death as West Africa battles Ebola outbreak
Categories: BBC World News

Whole South Dakota town for sale at under $400,000

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:49
Prospective buyers who want to be masters of their own domains could turn to southwestern South Dakota, where an entire town can be had for $399,000. The owner of Swett, pronounced sweat, is selling the roughly 6-acre (2.5-hectare) town that includes a tavern, a three bedroom house, three trailer homes and a former tire shop about 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Rapid City, South Dakota. Swett's population peaked at 40 residents in the 1940s when it had a post office and grocery store, but now stands at two: owner Lance Benson and his wife, three if you count their dog. Benson acquired Swett in 1998, later gave it up in a divorce settlement and then reacquired the town in 2012.

Oyster farm owners eye options after ruling

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:47

File - In this Dec. 6, 2011 file photo, workers harvest Pacific oysters at the Drake's Bay Oyster Co. in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif. The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a popular oyster farm in Northern California that is facing closure. The justices did not comment Monday, June 30, 2014, in leaving in place lower court rulings against Drakes Bay Oyster Co. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to consider the appeal of a popular oyster farm that federal officials want to shutter and return to wilderness along the coast of Northern California.


U.S. justices uphold firms' religious objections to contraception

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:46

Pro-choice demonstrators rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in WashingtonBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that owners of private companies can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance covering birth control for women. The decision, which applies only to a small number of family or other closely-held companies, means an estimated several thousand women whose health insurance comes via such companies may have to obtain certain forms of birth control coverage elsewhere. In a 5-4 vote along ideological lines, the justices said the companies can seek an exemption from the so-called birth control mandate of the law known as Obamacare. The companies in the case said they did not object to all birth control but certain methods they said were tantamount to abortion, which they oppose for religious reasons.


Clarkston's Jamie Weisner aims for USA-Canada exhibition

WA Huskies - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:46
Former Clarkston HS star Jamie Weisner was one of the local ties playing with Canada Basketball in a series against Brazil last weekend. Former Storm draft pick Michelle Plouffe and Weisner's current Oregon State teammate Ruth Hamblin also suited up for the national team.
Categories: Sports Center

Clarkston's Jamie Weisner aims for USA-Canada exhibition

Seattle Storm - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:46
Former Clarkston HS star Jamie Weisner was one of the local ties playing with Canada Basketball in a series against Brazil last weekend. Former Storm draft pick Michelle Plouffe and Weisner's current Oregon State teammate Ruth Hamblin also suited up for the national team.
Categories: Sports Center

New Yorkers hold solidarity vigil for slain Israeli teenagers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:44

Three Israeli seminary students seen in combination pictureBy Edith Honan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several hundred people waving Israeli flags and expressing grief and solidarity held a vigil in New York on Monday after the bodies of three missing Israeli teenagers were found in the occupied West Bank.   The bodies of the teens, who attended a religious school in a Jewish settlement, were found in a field near Hebron, a militant stronghold, not far from a road where they were believed to have been abducted while hitchhiking on June 12, security officials said. Earlier on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama condemned the killings but called on all parties to exercise restraint.  Mourners gathered on a busy Manhattan street outside the Israeli Consulate and then, carrying placards bearing the names of the three Jewish seminary students, marched to the Isaiah Wall directly across from U.N. headquarters.   "Our hearts are broken.


Job vacancies, hiring on upswing in latest data from state

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:44
Job openings in Washington state rose to their highest level in eight years in 2013, and it's t

Higgs boson spills secrets as LHC prepared for return

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:43
What does Higgs boson tell us about lifetime of the Universe?
Categories: BBC World News

Unlikely heroes of Switzerland

BBC World News - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:36
Swiss World Cup team sends multicultural message
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 6/30/2014 4:16:50 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:36
White Pass US12
6/30/2014 4:16:50 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 6/30/2014 4:10:08 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:36
Satus Pass US97
6/30/2014 4:10:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 6/30/2014 4:07:05 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:36
Stevens Pass US2
6/30/2014 4:07:05 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 6/30/2014 4:05:18 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:36
Blewett Pass US97
6/30/2014 4:05:18 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 6/30/2014 4:15:44 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/30/2014 4:15:44 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is scheduled for Monday through Wednesday starting at 8 pm, and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from mp 56, near Gold Creek to mp 61, near Price Creek. At that time there are no services eastbound past mp 53 and westbound past mp 70. Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities will not impact traffic Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However, due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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