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Possible tornado tosses vehicle along Florida turnpike

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:50

MIAMI (AP) — A possible tornado picked up a southbound vehicle on Florida’s Turnpike near Fort Lauderdale and dropped it in the northbound lane as a line of severe storms hit the area, officials said Wednesday morning. They said the storms tossed cars and trucks, knocked down trees and damaged some roofs in south Florida. […]

Quintana to focus on Tour, Valverde to ride 1st Giro

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:44

MADRID (AP) — Nairo Quintana says his focus this season is winning the Tour de France, while Movistar teammate Alejandro Valverde will compete in the Giro d’Italia for the first time. Quintana will “concentrate on the Tour”, in which he has twice been runner-up, before riding at the Olympics and the Spanish Vuelta. Valverde’s first […]
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Quintana to focus on Tour, Valverde to ride 1st Giro

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:44

MADRID (AP) — Nairo Quintana says his focus this season is winning the Tour de France, while Movistar teammate Alejandro Valverde will compete in the Giro d’Italia for the first time. Quintana will “concentrate on the Tour”, in which he has twice been runner-up, before riding at the Olympics and the Spanish Vuelta. Valverde’s first […]
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Quintana to focus on Tour, Valverde to ride 1st Giro

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:44

MADRID (AP) — Nairo Quintana says his focus this season is winning the Tour de France, while Movistar teammate Alejandro Valverde will compete in the Giro d’Italia for the first time. Quintana will “concentrate on the Tour”, in which he has twice been runner-up, before riding at the Olympics and the Spanish Vuelta. Valverde’s first […]

White Pass - 1/27/2016 7:34:23 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 7:34:23 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the next five days.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 7:34:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 7:34:23 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 7:40:27 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 7:40:27 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 7:40:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 7:40:27 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with ice in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 7:34:23 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 7:34:23 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway bare and wet. Closure is planned for Wednesday Jan 27 and Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Raining with areas of fog

Massachusetts is investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general’s office is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating state law by pricing the drug too high. Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday released a letter sent to the chief executive of California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. In it, Healey said her office […]
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Massachusetts is investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general’s office is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating state law by pricing the drug too high. Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday released a letter sent to the chief executive of California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. In it, Healey said her office […]
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Massachusetts is investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts attorney general’s office is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating state law by pricing the drug too high. Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday released a letter sent to the chief executive of California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. In it, Healey said her office […]

Cops: Neglect led to death of woman in chair for 6 months

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two relatives of an 82-year-old woman who authorities say died after she sat in the same chair for six months have been charged with neglect. Warrants obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press show David Scott Howell and Carole Beam Howell were arrested Jan. 21 and charged with abuse or neglect resulting […]
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Cops: Neglect led to death of woman in chair for 6 months

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two relatives of an 82-year-old woman who authorities say died after she sat in the same chair for six months have been charged with neglect. Warrants obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press show David Scott Howell and Carole Beam Howell were arrested Jan. 21 and charged with abuse or neglect resulting […]
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Cops: Neglect led to death of woman in chair for 6 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:43

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two relatives of an 82-year-old woman who authorities say died after she sat in the same chair for six months have been charged with neglect. Warrants obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press show David Scott Howell and Carole Beam Howell were arrested Jan. 21 and charged with abuse or neglect resulting […]

Trump not backing down from Fox debate boycott

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:41

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump isn’t backing down Wednesday from his threat to boycott this week’s GOP debate, where candidates have the opportunity to make their closing arguments before voting begins in Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said in a pair of television interviews Wednesday that Trump, […]
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Trump not backing down from Fox debate boycott

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:41

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump isn’t backing down Wednesday from his threat to boycott this week’s GOP debate, where candidates have the opportunity to make their closing arguments before voting begins in Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said in a pair of television interviews Wednesday that Trump, […]
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Trump not backing down from Fox debate boycott

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:41

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump isn’t backing down Wednesday from his threat to boycott this week’s GOP debate, where candidates have the opportunity to make their closing arguments before voting begins in Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said in a pair of television interviews Wednesday that Trump, […]

Obama to seek $12B from Congress for child nutrition

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for $12 billion over a decade to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer. The White House says the request will be in the 2017 budget proposal Obama plans to send lawmakers next month. Nearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price […]
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Obama to seek $12B from Congress for child nutrition

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for $12 billion over a decade to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer. The White House says the request will be in the 2017 budget proposal Obama plans to send lawmakers next month. Nearly 22 million low-income children receive free and reduced-price […]
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