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Under Rainier’s crater, a natural laboratory like no other

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:21
Below the ice cap at Mount Rainier’s summit lies a network of otherworldly grottoes explored this summer by scientists and cavers.

U.S. flight woes linger after Chicago air traffic center fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:20

A view of an exterior of the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration in AuroraBy Laila Kearney (Reuters) - U.S. airports reported hundreds of residual flight cancellations on Saturday, a day after a fire at a Chicago-area air traffic control center that authorities said was set by an employee who then tried to take his own life. The incident forced the evacuation of the Federal Aviation Administration control center in Aurora, Illinois, and severely snarled air traffic on Friday, when an estimated 2,100 flights were canceled at major airports across the country. ...


Man once declared dead sentenced to die for murder

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:18

Man once declared dead sentenced to die for murderA Mississippi man who was once declared dead, only to resurface as a suspect in a kidnapping and killing, was sentenced to death Friday after a jury earlier convicted him of murder.


Halftime report: Huskies 13, No. 16 Stanford 13

WA Huskies - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:16
HALFTIME SCORE: Washington 13, No. 16 Stanford 13
Categories: Sports Center

Halftime report: Huskies 13, No. 16 Stanford 13

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:16
HALFTIME SCORE: Washington 13, No. 16 Stanford 13

Then a Royal, Now a Political Player

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 08:15
Frank White, a retired Gold Glove second baseman for Kansas City, is hoping to parlay his popularity with local residents, if not his former team, into his first elected office.

Correction: Roland Burris-Allegation story

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:57

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, file photo, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee member Sen. Roland Burris, D-Ill., left, sits next to fellow member Sen. Robert Bennett, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Allegations against Burris, 77, who held a Senate seat from 2009 to 2010, arose during a pre-trial hearing Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying U.S. lawmakers to lift sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)CHICAGO (AP) — In a Sept. 26 story about allegations against former U.S. Sen. Roland Burris of Illinois, The Associated Press misidentified Burris in a headline. He is Roland Burris, not Ronald Burris.


James A. Traficant Jr., Who Was Expelled From Congress After Bribery Conviction, Dies at 73

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:53
A colorful Democrat from Ohio, Mr. Traficant became the second member of the House of Representatives to be ousted since the Civil War.






Students protest Mormon university's beard ban

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:53
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A group of Brigham Young University students is protesting the Mormon church-owned school's ban on something its namesake once sported: a beard.

Fiancee testifies in loud-music killing retrial

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:52
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The fiancee of a man accused of shooting a teenager during an argument over loud music outside a north Florida convenience store testified Saturday that she didn't know the teen was dead until the next day.

White Pass - 9/27/2014 4:08:21 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:40
White Pass US12
9/27/2014 4:08:21 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 - 9/27/2014 4:01:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:40
Satus Pass US97
9/27/2014 4:01:10 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 - 9/27/2014 4:20:02 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:40
Stevens Pass US2
9/27/2014 4:20:02 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 - 9/27/2014 4:14:51 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:39
Blewett Pass US97
9/27/2014 4:14:51 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 - 9/27/2014 4:04:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/27/2014 4:04:37 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 Monday 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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Colleges Make It Easier for Students to Show, Not Tell, in Their Applications

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:37
A new policy at Goucher College allows applicants to submit a two-minute video rather than a high school transcript.

How Percy Harvin makes Seahawks’ offense go without ever touching the ball

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:37
The threat of unleashing Seahawk Percy Harvin’s speed freezes defenders and opens up space for Marshawn Lynch inside runs. That’s why he can’t be evaluated on his own statistics.
Categories: Sports Center

Pa. trooper killing suspect still on run 15 days after ambush

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:32

Pa. trooper killing suspect still on run 15 days after ambushAuthorities hunting for a survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper at a police barracks remained in the thick woods near his parents' house Saturday to further narrow down the search area more than two weeks after the ambush.


U.S., Defending Kurds in Syria, Expands Airstrikes Against Islamic State Militants

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:30
The Pentagon said it had hit Islamic State targets in an area that has been subject to a weeklong onslaught by the militants, action that appeared to open a new front for American airstrikes in Syria.

Girl, 8, critically injured by pit bull in Del.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 07:29
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Delaware authorities say an 8-year-old girl received life-threatening injuries when she was mauled by her family's pit bull.