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Ricciardo one of the best - Hamilton

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:27
Lewis Hamilton says Daniel Ricciardo is one of the best drivers on the grid after a string of impressive showings this season.
Categories: BBC World News

Surgeon general who fought tobacco dies at 87

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:25

This photo from circa 1970 provided by the National Library of Medicine shows former U.S. Surgeon General Jesse Steinfeld. Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after campaigning against smoking during the Richard Nixon era, has died in Southern California. He was 87. His daughter, Susan Steinfeld, says her father died Tuesday morning, Aug. 5, 2014 in a nursing home in Pomona, Calif., following a stroke he suffered a month ago. (AP Photo/National Library of Medicine)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against smoking during the Richard Nixon era, died Tuesday. He was 87.


Bergdahl questioned over capture

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:13
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl is being questioned by the lead Army investigator over the circumstances of his disappearance from a base in Afghanistan in 2009.
Categories: BBC World News

Out There: Storm Chasing on Saturn

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:09
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is trying to help scientists understand the seemingly supernatural shape of a gigantic hurricane, larger than the Earth, on the solar system’s most photogenic planet.

11-year-old boy missing from Hamilton, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:09

11-year-old boy missing from Hamilton, N.J.Police are searching for an 11-year-old boy who went missing on Tuesday evening from Hamilton, New Jersey.


Ukraine looms over European Central Bank meeting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:08
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The crisis in Ukraine and a hesitant recovery in Europe are casting shadows over the European Central Bank's meeting Thursday.

Corbett announces $265M advance to Phila. schools

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:06

Corbett announces $265M advance to Phila. schoolsGov. Tom Corbett has announced that the state will provide millions of dollars in funding for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District to allow schools to open on time.


Police: Firefighter killed in interstate crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:06
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — State police say a firefighter helping put out a vehicle fire was killed when a semitrailer slammed into a fire truck along an interstate highway in Kentucky.

Delays Persist for U.S. High-Speed Rail

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:06
The Obama administration has spent nearly $11 billion since 2009 to develop faster passenger trains, but the projects have gone mostly nowhere.






Bush Urges Renewed Fight Against Deadly Diseases in Africa

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:03
Former President George W. Bush, speaking at a health forum in Washington, spoke of “the beginning of the end of AIDS.”

Summer In ...: At New York Camp, Hasidic Boys Study and Shun Sports

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:03
At Camp Rav Tov D’Satmar in the Catskills, 3,000 boys study the Torah or Talmud, exercise is hedged by rigorous Hasidic traditions and the athletic facilities are neglected.

European Spacecraft Pulls Alongside Comet

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:03
After 10 years and a journey of four billion miles, the Rosetta probe arrived at its destination for the first extended, close examination of a comet.

College finance trends: Students, families borrowing less

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:01
Has the national anxiety about student loan debt caused parents and students alike to pay more college costs out-of-pocket, and choose community college over four-year institutions? 

Police say 12-year-old crashed stolen school bus

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:57
BROOKSTON, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana police say a 12-year-old boy driving a stolen school bus led officers on a chase in parts of three counties before crashing into a parked truck and a home.

Market Opens Lower on Tensions in Ukraine

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:51
Stock indexes fell on worries of an escalation of the conflict on the Ukraine-Russia border and after two large merger deals fell through.

US stocks slip in early trading; Walgreen drops

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:51

People pass in front of the New York Stock Exchange in this Monday, March 9, 2009 photo. Worries over Russian troops amassing near the Ukraine border caused a sharp sell-off in global stock markets on Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK (AP) — Worries about Russian troops massing near the Ukrainian border are pushing stocks slightly lower.


Toyota pledges $1M toward Detroit bankruptcy deal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:38
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has pledged $1 million toward the Detroit Institute of Arts' goal to raise $100 million to prevent the sale of art in Detroit's bankruptcy and help city pensioners.

US man executed by lethal injection

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:38
Missouri puts a murderer to death by lethal injection, the first such execution in the US since controversy over the method erupted again last month.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/6/2014 6:08:21 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 21:35
White Pass US12
8/6/2014 6:08:21 AM

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Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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