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Seattle tight end Zach Miller has ankle surgery, return TBD UPDATED

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:36
Seattle starting tight end Zach Miller had surgery on his ankle  during the bye week, the team confirmed Monday morning.

Daily Rant&Rave: Who let the dogs out

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:36
RAVE To the Washington state ferry employee who saved our dogs when we accidentally left our car door ajar when going to the passenger deck on the ferry. When we returned, we found him standing protectively next to our wide-open car, holding both dogs by their leashes. His quick thinking prevented w

Hiker trapped in canyon in Zion National Park dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:36

FILE - In this Sept., 5, 2009, file photo, hikers wade through the cold Virgin River along the "Narrows," in Zion National Park, Utah. A 34-year-old man was found dead on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Zion National Park after rising floodwaters trapped him in a narrow canyon that is home to one of the park's best-known hiking trails. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 34-year-old Southern California man was found dead over the weekend in Zion National Park after rising floodwaters trapped him in a narrow canyon that is home to one of the park's best-known hiking trails.


Fight against Islamic State: U.S. is caught in balancing act

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:33
Our latest war in Iraq and Syria is indeed a strange operation ["Weapons use in Syria airstrikes outpaces raids on Islamic State in Iraq," Nation & World, Sept. 24]. We bomb, but there seems to be no attempt at stopping other countries in the Middle East from supplying funds or to stop them buyi

Texas doctor given 10 years in jail for poisoning lover's coffee

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:32
By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - A breast cancer specialist working at a nationally renowned cancer center in Houston was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison for lacing the coffee of her lover, a fellow cancer doctor, with a compound used in antifreeze. Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, 43, an oncologist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was found guilty last week of putting ethylene glycol into the coffee of Dr. George Blumenschein, 50, in a 2013 incident. She was sentenced to prison by the same jury that convicted her. Prosecutors had been seeking 30 years. ...

Music Review: Robin Gibb shines on final album

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:24

This CD cover image released by Warner shows "50 St. Catherine's Drive," by Robin Gibb. (AP Photo/Warner)Robin Gibb, "50 St. Catherine's Drive" (Rhino/Warner)


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Arkansas real estate agent missing, man arrested

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:21
SCOTT, Ark. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in the case of an Arkansas real estate agent who has been missing since last week.

News Analysis: For China, Limited Tools to Quell Unrest in Hong Kong

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:17
The Chinese leader must find a solution that keeps Hong Kong stable without sparking copycat calls for change in mainland China.






NYC man's chokehold death goes to grand jury

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:12
NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury began hearing evidence Monday to determine whether there will be criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed New York City man whose videotaped confrontation with police sparked outrage, union officials said.

White Pass - 9/29/2014 11:22:07 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:07
White Pass US12
9/29/2014 11:22:07 AM

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.

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Satus Pass - 9/29/2014 11:30:53 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:07
Satus Pass US97
9/29/2014 11:30:53 AM

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.

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Stevens Pass - 9/29/2014 11:37:35 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:07
Stevens Pass US2
9/29/2014 11:37:35 AM

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.

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Blewett Pass - 9/29/2014 11:36:19 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:07
Blewett Pass US97
9/29/2014 11:36:19 AM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/29/2014 11:28:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:07
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/29/2014 11:28:13 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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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Hong Kong protesters stay on streets

BBC World News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:06
Protests in Hong Kong appear set to continue, as tens of thousands of people camped on the streets defy calls to go home.
Categories: BBC World News

New York City Fire captain charged with molesting two boys in L.A

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:06
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A captain with the Fire Department of New York has been charged with sexually molesting two young boys while he was in Los Angeles this month and is facing extradition back to California, authorities said on Monday. Wilbert Riera, 51, is charged with six counts of committing lewd acts on a child under the age of 14, stemming from incidents on Sept. 12 and Sept. 14, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted at trial. ...

Teacher 'sick-outs' stop classes at two protest-hit Colorado schools

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 03:05
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Teachers calling in absent forced the cancellation of classes at two Colorado high schools on Monday in a new twist to a dispute over pay and proposed changes to a history curriculum that has drawn national attention. Hundreds of students walked out of nearly all the Jefferson County School District's 17 high schools last week in demonstration against the curriculum change idea being floated by a conservative school board majority. ...