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TV’s ‘The Knick,’ with Clive Owen, is not for faint of heart

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:16
“The Knick,” a 10-part drama on Cinemax from director Steven Soderbergh, stars Clive Owen as a fictional surgical pioneer in 1900 New York City who deals with the stress of his job with cocaine-fueled “research” binges.

Fighters From Syria Kill 10 Lebanese Soldiers in Battle Over Border Town

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:12
Dozens more Lebanese soldiers were captured in an armed offensive by Islamist fighters, the country’s army chief said, in the most recent spillover from the civil war in neighboring Syria.






Airstrike Near U.N. School Kills 10 as Israel Shifts Troops in Gaza

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:12
As Israel began to redeploy significant numbers of troops away from populated areas of Gaza on Sunday, an Israeli Air Force missile struck near the school entrance.






White Pass - 8/3/2014 11:29:39 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:03
White Pass US12
8/3/2014 11:29:39 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
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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Satus Pass - 8/3/2014 11:30:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:03
Satus Pass US97
8/3/2014 11:30:23 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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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Stevens Pass - 8/3/2014 11:35:28 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:03
Stevens Pass US2
8/3/2014 11:35:28 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/3/2014 11:22:26 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:03
Blewett Pass US97
8/3/2014 11:22:26 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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 - 8/3/2014 11:21:59 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:03
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/3/2014 11:21:59 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Sunday Memo: Seafair finale ... Real-estate bidding wars ... Seattle scientists seek Ebola cure

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 03:01
Morning roll-overs: Two separate roll-over accidents on I-5 sent 11 people to the hospital this morning. And state troopers responded to two more. Be safe out there, drivers. More to come.

Man-made wetlands turn wastewater into tap water

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:58

In this photo Wednesday, July 9, 2014, Chris Zachry, wetlands project manager for the Tarrant Regional Water District, watches clean water from a man made wetland project flow into the Richland Chambers Reservoir near Fairfield, Texas. As slow-moving, turbid water snakes through a man-made wetland, phosphorous and nitrates are slowly filtered out through shallow ponds full of lush vegetation and water birds until, a week later, the water runs clear as a creek directly into a North Texas drinking supply. (AP Photo/LM Otero)FAIRFIELD, Texas (AP) — As murky water snakes through a man-made wetland between Dallas and Houston, its shallow ponds of lush vegetation slowly filter out phosphorous and nitrates until, a week later, the water runs clear as a creek into the area drinking supply.


Injured Woods a doubt for US PGA

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:56
Tiger Woods is forced to withdraw from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational midway through his final round with a back injury.
Categories: BBC World News

Officer dragged in attempted break-in of Olney food truck

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:47

Officer dragged in attempted break-in of Olney food truckPhiladelphia police say the attempted break-in of a food truck led to a destructive chase in the city's Olney section.


ArtsBeat: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Leads Weekend Box Office

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:46
The film took in an estimated $94 million at North American movie theaters for the third-highest opening of the year.






Services held on eve of WW1 centenary

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:45
Services and events are held across the country on the eve of the centenary of the UK's entry into World War One.
Categories: BBC World News

Marvel's 'Guardians' rockets to top of box office

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:44

This image released by Disney - Marvel shows, from left, Zoe Saldana, the character Rocket Racoon, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt, the character Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in a scene from "Guardians of the Galaxy." The movie releases on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Disney - Marvel)LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy" blasted past expectations at the weekend box office.


Toledo Zoo using own water amid Lake Erie toxin

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:43
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Zoo says it's using its own water reserves for the animals as drinking water for some 400,000 people in the region remains off limits because of toxins in Lake Erie.

Air Force Academy investigating athletic programs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:33
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy said Sunday it has launched an investigation of its athletic department and is demanding more accountability from coaches after the Colorado Springs Gazette reported allegations of lax oversight and athlete misconduct.

Air Force Academy investigating athletic programs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:33
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force Academy said Sunday it has launched an investigation of its athletic department and is demanding more accountability from coaches after the Colorado Springs Gazette reported allegations of lax oversight and athlete misconduct.

Somali candidate eyes milestone in US race

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:31

In this July 17, 2014 photo, Mohamud Noor hands out his campaign literature in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis. A Noor victory would presumably set him on course to be the highest-ranking Somali-American elected official in the country. He’s trying to bump one of the Legislature’s longest-ever serving House members in Phyllis Kahn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a neighborhood dubbed "Little Mogadishu," Mohamud Noor can't walk more than a block without being stopped by someone who wants to shake his hand.


How Facebook Sold You Krill Oil

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:31
To grab some of TV’s ad dollars, the social network is trying to help advertisers reach the perfect customer.