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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/29/2014 8:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 00:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/29/2014 8:33:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 8:00 p.m. lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed from milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles both directions from Hyak Exit 54 to Stampede Pass exit 62.

Weather:


Poll Finds Support for Treating Child Migrants as Refugees

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:59
A poll finds 69 percent of Americans support child migrants from Central America staying if officials find that it is not safe for them to return to their home countries.






Hilary Duff Releases First Music Video in Six Years

Yahoo! Music News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:52
Spoiler alert: The "Chasing the Sun" singer would be a terrible cubemate.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Parents sue Georgia school system in gym mat death

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:46
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school filed a wrongful death lawsuit against local school administrators Monday.

Tuesday Memo: Bellevue prostitution ... Passed out on a flagpole ... Bertha poll

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:46
Doctor and prostitution ring: No charges have been filed, but the feds are investigating an Eastside anesthesiologist in connection with a large-scale Asian prostitution ring based in Bellevue. This reminds us of the Seattle anesthesiologist who was accused of sexting during surgery. These are docto

Prosecutor: Ex-governor, wife illegally took gifts

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:42

In this courtroom sketch at the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell, center, and his wife, former first lady Maureen McDonnell, second from right, Judge James R. Spencer, left, presides during jury selection Monday, July 28, 2014, in Richmond, Va. Bob and Maureen McDonnell are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the CEO of a dietary supplements company in exchange for helping promote his products. The defense team is gathered at a courtroom table and includes Victoria Taraktchian, John L. Brownlee, Robert McDonnell, Henry W. "Hank" Asbill, Marjorie Fargo, Maureen McDonnell, and William "Bill" Burck at left. Foreground figure, third from right, is Stephen Hauss. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia's former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his company.


Barkley signs new Everton deal

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:42
Everton's England international midfielder Ross Barkley signs a four-year contract extension at Goodison Park.
Categories: BBC World News

Boat passengers tell of night stranded off Boston

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:41
BOSTON (AP) — They weren't castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got much more after their boat was snagged by a mooring cable off Massachusetts and they were forced to spend a long night at sea.

Opponents, supporters to discuss clean air rules

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:40

FILE - In this June 2, 2014 file photo, a hill of coal is seen at the North Omaha Station, a coal-burning power station, in Omaha, Nebraska. Hundreds of people have signed up to tell the EPA what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings to take place in Denver on July 29 and 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people are expected to attend public hearings this week in a handful of cities across the U.S. to tell federal regulators what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants.


U.S.-Iran nuclear negotiator 'concerned' about detention of journalists

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:31
A top U.S. negotiator in nuclear talks with Iran said on Tuesday the United States is concerned about the recent detention of four journalists, three of them Americans, and called on Tehran to free them. The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called for the immediate release of the four journalists, three of whom it said hold U.S.-Iranian citizenship. Two of the detainees are Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post's Tehran correspondent, and his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian citizen and a correspondent for the National, a United Arab Emirates-based newspaper, the CPJ said in a statement.

For a few euros more, see film theme park in Rome

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:31
Cinecitta World is a new amusement park by a vintage film studio in Rome.

Car firms sued over CD 'rip' system

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:29
A group representing musicians in the US is suing Ford and General Motors over in-car CD players which allow tracks to be stored on a hard drive.
Categories: BBC World News

Deal on US college sport concussions

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:24
The US collegiate sport authority offers to settle 10 lawsuits by former athletes who suffered concussions with a $70m (£41.3m) medical fund.
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks Daily Top 10: Jones anxious, Shead versatile, and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:24
Time for another Top 10 as the Seahawks resume training camp today with a practice that will be telecast live on ESPN beginning at 10:30 a.m. So at the least, set your DVRs.

Distinct voices in 10th District House contest

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:24
Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, faces three challengers in his bid to keep a seat in the Washington State House of Representatives. Republican Brien Lillquist and Democrats Nick Petrish and David Sponheim hope to win enough votes to displace Hayes, who is wrapping up his first term in office.

VIDEO: Footage shows battle for Donetsk

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:24
The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.
Categories: BBC World News

China investigates ex-security chief

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:22
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
Categories: BBC World News

Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:18

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2005 file photo, Ralph Strickland guides a crab pot full of red king crabs onto the deck of F/V Frigidland during the current fishery in the waters off of Juneau, Alaska. The release of carbon dioxide into the air from factory smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. The research, led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, was to be published Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in the online journal Progress in Oceanography. (AP Photo/Klas Stolpe, File)JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.


Migration changes 'to put UK first'

BBC World News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:16
A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".
Categories: BBC World News

Changing sea chemistry will hit Alaska communities hard

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 23:16
Seattle scientists say rising carbon dioxide will alter ocean pH and reduce seafood, affecting areas where people rely on the sea for their food and livelihood.