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SEPTA to release $10 Papal Visit passes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:25

SEPTA to release $10 Papal Visit passesPhiladelphia commuter trains will run special service to two of the city's three main stations during Pope Francis' September visit, shuttling passengers from a limited number of suburban outposts.


New York to pay Garner family $5.9m

BBC World News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:22
New York City has agreed to pay $5.9m (£3.8m) to the family of Eric Garner who died in July 2014 after a violent arrest.
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A New Account of ‘Watchman’s’ Origin and Hints of a Third Book

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:14
On the eve of the Harper Lee novel’s publication, her lawyer has put forth a new version of how the book surfaced, raising new questions around an already murky tale.









Clerical Error Played Role in Gun Sale to Dylann Roof

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:11
The mistake, was likely to have contributed to confusion the F.B.I. had about the drug arrest in February of Dylann Roof, the man charged last month in the killing of nine people in Charleston, S.C.









Snoqualmie Pass - 7/13/2015 5:09:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:10
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/13/2015 5:09:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
I-90 Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting Schedule: Monday, July 13, Tuesday July 14, Wednesday July 15, Thursday July 16, each night blasting will start at 8 pm, lasting one hour or more. During blasts, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures, there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 at the summit or westbound past milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:


Hillary Clinton Offers Her Vision of a ‘Fairness Economy’ to Close the Income Gap

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:07
Hillary Rodham Clinton said “the defining economic challenge of our time” is raising incomes for the vast majority of Americans whose wages have remained virtually stagnant for 15 years.









Mother, uncle charged in death of Maryland boy beaten over cake

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:05
Oriana Garcia, the mother, and Jacob Barajas, the uncle, were arrested on Monday after authorities learned they planned to move to the West Coast, Hagerstown police said in a statement. The boy, Jack Garcia, died on July 5 after being on life support at Children's National Medical Center in Washington following the beating, a Hagerstown police spokesman said. Police said Garcia's boyfriend, Robert Wilson, 30, handcuffed and beat her son late that night after he caught him eating birthday cake without permission at their home in Hagerstown, about 50 miles northwest of Washington.

Parents of woman shot at pier support strict immigration law

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:05
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman shot to death on a San Francisco pier said Monday in a cable television news interview that they support a proposal to give mandatory prison time to deported people who return to the U.S. illegally.

Carjacking suspect fatally shot during northern California manhunt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:03
Police in Northern California on Monday shot and killed a carjacking suspect believed to be the man wanted as a "person of interest" in the disappearance of his 6-month-old daughter earlier this month, authorities said. Positive identification hinged on an autopsy, but police said the man killed by authorities after a brief foot chase and an exchange of gunfire was thought to be Matthew Graham, 23, the fugitive father of the missing infant. The suspect was gunned down in the scenic town of Dunsmuir, south of Mount Shasta, in an area where authorities had focused their search for Graham.

Minnesota bear researcher plans to restart den broadcasts

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:01

FILE - In this July 22, 2013 file photo, Lynn Rogers speaks to the media at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., after meeting with Gov. Mark Dayton about his research. The Minnesota Court of Appeals says Rogers needs a permit to put radio collars on bears he’s been studying in northern Minnesota (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores,File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota wildlife researcher said he plans to resume broadcasting video of hibernating bears this winter, after the state Court of Appeals ruled Monday that he doesn't need a permit to set up cameras in their dens.


Loss to Fire highlights Sounders’ recent struggles

NBA - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:00
In the five matches since Obafemi Martins got injured and Clint Dempsey got suspended, the Sounders have been tagged with four losses and scored just two goals – one scored by defender Tyrone Mears and another set up by him.
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Loss to Fire highlights Sounders’ recent struggles

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:00
In the five matches since Obafemi Martins got injured and Clint Dempsey got suspended, the Sounders have been tagged with four losses and scored just two goals – one scored by defender Tyrone Mears and another set up by him.
Categories: Sports Center

Loss to Fire highlights Sounders’ recent struggles

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:00
In the five matches since Obafemi Martins got injured and Clint Dempsey got suspended, the Sounders have been tagged with four losses and scored just two goals – one scored by defender Tyrone Mears and another set up by him.

Scott Walker Enters 2016 Presidential Race, Pledging Conservative Agenda

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:00
Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, who looked strong earlier this year, joins the 2016 presidential race at a time of growing challenges for him, especially in Iowa.









The Times recommends: Courtney Gregoire for Commissioner Position No. 2

NBA - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:00
Courtney Gregoire should be elected to another term as a commissioner of the Port of Seattle.
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The Times recommends: Courtney Gregoire for Commissioner Position No. 2

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:00
Courtney Gregoire should be elected to another term as a commissioner of the Port of Seattle.
Categories: Sports Center

The Times recommends: Courtney Gregoire for Commissioner Position No. 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 09:00
Courtney Gregoire should be elected to another term as a commissioner of the Port of Seattle.

Marijuana opponents using racketeering law to fight industry

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 08:53

File - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo, David Thompson, lawyer for the anti-pot group Safe Streets Alliance, announces a federal racketeering lawsuit to shut down the state's $800-million-a-year marijuana industry, in Denver. The lawsuit aims to chill investment in the new marijuana industry by targeting businesses doing work with marijuana enterprises. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)DENVER (AP) — A federal law crafted to fight the mob is giving marijuana opponents a new strategy in their battle to stop the expanding industry: racketeering lawsuits.


Susan Powell's father-in-law guilty in child porn case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 08:52

Steven Powell sits in a Pierce County Superior courtroom, Monday, July 13, 2015, in Tacoma, Wash., shortly after he was found guilty of possessing child pornography. Powell is the father of Josh Powell, who killed his two sons and himself in February 2012 while under investigation for the 2009 disappearance of his wife in Utah. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The father-in-law of Susan Powell, a Utah woman who went missing six years ago, has been found guilty of possessing child pornography.


This week in MLS: Few stars, shining bright

NBA - Tue, 07/14/2015 - 08:50
Maybe ESPN didn’t realize that the Gold Cup was going on — which would be ridiculous, given that a 24-hour sports station should theoretically know everything it needs to know about sports. And also not, given that mainstream interest in the combined North America, Central America and Caribbean soccer championship is just slightly above nonexistent, and […]
Categories: Sports Center