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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/26/2014 11:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:16
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/26/2014 11:56:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass Rock Blasting scheduled for Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed at 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.

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AP source: American militant said killed in Syria

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:16

This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, a U.S. official said McCain, a U.S. citizen, is believed to have been killed in Syria and was there to fight alongside a terrorist group, most likely the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office)NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official has said.


3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:12

This photo provided by the Washington County, Ore., Sheriff's Office shows a search underway Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, for family members of a child who apparently drowned Monday at Henry Hagg Lake, a reservoir in Gaston, Ore., west of Portland. "Deputies fear there may be additional drowning victims," the sheriff's office said in a press release. (AP Photo/Washington County Sheriff)GASTON, Ore. (AP) — It was supposed to be a pleasant lakeside picnic for a 42-year-old mother, her 25-year-old daughter, teenage son and 3-year-old grandson.


Australia ups anti-terror efforts

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:11
New counter-terrorism units have been set up at two Australian airports, PM Tony Abbott says, amid concern over Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria.
Categories: BBC World News

Video games come of age as spectator sport

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:09
NEW YORK (AP) — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:06
Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.

Chick-fil-A testing chicken and waffles breakfast

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:03

Move over, waffle fries. Chick-fil-a now has real waffles on its menu.

       

Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in murder of neighbor's wife

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:02

Defense lawyer says he expects high-profile case to last 'a long time.'

       

Conflicts weighing heavily on German consumers

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:59
BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have "completely collapsed" over concerns about the conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine.

Long-term Gaza ceasefire agreed

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:55
Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza agree a long-term truce, ending seven weeks of fighting that has left more than 2,200 people dead.
Categories: BBC World News

Lockheed Martin in space junk deal

BBC World News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:50
US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
Categories: BBC World News

Man arraigned in wife's slaying; 2 kids still missing

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:49

The wife, whose two children remain missing, was found in an abandoned home on June 9.

       

The vanishing VA hospital scandal

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:48
The accusation that the government was killing veterans by the thousands has so far proved to be unfounded, writes syndicated columnist Froma Harrop.

Jack Zduriencik’s contract extension comes after short meeting

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:46
GM finalizes deal during short discussion over lunch with Mariners president Kevin Mather.
Categories: Sports Center

Psalm Wooching’s passion burns for his Samoan culture, football and rugby

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:46
The Washington sophomore has adapted to several position changes and a new coaching staff since arriving from Hawaii. He dances with fire, has played for the U.S. rugby junior national team and upholds his family’s cultural traditions.

Jack Zduriencik’s contract extension comes after short meeting

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:46
GM finalizes deal during short discussion over lunch with Mariners president Kevin Mather.

Seattle city attorney discusses issues around new pot law

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:46
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes sat down with us recently to talk pot.

Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:45

Police walk near garbage cans where a baby was found Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Kearns, Utah. Police say the newborn, who was left in the trash can near his mother's home, is in extremely critical condition. Unified Police Detective Jared Richardson says a woman who lived nearby heard what she thought was a kitten meowing in the trash bin on Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)KEARNS, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause statement shows.


China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:38
BEIJING (AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew.

Arizona Treasurer Wins G.O.P. Primary for Governor

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:32
Doug Ducey, who is also the former chief executive of an international chain of ice cream parlors, defeated five opponents in the Republican contest.