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Blewett Pass - 10/28/2014 12:24:13 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 04:36
Blewett Pass US97
10/28/2014 12:24:13 PM

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 - 10/28/2014 12:28:46 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 04:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/28/2014 12:28:46 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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Djokovic returns with win in Paris

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 04:16
Novak Djokovic's first match since becoming a father brings a 6-3 6-4 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Paris Masters.
Categories: BBC World News

NC payroll company operators indicted in fraud

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:54
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Operators of a North Carolina third-party payroll company have been indicted after federal prosecutors say they took more than $11 million from their clients and used it for themselves.

Connecticut’s Case-by-Case Approach to Ebola Quarantines Raises Concern

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:51
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the policy was a middle path between federal guidelines and more onerous state policies, but such reassurances have not quelled opposition.

Possible sighting of ambush suspect reported

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:51
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police are reporting another possible sighting of the suspect in the deadly ambush of a state trooper.

Big flavors at Big Chickie

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:50
At Big Chickie, a rotisserie chicken shack in Hillman City, there’s really only one option, but that’s not a bad thing.

Correction: Colon Cancer Test story

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:47
In a story Oct. 26 about Cologuard, a new DNA test for colon cancer screening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the test was approved in September and was not yet available nationwide. The test was approved in August and has been available through the Cologuard website and private practice physicians for people willing to pay for it themselves, not just starting Monday at the Mayo Clinic with Medicare reimbursement.

Marysville-Pilchuck shooting: Fund and 'de-stigmatize' mental-health services

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:47
The articles on the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting share another gruesome reminder of the pain and anguish that Washington’s youths suffer daily ["5 Marysville school friends invited to lunch, then shot, sheriff says," Local News, Oct. 27].

Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:46
A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Arizona jail inmate shot and wounded in botched escape bid

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:46
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona jail inmate who managed to slip out of restraints and flee during a routine trip to a Phoenix hospital on Tuesday was in critical condition after being shot and wounded in the foiled pre-dawn escape bid, authorities said. The inmate, identified as 23-year-old Angel Frescas, made the attempt as he and two other Maricopa County jail inmates were being unloaded from a van by two detention officers in front of the county hospital east of downtown Phoenix. ...

D.J. Peterson to participate in the Arizona Fall League "Fall-Stars" game

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:46
The Arizona Fall League announced the rosters for the 2014 Fall-Stars game on Monday. Mariners' top hitting prospect DJ Peterson was named to the West Division squad. Peterson is hitting just .191 (5-for-47) with a homer and three doubles and a .641 OPS in 13 games. But the selections aren't ba
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D.J. Peterson to participate in the Arizona Fall League "Fall-Stars" game

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:46
The Arizona Fall League announced the rosters for the 2014 Fall-Stars game on Monday. Mariners' top hitting prospect DJ Peterson was named to the West Division squad. Peterson is hitting just .191 (5-for-47) with a homer and three doubles and a .641 OPS in 13 games. But the selections aren't ba

Scary Movie Week: 'The Birds'

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:46
As Scary Movie Week continues, I asked Mary Ann Gwinn -- Seattle Times books editor, and my cube-mate here at the office -- to name her favorite scary movie. Hers was a classic: Hitchcock's "The Birds," which she first saw as a child (age 10 or 11, she said, which is WAY too young for "The Birds," d

Swiss agency approves trial for Ebola vaccine

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:45
The Swiss agency that regulates new drugs said Tuesday it has approved an application for a clinical trial with an experimental Ebola vaccine at the Lausanne University Hospital.

More drug cases involving Ferguson officer dropped

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:45
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A review by county prosecutors of drug arrests involving the Ferguson police officer who killed an unarmed, black 18-year-old in a separate incident has led to the dismissal of a half-dozen felony cases.

Washington city council approves ridesharing rules

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:45

Transportation app Uber driver Shuki Zanna waits for rides in his limousine in Beverly HillsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's city council approved a bill on Tuesday regulating app-based ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft in the U.S. capital, a council spokesman said. The bill approved by District of Columbia lawmakers would allow passengers to summon rides using apps on their smartphones. Ridesharing companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have gained in popularity in dozens of U.S. cities in recent years. ...


Nurse who had Ebola being released from hospital

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:44

Amber Vinson, 29, the Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola, speaks at a news conference as members of her nursing staff look on after being discharged from Emory University Hospital, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Atlanta. Vinson worked as a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who died of Ebola at the hospital on Oct. 8. Vinson was one of two nurses who became infected while caring for Duncan. (AP Photo/David Goldman)ATLANTA (AP) — A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a courageous front-line caregiver.


Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:43

FILE - In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, demonstrates the new Apple Pay mobile payment system at a Whole Foods store in Cupertino, Calif. A consortium of retailers called Merchant Customer Exchange plans to offer a rival mobile payment system next year which could direct debit customers’ checking accounts, instead of using a credit card. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Plan on paying in stores with your shiny new iPhone 6? Not so fast.


Kerry wants Keystone pipeline decision 'sooner rather than later'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 03:43

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is seen before boarding his plane at Andrews Air Force Base in MarylandOTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday during a visit to Canada that he would like to make a decision soon on TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL crude oil pipeline. TransCanada has waited more than six years for the Obama administration to make a decision on the line, which would take as much as 830,000 barrels per day of Alberta tar sands crude to refineries on Texas' Gulf Coast. ...