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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/25/2014 10:20:52 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:12
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/25/2014 10:20:52 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closure is planned for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and is scheduled to last for one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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At L.A. Clippers, Steve Ballmer prizes team tested by adversity

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:11

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer poses for a portrait in Culver City, Los AngelesBy Mary Milliken and Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After Steve Ballmer plunked down $2 billion for the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, fans might expect the former Microsoft chief executive to be hitting the reset button on a team that has been through a nasty public fight over racism. Don't bet on it. That experience, Ballmer knows, makes his team unique, and it will be part of the story he tells to earn one thing that was not guaranteed by the record price tag: a fan base that will sustain the team for years to come. ...


Runner-Up in Afghan Vote Strikes a Conciliatory Tone

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:04
In a speech, Abdullah Abdullah congratulated the president-elect, Ashraf Ghani, and confirmed that he would accept a senior position in the government.

Strong earthquake rattles large swath of Alaska

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:01
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Strong earthquake rattles large swath of Alaska.

Former NZ skipper Cairns charged

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:54
Former New Zealand skipper Chris Cairns has been charged with perjury and will appear in court on 2 October.
Categories: BBC World News

US hits IS oil targets in Syria

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:53
The US-led coalition targets oil refineries controlled by Islamic State militants in Syria while Kurdish forces battle them on the ground.
Categories: BBC World News

Sierra Leone widens Ebola quarantine

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:52
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma widens a quarantine to include another one million people in an effort to curb the spread of Ebola.
Categories: BBC World News

Europe ready for Ryder Cup defence

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:50
Holders Europe will start as favourites against the United States when the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles starts on Friday.
Categories: BBC World News

Policing cars, and bikes, on Seattle's Second Avenue bike lane

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:50
Attorney Bob Anderton of Washington Bike Law looked down from his window at the new Second Avenue bike lane striped just beneath his his window. "It warms my heart," he said.

Berlin luring more tourists with new mega-mall

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:47
German city is Europe’s fastest-growing destination and it’s expanding retail offerings for visitors with new 270-store Mall of Berlin.

Huskies morning links: On the next step in Cyler Miles' development

WA Huskies - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:46
Happy Thursday, everyone.
Categories: Sports Center

Miss a payment? Good luck moving that car

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:46
Some lenders are installing and remotely activating devices in cars that prevent car buyers from starting their cars if they fall behind on loan payments.

Third Ebola patient treated in the U.S. free from virus: doctors

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:42
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The third U.S. patient to be treated in the United States for Ebola is now free of the virus, doctors at the Nebraska Medical Center and the patient said in a news conference on Thursday. "The CDC has declared me safe and free of virus. Thank God. I love you all," Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, a Boston obstetrician who contracted Ebola while treating patients as a medical missionary at a hospital in Liberia, told a news conference. Dr. ...

Defying Expectations in India, Modi Begins Key Trip to U.S.

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:27
India’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, has shown caution on the economy while seeking fundamental changes in the way the government functions.

Police chief issues apology over slain black teen in Missouri

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:27

File photo of two men stand over the makeshift memorial for Michael Brown in FergusonBy Carey Gillam (Reuters) - After weeks of heavy criticism and calls for his ouster, the police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, issued a video apology on Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot to death by a white police officer last month. "I want to say this to the Brown family. No one who has not experienced the loss of a child can understand what you are feeling," Chief Tom Jackson said in the video. "I am truly sorry for the loss of your son. ...


University in Washington state given all-clear after bomb threat

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:26
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Police gave the all-clear on Thursday following a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, emergency officials said. Campus police assisted by a bomb-sniffing dog and officers from the Spokane Police Department swept every building on the campus after receiving an early morning bomb threat by telephone, officials said. "There wasn't anything to substantiate this," said Officer Teresa Fuller, a spokeswoman for the Spokane Police Department. "It wasn't a credible threat." All academic buildings were evacuated about 8:10 a.m. ...

Jury begins hearing retrial of Florida loud music shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:26
By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida jury began hearing the retrial on Thursday of Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man charged with murder after he shot an unarmed black teenager during an argument over loud rap music. Dunn, 47, a software engineer, fired 10 rounds at an SUV carrying four black teens listening to music at a Jacksonville gas station parking lot in November 2012, killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis. ...

Rouhani criticises West's 'blunders'

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 01:18
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the UN in New York, saying that a solution to the threat from Islamic State militants must come from within the region.
Categories: BBC World News