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Flagpole painter rescued in Yakima plans to return to work

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:31
Warren Hinrichs, 73, has been painting in high places since he was 8 — flagpoles, water towers and such. This past week, with temperatures soaring as he worked atop Yakima’s federal courthouse, he needed and got a rescue.

West's wildfires destroy homes, prompt evacuations

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:24

This Monday, July 28, 2014 photo released Thursday, July 31, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service, shows flames and smoke in the Sierra National Forest, Calif. On Thursday, Fire crews are battling a blaze in Sierra National Forest about 60 miles northeast of Fresno, Calif. that was creeping closer to the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreation spot that supplies drinking water. (AP Photo/U.S. National Forest Service, Burt Stalter)ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of federal, state and local firefighters on Saturday were feverishly attacking at least six major wildfires in central and far northern California that prompted evacuations, while blazes in the Pacific Northwest destroyed a handful of homes.


Man charged in 3-year-old's shooting death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:17
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a 3-year-old girl who was sitting on a front porch when an argument broke out, police said Saturday.

Guest: This is not America’s first immigration crisis

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:16
Americans cannot forever huddle fearfully behind high gray walls. That is not the America I know, writes guest columnist Daniel J. Evans.

Three Impressions from Jenks and Condotta on Seattle's mock game

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:16
Here are Three Impressions on the Seahawks' mock game today from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta;
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Three Impressions from Jenks and Condotta on Seattle's mock game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:16
Here are Three Impressions on the Seahawks' mock game today from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta;

VIDEO: Inside town bearing brunt of strikes

BBC World News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:06
Since a 72-hour ceasefire collapsed, bombings in Gaza have been intense and hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of casualties.
Categories: BBC World News

This simple kettle could save millions in energy costs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:04

Believe it or not, your tea-drinking habits put a real strain on the grid.

       

Cyclists suffer hypothermia in California storms

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:59

A pedestrian hangs on to a trash can along Central Avenue as rainwater flows towards downtown Albuquerque, N.M., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Heavy rains late Friday night caused the flash flooding and road closures in parts of downtown and in other areas. The fire department says in a statement that crews found multiple vehicles stuck in flood waters, including one that was completely submerged. (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Roberto E. Rosales) MANDATORY CREDITLOS ANGELES (AP) — A wave of brief but fierce storms rolled through Southern California mountains and deserts on Saturday, leaving 40 bicycle racers with hypothermia and possibly causing a 14-car highway pileup in the desert that injured nine people, authorities said.


White Pass - 8/2/2014 6:37:58 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:54
White Pass US12
8/2/2014 6:37:58 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/2/2014 6:24:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:54
Satus Pass US97
8/2/2014 6:24:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/2/2014 6:30:13 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:54
Stevens Pass US2
8/2/2014 6:30:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/2/2014 6:25:01 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:54
Blewett Pass US97
8/2/2014 6:25:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/2/2014 6:26:08 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/2/2014 6:26:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Hospitals in Gaza Overwhelmed as Attacks Continue

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:54
More than 120 Palestinians were killed in Rafah, Gaza Strip, on Friday and Saturday. Those deaths, and hundreds of injuries, overwhelmed the city’s health care facilities.






Victims critical in Kensington double shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:52

Victims critical in Kensington double shootingPolice are investigating a double shooting in Kensington that critically injured both victims.


As tensions rise, U.S. nuclear deal with Russia stalls

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:36
The program cancellations show how rapidly President Obama has moved from a strategy that assumed Russia’s continued interest in cooperation to one that assumes that President Vladimir Putin of Russia is out to take as much territory and control as he can.

Seahawks live training camp updates

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 09:34
Keep up with all of the news from Seahawks camp today as it happens. Today's a particularly interesting one as the team will hold a mock game/scrimmage:
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