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‘The Miniaturist:’ a tiny house harbors big secrets

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:16
Jessie Burton’s fine historical novel “The Miniaturist” is a drama with a mystery, about a 17th-century teenager in Amsterdam whose wedding gift — a dollhouse replica of her own home — is more than just a toy.

Handcrafted Uighur knives leave China on edge

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:16
Uighur craftsmen have elevated knife-making to a high art, and their ornate knives are prized by tourists. But Chinese authorities, who blame Uighurs for recent terrorist attacks, have cracked down on their knife industry, even banning sales and closing stores for a week.

Ukraine’s battered military inspires citizens to pitch in

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:16
As casualties have mounted in the war, Ukrainian citizens and support groups for wounded soldiers and their families have begun to rally behind their long-neglected, resource-starved army in a rush of patriotic feeling.

UW game day: Huskies vs. No. 16 Stanford

WA Huskies - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:16
 
Categories: Sports Center

How to watch Washington State vs. Utah: Game guide, TV/streaming, odds

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:09
Can the Cougars get back on track, or will Utah stay unbeaten? Can Mike Leach salvage Washington State's season? A victory against Utah would go a long way, but the Cougars won't have an easy time winning on the road. Washington State opened the year at home against Rutgers, but fell to Kyle Flood and the Scarlet Knights, 41-38, due to a fourth-quarter comeback. The Cougars lost in their road ...

34th annual "Bike MS City-to-Shore Ride."

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:05

34th annual "Bike MS City-to-Shore Ride."7-thousand bicyclists are expected to take part in the 34th annual "Bike MS City-to-Shore Ride." event Saturday.


For polar bears, a climate-change twist

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:01
The earlier retreat of ice in the Arctic Sea has had a surprising effect in Manitoba, Canada. Without that ice, polar bears, no longer able to hunt seals — their main food source — for as long as before, have gone ashore and added a new menu item: snow geese.

Daily Rant&Rave: Pigeons are flying rats -- don't feed 'em

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 23:01
RAVE To the 100-plus Microsoft employees who spent the United Way “Day of Caring” at Whitman Middle School, working tirelessly on much-needed projects, cleaning up the area around the school collecting weeds and debris, re-striping the parking lot, painting an outside wall and a new ther

Theater Review: ‘Everything by my side,’ on Pier 45, Hudson River Park

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:59
The outdoor presentation of “Everything by my side,” by Fernando Rubio of Buenos Aires, is part of the Crossing the Line festival.

White Pass - 9/27/2014 6:50:44 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:36
White Pass US12
9/27/2014 6:50:44 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Satus Pass - 9/27/2014 6:55:10 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:36
Satus Pass US97
9/27/2014 6:55:10 AM

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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Stevens Pass - 9/27/2014 6:59:42 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:36
Stevens Pass US2
9/27/2014 6:59:42 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Blewett Pass - 9/27/2014 6:57:47 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:36
Blewett Pass US97
9/27/2014 6:57:47 AM

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 - 9/27/2014 6:52:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/27/2014 6:52:51 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. 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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Liverpool 1-1 Everton

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:27
Phil Jagielka's stunning injury-time equaliser earns Everton an unlikely Premier League point away to Liverpool in the Merseyside derby.
Categories: BBC World News

Catalonia leader decrees referendum

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:21
The president of the Spanish region of Catalonia signs a decree for a referendum on independence, in a move opposed by central government.
Categories: BBC World News

Liberia chief doctor in quarantine

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:15
Liberia's chief medical officer puts herself under quarantine for 21 days, after a colleague was killed by the deadly Ebola virus.
Categories: BBC World News

Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:06

In this photo taken Sept. 23, 2014, Jennifer Dize poses on a dock behind her home on Smith Island, Md. Dize is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up her late husband’s case after he got sick and sued his employer, the Association of Maryland Pilots, in 2008, claiming a boat maintenance project led to a deadly respiratory illness. However, his bosses said his work didn’t qualify him to be a “seaman” entitled to sue his employer under a federal law. The Supreme Court is expected to discuss whether to take the case during a private conference Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)EWELL, Md. (AP) — William Smith Dize's life revolved around water.


Strategies: $199 Apple iPhone 6 Is Fiction, if Not Fantasy

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:00
Investors as well as consumers might want to look closely at the purchase plans that carriers are offering for Apple’s new iPhone 6.