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FCC to vote next month on net neutrality rules

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are expected to vote next month on rules to govern how Internet service providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast deal with the flow of content on their high-speed networks.

No new charges for Reagan gunman

BBC World News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:10
The man who shot White House aide James Brady in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan will not face new murder charges.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Saunas and streaking at the South Pole

BBC World News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:10
Saunas and streaking - what life is really like at the South Pole
Categories: BBC World News

Parents of black Utah man shot by police sue officers, city

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:09
By Peg McEntee SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - The parents of a 22-year-old black man who was shot and killed by police in Utah while holding a sword sued the officers and city in federal court on Friday, claiming that his civil rights were violated. The fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt in Sarasota Springs in September raised tensions in the mostly white, fast-growing community some 30 miles south of Salt Lake City. It came a month after a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown to death, leading to a wave of violent protests. ...

White Pass - 1/2/2015 2:23:15 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:01
White Pass US12
1/2/2015 2:23:15 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 1/2/2015 2:35:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:01
Satus Pass US97
1/2/2015 2:35:07 PM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/2/2015 2:27:45 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:01
Stevens Pass US2
1/2/2015 2:27:45 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 1/2/2015 2:34:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:01
Blewett Pass US97
1/2/2015 2:34:35 PM

Temperature: 22 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway has frost and ice in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/2/2015 2:38:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 08:01
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/2/2015 2:38:47 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Snowing

No charges for Reagan shooter Hinckley in Brady death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:50

JOHN HINCKLEY JR LEAVES COURT AFTER ARGUING FOR UNSUPERVISED VISITS WITH PARENTS.By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors will not charge John Hinckley Jr. in the death of former White House press secretary James Brady even though a medical examiner ruled his death a homicide. Brady was shot in the head during Hinckley's 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. The gunshot left Brady partially paralyzed and his death last August at age 73 was attributed to wounds from the shooting outside a Washington hotel. Washington's U.S. ...


Ebola flights' UK passengers traced

BBC World News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:47
All the UK-based passengers and crew from two flights taken by a British nurse who contracted Ebola have now received health advice, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

US factories grow at slowest pace in 6 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:47
U.S. factory activity grew at the slowest pace in six months in December, weakened by declines in orders and production. Yet growth was still healthy, a sign manufacturing may help drive the economy's expansion in 2015 as it did last year.

LGBT-owned businesses get diversity boost

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:47
As a Mexican-American woman who started her own consulting firm in Los Angeles, accountant Sonia Luna has taken advantage of programs aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses compete for government and corporate contracts. But increasingly, the fact that Luna also is a lesbian entrepreneur hasn't hurt either.

Pac-12 predictions: Big front line should help UW against Cal

WA Huskies - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:46
What a difference a year makes.
Categories: Sports Center

Some Florida counties halt all courthouse marriages as gay weddings loom

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:45
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Wedding bells have stopped ringing in the courthouses of several northern Florida counties, where clerks opted to cease all marriage ceremonies rather than administer vows to gay couples when same-sex marriage becomes legal next week. The vast majority of Florida clerks plan to marry same-sex couples starting on Jan. 6, after a stay expires on a federal court decision striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban. But in at least five of the state's 67 counties, in conservative northern Florida, all ceremonies are off. ...

Mourners to pay respects to 2nd slain NYPD officer

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:42
NEW YORK (AP) — Mourners of a New York Police Department officer killed with his partner in an ambush shooting plan to gather at a funeral home on Saturday for his wake.

Editorial: A small reminder about working toward orca recovery

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:41
The newborn Puget Sound southern resident orca born emphasizes the need for humans to do more to help killer whale recovery.

Gasoline-Tax Increase Finds Little Support

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:38
Advocates like Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee find it tough to penetrate Washington’s antitax mood, even as gas prices fall and federal transportation funds face huge deficits.






California leaders set for high-speed rail groundbreaking Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:38
By Robin Respaut (Reuters) - California on Tuesday will break ground in Fresno on its ambitious but controversial high-speed rail project, marking another milestone for Governor Jerry Brown and for foreign manufacturers waiting to bid on lucrative train contracts. The United States lags behind Europe and Asia in building both high-speed rail and its trains. The 800-mile (1,287-km)high-speed rail is expected to be the legacy project for Brown, whose unprecedented fourth inauguration will take place the day before the groundbreaking on Monday. ...

Dexter Charles out for Cactus Bowl; Huskies again shuffle offensive line

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/03/2015 - 07:38
TEMPE, Ariz. — Dexter Charles, a three-year starter for the Huskies at left guard, did not make the trip to Arizona and will not play in tonight's Cactus Bowl against Oklahoma State, according to a team source.