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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/22/2014 8:58:07 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:11
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/22/2014 8:58:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting completed for the week. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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ArtsBeat: Flags Taken From Brooklyn Bridge Are Returned to American Embassy in Berlin

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:05
The police said that no determination had been made about whether the German artists who have claimed responsibility would be charged.






Dentist at center of hepatitis scare cedes license

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:04
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinic conditions led to the testing of thousands of patients for HIV and hepatitis permanently surrendered his professional license on Friday.

Tennis Association Funds Go to Board Member Projects

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:00
An examination of the United States Tennis Association’s finances shows that several of the group’s current and recent board members have benefited from its grants and contracts.

VIDEO: 'I survived Islamic State massacre'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 00:00
How one man crawled away from killers
Categories: BBC World News

Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:59
Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S.

Philly, blue-collar workers union reach contract deal

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:56

Philly, blue-collar workers union reach contract dealThe city of Philadelphia and the union representing its blue-collar workers have reached tentative agreement on a new labor contract after years of negotiations.


Philadelphia Police: Man killed trying to break into vehicle in Frankford; owner questioned

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:53

 Man killed trying to break into truck in Frankford; owner questionedPolice say the man who was shot and killed on Friday morning in the Frankford section was trying to break into a car at the time of the shooting.


Russia Moves Artillery Units Into Ukraine, NATO Says

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:53
NATO officials said the artillery units, staffed by Russian personnel, were moved into Ukraine recent days and being used to fire at Ukrainian forces.

Woman with no fingerprints faces theft, forgery charges in Colorado

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:51

Ann Marie Miller is seen in an undated picture released by the Allen County Sheriff's Office in Lima, OhioBy Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A disbarred lawyer who removed her fingerprints to hide her identity will be extradited to Colorado to faces charges that she swindled at least two people out of their homes, authorities said on Wednesday. Ann Marie Miller, 40, made national headlines this month after Ohio authorities went public seeking to identify a woman they arrested in July who had used chemicals to obscure her fingerprints. She is set to go on trial next month in Allen County, Ohio, on a felony tampering charge. Lynn Kimbrough, spokeswoman for the Denver District Attorney's Office, said prosecutors have a detainer hold on Miller, and that they will file extradition papers to move her to Colorado after she is tried in Ohio.


Lawyer wants seized $125K wine collection back

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:51
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer convicted of selling high-end wine from his home cellar despite strict Pennsylvania liquor laws hopes to win back the seized collection before it's destroyed.

Philadelphia Police: Man killed trying to break into car in Frankford; owner questioned

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:50

 Man killed trying to break into truck in Frankford; owner questionedPolice say the man who was shot and killed on Friday morning in the Frankford section was trying to break into a car at the time of the shooting.


6 soldiers hurt by lightning strike at Fort Drum

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:47
Army officials say six soldiers are recovering after lightning struck during a field exercise at Fort Drum in northern New York.

SpaceX gets 10-year tax exemption for Texas site

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:46
Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas.

Superman reaches stratosphere as Action Comics No. 1 hits $2 million mark on eBay

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:46
For those of you keeping track of what is surely one of the most important stories of the summer, Darren Adams’ copy of Action Comics No. 1 has surpassed the $2 million mark on eBay. The Federal Way comic-book-and-sports-card dealer appears well on his way to setting a world record with the pr

Police officer stalked, harassed ex-girlfriend through texts, social media, grand jury says

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:43

Police officer stalked, harassed ex-girlfriend through texts, social media, grand jury saysA Brick Township police officer has been suspended without pay after a grand jury found he used phone calls, text messages, and social media to stalk and harass a former girlfriend.


Alabama teacher suspended after shooting lesson

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:38
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teacher was suspended without pay after being accused of having sixth-grade students re-enact the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.

In the Future: Why the Robots Might Not Take Our Jobs After All: They Lack Common Sense

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:37
A leading scholar of labor markets says mankind has consistently feared technology’s toll on employment, and consistently been wrong.

Suspect in killing cites 'stand your ground' law

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:34
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A prosecutor says an Alabama man accused of stabbing his cousin to death over borrowed movies is citing the state's "stand your ground" law in asking that the case be dismissed.

Union group seeks quick ruling on Illinois pension reform lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 23:26
A coalition of public labor unions is seeking an expedited ruling in consolidated lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of a new Illinois pension law. We Are One Illinois and other parties filed a motion in Sangamon County Circuit Court on Thursday asking for a ruling in their favor in light of a July Illinois Supreme Court decision that underscored state constitutional protection for public sector retirement benefits. The state's high court ruled on July 3 that health care for retired state workers is a pension benefit protected by a state constitutional provision prohibiting the diminishment or impairment of those benefits. The same provision is the focus of the lawsuits filed against the pension reform law the Illinois legislature passed in December.