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U.S. urges colleges to limit hurdles for those with criminal records

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:48

 Homer hauled to New York prisonThe U.S. Department of Education urged colleges and universities on Monday to remove obstacles that can keep the 70 million Americans with criminal records from seeking higher education. The call coincided with the department's release of guidelines that encourage schools to look for alternatives to asking about criminal histories during admissions and to take a broader view of individuals' applications. The move is one way of giving people with criminal records a second chance, Education Secretary John King Jr said.


Army vet accused of killing mom on Mother's Day

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:47
PACE, Fla. (AP) — An Army veteran is accused of killing his mother at their Florida Panhandle home on Mother's Day and hitting a deputy's cruiser with an iron rod.

Body ended up at Woodinville recycling center; police want to know how it got there

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:46

Police don’t believe the man was a victim of foul play; they think he climbed into a recycling bin, but they want to figure out where.
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Body ended up at Woodinville recycling center; police want to know how it got there

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:46

Police don’t believe the man was a victim of foul play; they think he climbed into a recycling bin, but they want to figure out where.
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Body ended up at Woodinville recycling center; police want to know how it got there

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:46

Police don’t believe the man was a victim of foul play; they think he climbed into a recycling bin, but they want to figure out where.

A Window Into the Workings of Zika

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:43
A graduate student’s offhand remark has led to widespread research that has provided findings about how the virus causes brain damage.

A New Jersey-style shopping list for the Powerball winner

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:42
Oh, the things you could buy if you hit Saturday night's $430 million Powerball jackpot. The lone winning ticket was purchased in Trenton, so here's what a New Jersey-style shopping list might look like:

Stock promoter pleads guilty in U.S. to $250 million scheme

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:41
A microcap stock promoter pleaded guilty on Monday to engaging in a scheme to launder $250 million obtained by manipulating the shares of more than 40 companies, including the little-known Cynk Technology Corp whose value was driven past $6 billion. Gregg Mulholland, also known as "Stamps" and "Charlie Wolf," pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, to conspiracy to commit money laundering, almost a year after he was arrested and three weeks before he was set to face trial. Mulholland could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison, prosecutors said in a statement.

Escaped convict caught on Day 7 of New Jersey manhunt

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:37

New Jersey Department of Corrections photo of escapee Arthur W BuckelAfter a weeklong manhunt, an escapee from a prison unit of a New Jersey psychiatric hospital was taken into custody on Monday in the state's desolate Pine Barrens wilderness. Arthur Buckel, 38, was under arrest in a forested area west of the Garden State Parkway near Lacey Township on the edge of the Pine Barrens, said New Jersey State Police and the Ocean County Sheriff's Office. Buckel was two weeks away from parole when he disappeared on Tuesday from a minimum security unit at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital in Hammonton, about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Lacey Township.


NAACP calls for wider Harnett County investigation

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:31

NAACP calls for wider Harnett County investigationCivil rights group calls alleged problems with law enforcement "systemic" and "deeply-entrenched"


White Pass - 5/9/2016 9:09:39 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:27
White Pass US12
5/9/2016 9:09:39 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/9/2016 9:00:41 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:27
Satus Pass US97
5/9/2016 9:00:41 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 5/9/2016 9:02:31 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:27
Stevens Pass US2
5/9/2016 9:02:31 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 5/9/2016 9:00:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:27
Blewett Pass US97
5/9/2016 9:00:59 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/9/2016 9:02:09 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:27
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/9/2016 9:02:09 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday May 10 through Thursday May 12, 7 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at Gold Creek, mp 56, westbound traffic will be stopped at mp 62, near Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eb and exit 70 wb during blasting closures.

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Whiteside ruled out of Game 4 of Miami-Toronto series

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:23

MIAMI (AP) — Heat center Hassan Whiteside was ruled out of Monday’s Game 4 of Miami’s Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Toronto Raptors because of a sprained ligament in his right knee. The decision was not a surprise, though the Heat had been listing Whiteside as questionable even after an MRI performed on Sunday […]
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Whiteside ruled out of Game 4 of Miami-Toronto series

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:23

MIAMI (AP) — Heat center Hassan Whiteside was ruled out of Monday’s Game 4 of Miami’s Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Toronto Raptors because of a sprained ligament in his right knee. The decision was not a surprise, though the Heat had been listing Whiteside as questionable even after an MRI performed on Sunday […]
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Whiteside ruled out of Game 4 of Miami-Toronto series

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:23

MIAMI (AP) — Heat center Hassan Whiteside was ruled out of Monday’s Game 4 of Miami’s Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Toronto Raptors because of a sprained ligament in his right knee. The decision was not a surprise, though the Heat had been listing Whiteside as questionable even after an MRI performed on Sunday […]

Judge tosses case on Sumner Redstone’s mental competency

NBA - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:23

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday dismissed a case challenging the mental competency of Sumner Redstone, saying testimony from the media mogul that he wanted his former girlfriend out of his life was convincing. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan said Redstone clearly stated his intentions. The 92-year-old, who controls CBS […]
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Judge tosses case on Sumner Redstone’s mental competency

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 00:23

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday dismissed a case challenging the mental competency of Sumner Redstone, saying testimony from the media mogul that he wanted his former girlfriend out of his life was convincing. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David J. Cowan said Redstone clearly stated his intentions. The 92-year-old, who controls CBS […]
Categories: Sports Center