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VIDEO: Garbage truck explodes in Mercer County

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:10

 Garbage truck explodes in Mercer CountyA garbage truck caught fire, and then exploded, in a Mercer County neighborhood on Tuesday, and a viewer caught the scene on video.


Mariners FanFest, Seattle Boat Show signal spring is drawing closer

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 23:00

Seattle Mariners FanFest, Jan. 30-31; Seattle Boat Show, CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union, Jan. 29-Feb. 6
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Essay: An Invitation Into the Shadowy World of Match Fixing

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:58
After writing about match fixing in tennis last year, I was contacted electronically and asked whether I was interested in going farther down that rabbit hole.









White Pass - 1/27/2016 6:31:37 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:43
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 6:31:37 AM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. 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. Starting Monday, Jan 25 WSDOT will be installing a new culvert across US 12 at the MP 154. The signal will be shut off and flaggers used. There may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the next five days.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 6:36:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:43
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 6:36:13 AM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Broken cloud cover

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 6:28:58 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:43
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 6:28:58 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, ice in places

Weather:
Broken clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 6:25:57 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:43
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 6:25:57 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 6:38:36 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 6:38:36 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Temporary closure is planned for Wednesday Jan. 27 and Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Light rain, areas of fog

Puccini’s last opera next up for Met HD broadcast

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:38

NEW YORK (AP) — You won’t hear Nina Stemme singing in Act 1 of Puccini’s “Turandot,” but watch closely and you’ll spot her — looming over Franco Zeffirelli’s massive set on a 12-foot-high platform placed 65 feet back from the orchestra pit. “It’s really me!” the Swedish soprano said with a laugh during an interview […]
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Puccini’s last opera next up for Met HD broadcast

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:38

NEW YORK (AP) — You won’t hear Nina Stemme singing in Act 1 of Puccini’s “Turandot,” but watch closely and you’ll spot her — looming over Franco Zeffirelli’s massive set on a 12-foot-high platform placed 65 feet back from the orchestra pit. “It’s really me!” the Swedish soprano said with a laugh during an interview […]
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Puccini’s last opera next up for Met HD broadcast

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:38

NEW YORK (AP) — You won’t hear Nina Stemme singing in Act 1 of Puccini’s “Turandot,” but watch closely and you’ll spot her — looming over Franco Zeffirelli’s massive set on a 12-foot-high platform placed 65 feet back from the orchestra pit. “It’s really me!” the Swedish soprano said with a laugh during an interview […]

Joseph Fiennes to play Michael Jackson in TV drama

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:37

LONDON (AP) — Joseph Fiennes will star as Michael Jackson in a TV drama set to broadcast later this year. The white British star of “Shakespeare in Love” plays the late King of Pop in “Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon,” alongside Stockard Channing as Elizabeth Taylor and Brian Cox as Marlon Brando. The script is based […]
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Joseph Fiennes to play Michael Jackson in TV drama

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:37

LONDON (AP) — Joseph Fiennes will star as Michael Jackson in a TV drama set to broadcast later this year. The white British star of “Shakespeare in Love” plays the late King of Pop in “Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon,” alongside Stockard Channing as Elizabeth Taylor and Brian Cox as Marlon Brando. The script is based […]
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Joseph Fiennes to play Michael Jackson in TV drama

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:37

LONDON (AP) — Joseph Fiennes will star as Michael Jackson in a TV drama set to broadcast later this year. The white British star of “Shakespeare in Love” plays the late King of Pop in “Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon,” alongside Stockard Channing as Elizabeth Taylor and Brian Cox as Marlon Brando. The script is based […]

Whittlesey Journal: Archaeologists in England Tackle Mystery of Prehistoric Village’s Rapid Demise

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:30
The Must Farm site in Cambridgeshire, destroyed by fire 3,000 years ago, is considered so rich that it has been compared to Pompeii.









The Latest: Gov. Snyder, Flint mayor to discuss city’s water

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:30

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Flint’s water crisis and efforts to fix the problem of lead in the drinking water (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver have scheduled a news conference to address the actions the Michigan city has taken and the next steps it […]
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The Latest: Gov. Snyder, Flint mayor to discuss city’s water

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:30

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Flint’s water crisis and efforts to fix the problem of lead in the drinking water (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver have scheduled a news conference to address the actions the Michigan city has taken and the next steps it […]
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The Latest: Gov. Snyder, Flint mayor to discuss city’s water

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:30

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Flint’s water crisis and efforts to fix the problem of lead in the drinking water (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver have scheduled a news conference to address the actions the Michigan city has taken and the next steps it […]

At least 49 people die as result of snowstorm that hit East

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:26

Passers-by help push a stuck car out of the snow as another motorist tows it out in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A winter storm has hit the East Coast, creating a blizzard with brutally high winds, dangerous inland flooding and white-out conditions. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)At least 49 people have died as a result of the mammoth snowstorm that pounded the Eastern U.S. The deaths resulted from car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks while shoveling snow.


PM says Singapore will allow more opposition lawmakers

NBA - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 22:23

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s prime minister on Wednesday announced constitutional amendments that would result in more opposition politicians in Parliament, long dominated by his ruling People’s Action Party. Lee Hsien Loong, who is also secretary general of the party, said the changes will ensure the government is “always kept on its toes.” The PAP has […]
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