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Justices Weighing Wages for After-Work Screenings

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:54
A class action brought by Amazon warehouse workers asserts that their employer should pay them for the time they spent waiting to undergo security checks.

White Pass - 10/3/2014 5:03:13 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:52
White Pass US12
10/3/2014 5:03:13 PM

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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/3/2014 5:05:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:52
Satus Pass US97
10/3/2014 5:05:23 PM

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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 10/3/2014 5:14:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:52
Stevens Pass US2
10/3/2014 5:14:47 PM

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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 10/3/2014 5:13:08 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:52
Blewett Pass US97
10/3/2014 5:13:08 PM

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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/3/2014 5:18:55 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:52
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/3/2014 5:18:55 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. 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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UW, WSU reach deal on medical school

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:50
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Officials for the University of Washington and Washington State University have reached an agreement to go their own ways regarding Washington State's proposal to open its own medical school in Spokane. Last month, Washington State announced it would seek state approval to open its ...

ISIS Releases Video of Execution of British Aid Worker

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:49
The militants have released another video of a beheading — this one of a middle-aged British aid worker who was abducted last year in Syria






Jobless Rate in U.S. Falls Below 6% as Hiring Picks Up

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:44
A surprisingly rosy jobs report appeared to be too little, too late for Democrats in struggling midterm campaigns.






Colorado school board vote doesn't appease critics

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:39

Izzie Netherton, 6, and her mom Kim join protestors in a demonstration against the Jefferson County School Board conservative majority's plan to form a special committee to reevaluate school curriculum, in the Denver suburb of Lakewood, Colo., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vowed to continue demonstrating against the school board's new majority after it refused to back off plans to review Advanced Placement U.S. history courses looking for what they regard as objectionably un-patriotic content. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vow to continue demonstrating against a school board's new conservative majority after it refused to back off plans to review Advanced Placement U.S. history courses for what some see as anti-American content.


Venezuelan lawmaker Serra buried

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:38
Thousands of Venezuelans, including President Maduro, attend the funeral of lawmaker Robert Serra and his partner, who were murdered this week.
Categories: BBC World News

Man shot in the back in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:35

Man shot in the back in North PhiladelphiaA shooting in North Philadelphia sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the back.


FAA chief visits sabotaged Chicago-area facility

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:31

Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, center, addresses the media after touring the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk R-Ill., left, and Rosemarie S. Andolino Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, in Aurora , Ill. Lawmakers have called for an investigation into how a former contract employee entered the center, which was sabotaged by a fire that shut down Chicago's two international airports. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration and lawmakers toured a sabotaged Chicago-area air traffic facility on Friday, saying they were shocked by the extent of damage and calling for a more sophisticated backup system in the event of future trouble.


UW, WSU reach deal on medical school

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:31
Officials for the University of Washington and Washington State University have reached an agreement to go their own ways regarding Washington State's proposal to open its own medical school in Spokane.

Shark attack closes beaches at California air base

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:29
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Three beaches along coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base have been closed through the weekend after a 28-year-old surfer survived an attack by a shark, authorities said Friday.

Okra mistaken for marijuana during pot search

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:23
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man says drug suppression officers mistook his okra plants for marijuana.

Deal Saves Historic Nashville Studio

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:21
The 49-year-old RCA Studio A, which has hosted the likes of Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn and B. B. King, had been scheduled for demolition to make way for condominiums until a preservationist named Aubrey Preston stepped in.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:18

Listening Post: An Inconvenient Protest for Both China and the U.S.

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:17
Demonstrations in Hong Kong put the Obama administration in the awkward position of wanting to support pro-democracy forces without alienating a key partner.

Everett bridge inspected, to reopen after truck hits it

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:16
UPDATE: 2:05  p.m.: Washington State Department of Transportation engineers have inspected the bridge and found no structural damage, and it's being reopened to traffic.