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Syria is, yes, trying to restore tourism

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
Tourism ministry wants to lure visitors to peaceful parts of the country.

Not guilty plea to rape on Wenatchee football bus

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
WENATCHEE — The 14-year-old Wenatchee High School student accused of raping three other students on a football team bus pleaded not guilty Thursday.

Huskies morning links: Senior center Colin Tanigawa a mean leader on UW's offensive line

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
It was truly intended as a compliment. In hindsight, calling a 6-foot-3, 292-pound guy a "mean" son-of-a-gun might not have been the smartest move for a reporter who would have trouble doing 10 push-ups.

Video: Ken Griffey Jr. , Richard Sherman in new Nike ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
Seattle's past and present sports media darlings make appearances in a new Nike ad.

Huskies morning links: Senior center Colin Tanigawa a mean leader on UW's offensive line

WA Huskies - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
It was truly intended as a compliment. In hindsight, calling a 6-foot-3, 292-pound guy a "mean" son-of-a-gun might not have been the smartest move for a reporter who would have trouble doing 10 push-ups.
Categories: Sports Center

Video: Ken Griffey Jr. , Richard Sherman in new Nike ad

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
Seattle's past and present sports media darlings make appearances in a new Nike ad.
Categories: Sports Center

Video: Ken Griffey Jr. , Richard Sherman in new Nike ad

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
Seattle's past and present sports media darlings make appearances in a new Nike ad.
Categories: Sports Center

Europe OKs use of cellphones, tablets on planes

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
Passengers on European airlines may soon be able to use portable electronics including cell phones and tablet computers any time during flights, under new safety guidelines issued Friday.

T Magazine: Plain English

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:44
Cozy, quirky, very British interiors — an abundance of printed wallpapers, flowers in pots, funny old things and lots of books — are precisely what draw aristocrats and royals, the Duchess of Cambridge among them, to the services of the decorator Ben Pentreath. Here, his own home.

Police raids net dozens of drug arrests in Philadelphia suburb

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:44
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors arrested and charged dozens of suspects on Friday in early-morning raids targeting drug gangs operating in Chester, a historical town outside Philadelphia that has earned a reputation for violent crime. The sweep in Chester, founded in the 1600s on the Delaware River south of the city, led to 33 arrests, and additional charges for seven people already in jail. It marked the third major narcotics sweep in the town since 2003. ...

Bits Blog: Examining the Amazon Way

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:43
Amazon’s accomplishments are dwarfed only by its ambitions. A former executive talks about the potential and the perils as the retailer enters its third decade, as well as why the dispute with Hachette is so important.






Obama, Netanyahu to meet at White House next week

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:43
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a meeting on Wednesday to discuss Israel's relationship with the Palestinians, the situation in Gaza, Iran nuclear talks, and the fight against Islamic State militants, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Friday. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Secret Service director briefed Obama on review: White House

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:29
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama received an update Thursday on a review of the Secret Service's response after an intruder climbed the White House fence and entered the executive mansion last week, the White House said on Friday. Spokesman Josh Earnest said Secret Service Director Julia Pierson briefed Obama in the Oval Office on the investigation. Earnest said the White House would likely review the service's eventual recommendations on how to change security procedures. ...

New York grand jury to hear evidence in police choke hold death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:28
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - A grand jury will begin hearing evidence next week in the controversial case of Eric Garner, who died after New York police put him in a banned choke hold. The July 17 death of Garner, a 43-year-old black father of six, spurred national debate over how U.S. police treat minorities. The issue intensified the following month when a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. Brown's death sparked violent protests in the St. Louis suburb. ...

Under Pact, Russians to Give Gas to Ukraine

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:26
The agreement, brokered by European officials, aims to ensure gas flows over the coming six months, despite a dispute between Moscow and Kiev.






White Pass - 9/26/2014 10:54:53 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:25
White Pass US12
9/26/2014 10:54:53 AM

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.

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Satus Pass - 9/26/2014 10:42:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:25
Satus Pass US97
9/26/2014 10:42:00 AM

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 - 9/26/2014 10:47:04 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:25
Stevens Pass US2
9/26/2014 10:47:04 AM

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 - 9/26/2014 10:49:04 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:25
Blewett Pass US97
9/26/2014 10:49:04 AM

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 - 9/26/2014 10:54:55 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:25
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/26/2014 10:54:55 AM

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 scheduled for Monday, Sept 29 through Thursday, Oct. 2 starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. 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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