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Could Boston be the Venice of America?

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:13
Could Boston copy Venice and become a city of canals?
Categories: BBC World News

Authors vie for children's award

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:06
David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Debi Gliori are among the authors on this year's shortlist for the Red House Children's book prize.
Categories: BBC World News

Authors vie for children's award

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:06
David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Debi Gliori are among the authors on this year's shortlist for the Red House Children's book prize.
Categories: BBC World News

Hawaii volcano lava prompts evacuation concerns

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:05

This Oct. 25, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a small shed being consumed by lava in a pasture between the Pahoa cemetery and Apa?a Street near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Dozens of residents in this rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava continued to advance. Authorities on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 said lava had advanced about 250 yards since Saturday morning and was moving at the rate of about 10 to 15 yards an hour, consistent with its advancement in recent days. The flow front passed through a predominantly Buddhist cemetery, covering grave sites in the mostly rural region of Puna, and was roughly a half-mile from Pahoa Village Road, the main street of Pahoa. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano continued to advance.


Australia green firms hit by cut

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:04
Australia's green energy firms hit by target cuts
Categories: BBC World News

Ebola crisis 'may harm malaria fight'

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:00
A leading figure in malaria control has warned that efforts to contain the disease could be threatened by the Ebola crisis.
Categories: BBC World News

Jewish Reconstructionist Movement gets 1st female president

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:46

Jewish Reconstructionist Movement gets 1st female presidentA Philadelphia woman made history in the Jewish religion on Sunday.


Suspect in police killings avoided scrutiny

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:39

Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was shot by an assailant who then carjacked two vehicles prompting a manhunt in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The deputy was taken to a hospital but his condition is not immediately known.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte had a lot to hide. He was living in the United States illegally, had been convicted in Arizona for selling drugs and twice deported to Mexico.


Wikipedia Is Emerging as Trusted Internet Source for Information on Ebola

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:37
The online encyclopedia’s Ebola Virus Disease article has had 17 million page views in the last month, rivaling the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Ebola portal and the World Health Organization’s Ebola fact sheet.

Eight firefighters injured in 'death trap' blaze at Los Angeles storage facility

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:35
(Reuters) - Eight firefighters were injured battling a massive fire at a Los Angeles storage facility filled with combustibles like furniture, artwork, and vinyl records but with no sprinkler system, city and fire officials said on Sunday. More than 300 firefighters battled overnight to extinguish the blaze that erupted late on Saturday evening at a two-story Extra Space Storage, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement. ...

Postgame Twitter reaction: Seahawks survive in 13-9 victory

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:27
A look at what fans and media members are saying on Twitter after every Seahawks game.
Categories: Sports Center

Postgame Twitter reaction: Seahawks survive in 13-9 victory

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:27
A look at what fans and media members are saying on Twitter after every Seahawks game.

White House questions new Ebola rules, nurse plans to sue

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:17

Members of a cleaning crew with "Bio Recovery Corporation" push a barrel to be loaded in a truck of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after cleaning the apartment where Dr. Craig Spencer lives inBy Joseph Ax and Douwe Miedema NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has told states that have imposed mandatory quarantines for some travelers from Ebola-hit West Africa that the policy could impede the fight against the disease, while the first health worker isolated under the rules plans to sue. Kaci Hickox, a nurse placed in 21-day quarantine in a New Jersey hospital after returning from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, will contest her quarantine in court, her attorney said on Sunday, arguing the order violates her constitutional rights. ...


The Percy Harvin aftermath: How soon will Seahawks recover?

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:16
The Seahawks gave up a lot last year to acquire Percy Harvin from the Vikings, a deal that might have also led to the loss of Golden Tate. The question now is how quickly the Seahawks can recover from the wager they lost.
Categories: Sports Center

Seahawks get chance to affirm their confidence

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:16
After losing back-to-back games for the first time since Oct., 2012, the only way for the Seahawks to prove that things are truly not that bad is to win at Carolina on Sunday at 10 a.m.
Categories: Sports Center

There’s a sure cure for what ails the Seahawks: Winning

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:15
It’s absolutely crucial for the Seahawks to turn down the volume on all the sudden pessimism surrounding them. They need to change the meme of “team in turmoil” before it takes on a life of its own.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 10/26/2014 3:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:14
White Pass US12
10/26/2014 3:07:23 PM

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Satus Pass - 10/26/2014 3:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:14
Satus Pass US97
10/26/2014 3:12:13 PM

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Stevens Pass - 10/26/2014 3:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:14
Stevens Pass US2
10/26/2014 3:02:09 PM

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