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Sprint Names New Chief Executive

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:12
Marcelo Claure, founder of the wireless company Brightstar, will start his new role next week. Sprint also said it had given up on a T-Mobile US merger.






Anthony's Restaurant digs up yummy Manila clam recipe

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:08
%%%6e450eb531cc51b25a2f131b99b8b7c7%%% Summer time low tides are coming up this week in Puget Sound and Hood Canal, and will expose many beaches for shellfish gathering especially the highly sought after Manila clams.

State of the Art: Coaxing Commuters To Leave Their Cars

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 00:00
With Lyft Line, a new service first being offered in San Francisco, the company’s founders hope to make ride-sharing part of the workday routine.

Anger at Concordia captain's lecture

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:53
The captain of the sunken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia sparks outrage after delivering a lecture to university students on best emergency practices.
Categories: BBC World News

AP names Tom Berman as Central regional editor

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:53
CHICAGO (AP) — The Associated Press has named Tom Berman as Central regional editor. Berman, who has led AP newsrooms and strategic initiatives in the United States and Europe, will oversee AP's coverage and operations across 14 states stretching from Texas to the upper Midwest.

US federal judge to review bail granted to Philadelphia officers

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:52

US federal judge to review bail granted to Philadelphia officersA federal judge will reconsider the bail granted to four Philadelphia police officers charged in a violent robbery scheme.


Jurors hear final arguments in porch shooting case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:48

Theodore Wafer testifies in his own defense during the seventh day of testimony for the Nov. 2, 2013, killing of Renisha McBride, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Detroit. He said he feared for his life when he fired at McBride on his porch in Dearborn Heights, Mich. Wafer is charged with second-degree murder and could be sentenced to up to life in prison with the chance for parole, if he's convicted. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr.)DETROIT (AP) — Instead of handling his shotgun "like a toy" and shooting an unarmed woman who showed up at his home early one morning, a suburban Detroit man should have kept his doors locked and called police, a prosecutor said Wednesday, urging jurors to convict him of murder.


Frozen director 'to adapt Wrinkle'

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:47
Frozen co-director Jennifer Lee is to adapt children's novel A Wrinkle in Time as her next film project for Disney.
Categories: BBC World News

As border children seek safety, some leaders show cowardice

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:46
Children considered refugees of Central America will not be sent to military bases for temporary housing, including Joint Base Lewis-McChord. U.S. Rep. Denny Heck, D-Wash, issued a statement Tuesday that appropriately summed up the need for Congress to fund efforts to address the border crisis

Japan marks Hiroshima anniversary, invites leaders

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:46
Japan marked the 69th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima on Wednesday, with the city's mayor inviting world leaders to see atomic bomb-scarred cities firsthand to be convinced that nuclear weapons should not exist.

12-year-old charged in fatal playground stabbing

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:44

12-year-old charged in fatal playground stabbingThe giggles and innocence neighbors associated with the playground at the Pinebrook Village mobile home park vanished in the screams of a 9-year-old boy, who witnesses and authorities said was stabbed in the back by a 12-year-old.


Walgreens to buy up Alliance Boots

BBC World News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:41
High Street chemist Alliance Boots is to be bought up by US pharmacy giant Walgreens, with the new firm to be called Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/6/2014 8:04:21 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:36
White Pass US12
8/6/2014 8:04:21 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/6/2014 8:09:37 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:36
Satus Pass US97
8/6/2014 8:09:37 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/6/2014 8:04:57 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:36
Stevens Pass US2
8/6/2014 8:04:57 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/6/2014 8:11:24 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:36
Blewett Pass US97
8/6/2014 8:11:24 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/6/2014 8:09:29 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/6/2014 8:09:29 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Lawsuit claims Franklin County jail inmates face inhumane practices

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:31
By Tyler Richardson / Tri-City Herald

Mom who did 124 mph with kids in car sent to jail

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:31
A Maine mother busted for driving 124 mph with her two children in the car in April has been sentenced to six months in jail, and police say she's now facing a driving under the influence charge.