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Correction: Colon Cancer Test story

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:33

This undated product image provided by the Mayo Clinic shows the Cologuard test. The test is the first to look for cancer-related DNA in stool, and was approved by the Food and Drug Administration last month. It will be offered by prescription at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, where it was developed, and soon nationwide. (AP Photo/Mayo Clinic)In a story Oct. 26 about Cologuard, a new DNA test for colon cancer screening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the test was approved in September and was not yet available nationwide. The test was approved in August and has been available through the Cologuard website and private practice physicians for people willing to pay for it themselves, not just starting Monday at the Mayo Clinic with Medicare reimbursement.


South African Prosecutors Say They’ll Appeal Pistorius Conviction and Sentence

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:31
The announcement on Twitter came less than a week after the track star Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years for culpable homicide.






Mukilteo police: Man stabs another guest during child's birthday party

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:30
Police responded to reports of a stabbing Sunday morning in the 12300 block of Harbour Pointe Boulevard in Mukilteo, according to a release from the Mukilteo Police Department.

PHOTOS: 8 arrested in Pa. child porn sweep

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:27

 8 arrested in Pa. child porn sweepA total of eight men have been arrested and charged in a child pornography sweep across the state.


Basics: Ebola and the Vast Viral Universe

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:27
By all evidence, researchers say, viruses like Ebola have been parasitizing living cells since the first cells arose on earth nearly four billion years ago. Some say that viruses actually invented cells.

Q&A about care of Dallas Ebola patient who died

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:25

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S.DALLAS (AP) — Of the nine people who have been treated for Ebola in the United States, only one has died.


White Pass - 10/27/2014 8:40:14 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:24
White Pass US12
10/27/2014 8:40:14 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 - 10/27/2014 8:32:31 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:24
Satus Pass US97
10/27/2014 8:32:31 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.

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Stevens Pass - 10/27/2014 8:30:34 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:24
Stevens Pass US2
10/27/2014 8:30:34 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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Blewett Pass - 10/27/2014 8:21:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:24
Blewett Pass US97
10/27/2014 8:21:35 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/27/2014 8:27:17 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:24
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/27/2014 8:27:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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Conditions:
Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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Various reports: Seahawks at breaking point with Marshawn Lynch?

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:16
What has long been assumed locally --- that Marshawn Lynch won't be back with the Seahawks in 2015 --- became a focal point of the Sunday morning NFL preview talk shows today.
Categories: Sports Center

Latest News: Ebola, Brazil, Ukraine

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:10
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Public Health: AIDS Activists Oppose Cuomo on Ebola Quarantines

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:08
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been hailed as a leader on H.I.V. prevention, but many of his allies on that issue are upset about his handling of Ebola.

Pro-West parties set for Ukraine win

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:08
Ukraine's president and prime minister are to publish a draft coalition deal after an apparent parliamentary election victory for pro-Western parties.
Categories: BBC World News

F1 may lose more teams - Mosley

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:05
Marussia and Caterham "may not be the last" teams to suffer from the cost of Formula 1, says former FIA president Max Mosley.
Categories: BBC World News

France in new deficit cut pledge

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:01
France's finance minister says the country plans to cut its budget deficit by €3.6-3.7bn next year in a bid to meet European Union rules.
Categories: BBC World News

Serving Up Fries, for a Living Wage

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:54
Some economists point to Denmark, where fast-food workers make more than twice what they would in the United States, in discussions about American wages.

Florida hazing trial begins in college marching band death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:52
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Three years after the beating death of a Florida college band member brought national attention to its hazing rituals, the alleged ringleader of the abuse went on trial on Monday for manslaughter. Dante Martin, 27, a former member of the Florida A&M University's celebrated "Marching 100" band, faces hazing charges for his role in the death of Robert Champion, a band drum major. Wearing a dark suit, Martin kept his eyes down and jotted in a legal pad as jury selection began in an Orlando courtroom. ...

'HS3' backed for north of England

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:41
Plans for a high-speed rail link in the north of England, dubbed "HS3", move a step closer after a report on how to maximise the benefits of HS2.
Categories: BBC World News