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5 things you need to know Thursday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:24

The biggest and must buzzworthy news to start your morning.

       

Why John Boehner's smoking keeps Paul Ryan away

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:22

Rep. Paul Ryan won't sit near House speaker in stressful meeting because of cigarette smoke.

       

Feds order reinstatement of Hanford whistle-blower

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:17
A contractor at Hanford nuclear reservation has been ordered to rehire a worker the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for expressing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety.

Salmon procession has turned it into a memorable fishing season

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:16
The salmon procession canvases the entire 157 mile coast in what has turned out to be one of the most memorable fishing seasons seen in a long time.

Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beer

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:16
Yakima’s Haas Innovation Center includes the John I. Haas brewery, a laboratory and meeting space, plus a private taproom and beer garden.

24-inch tablet aims to build family togetherness

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:16
The idea is to prop up Fuhu’s 20-inch or 24-inch tablet on the floor or lay it flat on a table or a bed. From there, a mix of children and adults can read interactive books or play board games.

Mormon school removes gay-marriage cards at store

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:16
Greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriages turned up at the Brigham Young University bookstore Tuesday.

NFL to kick off season in Seattle with free concert, other events

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:16
The NFL season will kick off in Seattle with a series of events in the days before the Seahawks take the field against the Green Bay Packers.

UKIP outlines strategy on taxation

BBC World News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:15
UKIP sets out details of the taxation strategy that will be part of its manifesto in next year's general election.
Categories: BBC World News

High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:13
The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia.

California Wildfire destroys 8 homes, 10 buildings

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:57

Firefighters extinguish a fire burning in a downed tree on the approach to Taylor Mountain a day after the Junction fire swept across Highway 41 in Oakhurst, Calif. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Eric Paul Zamora)KERNVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire northeast of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and 10 other structures, authorities said, but residents of some 200 homes under evacuation orders were allowed to return home Wednesday evening.


Colorado man shocked by 13,000 volts, lives

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:55

A Colorado man was shocked by 13,000 volts and lived.

       

DealBook: $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement Nears for Bank of America

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:54
Even as the accord nears completion, prosecutors are preparing a separate civil case against Angelo Mozilo, the man who came to embody the risk-taking for which Bank of America is now paying dearly.






White Pass - 8/20/2014 7:12:39 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:53
White Pass US12
8/20/2014 7:12:39 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.

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Satus Pass - 8/20/2014 7:03:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:53
Satus Pass US97
8/20/2014 7:03:17 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 - 8/20/2014 7:19:42 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:53
Stevens Pass US2
8/20/2014 7:19:42 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/20/2014 7:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:53
Blewett Pass US97
8/20/2014 7:13:59 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 - 8/20/2014 7:13:38 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:53
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/20/2014 7:13:38 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Wednesday and Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Teens deny threatening boy in school shooting plot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:49

South Pasadena, Calif., police chief Arthur Miller, right, and South Pasadena Unified School District superintendent Dr. Geoff Yanz announce at a City Hall news conference Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, that the police has arrested two South Pasadena High School high school students suspected of planning a massacre at the school after investigators monitored their Internet activities. Miller said that school officials had heard about the plot and informed police, who determined the threat was credible. Police say the boys, ages 16 and 17, didn't have weapons but were researching automatic weapons and explosives, especially propane. (AP Photo/ Nick Ut )SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two teenagers suspected of plotting a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school denied charges Wednesday that they made criminal threats against another boy.


Kris Richard, the man behind the Legion of Boom, prepares his unit for latest challenge

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:46
Seahawks defensive backs coach Kris Richard, just 34 years old, quickly converted from a player to a valuable assistant.
Categories: Sports Center