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Woman dies in Snohomish County Jail

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:16
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US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:16
U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January -- or peak well below that, if efforts to control the outbreak are ramped up.

Books of The Times: ‘The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher,’ by Hilary Mantel

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:14
“The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher” is Hilary Mantel’s latest short story collection.






NYC officer accused of slamming pregnant woman to pavement

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:13
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's police department said on Wednesday it launched an internal investigation into a complaint that an officer slammed a pregnant woman to the ground during an altercation on a Brooklyn street. An NYPD spokesperson said investigators were examining a video of the incident, the latest in a series of clips that have heightened concerns about the use of force by New York police. ...

Egypt's president says terrorism is a plague

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:13
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says Islamic extremists must not be allowed to abuse Islam and called for intensifying efforts to fight them.

Hollande: group that killed French man is a threat

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:09

President Francois Hollande, of France, addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday the terrorists who beheaded a French citizen in Algeria represent a global threat that must be stopped.


French Hostage in Algeria Is Beheaded in Video Released by Militants

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:02
Hervé Gourdel, who was seized on Sunday by a group aligned with the Islamic State, was seen beheaded in a video circulated online on Wednesday.






Clemson University halts fraternity activities after student death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:01

Reaction to Clemson student’s death plays out on social mediaClemson University has suspended activities for its 24 fraternities following the death of a student and recent reports of inappropriate behavior, school officials said. The body of Tucker Hipps, 19, was found on Monday after he did not return from a run with fraternity members. His death has sparked rampant speculation by students on social media that hazing was involved, but police said a preliminary investigation did not indicate that hazing had played a role. ...


White Pass - 9/24/2014 11:38:47 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:00
White Pass US12
9/24/2014 11:38:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Wednesday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays east of the summit for rock fall mesh repair.

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Satus Pass - 9/24/2014 11:25:52 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:00
Satus Pass US97
9/24/2014 11:25:52 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 - 9/24/2014 11:29:18 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:00
Stevens Pass US2
9/24/2014 11:29:18 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 - 9/24/2014 11:34:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:00
Blewett Pass US97
9/24/2014 11:34:35 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/24/2014 11:27:45 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 03:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/24/2014 11:27:45 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 closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. 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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New Jersey weighs crumbling roads, bridges vs gas tax hike

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 02:58
By Hilary Russ Montclair N.J. (Reuters) - The New York City suburb of Montclair, New Jersey, may be picturesque, but its roads are a mess. More than half of its 82 miles of roadways are in poor or fair condition. Just paving them would cost $9 million, not including curbs and other features, Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson told state lawmakers on Wednesday. "We learn to live with pot-holes, he said. "The economics are untenable." So are the politics, with elected officials reluctant to raise the state's gasoline tax, among the nation's lowest, to pay for repairs. ...

Pennsylvania Senate OKs medical marijuana bill

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 02:57

Pennsylvania Senate OKs medical marijuana billAfter an emotionally charged debate, Pennsylvania state senators passed legislation to legalize several forms of medical marijuana.


Public Editor's Journal: Diversity, Strong Editing and Moving Forward from the Shonda Rhimes Furor

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 02:56
What’s next after a contentious reaction to a TV story and its focus on race.

Fan claims injury from Rod Stewart soccer ball

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 02:52

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2014, file photo, singer Rod Stewart kicks a soccer ball to the crowd as he performs at the Vina del Mar International Song Festival in Vina del Mar, Chile. A soccer ball kicked into the crowd is bouncing back to Stewart in the form of a lawsuit by a Southern California man who says his nose was broken at a Las Vegas concert in October 2012. Mostafa Kashe’s civil negligence complaint filed Monday Sept. 22, 2014 in Nevada state court, alleges that a ball that the raspy-voiced British singer kicked from the stage at the Caesars Palace resort hit him. The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages of at least $10,000 plus attorney fees from Stewart, promoter AEG Live and Caesars Entertainment Corp.(AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo, File)LAS VEGAS (AP) — A soccer ball kicked into the crowd at a Las Vegas concert has bounced back to Rod Stewart in the form of a lawsuit by a Southern California man who says he has lingering injuries after his nose was broken.


Deborah Cavendish, Unconventional Duchess, Dies at 94

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 02:52
The Dowager Duchess, the last of six eccentric Mitford sisters, was an author and businesswoman who helped turn her husband’s ancestral estate, Chatsworth, into a tourist attraction.






Former Ohio Rep. Traficant injured in accident

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 02:51

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2010, file photo, former U.S. Rep. James Traficant talks about politics at a diner in Boardman, Ohio. Traficant, who spent time in prison on corruption and racketeering charges, has been critically injured in a tractor accident at his northeast Ohio home. Traficant's wife, Tish, told The (Youngstown) Vindicator that the 73-year-old former congressman was in "very critical condition" on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, following the Tuesday night accident on his family farm in Greenford, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant Jr., who spent time in prison on corruption and racketeering charges, was in critical condition Wednesday after a vintage tractor flipped over on top of him as he tried to park it inside a barn on the family farm outside Youngstown, police said.


Will UW defensive front meet its match in Stanford offensive line?

WA Huskies - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 02:51
Washington’s defense leads the nation in sacks, and Stanford’s offensive line rarely gives them up as it plays smash-mouth football. Something has to give Saturday.
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