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Stevens Pass - 8/4/2014 11:42:29 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:20
Stevens Pass US2
8/4/2014 11:42:29 PM

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 - 8/4/2014 11:44:45 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:20
Blewett Pass US97
8/4/2014 11:44:45 PM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/4/2014 11:41:20 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:20
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/4/2014 11:41:20 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Tuesday through 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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5 findings about USAID travelers' program in Cuba

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:19

In this July 9, 2014 photo, a woman walks in front of the building that once housed the human rights group Fundacion Operacion Gaya Internacional in Heredia, Costa Rica. Fernando Murillo was the charismatic head of the group and he'd been contracted by Creative Associates to turn Cuba’s politically apathetic young people into "change agents." Murillo was an idealist devoted to human rights. A former boy scout, he had no experience in undercover work, yet would soon face off against one of the world’s most sophisticated counter-intelligence services, on a mission for Cuba’s adversary, the U.S. Before his trip to Havana on April 5, 2010, Murillo was given basic security training. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)In April, The Associated Press revealed that the U.S. Agency for International Development had overseen the creation of a secret "Cuban Twitter" program to stir political dissent on the island and bypass Cuba's stranglehold on the Internet. But that program was part of a larger operation.


Post-Ebola, Peace Corps vows to return to West Africa

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:17

After Ebola forced a historic evacuation, Peace Corps director says it will be 'several months' before it's safe to return.

       

'Parrot fever' kills lovebirds, can spread to humans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:05

Chris Williams, 12 News | azcentral.com

       

Ebola-fighting compound created using tobacco

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:05

The compound ZMapp may help save two American aid workers stricken with Ebola.

       

India Shaken by Case of Muslim Men Missing in Iraq

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:05
The apparent online recruitment of four Indian Muslims to join the fight in Iraq has shocked their home country, which had believed that it was immune from such defections.






VIDEO: Olympics 2016: Will Rio be ready?

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:04
Olympians arriving in Rio de Janeiro at the weekend for the first test events prompt concerns about whether the city will be ready in time for 2016 Games.
Categories: BBC World News

Poll: Americans divided on paying for roads

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:03

 Americans divided on paying for roadsWASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans agree that the cost of good transportation is worthwhile, but they're divided over how to pay for it.


Scheduler testifying in ex-Virginia governor trial

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:02
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The person who handled former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's schedule is testifying in his public corruption trial.

Man loses eye to umbrella trying to stop shoplifters

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:01

Store clerk chased men suspected of stealing fresh tuna.

       

Quake hits South Africa, 1 killed

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:01

5.3-magnitude quake near Johannesburg was one of the strongest in the area in recent years.

       

Missing Oregon mom found dead in remote area

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:00

Jennifer Huston, married mother of 2, went missing while running errands July 24.

       

Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker gets jail time for drunk driving in Arizona: attorney

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:00

 Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix SunsBy David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Phoenix Suns basketball forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced on Monday to three days in jail and 11 days of house arrest after pleading guilty to "super extreme" drunk driving in Arizona, one of his attorneys said. Tucker, considered a team leader by insiders, signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract with the National Basketball Association franchise in July after a season in which he averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds a game. On Monday, a Scottsdale judge put the 29-year-old on probation for five years, placed him on a substance abuse screening and counseling program and said he must carry a breathalyzer, or ignition interlock device, in his car for 18 months, his lawyer Melanie Beauchamp said.


Wildfires menace homes in 3 Western states

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:00

Tracy Porter, of Paradise, Calif., uses an axe to fragment a burning tree damaged by the Eiler Fire on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in the Lassen National Park near Hat Creek, Calif. Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)BURNEY, Calif. (AP) — Two wildfires that burned or threatened hundreds of homes in Northern California were menacing a small town as they plowed through more than 100 square miles of drought-stricken brush, and Tuesday brought a chance of thunderstorms and lightning that could spark new blazes, officials said.


VIDEO: Helicopter rescues US hikers

BBC World News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:50
Footage shows the dramatic rescue of two US hikers from mountains in California.
Categories: BBC World News

Report: Miami quarterback Kevin Olsen suspended after failed drug test

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:46
Miami quarterback Kevin Olsen reportedly will be suspended for at least one game after failing a drug test. Contenders to start the Hurricanes’ opener include Kansas transfer Jake Heaps, a graduate of Skyline High in Sammamish. “I didn’t come here to be the backup,” Heaps sai

Former enemies unite for World War I commemoration

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:46
Separated by only a small patch of yellow daisies at the Saint-Symphorien military cemetery lie two former enemies: British Captain Kenneth James Roy and German Gefreiter Reinhold Dietrich. Also between the two are some 9 million dead soldiers over four years.

2 states carry on with executions using sedative

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 14:46
Despite a shortage of lethal-injection drugs, two of the nation's most active death penalty states have quietly carried on with executions by turning to pentobarbital, a powerful sedative that generally puts inmates to death swiftly and without complications.