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Blewett Pass - 10/27/2014 11:34:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:26
Blewett Pass US97
10/27/2014 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/27/2014 11:38:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:26
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/27/2014 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:
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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Trial delayed for man charged in deaths of 3 women

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:17
CLEVELAND (AP) — The trial for a convicted sex offender accused of killing three Ohio women has been delayed until 2015 as prosecutors and defense attorneys await court rulings concerning a psychological evaluation of the defendant.

Review: Avid readers will love Kindle Voyage

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:16

This product image provided by Amazon shows the Kindle Voyage. Last year’s Kindle Paperwhite was small, yet sturdy, and came packed with useful features such as the ability to jump to another part of a book without losing your place. Amazon.com Inc. builds on that with the Voyage, a device that now adjusts to ambient lighting conditions and lets you turn pages without lifting your finger (AP Photo/Amazon)GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — As stand-alone e-book readers go, I have yet to find anything as comfortable and easy to use as Amazon's Kindle.


Huskies' Nov. 8 home game vs. UCLA set for an afternoon kickoff

WA Huskies - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:16
The Huskies' Nov. 8 game against No. 25 UCLA is scheduled for a 4 p.m. kickoff at Husky Stadium, the Pac-12 announced Monday.
Categories: Sports Center

Uruguay vote to go to run-off

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:14
Tabare Vasquez of the Broad Front party will face Luis Lacalle Pou of the National Party in a run-off in Uruguay's presidential election.
Categories: BBC World News

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Profiting from failure

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:12

This undated image obtained by The Associated Press shows the cover sheet of a slide presentation prepared by Russell Richardson, who at the time was the science adviser to the Army Intelligence and Security Command, describing his vision for a cloud computing component for the Army’s intelligence fusion program. (AP Photo)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's $5 billion intelligence network has largely failed in its promise to make crucial data easily accessible to soldiers and analysts in the field. But for a select group of companies and individuals, the system has been a bonanza.


Don't let quarantine hysteria deter Ebola health workers: U.N

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 03:00
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Governments must not deter health workers from coming to West Africa to fight Ebola and quarantine decisions should not be based on hysteria, the head of the U.N. mission battling the virus said on Monday. The U.S. states of New York, New Jersey and Illinois have issued new quarantine rules for people returning from West Africa in response to fears that U.S. federal guidelines do not go far enough to contain an outbreak centered in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone that has infected 10,000 people. ...

France bends to EU request, will revise its budget

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:58
PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister says the government will revise its 2015 budget after the European Union objected to the country's flouting a deficit deal.

Dozens killed in Iraq bomb blasts

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:55
At least 34 people are killed and dozens injured after two separate bomb explosions in and around Iraq's capital city of Baghdad.
Categories: BBC World News

Jogger: I had 'no idea' it was PM

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:52
A member of the public who caused a security alert when he ran into David Cameron in Leeds says he was only told what had happened an hour later.
Categories: BBC World News

Labor group suing Wisconsin Governor Walker to raise minimum wage

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:52

Honoree and politician Scott Walker arrives at the Time 100 gala celebrating the magazine's naming of the 100 most influential people in the world for the past year in New YorkBy Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A labor group in Wisconsin on Monday said it is suing Gov. Scott Walker to force him to raise the state's minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. The group, Wisconsin Jobs Now, said the rate is too low, citing a state law requiring that workers be paid a "living wage," or an amount with which they can pay for basic needs. It accused Walker, a Republican running for re-election on Nov. 4, of relying on a study by a major campaign contributor opposing an increase, the Wisconsin Restaurant Association, to justify keeping the minimum wage low. "Gov. ...


Gattuso performs Crete job U-turn

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:50
Former Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso changes his mind on his decision to quit as OFI Crete boss.
Categories: BBC World News

Italian bank hit by stress tests

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:49
Trading in shares of Italy's Monte dei Paschi is suspended twice after sharp falls in reaction to its poor performance in official stress tests.
Categories: BBC World News

Floating gas terminal anchored in Lithuania

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:44

People take photographs as "Independence", a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage vessel is maneuvered by tugboats through the sea gate port of Klaipeda, Lithuania, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. The floating natural gas terminal arrived in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda, in a move by the Baltic country to further reduce its reliance on energy supplies from Russia. (AP Photo/Kestutis Vanagas)TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A giant floating natural gas terminal arrived Monday in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda as the Baltic country tries to further reduce its reliance on energy supplies from Russia.


GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:40
Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

Senzo Meyiwa killing sparks South Africa

BBC World News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:39
South Africa reels after shooting of footballer
Categories: BBC World News

Obama focuses on governor races where he's welcome

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:39
President Barack Obama is picking some temperate spots in an otherwise chilly political landscape, avoiding hostile Senate terrain during the final days of the midterm campaign in favor of tight governor races where his liabilities are less likely to stick to Democratic candidates.

US pending home sales rise modestly in September

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 02:36
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes ticked up only slightly in September, as it remained difficult to qualify for mortgage financing.