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Construction begins on newest Washington state ferry - The Olympian

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:50

Construction begins on newest Washington state ferry
The Olympian
Gov. Jay Inslee, state Sen. Christine Rolfes and Suquamish Tribe Chairman Leonard Forsman struck ceremonial welds Tuesday during a keel-laying for the $123 million Olympic Class vessel at Vigor Industrial's shipyard on Harbor Island in Seattle.

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It’s a Tough Job Market for the Young Without College Degrees

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:49
A national study shows that high school graduates often struggle to find work. Their jobless rate is 17.8 percent, and it’s much worse for dropouts.

Homeowners sue Army base after dam fails in massive flood

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:47
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — About a dozen homeowners in a neighborhood next to Fort Jackson are suing the federal government for at least $20 million after dams on the Army base failed during last October's massive floods.

New Jersey judge orders naming of Bridgegate scandal co-conspirators

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:44

The George Washington Bridge toll booths are pictured in Fort Lee, New JerseyU.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton in Newark ruled in favor of several media organizations that sought the list, saying the public interest in seeing names linked to "Bridgegate" outweighed the privacy interests of those named. U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman had opposed the release, citing the potential harm to reputations and privacy, and saying the co-conspirator designation "will become relevant, if at all" only at trial. A spokesman for Fishman declined to comment.


White Pass - 5/10/2016 12:05:21 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:39
White Pass US12
5/10/2016 12:05:21 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Construction has begun and drivers could experience as much as 30 minutes of additional weekday travel time. On nights and weekends, crews will be off the road and delays will be minimal.

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Satus Pass - 5/10/2016 12:03:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:39
Satus Pass US97
5/10/2016 12:03:23 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 5/10/2016 12:19:49 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:39
Stevens Pass US2
5/10/2016 12:19:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Blewett Pass - 5/10/2016 12:08:49 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:39
Blewett Pass US97
5/10/2016 12:08:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 5/10/2016 12:10:13 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
5/10/2016 12:10:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday May 11 and Thursday May 12, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting for one hour or more. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at Gold Creek, mp 56, westbound traffic will be stopped at mp 62, near Cabin Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eb and exit 70 wb during blasting closures.

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10. Love Has No Pride (The Voice Performance) - Adam Wakefield

iTunes Top Ten - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:39
Love Has No Pride (The Voice Performance) - Single
Adam Wakefield

Release Date: May 9, 2016
Total Songs: 1
Genre: Country
Price: $1.29
Copyright ? 2016 Republic Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
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Shell relinquishes offshore leases in Alaska's Chukchi Sea

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:38

FILE - In this April 17, 2015, file photo, with the Olympic Mountains in the background, a small boat crosses in front of an oil drilling rig as it arrives in Port Angeles, Wash., aboard a transport ship after traveling across the Pacific. Royal Dutch Shell PLC confirmed Tuesday, May 10, 2016, it will relinquish all but one of its federal offshore leases in Alaska's Chukchi Sea. Shell spent $2.1 billion on 275 Chukchi Sea leases in 2008 and $7 billion overall on Arctic offshore development. Shell was the only company actively drilling in the Chukchi. (Daniella Beccaria/seattlepi.com via AP, File) (MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLE TIMES OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only company to drill an exploratory oil well in Alaska's Chukchi Sea following a 2008 federal lease sale confirmed Tuesday it has relinquished nearly all of its leases.


Obama honors UConn women for another national championship

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for winning its fourth consecutive national championship and 11th overall. In a ceremony Tuesday in the White House East Room, Obama says the UConn women, who finished their season undefeated, defy the old saying that you can’t win all the […]
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Obama honors UConn women for another national championship

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for winning its fourth consecutive national championship and 11th overall. In a ceremony Tuesday in the White House East Room, Obama says the UConn women, who finished their season undefeated, defy the old saying that you can’t win all the […]
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Obama honors UConn women for another national championship

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for winning its fourth consecutive national championship and 11th overall. In a ceremony Tuesday in the White House East Room, Obama says the UConn women, who finished their season undefeated, defy the old saying that you can’t win all the […]

NYC mayor scrutinized over donations from businesses

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:37

File - In this Thursday, May 1, 2014 file photo, Michael Mulgrew, left, President of the United Federation of Teachers listens as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference at City Hall in New York. De Blasio is taking heat for soliciting contributions from deep-pocket donors with business interests before the city sparking a flurry of conflict-of-interest investigations that are threatening to taint his administration as one that revived pay-for-play politics in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — During his campaign to become New York City's mayor, Bill de Blasio held himself out as a champion of the average New Yorker who would diminish the clout of big business interests at City Hall.


The conservative case against Donald Trump

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:25

There are many lessons that conservatives need to learn from the rise of Donald Trump. There are elements of his message that the party should embrace. There are grievances among his voters that the Republican Party must address. But for conservatives to support Trump himself, to assist in his election as president of the United […]
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The conservative case against Donald Trump

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:25

There are many lessons that conservatives need to learn from the rise of Donald Trump. There are elements of his message that the party should embrace. There are grievances among his voters that the Republican Party must address. But for conservatives to support Trump himself, to assist in his election as president of the United […]
Categories: Sports Center

The conservative case against Donald Trump

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:25

There are many lessons that conservatives need to learn from the rise of Donald Trump. There are elements of his message that the party should embrace. There are grievances among his voters that the Republican Party must address. But for conservatives to support Trump himself, to assist in his election as president of the United […]

US won’t seek death penalty against Benghazi suspect

NBA - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected Libyan militant charged in the Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, federal officials announced Tuesday. The department revealed its decision in a court filing that provided no explanation. His attorneys had been […]
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US won’t seek death penalty against Benghazi suspect

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 03:24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected Libyan militant charged in the Benghazi attacks that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, federal officials announced Tuesday. The department revealed its decision in a court filing that provided no explanation. His attorneys had been […]
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