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Record 94 degrees as heat trough blasts through region

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:34
Tuesday was the hottest July 1 ever recorded in Seattle, but cooler temperatures will move in on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

In dry California, water fetching record prices

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:32

FILE - In this May 1, 2014 photo, irrigation water runs along a dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, Calif. In dry California, water is fetching record high prices. As drought has deepened in the last few months, a handful of special districts in the state's agricultural heartland have made millions through auctions of their private, underground caches that go to the highest bidders. With the unregulated, erratic water market heating up in anticipation of the hot summer months, the price is only going up. In the last five years alone, it has grown tenfold, shooting to as much as $2,200 an acre foot. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, FILE)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Throughout California's desperately dry Central Valley, those with water to spare are cashing in.


Rainiers can’t recover from first inning, drop 3-2 decision to Reno

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:32
Erasmo Ramirez settles down after rocky first inning

Lawyer seeks to stop team from paying Hernandez

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:23

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 24, 2014, file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, center, looks toward defense attorneys James Sultan, left, and Charlie Rankin, right, during a hearing in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Hernandez is charged in the 2012 shooting deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado after an encounter at a Boston nightclub. Hernandez is expected to be in court Wednesday, July 2, 2014, for a hearing in wrongful death civil lawsuits filed against him by the two men's families. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool, File)BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for the families of two men allegedly gunned down by former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will ask a judge to bar the football team from paying Hernandez a $3.2 million contract signing bonus.


Victim of Bourbon Street shooting dies

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:21

A "person of interest" turned himself in to police Wednesday.

       

Building collapse toll passes 40

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:16
The death toll in a building collapse in the Indian city of Chennai passes 40 as rescue workers continue to find more bodies in the wreckage.
Categories: BBC World News

Pacific Northwest declares: 'It's hot! (to us)'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:16

Ainsley MacDonald, right, and Will Walker, 10, try to leap above incoming waves as Calister MacDonald, left, 3, looks on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at a beach on the Puget Sound in Mukilteo, Wash. Temperatures are expected to hit near 90 in nearby Seattle and 97 in Portland Tuesday, which is considered a heat wave in the Pacific Northwest in July. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Don't tell the rest of the country, but people in the Pacific Northwest are feeling the heat.


VIDEO: Sarkozy placed under investigation

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:16
French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation over alleged influence peddling.
Categories: BBC World News

Jason Kidd is set to coach Milwaukee

NBA - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:55
Jason Kidd is set to become Milwaukee’s coach after the Bucks and Brooklyn agreed to a deal. The Nets will receive two second-round draft picks for Milwaukee, which has fired coach Larry Drew.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 7/1/2014 9:33:03 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:51
White Pass US12
7/1/2014 9:33:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 7/1/2014 9:23:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:51
Satus Pass US97
7/1/2014 9:23:03 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 7/1/2014 9:25:58 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:51
Stevens Pass US2
7/1/2014 9:25:58 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 7/1/2014 9:37:15 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:51
Blewett Pass US97
7/1/2014 9:37:15 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/1/2014 9:33:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/1/2014 9:33:41 PM

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 is scheduled Wednesday starting at 8 pm, and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from mp 56, near Gold Creek to mp 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 and westbound mp 70. Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities are not scheduled Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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Shoe trick will prevent child deaths in hot cars

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:49

As the temperature climbs, a shoe trick will help parents prevent child deaths in hot cars

       

5 things you need to know Wednesday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:45

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your day.

        

Goldman Sachs fined over dark pool

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:44
Goldman Sachs is fined $800,000 (£466,000) by a US regulator for "failing" to ensure that trades in its dark pool took place at the best price.
Categories: BBC World News

Homers help Mariners, hinder Taijuan Walker in Seattle’s 10-4 victory in Houston

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:41
Four Mariners go deep to help get Taijuan Walker the victory in his first start this season
Categories: Sports Center

VIDEO: Pakistan stepping up militant strikes

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:38
Pakistan's military is stepping up its operation in the North Waziristan tribal area and targeting militants who have been hiding there.
Categories: BBC World News

Dead migrant boy's mom begged him not to make trek

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:35

In an undated photo taken with a mobile phone, provided by the Ramos Juarez family, Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez poses in an unidentified location in Guatemala. Ramos Juarez was a Guatemalan boy whose decomposed body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. The boy's mother said Tuesday she begged him not set out on the dangerous journey from their modest cinder block- and sheet-metal home high in the northern Guatemalan mountains. (AP Photo/Juarez Ramos Family)SAN JOSE LAS FLORES, Guatemala (AP) — The mother of a Guatemalan boy whose body was found in the desert about a mile from Texas' southern border said Tuesday she begged him not to make the dangerous journey from their modest cinder block- and sheet-metal home high in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains.