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Central American migrants on word-of-mouth exodus to U.S.

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:16
The phenomenon of unaccompanied minors and others making the perilous crossing from Central America, through Mexico, to the United States is at least two decades old. But suddenly it is garnering U.S. headlines, in part because the numbers have shot up and the issue has been politicized.

USDA website focuses help for beginning farmers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:16
With half of all current farmers in the U.S. likely to retire in the next decade, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a website to help young people navigate their way to starting, or keeping, a farm.

Festivals, rockets, boats and cars | Community Corner

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:16
Community events for the weekend of July 5-6, 2014, include the Wallingford Family Parade and Festival, Model Rocketry Day, the Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival and Return to Renton Car Show.

Nonalcoholic liver disease emerges as public-health threat

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:16
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease — associated with poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle and obesity — is “the most common liver disease in most of the Western world,” according to the American Liver Foundation. It affects 30 million in the U.S. But most of us haven’t even h

Determined dinosaur hunter makes prehistory with Utah discoveries

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:16
Scott Richardson, a fossil prospector for the federal Bureau of Land Management, spends months bushwhacking alone in the hot, dry wilderness of Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. He has uncovered four new species of dinosaur. And he really loves his work.

Search for missing K-9 officer from Frankford

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:10

Missing K-9 officer from Frankford found safePolice are seaching for a missing K-9 officer from the Philadelphia's Frankford section Saturday morning.


British envoy’s fragile legacy of modern Iraq may crumble

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:01
A British diplomat who lived and died in Baghdad is credited with creating modern Iraq: drawing its borders, choosing its king. Today, though, the legacy of Gertrude Bell, which has always been fragile, is at risk of being undone amid renewed sectarian violence.

Attorney: Louis Brown Jr., father of Nicole, dies

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 23:00
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Louis Brown Jr., the father of Nicole Brown Simpson, has died at his Southern California home at the age of 90.

Charges over Lahore 'honour killing'

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:58
A Pakistani court in Lahore charges five men for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death for marrying without their consent.
Categories: BBC World News

Argentina Beats Belgium, 1-0

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:57
Gonzalo Higuaín’s goal in the game’s eighth minute was the difference as Argentina advanced to the semifinals.

Philadelphia Rowhouse Fire Kills 4 Children

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:56
A fast-moving fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing four children, engulfing at least 10 houses and displacing more than 40 residents, officials said.






4 kids die in sweeping Philadelphia row home fire

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:54

A woman cries as she walks past Philadelphia firefighters working on burned row homes on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Philadelphia. A fast-moving fire in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday left four children dead and burned through a number of adjoining homes. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fast-moving fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing four children, engulfing at least 10 houses and displacing more than 40 residents, officials said.


UK economy 'to beat France by 2020'

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:53
The UK's economy is set to overtake France by 2020 to become the second largest in Europe, consultancy firm PwC forecasts.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 7/5/2014 7:17:56 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:37
White Pass US12
7/5/2014 7:17:56 AM

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.

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Satus Pass - 7/5/2014 7:14:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:37
Satus Pass US97
7/5/2014 7:14:20 AM

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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Stevens Pass - 7/5/2014 7:17:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:37
Stevens Pass US2
7/5/2014 7:17:14 AM

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.

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Blewett Pass - 7/5/2014 7:03:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:37
Blewett Pass US97
7/5/2014 7:03:33 AM

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 - 7/5/2014 7:06:17 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:37
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/5/2014 7:06:17 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 scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)

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4 children killed in Philadelphia row house fire

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:31

A woman cries as she walks past Philadelphia firefighters working on burned row homes on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Philadelphia. A fast-moving fire in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday left four children dead and burned through a number of adjoining homes. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a fast-moving fire in southwest Philadelphia has killed four children and burned through a row of houses.


Arthur weakening, downgraded to tropical storm

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:22
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Businesses on two of North Carolina's barrier islands hoped to salvage the rest of the holiday weekend after Arthur clipped the state without causing major damage before churning north toward Canada and losing strength early Saturday morning.