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Widow of disgraced Illinois police officer charged with fraud

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:13
Melodie Gliniewicz, 51, was indicted on felony charges of disbursing charitable funds without authority and for personal benefit as well as money laundering, Lake County sheriff's and state's attorney officials said in a statement. An investigation into Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz's death found inconsistencies in financial documents and cash withdrawals from the account for the police explorer program he ran for more than 20 years, the statement said. Melodie Gliniewicz also held a fiduciary role as an adult adviser to the explorer post, officials said.

Cougar Tennis Hosts Kansas State, North Texas - Washington State Athletics

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:10

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Cougar Tennis Hosts Kansas State, North Texas
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THIS WEEK: Washington State tennis (4-0) looks to remain undefeated hosting Kansas State (1-0) and North Texas (1-0). The Cougars open play against Kansas State Friday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m., with free pizza for fans in attendance. The Cougars then take on ...

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McCain vows to reinstate U.S. curb on Russian rocket engines

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:09
U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain on Wednesday said he planned to introduce legislation that would strike language included in a massive 2016 spending bill that eased a congressional ban on the use of Russian rocket engines. Congress banned use of the Russian RD-180 rocket engines for military use after Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea region in 2014. Top Pentagon and Air Force officials on Wednesday urged the committee to allow use of the Russian engines until alternatives were available, and said they were moving ahead with plans to fund new public-private launch services in fiscal year 2017.

Neshaminy High School coach dismissed after physical confrontation with referee

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:09

Neshaminy High School coach dismissed after physical confrontation with refereeThe Neshaminy High School basketball coach placed on administrative leave after a physical confrontation with a referee has been dismissed from his coaching duties.


Judge weighing child labor case tied to polygamous group

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:07

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge will decide whether nearly 200 children from a polygamous group were volunteering or forced to work long hours picking pecans during a 2012 harvest on a southern Utah ranch. Prosecutors say Paragon Contractors had deep connections to the Warren Jeffs-led polygamous group and was under pressure to […]
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Judge weighing child labor case tied to polygamous group

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:07

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge will decide whether nearly 200 children from a polygamous group were volunteering or forced to work long hours picking pecans during a 2012 harvest on a southern Utah ranch. Prosecutors say Paragon Contractors had deep connections to the Warren Jeffs-led polygamous group and was under pressure to […]
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Judge weighing child labor case tied to polygamous group

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:07

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge will decide whether nearly 200 children from a polygamous group were volunteering or forced to work long hours picking pecans during a 2012 harvest on a southern Utah ranch. Prosecutors say Paragon Contractors had deep connections to the Warren Jeffs-led polygamous group and was under pressure to […]

Ferguson, feds reaches tentative police reform deal

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:05

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Justice Department has reached a tentative agreement with Ferguson on systemic changes following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014, city officials announced Wednesday. The recommended overhaul follows seven months of negotiations and likely averts a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials have the option to bring […]
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Ferguson, feds reaches tentative police reform deal

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:05

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Justice Department has reached a tentative agreement with Ferguson on systemic changes following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014, city officials announced Wednesday. The recommended overhaul follows seven months of negotiations and likely averts a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials have the option to bring […]
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Ferguson, feds reaches tentative police reform deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:05

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Justice Department has reached a tentative agreement with Ferguson on systemic changes following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014, city officials announced Wednesday. The recommended overhaul follows seven months of negotiations and likely averts a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials have the option to bring […]

Divided Senate panel supports Kane removal vote

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:05

Divided Senate panel supports Kane removal voteRepublicans on a special state Senate committee say the chamber should hold a vote on whether to remove Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane.


VIDEO: On Libyan frontline as fighters battle IS

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:04
In the Libyan port of Benghazi, a coalition led by the Libyan army is fighting on two fronts against the forces of so-called Islamic State and Islamist militias.
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Illinois governor fails to budge as fiscal deadlock drags on

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 06:03

Republican Bruce Rauner smiles after winning the midterm elections in Chicago, IllinoisBy Dave McKinney SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Reuters) - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner refused to step away from his stalled legislative agenda on Wednesday while insisting that a spending deal remains within reach, but his words appeared to leave his Democratic rivals unmoved. Republican Rauner and the Democratic-controlled legislature have been locked in a budget stalemate for nearly seven months. "To achieve a grand compromise, we must cast partisanship and ideology aside,” Rauner told the state legislature in his State of the State address.


First Draft: News Analysis: Why Donald Trump Walked

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:49
Donald J. Trump gave one reason for his decision to bolt from Thursday night’s debate on Fox News. There may have been others.









White Pass - 1/27/2016 1:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 1:32:41 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 1:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 1:33:00 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 1:32:40 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 1:32:40 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 1:35:27 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 1:35:27 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 1:33:30 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 1:33:30 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and wet. Closure is planned for Wednesday Jan 27 and Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Dozens of dangerous Texas plants operate near public centers

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 05:45

DALLAS (AP) — Federal regulators say dozens of Texas plants similar to a fertilizer facility that exploded in 2013 in the town of West, killing 15 people, are still operating near schools, hospitals and residential neighborhoods. The Chemical Safety Board says in a report released this week that there are 80 plants in Texas that […]
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