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2 workers killed, 1 hurt in Texas gas pipeline accident

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:11

WOODSBORO, Texas (AP) — Two workers have been killed and another was hurt during a high-pressure release as the men repaired a South Texas gas pipeline. Refugio (ray-FYOO’-ee-oh) County authorities say the accident happened Tuesday at a Southcross Energy Partners plant near Woodsboro. Justice of the Peace Lorraine Lopez says two men were in a […]

VA investigates 'active shooter' false alarm to 23K staffers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is investigating after a false alarm about an active shooter was sent to VA hospitals nationwide.

Arrest made in killing of Rutgers student in New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of a Rutgers University student in New Jersey last weekend.

White Pass - 4/13/2016 11:54:07 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10
White Pass US12
4/13/2016 11:54:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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. 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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Satus Pass - 4/13/2016 11:47:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10
Satus Pass US97
4/13/2016 11:47:50 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Restrictions Southbound:
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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 - 4/13/2016 11:50:12 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10
Stevens Pass US2
4/13/2016 11:50:12 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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 - 4/13/2016 11:52:36 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10
Blewett Pass US97
4/13/2016 11:52:36 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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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 - 4/13/2016 11:44:32 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/13/2016 11:44:32 AM

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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Coyote found shot in head, starving gives birth to 5 pups

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10

SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — Animal rescuers in Southern California were surprised when X-rays revealed an emaciated coyote found badly wounded at the bottom of an empty reservoir was pregnant. They were even more surprised when the animal — blinded by a bullet and near death when it was discovered in February — gave birth a […]
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Coyote found shot in head, starving gives birth to 5 pups

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10

SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — Animal rescuers in Southern California were surprised when X-rays revealed an emaciated coyote found badly wounded at the bottom of an empty reservoir was pregnant. They were even more surprised when the animal — blinded by a bullet and near death when it was discovered in February — gave birth a […]
Categories: Sports Center

Coyote found shot in head, starving gives birth to 5 pups

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:10

SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — Animal rescuers in Southern California were surprised when X-rays revealed an emaciated coyote found badly wounded at the bottom of an empty reservoir was pregnant. They were even more surprised when the animal — blinded by a bullet and near death when it was discovered in February — gave birth a […]

Detroit Zoo shows off new penguin habitat with better views

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:08

Penguins swim in the Detroit Zoo's new Polk Penguin Conservation Center, Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Royal Oak, Mich. The new penguin habitat that the zoo calls the world's largest such facility offers its 80-plus residents new rocks for climbing, waves, snow and better ice conditions, while allowing visitors to come nose-to-beak with the stately birds. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A new penguin habitat that the Detroit Zoo calls the world's largest such facility offers its 80-plus residents new rocks for climbing, waves, snow and better ice conditions, while allowing visitors to come nose-to-beak with the stately birds.


Feds list Idaho as possible site for nuclear waste storage

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:07

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy lists the Idaho National Laboratory as a possible site for storing about 1,300 dump truck loads of low level radioactive waste. A final environmental impact statement says possible methods of disposal at the 890-square-mile federal site in eastern Idaho include an intermediate-depth borehole disposal facility, a […]
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Feds list Idaho as possible site for nuclear waste storage

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:07

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy lists the Idaho National Laboratory as a possible site for storing about 1,300 dump truck loads of low level radioactive waste. A final environmental impact statement says possible methods of disposal at the 890-square-mile federal site in eastern Idaho include an intermediate-depth borehole disposal facility, a […]
Categories: Sports Center

Feds list Idaho as possible site for nuclear waste storage

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:07

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy lists the Idaho National Laboratory as a possible site for storing about 1,300 dump truck loads of low level radioactive waste. A final environmental impact statement says possible methods of disposal at the 890-square-mile federal site in eastern Idaho include an intermediate-depth borehole disposal facility, a […]

US: Forced labor continues on Thai fishing vessels

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says forced labor on Thai fishing vessels has continued in the past year despite legal reforms and arrests following an Associated Press investigation into the country’s seafood industry. The department made the assessment in its annual global review of human rights practices, released Wednesday by Secretary of State John […]
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US: Forced labor continues on Thai fishing vessels

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says forced labor on Thai fishing vessels has continued in the past year despite legal reforms and arrests following an Associated Press investigation into the country’s seafood industry. The department made the assessment in its annual global review of human rights practices, released Wednesday by Secretary of State John […]
Categories: Sports Center

US: Forced labor continues on Thai fishing vessels

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says forced labor on Thai fishing vessels has continued in the past year despite legal reforms and arrests following an Associated Press investigation into the country’s seafood industry. The department made the assessment in its annual global review of human rights practices, released Wednesday by Secretary of State John […]

UConn receives grant to exhibit collection of 2 million ants

NBA - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:06

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to preserve and exhibit a collection of 2 million dead army ants and other critters. The collection represents the life work of former UConn biologist Carl Rettenmeyer and his wife Marian, who made more than 20 expeditions to Central […]
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UConn receives grant to exhibit collection of 2 million ants

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 03:06

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to preserve and exhibit a collection of 2 million dead army ants and other critters. The collection represents the life work of former UConn biologist Carl Rettenmeyer and his wife Marian, who made more than 20 expeditions to Central […]
Categories: Sports Center