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Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:44

File - In the Oct. 18, 2014 file photo, Garteh Korkoryah, center, mother of Thomas Eric Duncan, is comforted during a memorial service for her son. It may not matter much that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas apologized for initially misdiagnosing Duncan, who was sent home from the emergency room but later returned sicker and farther along on a painful decline to death from Ebola. Insulated by Texas tort reform that gives an extra layer of protection to emergency room doctors and nurses, not only is the very feasibility of winning a lawsuit complicated, but the potential payout is severely capped. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.


White Pass - 10/23/2014 9:58:16 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:44
White Pass US12
10/23/2014 9:58:16 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 10/23/2014 9:54:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:44
Satus Pass US97
10/23/2014 9:54:40 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 10/23/2014 9:57:34 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:44
Stevens Pass US2
10/23/2014 9:57:34 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 10/23/2014 9:43:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:44
Blewett Pass US97
10/23/2014 9:43:53 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/23/2014 9:46:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:44
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/23/2014 9:46:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting operation have been completed for the week. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:13

 New York doctor has Ebola, 1st in cityNEW YORK (AP) — A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.


Election countdown: Hillary more relevant than Obama?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:06

Here's what the buzz is for Friday with 11 days to go.

       

Gunman shoots 3 deputies, killing 2 in California

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:01

A suspect was apprehended after a manhunt near Sacramento.

       

Work on Bertha's repair pit halted after shell-material discovery

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:59
Digging work for tunnel machine Bertha’s repair access vault was stopped Thursday after archaeologists monitoring the excavation found a deposit containing shell material.

Remains at Va. farm belong to Hannah Graham

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:58

The University of Virginia student's remains were found at an abandoned farm last week.

       

Free health-services clinic at KeyArena here until Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:57
At a free medical clinic at KeyArena, people begin lining up early to see more than 500 volunteer doctors, dentists, optometrists, nurses and other health professionals.

Alaska Air beats 3Q earnings expectations

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:56
Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $198 million.

Seattle preschool vote gains national attention

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:55
Seattle’s competing early childhood-education initiatives are drawing national interest.

Gary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:53
The two-bedroom home in Gary's Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring '20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled with prosperous subdivisions. By the time Anith Jones' body was found in its basement Saturday, the building was one of thousands of dilapidated, abandoned houses serving as havens for crime in cities like Detroit and Chicago that have battled neighborhoods in decline.

Receiver Mario Bailey, others inducted into Husky Hall of Fame

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:52
Bailey is third on the Huskies’ career receiving yards list with 2,093 yards.

Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:51

President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the government’s Ebola response, in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case.


Young Cougars secondary is getting tested by stellar Pac-12 quarterbacks

WA Cougars - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:16
It’s been a heart-stopping sort of season for Washington State fans as the Cougars weekly throw out one of the youngest secondaries around.
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