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Audit: Vegas cabs overcharging public by $47 million a year

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:36
LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the cash you doled out for a Las Vegas cab ride hurt your wallet, it's not all in your head — auditors in Nevada also think taxi rates are outrageous.

White Pass - 1/20/2016 4:20:03 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:35
White Pass US12
1/20/2016 4:20:03 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Mostly bare and wet. Wildcat Creek Bridge near MP 166: at approx. 8 am, WSDOT bridge crew will be closing one lane for repairs to the bridge deck. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Motorists will experience some delay and added travel time. 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.

Weather:
Partly cloudy

Satus Pass - 1/20/2016 4:13:50 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:35
Satus Pass US97
1/20/2016 4:13:50 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast Skies

Stevens Pass - 1/20/2016 4:15:07 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:35
Stevens Pass US2
1/20/2016 4:15:07 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with slush in places. Advance Notice: Avalanche control is planned for US 2 Stevens Pass on Thursday, January 21st between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 58, at Scenic, and westbound traffic will be stopped at the summit at milepost 64. Once it begins, Avalanche control work generally takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete. WSDOT will provide an update should an extended closure become necessary.

Weather:
Overcast Skies

Blewett Pass - 1/20/2016 4:09:40 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:35
Blewett Pass US97
1/20/2016 4:09:40 PM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and wet with slush and ice in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/20/2016 4:09:55 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:35
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/20/2016 4:09:55 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet. Advance Notice: A closure is scheduled for tonight starting at 11:30 p.m. over Snoqualmie Pass for snow removal near mp 58. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at MP 56 near Gold Creek and westbound traffic will be stopped at MP 70 near Easton. WSDOT crew will be working tonight to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area near MP 58 and east toward MP 59.

Weather:
Overcast Skies

The Latest: Haley asks lawmakers to follow survivors’ lead

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:26

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s State of the State address (all times local): ___ 7:05 p.m. Gov. Nikki Haley asks legislators in her sixth State of the State to follow the example of the victims and survivors of last year’s tragedies to make South Carolina stronger. Most Read […]
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The Latest: Haley asks lawmakers to follow survivors’ lead

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:26

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s State of the State address (all times local): ___ 7:05 p.m. Gov. Nikki Haley asks legislators in her sixth State of the State to follow the example of the victims and survivors of last year’s tragedies to make South Carolina stronger. Most Read […]
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The Latest: Haley asks lawmakers to follow survivors’ lead

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:26

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s State of the State address (all times local): ___ 7:05 p.m. Gov. Nikki Haley asks legislators in her sixth State of the State to follow the example of the victims and survivors of last year’s tragedies to make South Carolina stronger. Most Read […]

Star of reality show 'Wicked Tuna' pleads guilty to fraud

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:25
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man featured on the reality television show "Wicked Tuna" has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Vermont he received government disability benefits while he was fishing on the show.

The Latest: Haley asks lawmakers to follow survivors' lead

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:25
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's State of the State address (all times local):

Colorado theater shooter moved to undisclosed prison

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:25
DENVER (AP) — One of Colorado's most infamous prisoners, theater shooter James Holmes, has been transferred to another prison, but officials won't tell the public or the families of the people he killed where or why.

Man charged with murder, arson in knife attack at parents’ home

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:23

A man accused of stabbing his mother to death and injuring his father before setting fire to their Snohomish County home was charged Wednesday.
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Man charged with murder, arson in knife attack at parents’ home

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:23

A man accused of stabbing his mother to death and injuring his father before setting fire to their Snohomish County home was charged Wednesday.
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Man charged with murder, arson in knife attack at parents’ home

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:23

A man accused of stabbing his mother to death and injuring his father before setting fire to their Snohomish County home was charged Wednesday.

Is Hyperloop the future of travel?

BBC World News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:21
Is Hyperloop the future of high-speed travel?
Categories: BBC World News

Planned Parenthood to reopen clinic 6 months after arson

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:19
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it will reopen its clinic in Pullman, Washington, six months after the facility was damaged by arson.

VIDEO: Litvinenko inquiry: What do we know?

BBC World News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:18
The findings of an inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko are to be published on Thursday. What do we know about the case?
Categories: BBC World News

The Australian who shot a North Korean propaganda film

BBC World News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:15
Why I made a propaganda film in North Korea
Categories: BBC World News

Presidential primaries: Why do New Hampshire and Iowa always get first say?

NBA - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 08:14

Why do 48 states allow Iowa and New Hampshire to always have the first say in presidential elections? It’s blatantly unfair. The Constitution doesn’t give those two states a higher status. Candidates spend months chatting with and making promises to Iowa and New Hampshire voters and businesses. Why shouldn’t the citizens and businesses of Washington […]
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