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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/31/2014 3:58:07 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:20
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/31/2014 3:58:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting is scheduled for Thursday starting at 8 p.m. and is scheduled to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed from milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Jury to hear from defense in porch shooting trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:19

Theodore Wafer pauses at the end of Day 3 of his trial, Monday, July 28, 2014, Detroit, Mich. Wafer is the Dearborn Heights homeowner charged in the shooting death of Renisha McBride. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr.)DETROIT (AP) — The defense is to present its side in the trial of a suburban Detroit man charged in the fatal shooting of a young woman on his porch last fall.


Pooley denied time trial gold medal

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:19
England's Emma Pooley wins silver in the women's cycling time trial at Glasgow 2014 as New Zealand's Linda Villumsen takes gold.
Categories: BBC World News

Key prosecution witness heard in ex-Va. gov trial

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:16
They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who'd soared far past their working-class background. One was a rising star of the Republican Party and potential vice-presidential pick. The other, a multimillionaire entrepreneur who owned a private jet.

Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:16
Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan.

Target hires PepsiCo exec Brian Cornell as new chairman and CEO as it works to recover

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:04
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target hires PepsiCo exec Brian Cornell as new chairman and CEO as it works to recover.

Night at the museum: U.S. adults embrace art, science sleepovers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:03

Museum worker Brittany Janaszak cleans a 94-foot-long blue whale model at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, New YorkThe American Museum of Natural History is hosting its first adults-only sleepover this week, with a champagne reception, live jazz and a three-course dinner. "Every museum is looking for a new way to engage different demographics," said Paul Johnson, a fund-raising consultant. "It's about cultivating future audiences and future donors." Scores of museums offer overnights for children, popularized by the children's tales "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" about runaways hiding in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the book and movie "Night at the Museum," about a watchman who discovers exhibits come to life after visitors leave. Children taking part in overnight programs can solve crimes at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, explore caves at the Cincinnati Museum Center, watch sharks at the Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco and snooze inside a submarine at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum.


Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:49
Thousands of Tibetan exiles attend the funeral in Nepal of one of Tibetan Buddhism's most senior monks, Shamar Rinpoche.
Categories: BBC World News

Asian markets drift after US Fed stays course

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:46
Asian stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected.

Mexico migrants' train deal reached

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:43
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
Categories: BBC World News

USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspections

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:38

The number of inspectors will go down but their focus will shift from quality to safety.

       

Student could get 8 years for sharing paper online (Newser)

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:36

Student said he just wanted to help other researchers by sharing a research paper he found online.

       

Sorting out the claims after pipe break: Who pays?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:34
Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.

Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:34
The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.

GOP: Lerner emails show bias against conservatives

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:34
Congressional investigators say this is why they want all of Lois Lerner's emails.

Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 30 dead

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:34
Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 30 people and leaving about 100 missing and feared dead.

State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:34
The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.

Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 18:34
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.

Abraham Almonte homers to help Rainiers down Salt Lake

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:31
Almonte’s three-run homer keys four-run sixth inning in Tacoma’s 6-3 victory.
Categories: Sports Center