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China dismisses 'corrupt' official

BBC World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 02:17
China's most senior serving politician to be investigated for corruption since President Xi Jinping took power is removed from office.
Categories: BBC World News

Kansas City suburb bans 9-year-old's free library

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 02:14
LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy and his parents will ask a Kansas City suburb to reconsider its order that he take down a small structure in the family's front yard that encouraged people to read and share free books.

West warns Russia on Ukraine unrest

BBC World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 02:11
The West warns Russia it may impose new sanctions as fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine despite a truce between government forces and pro-Russian rebels.
Categories: BBC World News

US weighs lawsuits on alleged insurance kickbacks

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 02:02

In this Nov. 20, 2013, photo, the sun sets behind the Fannie Mae headquarters in Washington. Alleged insurance kickbacks collected by banks and other mortgage servicers may have cost government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac an estimated $168 million, according to an inspector general’s report. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is considering suing banks and other mortgage servicers over alleged insurance kickbacks that may have cost government-controlled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hundreds of millions, according to an internal federal report.


More people visit U.S.'s Sept. 11 museum than expected -officials

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:56

The Last Column of the World Trade Center is seen inside the Foundation Hall section of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum during a media preview in New YorkThe number of visitors to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York since it opened last month has exceeded expectations as thousands more people flock to the site, museum officials said on Wednesday. The museum is the culmination of eight years' work designing exhibits, collecting artifacts and settling disputes over how best to document the day in 2001 when hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and an open field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, killing nearly 3,000 people. Museum officials said they hope to draw 1.5 million visitors this year and 2.5 million visitors for the museum's first 12 months. The museum is located underground at the site in downtown Manhattan where the World Trade Center twin towers once stood.


New Mexico regulators deny permit to Uber

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:55
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators have denied a temporary operating permit for a major ride-sharing company.

White Pass - 6/25/2014 10:23:15 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:54
White Pass US12
6/25/2014 10:23:15 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 6/25/2014 10:35:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:54
Satus Pass US97
6/25/2014 10:35:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 6/25/2014 10:27:45 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:54
Stevens Pass US2
6/25/2014 10:27:45 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 6/25/2014 10:34:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:54
Blewett Pass US97
6/25/2014 10:34:35 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 6/25/2014 10:38:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
6/25/2014 10:38:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday starting at 8 p.m. and is expected to last one hour or more. During blasting I-90 is closed from milepost 56, near Gold Creek to milepost 61, near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles in both directions between Hyak, exit 54 and Stampede Pass Interchange, exit 62. Bicyclists use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.

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Airlines Halt Flights to Pakistan City After Attack on Plane

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 01:45
Emirates and Etihad Airways suspended service to Peshawar after a woman on an incoming passenger jet was killed by shots fired from the ground.

Cougars add linebacker Chandler Leniu to recruiting class

WA Cougars - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:06
Chandler Leniu was called the “heart and soul” of the defense of his Southern California high school team that finished 16-0 and was ranked No. 1 nationally. Leniu had signed with California but failed to meet an academic requirement there.
Categories: Sports Center

Former Cougars basketball coach Ken Bone hired at Montana

WA Cougars - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:16
Ken Bone has been hired as an assistant coach at Montana.
Categories: Sports Center

Retiring WSU track coach Rick Sloan fell in love with Pullman 41 years ago

WA Cougars - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 03:22
Rick Sloan will retire as Washington State’s track and field coach after the NCAA championships, which are this week in Eugene. Sloan, who competed in the decathlon in the 1968 Olympics, came to WSU in 1973 as an assistant and has been head coach since 1994.
Categories: Sports Center

Record 8 Huskies taken in MLB draft

WA Cougars - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 08:40
Seven UW players drafted Saturday after right-hander Jeff Brigham went in the fourth round Friday.
Categories: Sports Center

State presidents sound off on Pac-12’s plan for future of NCAA athletics

WA Cougars - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 13:31
UW’s Michael Young, WSU’s Elson Floyd talk about the proposed 10-point plan by the Pac-12 as part of a wider push by the Big Five NCAA conference on how to govern the future of college athletics.
Categories: Sports Center

For WSU, new football complex is the cat’s meow

WA Cougars - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 14:16
Five-story building ‘next logical step’ in restoring Cougar football program to prominence, says AD Bill Moos.
Categories: Sports Center

Academic honor for WSU’s Slaybaugh

WA Cougars - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 14:46
Slaybaugh is a kinesiology major with a 4.0 grade-point average. The senior, who switched from catcher to outfielder in his final year of eligibility, was also a first-team Academic All-America selection in 2013. He started 51 of 52 games this year and was second on the team in batting average (.299
Categories: Sports Center