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Nazi official sent 'stupid' spies to Britain on purpose

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 19:16

The revelation is part of Monika Siedentopf's book 'In Operation Sealion: Resistance Inside the Secret Service.'

       

Mackay faces fresh text allegations

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 19:15
Malky Mackay is facing fresh allegations about text messages he is claimed to have shared with Iain Moody while Cardiff boss.
Categories: BBC World News

Sharpen the pencils: Tennessee revives cursive teaching

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 19:06
By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE (Reuters) - Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next year when new cursive handwriting standards go into effect in schools throughout the state. The trend around the United States is to emphasize keyboarding - a skill that is included in the Common Core education standards adopted by most states. "I am surprised we have stopped teaching it in some places," said Gary Nixon, executive director of the Tennessee School Board. If you can do it, great, but if not, it doesn't matter," said Cory Woodroof, 21, a student at Lipscomb University in Nashville who felt grade school handwriting classes were wasted time.

Subglacial volcanic eruption begins in Iceland

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 19:05

The Bardarbunga volcano has been rattled by thousands of earthquakes over the past week.

       

Getting your child the needed vaccinations

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 19:01

Getting your child the needed vaccinationsThe CDC wants to make sure all parents know what vaccinations their children will need as they prepare for another school year.


Seahawks position review: Offense leads the way on another feel-good preseason night

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 19:01
For the second straight week, little to really pick at about that one as the Seahawks dominated from start to finish in routing the Bears 34-6 at CenturyLink Friday night.

Seahawks position review: Offense leads the way on another feel-good preseason night

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 19:01
For the second straight week, little to really pick at about that one as the Seahawks dominated from start to finish in routing the Bears 34-6 at CenturyLink Friday night.
Categories: Sports Center

Texas police chief killed during traffic stop

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:47

Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel was shot while serving a warrant, authorities said.

       

Bottas quickest in final practice

BBC World News - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:34
Williams' Valtteri Bottas sets the pace from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in a wet-dry final practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/23/2014 2:48:50 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:19
White Pass US12
8/23/2014 2:48:50 AM

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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/23/2014 2:56:47 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:19
Satus Pass US97
8/23/2014 2:56:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/23/2014 2:52:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:19
Stevens Pass US2
8/23/2014 2:52:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/23/2014 2:43:02 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:19
Blewett Pass US97
8/23/2014 2:43:02 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/23/2014 2:51:54 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/23/2014 2:51:54 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting completed for the week. During blasting I-90 will be closed at 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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Death of elephant at Seattle zoo mourned, revives debate

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:16
Woodland Park Zoo’s African elephant, Watoto, on display for more than four decades, was euthanized Friday after she collapsed in an outdoor exhibit yard.

Corruption trial gets juicier with ex-Va gov's testimony

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:11

Long e-mail from his BlackBerry didn't wow his wife.

       

Courtney Vandersloot sinks winner

Seattle Storm - Sat, 08/23/2014 - 15:16
Courtney Vandersloot hit the game-winning jumper from the top of the key with 20 seconds left to lead the Sky to an 80-77 win over the Dream in the first game of their WNBA playoff series.
Categories: Sports Center