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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/23/2014 8:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/23/2014 8:56:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
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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Qantas back on track to profit

BBC World News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:28
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
Categories: BBC World News

Stronger won hits Kia Motors 3Q profit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:23
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's second-largest carmaker Kia Motors Corp. says its third-quarter income plunged 27 percent from a year earlier as a stronger won dented profit.

South Korea economic growth weakest in 5 quarters

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's economic growth slowed to 3.2 percent in the third quarter, the lowest in five quarters, as weakness in exports and spending by companies offset the boost from government stimulus.

Frank Mankiewicz, Press Secretary to Robert F. Kennedy, Dies at 90

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:19
After growing up amid Hollywood royalty, Mr. Mankiewicz became a writer and Democratic strategist who drew the sad task of announcing Mr. Kennedy’s death in 1968.






Police: Plane, helicopter collide in Maryland

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:14

Firefighters respond to a mid-air collision between an airplane and a helicopter near the Frederick Municipal Airport Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Frederick, Md. A fire department official said three people were killed and two others were injured in the accident. (AP Photo/The Frederick News-Post, Graham Cullen)FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police say an airplane and helicopter have collided in mid-air at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.


Police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses: Amnesty report

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:04

Protesters rally during a demonstration outside the Ferguson police department in Ferguson, MissouriBy Carey Gillam (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri, committed human rights abuses as they sought to quell mostly peaceful protests that erupted after an officer killed an unarmed black teenager, an international human rights organization said in a report released on Friday. The Amnesty International report said law enforcement officers should be investigated by U.S. authorities for the abuses, which occurred during weeks of racially charged protests that erupted after white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, 18, on Aug. 9. ...


Today in History

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:00
Today is Friday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2014. There are 68 days left in the year.

Microsoft beats Wall Street estimates in first quarter earnings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:58
[This story is running in the print edition of The Seattle Times Oct. 24, 2014.]

UW men’s basketball picked sixth in Pac-12 preseason poll

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:56
Quite predictably, Washington is saddled with modest expectations at the start of the 2014-15 men’s basketball season while the forecast is dim at Washington State and Arizona is the near unanimous pick to repeat as regular-season champions.

UW men’s basketball picked sixth in Pac-12 preseason poll

WA Cougars - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:56
Quite predictably, Washington is saddled with modest expectations at the start of the 2014-15 men’s basketball season while the forecast is dim at Washington State and Arizona is the near unanimous pick to repeat as regular-season champions.
Categories: Sports Center

Secret Service dogs hailed as heroes at the White House

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:51
Hurricane and Jordan, a pair of Secret Service dogs injured as they helped take down a White House fence jumper, emerged Thursday as furry stars for the beleaguered agency.

AccuWeather: Gradual Clearing Overnight

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46

 Gradual Clearing OvernightMeteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking the return of sunny, milder weather to end the week.


Sounders countdown to ‘biggest game in club history’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
The Sounders and L.A. Galaxy will play Saturday at CenturyLink Field in the final regular-season game of the MLS season, with one team emerging with the Supporters’ Shield.

Attacks continue after Nigeria’s truce with militants

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
The fate of 219 schoolgirls abducted in April from the town of Chibok remains unclear.

Body found near White Center tied to earlier investigation

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
King County sheriff’s detectives looking for a missing woman found a female body near White Center Thursday in what was labeled a suspected homicide.

Seahawks deny reports of a divided locker room

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
Russell Wilson, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor denied reports of a division within the Seahawks players in the locker room. “There’s none at all,” Wilson said. “If anything, I think that we have continued to build.”

Boeing sells manuals, charts to Iran Air under special license

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:44
Boeing’s quarterly filing Wednesday makes clear the deal was “authorized by a license from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control” and is “consistent with guidance from the U.S. Government.”

China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

BBC World News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:44
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.
Categories: BBC World News

European Leaders Agree on Targets to Fight Climate Change

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:44
The main target that won approval was a pledge to slash emissions by at least 40 percent, compared with 1990 levels, by 2030.