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Democrats Reject Indicted State Senator in Queens but Renominate One in Brooklyn

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:23
Democrats expelled one indicted lawmaker, held fast to another and reaffirmed their support for an embattled Bronx power broker.






U.S. NHTSA to probe engine stalls on 2007 Chrysler minivans

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:23

A Dodge sign is illuminated at the 2009 New York International Auto ShowThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday said its Office of Defects Investigation is assessing "the scope, frequency and safety consequences" of alleged engine stalling after refueling in the Chrysler vans. A spokesman for Chrysler Group, a unit of Fiat SpA , on Wednesday said the automaker "will actively support NHTSA's efforts to investigate" the claims, adding that the agency's investigation notice "cites no injuries or accidents related to this reported condition." NHTSA said it had received eight complaints from consumers related to the issue. Another complaint posted in February said "vehicle stalls immediately after filling gas tank" and that the stalling "has happened repeatedly in traffic." NHTSA has received numerous complaints about the same problem on the Chrysler Town & Country, a companion model to the Grand Caravan, including 20 complaints on the 2004 Town & Country and 25 complaints on the 2005 Town & Country.


Britain and France secure EU's top economic jobs

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:19

European Commission President elect Jean-Claude Juncker gestures as he addresses the media on the attribution of portfolios to the Commissioners-designate at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and France have secured two top positions on economic and financial policy-making in the new European Commission as the 28-nation bloc's executive arm seeks to revive anemic growth and fight unemployment.


Chlorine gas 'used in Syria attacks'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:18
Chlorine gas was used in attacks in Syria earlier this year, according to the body that seeks to implement global laws banning chemical weapons.
Categories: BBC World News

Man United predicts fall in profit

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:16
Manchester United predicts profit and revenue to fall as a result of its failure to qualify for Champions League.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 9/10/2014 6:22:07 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:15
White Pass US12
9/10/2014 6:22:07 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.

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Satus Pass - 9/10/2014 6:30:53 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:15
Satus Pass US97
9/10/2014 6:30:53 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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No restrictions

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

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Stevens Pass - 9/10/2014 6:37:35 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:15
Stevens Pass US2
9/10/2014 6:37:35 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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Blewett Pass - 9/10/2014 6:36:19 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:15
Blewett Pass US97
9/10/2014 6:36:19 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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No restrictions

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

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/10/2014 6:28:13 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:15
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/10/2014 6:28:13 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. 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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Hollande 'hurt by Trierweiler lie'

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:13
French President Francois Hollande condemns an accusation by former first lady Valerie Trierweiler that he hates the poor as a "lie that hurts me".
Categories: BBC World News

Building Blocks: Family Room for Relatives of 9/11 Victims Is Recreated in Albany

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:12
Painful, poignant and mostly secret, the chamber, until recently at ground zero, served as a private sanctuary and was transformed by mementos into a shrine.

Witness: Freeh 'totally out' at time of crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:05
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An eyewitness to the Vermont car crash that injured Louis Freeh says the former FBI director looked to be asleep when his vehicle crossed the centerline, forcing two cars and a motorcyclist to swerve out of the way.

City Room: New York Today: Easy Act to Follow

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:05
Wednesday: Primary results, a sunny day, and the million-dollar parking spot.






Today in MSU History: State Beats the Eventual Rose Bowl Champs

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:01
Mississippi State knocks off the Washington Huskies, who went on to win the Rose Bowl in 1977. In 1977, Mississippi State was coming off a 9-2 season where their only losses came at Tuscaloosa and at Gainesville.  There was a lot of hype in Starkville, and after a 17-15 win in the opener against North Texas State, Bob Tyler and the 16th-ranked Bulldogs headed to Seattle to play the Washington ...

The New Health Care: Latest Good News in Health Spending: Employer Premiums

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 22:00
The growth in employee plan premiums was only 3 percent in the last year, tied for the lowest rate of increase in 16 years of the Kaiser survey.

Clash at junior football escalates into gunfire

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 21:57

Clash at junior football escalates into gunfirePolice say an argument between parents and a coach at a junior football league practice in Kansas escalated into a fight involving gunfire.


UK and France get powerful EU jobs

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 21:53
The UK and France get powerful jobs in the new European Commission, overseeing financial services and economic policy respectively.
Categories: BBC World News

Coleman recalls inflatable tubes after skin irritation reports

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 21:53
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Coleman Co Inc is recalling about 20,500 Sevylor brand inflatable flotation tubes because of the risk of skin irritation, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday. The Sevylor brand River Racer tubes were sold at Walmart stores and online from January to July for about $25, the commission said in a statement. The Wichita, Kansas, company has received 24 reports of skin irritation after contact with the rubber tube, it said. The tubes were made in China. (Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Susan Heavey)

Police: Boy desecrated Jesus statue, posted photos

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 21:53
EVERETT, Pa. (AP) — A 14-year-old western Pennsylvania boy has been charged with desecrating a statue of Jesus by standing in front of it and mimicking a sex act, and then posting pictures of it on the Internet.