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New York State Coffers Hold Record $13.3 Billion in Unredeemed Funds

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:09
Celebrities dot New York State’s list of those who have never claimed money totaling billions from forgotten savings accounts, security deposits and the like.

Birthright Trips to Israel Continue Despite Mideast Conflict

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:06
There have been some cancellations since the hostilities began, but 6,000 young people have visited Israel as planned.

House OKs bill for crisis on US-Mexico border

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:06

President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The president spoke on various topics including the economy, immigration, Ukraine and the Middle East. (AP Photo/Connor Radnovich)WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives on Friday approved a $694 million bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, but it stands no chance of becoming law.


Dynamite deals: 5 TVs perfect for your dorm room

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:00

For the college-bound set, these TVs will make great companions between study sessions.

       

Obama Expresses Confidence in C.I.A. Director

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:50
Senator Ron Wyden has urged the Justice Department to reopen its investigation into the agency over its improper search of computer files of the Senate Intelligence Committee.






1 dead, 2 injured in crash on Route 40 in Bear, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:50

1 dead, 2 injured in crash on Route 40 in Bear, Del.One person is dead and two other people were injured after a crash on Route 40 in Bear, Delaware.


Staten Island Zoo Capitalizes on the Small and Obscure

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:46
Since the acquisition of diminutive and lesser-known creatures like the Patagonian cavy and the cassowary, zoo attendance has risen.

White Pass - 8/1/2014 6:02:06 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:44
White Pass US12
8/1/2014 6:02:06 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/1/2014 6:01:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:44
Satus Pass US97
8/1/2014 6:01:10 PM

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 - 8/1/2014 6:04:37 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:44
Stevens Pass US2
8/1/2014 6:04:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/1/2014 6:14:51 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:44
Blewett Pass US97
8/1/2014 6:14:51 PM

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 - 8/1/2014 6:08:21 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:44
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/1/2014 6:08:21 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed 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 between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Infant found dead at Oregon resort; mother sought

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:40
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hotel housekeeper discovered an injured 13-year-old girl and the body of her 2-year-old sister at an inn on the Oregon Coast on Friday, and police were searching for their mother.

Police: Suspect confesses to Delco double murder

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:39

Search for bodies after suspect confesses to Delco murdersAuthorities in Delaware County say a murder suspect confessed to killing two people and led police to the place he allegedly buried the victims.


Autopsy: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:37

FILE- In this undated family file photo provided by the National Action Network, Saturday, July 19, 2014, Eric Garner is shown. Garner’s death was ruled a homicide by the New York City medical examiner after it was determined that a choke hold police used while trying to arrest him in July 2014, caused his death. (AP Photo/Family photo via National Action Network, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the overhaul of use-of-force training for the nation's largest police department.


Anti-Semitism Rises in Europe Amid Israel-Gaza Conflict

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:30
Attacks, threats and hate speech have yielded alarm among many Jews and stern language from government leaders.

Area in front of White House reopened after being cleared

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:16
U.S. Park Police and Secret Service officers reopened an area in front of the White House on Friday evening after briefly closing it due to an unattended package that had been left in front of the presidential building, according to a Reuters eyewitness. At around 8 p.m., officers moved pedestrians away from Pennsylvania Avenue, the street in front of the White House, and Lafayette Park, which faces the building. A package that looked like a small black backpack had been left near the railings that separate the White House grounds from the street, the witness reported.

Editorial notebook: In Federal Way, what may be world’s priciest comic book

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:16
The most valuable comic book on the planet, a mint-condition Action Comics No. 1, offers a tale of wonder -- and not just about Superman.

Microsoft sues Samsung, seeks to enforce patent agreement

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:16
Microsoft filed a lawsuit Friday against Samsung, seeking to enforce an agreement in which the hardware manufacturer pays royalties to Microsoft for each Android phone it produces.

Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:16
Uruguay's plan to create the world's first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot may be going up in smoke.