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Stevens Pass - 2/10/2015 11:01:38 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:26
Stevens Pass US2
2/10/2015 11:01:38 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 2/10/2015 11:01:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:26
Blewett Pass US97
2/10/2015 11:01:37 AM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/10/2015 11:01:38 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:26
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/10/2015 11:01:38 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with areas of standing water.

Weather:
Occasional rain showers

Niger Sending Troops to Fight Boko Haram

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:21
The National Assembly’s vote to join the fight was unanimous, and followed several attacks in Niger in less than a week.

US farmers expected to see 32 percent drop in income in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:18
Net income for U.S. farmers is expected to fall by nearly 32 percent this year because of low crop prices and increasing expenses, placing many farmers in an unprofitable situation.

Kraft's Capri Sun to drop high-fructose corn syrup

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:16
Kraft Foods says it will start sweetening its Capri Sun drinks with sugar instead of high-fructose corn syrup.

Federal agency: Black staff targets of racism at Texas plant

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:15
DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities have determined that black employees at a North Texas food plant were exposed to dangerous work conditions and subjected to racial discrimination and a hostile work environment.

DealBook Column: Do Activist Investors Target Female C.E.O.s?

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:14
Only 23 women lead companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index. Yet at least a quarter of them have fallen into the cross hairs of activist investors.






Employees threatened with syringe in North Philadelphia dollar store robbery

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:09

Employees threatened with syringe in North Philadelphia dollar store robberyPolice are on the hunt for a suspect who threatened employees with a syringe during a robbery inside a dollar store in North Philadelphia.


Man charged with Graham murder

BBC World News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:06
A man is charged with the murder of a University of Virginia student teenager whose disappearance for weeks made national headlines.
Categories: BBC World News

In Yemen, Houthi Leader Pledges to Pursue Power-Sharing Accord

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:05
Saleh Ali al-Sammad, a senior Houthi official, said the group wanted to share power with its political rivals and maintain good relations with the United States and Saudi Arabia.

Babies R Us, furniture maker sued in sisters' dresser deaths

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:04
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A dresser that fell on two toddler sisters, killing them, had been sold without a strap designed to keep it from tipping over, according to a lawsuit filed against the retailer that sold it and the company that manufactured it.

Lawyer: Guardsman was trying to commit suicide in armory

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:04
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee National Guard recruiter charged in an armory shooting brought a loaded pistol into the building intending to kill himself, not shoot his fellow Guard members, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Square Feet: High Line Is Expected to Help a Chelsea Site It Hurt Decades Ago

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:01
The owners of the building, a warehouse complex in West Chelsea, hope to capitalize on the popularity of the High Line park, which attracts millions of people and has transformed the area.

Woman whose mom abducted her as baby testifies at sentencing

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 04:00

In this undated image released by the Cannon Detention Center in (S.C) via the Post & Courier, Dorothy Lee Barnett poses for a mug shot. Barnett accused of kidnapping her infant daughter from South Carolina and fleeing overseas more than 20 years ago is appearing in federal court to enter a plea and be sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Barnett, formerly of the Isle of Palms, is charged with parental kidnapping and falsifying U.S. passport applications. (AP Photo/Cannon Detention Center in (S.C) via the Post & Courier)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A woman whose mother abducted her as an infant and took her overseas more than 20 years ago stood in a courtroom Tuesday, fighting back tears, and told a judge she has had a good life even though she didn't know her birth father growing up.


Seattle contractors devise alternative rescue for tunnel machine

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 03:47
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - Contractors have created an alternative plan to extract the world's largest tunnel-boring machine stalled deep underneath downtown Seattle if the faltering equipment cannot move itself to a rescue pit, transportation officials said on Tuesday.

Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 03:45

In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Flipboard founder and CEO Mike McCue poses with a laptop computer displaying his digital magazine at his company's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. McCue's digital magazine publishing service is expanding on to PCs for the first time with the Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 debut a version especially designed for Web browsers. Until now, Flipboard’s full selection of 15 million magazines could only be read through a mobile app. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.


£5.1bn for Premier League TV rights

BBC World News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 03:41
Sky and BT Sport pay £5.1bn for live Premier League TV rights for three seasons, a 70% increase on the current deal.
Categories: BBC World News

Footage of 1915 Chicago ship disaster that killed 844 found

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 03:37

FILE - In this July 24, 1915 file photo, passengers are rescued as they stand atop the Eastland passenger ship after the vessel capsized in the Chicago River in downtown Chicago. Film clips have surfaced of the 1915 disaster that left 844 people dead. The first-known footage of the Eastland disaster was spotted by Jeff Nichols, a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Chicago who was looking through seemingly unrelated material on World War I. (AP Photo/File)CHICAGO (AP) — Film clips have surfaced of a 1915 disaster that left 844 people dead when a ship headed to a company picnic capsized in the Chicago River.


Panel Urges More Research on Geoengineering as a Tool Against Climate Change

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 03:35
The National Academy of Sciences panel said that with proper governance, experiments of climate intervention technologies should pose no significant risk.