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The Ethicist: Compassionate Capital Punishment

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:16
The messy morals of making death more pleasant.

VIDEO: Boring town and Dull village twinned

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:16
Glenn Campbell meets Boring residents of a town in America that has a special relationship with Dull people in Scotland.
Categories: BBC World News

National report praises Rainier Beach High for discipline fix

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:16
When students show up late for class at Seattle's Rainier Beach High School, they aren't marched off to the principal's office for punishment, they're greeted at the door by a "welcome team" of school staff that gets them talking about why they're tardy and how to fix it.

Mother of 3 kids killed in Pa. carjacking dies

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:15

Johnathan Rosa Cornelius CrawfordPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of three children killed when a sport utility vehicle that police said was carjacked crashed into a group on a north Philadelphia corner last month has died, officials said Friday.


US wholesale inventories grow at modest pace in June for 2nd month, as sales slow

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — US wholesale inventories grow at modest pace in June for 2nd month, as sales slow.

VIDEO: Seattle Storm beats Atlanta, spoils Shoni Schimmel's homecoming

WA Huskies - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:01
Seattle (11-20) played one of its best games of the season on Thursday at KeyArena to stay alive in the postseason hunt. My game story about the 88-68 win against Atlanta is mostly about rookie Shoni Schimmel's return to the Northwest. Here's highlights and some good stats that didn't fit:
Categories: Sports Center

VIDEO: Seattle Storm beats Atlanta, spoils Shoni Schimmel's homecoming

Seattle Storm - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 22:01
Seattle (11-20) played one of its best games of the season on Thursday at KeyArena to stay alive in the postseason hunt. My game story about the 88-68 win against Atlanta is mostly about rookie Shoni Schimmel's return to the Northwest. Here's highlights and some good stats that didn't fit:
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 8/8/2014 6:37:58 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
White Pass US12
8/8/2014 6:37:58 AM

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 - 8/8/2014 6:24:03 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Satus Pass US97
8/8/2014 6:24:03 AM

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 - 8/8/2014 6:30:13 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Stevens Pass US2
8/8/2014 6:30:13 AM

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 - 8/8/2014 6:25:01 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Blewett Pass US97
8/8/2014 6:25:01 AM

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 - 8/8/2014 6:26:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:59
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/8/2014 6:26:08 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting operations have been completed for the week. Please check back on Sunday for next weeks blasting times. . 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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US markets open slightly higher

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:56
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors weigh gains in productivity against worsening geopolitical concerns.

Russia arrests Ukrainian officers

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:50
Investigators in Russia announce the arrest of five Ukrainian army officers for alleged war crimes as fighting rages over the border in eastern Ukraine.
Categories: BBC World News

Wealth Matters: Easing the Transition From One Nanny to the Next

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:48
The departure of a nanny can be difficult for children, but there are things parents can do to make it less so.

Afghans sign unity government deal

BBC World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:35
Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates sign a deal to form a national unity government after weeks of feuding.
Categories: BBC World News

Russia sanctions affect Washington apples, pears

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:33
A Russia ban on U.S. farm products affects some pears and apples grown in Washington just as the harvest is beginning.

Mother of 3 kids killed in Pa. carjacking dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:28
The mother of three children killed when a sport utility vehicle that police said was carjacked crashed into a group on a north Philadelphia corner last month has died, officials said Friday.

DealBook: Stampede of Mergers Could Mean Growth, or Irrationality, Ahead

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:25
Cheap credit, lower tax bills and a desire for revenue, more than economic optimism, may be behind this year’s surge in corporate acquisitions.






Police: Duo used door-to-door scam for drug money

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 21:22
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple is accused of going door-to-door selling "pizza kits" supposedly to raise money for their young daughter's ballet lessons, but police say they really used the money to buy drugs.