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Ex-Illinois governor returns, talks death penalty

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 03:05

In this July 3, 2014 photo, former Illinois Gov. George Ryan speaks at his home in Kankakee, Ill. Ryan, who served a five federal prison term for corruption, a year of home confinement, and has just completed another year of supervision, is eager to pick up where he left off when he left politics for prison in 2006 - campaigning for the end of the death penalty in the U.S. While in office Ryan put a moratorium on the death penalty after numerous cases were overturned exonerating inmates who collectively spend decades in prison. Ryan spoke extensively about the current state of Illinois and national politics, the death penalty and about the criminal justice system as a whole. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — George Ryan, an ex-Illinois governor and now an ex-convict, says he'd like to re-engage with the cause he left behind when he went to prison in 2007 — campaigning for the end of the death penalty in the U.S.


New Delay for F-35 Jets as Defense Department Grounds Fleet After a Fire

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 03:01
The grounding is the latest in a long string of delays that has plagued the Air Force’s newest, and most advanced, fighter aircraft.






Kvitova and Bouchard set for final

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:59
Petra Kvitova will attempt to win Wimbledon for the second time when she meets Eugenie Bouchard in Saturday's final.
Categories: BBC World News

Boloco and Shake Shack Offer Above-Average Pay

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:55
Restaurants like Shake Shack and Boloco that offer their employees above-average pay say they have lower turnover and better customer service.

Boloco and Shake Shack Offer Above-Average Pay

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:55
Restaurants like Shake Shack and Boloco that offer their employees above-average pay say they have lower turnover and better customer service.

Amir Khan arrested over assaults

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:47
Former world light welterweight champion Amir Khan is arrested on suspicion of assaulting two men in Bolton.
Categories: BBC World News

Happy Fourth of July

WA Huskies - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:46
Happy Fourth of July, folks. Enjoy the day and a long weekend.
Categories: Sports Center

Happy Fourth of July

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:46
Happy Fourth of July, folks. Enjoy the day and a long weekend.

France 0-1 Germany

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:46
Germany progress to a record fourth successive World Cup semi-final as Mats Hummels' header knocks out France.
Categories: BBC World News

Death penalty off table for triple murder suspect

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:43
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting two Oklahoma girls then killing his fiancee three years later no longer faces the death penalty after he agreed to waive his right to a jury trial.

VP Biden celebrates Independence Day in Philly

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:36

VP Biden celebrates Independence Day in PhillyVice President Joe Biden says the lessons of the civil rights struggle show that the struggle for freedom that began in Philadelphia more than two centuries ago is not over.


College Group Run for Profit Looks to Close or Sell Schools

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:34
Corinthian Colleges, under an agreement with the Education Department, will sell almost 100 schools in the United States and Canada, and it will close a dozen others.






Ethiopian 'extradited' to death row

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:33
An Ethiopian opposition leader, sentenced to death while in exile for plotting a coup, has been extradited from Yemen to Ethiopia, his group says.
Categories: BBC World News

Police: VFW treasurer stole from fellow vets

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:30

 VFW treasurer stole from fellow vetsVeterans in Berks County are dealing with a heartbreaking situation this Independence Day.


Le Tour fever cranks up in Yorkshire

BBC World News - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:29
The final preparations for the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire are under way as cycling fever grips the county.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 7/4/2014 10:41:18 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:29
White Pass US12
7/4/2014 10:41:18 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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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Satus Pass - 7/4/2014 10:57:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:29
Satus Pass US97
7/4/2014 10:57:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 7/4/2014 10:54:47 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:29
Stevens Pass US2
7/4/2014 10:54:47 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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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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Blewett Pass - 7/4/2014 10:56:55 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:29
Blewett Pass US97
7/4/2014 10:56:55 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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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 - 7/4/2014 10:58:07 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 02:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/4/2014 10:58:07 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities will not impact traffic Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However, due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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