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5 things you need to know Wednesday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:49

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.

       

Boeing exec has harsh words for SPEEA chief

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47
At the Governor’s Aerospace summit in Everett, Boeing senior vice president Tim Keating declared the jetmaker is committed to Washington state but launched an attack on the company’s engineering union and its leader.

The US Ebola case: 5 things to know

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47

 A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. (AP Photo/CDC, File)Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States — a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.


States in Play: Part 3: Loss of a Democratic Power Leaves Arkansas in Doubt

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47
Democrats face tough challenges in a state that is drifting right. Their popular governor must leave office because of term limits, and outside interests loom larger in a race that may determine control of the Senate.

McAfee names Kimmel its 'most dangerous celebrity'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:45

FILE - In this March 20, 2014, file photo, television personality and event host Jimmy Kimmel attends the 2nd Annual "Rebels With a Cause" Gala benefiting the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles. Computer security software firm McAfee says the talk-show host is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online. The company said Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, that a search for Kimmel carries a 19 percent chance of landing on a website that has tested positive for spyware, viruses or malware. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you're about to Google Jimmy Kimmel, beware.


Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:43

Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Tom Frieden speaks during a news conference after confirming that a patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, announced Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Atlanta. The person, an adult who was not publicly identified, developed symptoms days after returning to Texas from Liberia and showed no symptoms on the plane, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.


2 drivers who struck girl in Rainier Valley sought

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:43
Police are searching for two drivers who hit a young girl in Rainier Valley on Tuesday evening and then fled.

Islamic State influence spreads beyond Iraq and Syria

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:43

Pakistan, India, Mali and even Australia eye the spread of the Islamic State militants to their countries.

       

Bell Gardens, California Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot; wife in custody

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:42

Bell Gardens, California Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot; wife in custodyThe mayor of a Los Angeles suburb was shot to death Tuesday during an argument with his wife, who was taken into custody, authorities said.


Study: Bark beetles not a wildfire bugaboo

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:40

Bark beetles aren't to blame for the wildfires that have ravaged parts of the West.

       

Pedestrian struck and killed by SEPTA train in Lawncrest

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:40

Pedestrian struck and killed by SEPTA train in LawncrestA person was struck and killed by a SEPTA train in the Lanwcrest section of Philadelphia.


Man struck by car near Saint Joseph's University

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:39

Man struck by car near Saint Joseph's UniversityA pedestrian is hospitalized after being struck by a car in Philadelphia's Wynnefield section.


Seattle women’s dating app aims to filter out creeps

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:37
Local women Susie Lee and Katrina Hess have designed Siren, a dating app aimed at making the online singles scene more inviting to women. lt faces fierce competition.

Caver freed after 12-day ordeal

BBC World News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:29
An injured Spanish caver who was trapped in a 400m deep cave in north-eastern Peru for 12 days has been rescued.
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Spokesman: Trenton mayor hospitalized for stomach flu

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:28

 Trenton mayor hospitalized for stomach fluAction News has learned the mayor of Trenton has been admitted to the hospital.


Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:28
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died.

Secret Service director resigns

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:28

Resignations follows a series of security lapses by the Secret Service.

       

White Pass - 9/30/2014 7:45:27 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:21
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9/30/2014 7:45:27 PM

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Satus Pass - 9/30/2014 7:44:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:21
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9/30/2014 7:44:07 PM

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Stevens Pass - 9/30/2014 7:42:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:21
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9/30/2014 7:42:09 PM

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