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Hot-button issue of end-of-life counseling makes comeback

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:39
Medicare may begin covering end-of-life discussions next year if it approves a recent request from the American Medical Association.

The 12 things not to miss at Bumbershoot Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:38
The Bumbershoot 2014 party continues. Far from a lazy Sunday, today offers a continuing slate of quality acts. Here are our picks for keeping your good time going.

Right wing launches misguided protest against Labor Day

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:37
Of all the things to protest: Labor Day? Workers have it hard enough, so leave their one day alone.

China fears new SATs may undercut Communist values

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:37
China is grousing that the SAT may impose American values on its best and brightest, who in preparation for the exam might be studying the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights instead of “The Selected Works of Mao Zedong.”

With war under way in Ukraine, Russians don’t like what little they learn

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:36
Evidence of the extent of Russian military involvement in Ukraine has been dribbling out for months. But recently it also has been leaking into Russia itself, despite an official government policy that what’s happening in Ukraine is all about Ukraine.

Sinkhole that proved popular at Corvette Museum will be filled

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:33
A sinkhole that swallowed eight cars inside the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky will be filled even though it has become a tourist attraction that sharply increased attendance and revenue, the museum’s board decided on Saturday. The board had voted in June to attempt to keep part of the hole open, but the cost of retaining walls and other construction would exceed $1 million, officials at the museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, said in a statement. “We really wanted to preserve a portion of the hole so that guests for years to come could see a little bit of what it was like," museum executive director Wendell Strode said in the statement. Three will be restored - the 2009 Corvette ZR1 prototype know as the Blue Devil, a 1962 Corvette and a 1992 convertible that was the millionth Corvette produced.

Study: Novel heart-failure drug shows big promise

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:31
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization in the United States and Europe.

Live: Seahawks' final cuts for 53-man roster

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:31
So here's the deal: The Seahawks must trim their roster to 53 players by 1 p.m. on Saturday. That's the official time their roster must be in to the NFL, but two things worth mentioning: Cuts will be leaked out from agents and from players themselves on Twitter throughout the day and the Seahawks do
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Live: Seahawks' final cuts for 53-man roster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:31
So here's the deal: The Seahawks must trim their roster to 53 players by 1 p.m. on Saturday. That's the official time their roster must be in to the NFL, but two things worth mentioning: Cuts will be leaked out from agents and from players themselves on Twitter throughout the day and the Seahawks do

Barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:29
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts, according to local prosecutors.

Search for unconscious pilot who crashed halted

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:26

The plane, which took off from Wisconsin headed to Virginia drifted into restricted airspace.

       

Sounders FC blanks Colorado Rapids 1-0

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:25
Only the lineup carried over from Seattle’s 4-2 win in Portland last weekend.

Getting Ferguson majority to show its clout at polls

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:25
In Ferguson, which is two-thirds African American but has mostly white elected leaders, only 12 percent of registered voters took part in the last municipal election.

California appeals teacher tenure ruling

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:20
Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them.

Only elite quarterbacks have won back-to-back Super Bowls

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:20
You pretty much need a Hall of Fame quarterback to win a second straight Super Bowl, the task in front of the Seahawks this season.

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:18

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women's Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that sued over one of the most disputed measures of a sweeping anti-abortion bill signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry in 2013. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.


Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:11
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard said.

White Pass - 8/30/2014 5:32:41 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:00
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8/30/2014 5:32:41 PM

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Satus Pass - 8/30/2014 5:33:00 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:00
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8/30/2014 5:33:00 PM

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