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For journalists, reminder of risk in covering deadly epidemic

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:24
For journalists covering the spread of Ebola in West Africa, the infection of a freelance NBC News cameraman highlighted the dangers of bearing witness.

Seahawks season now shifts into overdrive

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:19
It’s time for the longest, hardest stretch of the season. It starts with a seemingly manageable six games against opponents with a combined 9-14 record. And it ends with what figures to be seven of the most competitive games in a row that any team will face this season.
Categories: Sports Center

Starbucks names new head for Evolution Fresh unit

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:16
Jeff Hansberry, the president of Starbucks' China & Asia Pacific division, has been put at the helm of juice unit Evolution Fresh. The appointment comes in the wake of the departure of Chris Bruzzo, who recently left the company to become chief marketing officer at videogame maker EA.

Conservative group leader: Home raids like 'rape'

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:16
One of the central figures fighting an investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign and conservative groups says law enforcement raids of several houses left the homeowners with reactions "similar to a rape victim."

Appointee refuses to step down over porn scandal

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:15

FILE - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett makes remarks during a news conference after a Penn State Board of Trustees meeting in this Nov. 10, 2011 file photo taken in State College, Pa. Corbett disclosed the resignations of Environmental Protection Secretary Christopher Abruzzo and Glenn Parno, a top lawyer in the Department of Environmental Protection, in separate announcements hours apart Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett called on one of his political appointees to resign Friday because of his role in the scandal over pornography exchanges in the state attorney general's office, but the appointee refused.


Long Neglected, Lakes and Ponds in City Parks Will Get Some Attention

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:12
The parks department is assessing the challenges associated with cleaning up four dozen bodies of water.

Islamic State group downs Iraqi attack helicopter

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:04
Islamic State group militants armed with a rocket launcher shot down an Iraqi military attack helicopter Friday, killing two pilots and raising new worries about their ability to attack aircraft amid ongoing U.S.-led airstrikes.

In Hong Kong protests, hope for change endures

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:00

Protests appear to be subsiding, and many marchers say they've achieved their goal.

       

White Pass - 10/3/2014 6:07:24 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:53
White Pass US12
10/3/2014 6:07:24 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 10/3/2014 6:12:14 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:53
Satus Pass US97
10/3/2014 6:12:14 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 10/3/2014 6:02:10 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:53
Stevens Pass US2
10/3/2014 6:02:10 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 10/3/2014 6:04:26 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:53
Blewett Pass US97
10/3/2014 6:04:26 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/3/2014 6:01:01 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:53
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/3/2014 6:01:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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UN condemns beheading as 'heinous and cowardly'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:52
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council late Friday sharply condemned a new video that purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning, calling the killing a "heinous and cowardly murder."

Seattle Seahawks injuries for Friday: Shead, Bailey added to list

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:46
Seattle's injury report for Friday included a couple of new names --- DB DeShawn Shead and OL Alvin Bailey.
Categories: Sports Center

Lib Dems gather for party conference

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:44
Liberal Democrat supporters gather in Glasgow for the party's final autumn conference before the general election.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge Orders Disclosure of Guantánamo Videos

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:43
A federal judge cited the First Amendment in overriding the government’s argument for keeping secret classified tapes showing the forced feeding of a detainee.






'Fun Palaces' pop up after 50 years

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:41
A two-day celebration of creativity is taking place in more than 120 pop-up "Fun Palaces" to honour visionary theatre director Joan Littlewood.
Categories: BBC World News

Africa's musical crusaders: New generation of griots

BBC World News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:38
Meet the latest generation of Africa's musicians with a message
Categories: BBC World News

Water gushes from broken hydrant in San Francisco

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 09:37

30 p.m., just after the water was shut off. (AP Photo/VITAL environments)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A big-rig collided with a fire hydrant on a downtown San Francisco street on Friday afternoon, sheering it from its base and sending a geyser of water four stories high.