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Driver killed after striking pole in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:24

Driver killed after striking pole in South PhiladelphiaPolice say a driver was killed after his vehicle struck a utility pole in South Philadelphia Saturday morning.


Girl, 3, drowns in pool; brother, 4, is critical

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:24
LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl has drowned in a backyard swimming pool in New York, and her 4-year-old brother has been rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

‘The Roommates:’ true tales of 21st-century cohabitation

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:16
“The Roommates,” Stephanie Wu’s collection of true stories about young people thrown together as housemates, is by turns hilarious and bizarre and reflects how the 21st-century household is changing “impossibly quickly.”

Rural TV chief takes 2-by-4 to cable mergers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:16
The chairman of a media group whose TV stations focus on such rural attractions as polka parties and tractor pulls is on the rampage, campaigning to stop the multibillion-dollar purchase by Comcast of Times Warner Cable. The resulting giant would kill his stations, he argues across the Heartland.

Vast majority of Californians shun quake insurance

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:16
Despite California’s ever-present risk of major earthquakes, the number of homeowners in the state with insurance coverage for quake damage has dipped significantly over the last several decades, from 33 percent in 1996 to just 10 percent today.

Shadow of Ukraine hangs over former Soviet state of Latvia

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:16
Soviet rule brought many Russians to Latvia, where even decades after independence, people who speak Russian and not Latvian make up about one-third of the population. They are not citizens and cannot vote, which is a point of friction in this country of 2 million people.

Nicaragua’s latest revolution: a switch to green energy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:16
Nicaragua is drawing a parade of distinguished admirers coming to examine how the nation is radically changing its energy footprint with an aggressive goal of becoming a green-energy powerhouse.

Daily Rant&Rave: Clean up Golden Gardens

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:16
RAVE For Bruce, the gentleman bicyclist who helped when my friend had a flat tire that we were embarrassingly unprepared to repair. He gave her a tube, changed the tire and patiently explaining how to do it for future reference. Thanks, Bruce! We’ll never bike unprepared again.

Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:09
Angel Di Maria impresses on his debut but Manchester United remain without a win this season after being held at Burnley.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 8/30/2014 7:27:24 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:56
White Pass US12
8/30/2014 7:27:24 AM

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 - 8/30/2014 7:21:57 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:56
Satus Pass US97
8/30/2014 7:21:57 AM

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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Stevens Pass - 8/30/2014 7:35:08 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:56
Stevens Pass US2
8/30/2014 7:35:08 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Construction is occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/30/2014 7:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:56
Blewett Pass US97
8/30/2014 7:25:53 AM

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 - 8/30/2014 7:20:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:56
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/30/2014 7:20:51 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 7 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. 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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Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'

BBC World News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:53
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger.
Categories: BBC World News

2 cars slam into SEPTA trolley in Southwest Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:50

2 cars slam into SEPTA trolley in Southwest PhiladelphiaPolice say two cars slammed into a SEPTA trolley in Southwest Philadelphia early Saturday morning.


10. Guts Over Fear (feat. Sia) - Eminem

iTunes Top Ten - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:46
Guts Over Fear (feat. Sia) - Single
Eminem

Release Date: August 25, 2014
Total Songs: 1
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap
Price: $1.29
Copyright ? 2014 Shady/Interscope Records Inc
Categories: iTunes Top Ten

Teen taking Lamborghini test drive dies in crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:45
MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) — A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail.

California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:38

State Senators Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, celebrate after lawmakers approved Padilla's bill to ban single-use plastic bags at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. By a 22-15 vote, the Senate approved SB270 that makes California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill now goes to Gov Jerry Brown. De Leon had previously opposed the bill, but gave his support after protections were added for plastic bag manufacturers.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.


In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:36

File - This Aug. 24, 2014 file photo shows barrels filled with Cabernet Sauvignon that toppled on one another following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility in Napa, Calif. Napa Valley’s seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file)NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.