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Arrest made in shooting death of girl on scooter

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:56
Authorities on Wednesday announced an arrest in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood increasingly frustrated by gun violence.

Trial in Colorado theater shootings delayed again

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:54
The trial in the Colorado theater shootings case has been delayed again because the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes will take more time than expected.

Avista testing big battery at Pullman substation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:54
The Avista utility is using a $3 million state grant to test using large batteries to store electricity generated by wind and solar power.

Arrest made in shooting death of girl on scooter

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:52
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday announced an arrest in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in a northern New Jersey neighborhood increasingly frustrated by gun violence.

Colorado's gay marriage fight echoes drama in 1975

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:50

Clela Rorex, who was elected and served as Boulder County clerk and recorder in the 1970s, stands outside the offices of current County Clerk Hillary Hall, in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday, July 2, 2014. In 1975, Rorex, elected on a campaign to help register more University of Colorado students, stumbled into history when two men asked her for a marriage license, which she granted. She issued a total of six licenses before Attorney General J.D. MacFarlane intervened, despite the questionability of his authority another elected official, according to Rorex. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Nearly 40 years ago, a newly elected, miniskirt-wearing feminist in Colorado stumbled into history when a gay couple denied a marriage license sought her help instead.


N.S.A. Spied on 5 American Muslims, a Report Says

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:49
The National Security Agency documents, leaked by Edward J. Snowden, aroused anger among Muslim civil-rights groups, which said there was no basis for the apparent spying.






Judge: Colorado theater shooting trial delayed again to give more time for 2nd sanity review

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:47
DENVER (AP) — Judge: Colorado theater shooting trial delayed again to give more time for 2nd sanity review.

Widow: No intent to profit from 'American Sniper'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:45

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, right, made his way back into Warren E. Burger Federal Building during the first day of jury selection in a defamation lawsuit, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn. Ventura filed the defamation lawsuit against the Chris Kyle estate, claiming that Kyle's account of a bar fight in a book he wrote was false. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, facing a defamation lawsuit from former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura over an anecdote in the book, testified Wednesday that the couple never intended to profit from it.


Broadway star enters applause debate

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:45
Theatre audiences should feel free to express appreciation for a performer however they see fit, according to a leading star of the Broadway stage.
Categories: BBC World News

Q&A on push to treat young immigrants as refugees

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:30

In this June 20, 2014 photo, a woman is helped from one boxcar to another, as Central American migrants wait atop the train they were riding north, hours after it suffered a minor derailment in a remote wooded area outside Reforma de Pineda, Chiapas state, Mexico. Many migrants who say they are fleeing criminal violence generally are not eligible for political asylum, which is reserved for groups persecuted for their beliefs or identities. U.N. officials say there is no way of forcing the U.S. and Mexico to accept Central Americans as refugees, but a broad-based change in terminology could bring pressure on the two countries to do more. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the U.S.


Maine police get Facebook boost with stuffed duck

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:29

In this July 6, 2014, photo released by the Bangor Police Department, the department's stuffed "duck of justice" greets the sunrise from atop a police cruiser in Bangor, Maine. The mascot, a wood duck that had been stuffed by a taxidermist and rescued from a trash compactor, has attracted more than 20,000 likes on its departmental Facebook page, and is being used as a new way of engaging with the public. (AP Photo/Bangor Police Department)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police here believe they have quacked the code for finding followers on social media.


White Pass - 7/9/2014 8:56:02 AM

White Pass Report - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:22
White Pass US12
7/9/2014 8:56:02 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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 - 7/9/2014 8:46:14 AM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:22
Satus Pass US97
7/9/2014 8:46:14 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 - 7/9/2014 8:57:15 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:22
Stevens Pass US2
7/9/2014 8:57:15 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 - 7/9/2014 8:47:22 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:22
Blewett Pass US97
7/9/2014 8:47:22 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 - 7/9/2014 8:45:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:22
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/9/2014 8:45:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday starting at 8 p.m and will possibly close the road for two hours or more. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass Interchange (exit 62.

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France eyes anti-terror travel ban

BBC World News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:21
The French government proposes travels bans to stop citizens travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Islamist militants.
Categories: BBC World News

New trial ordered for man on 8 murders in 1982

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:14
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A man who has spent more than three decades in prison after he was convicted of starting a fire in 1982 that killed eight people, including five children, has been granted a new trial.

Medicare providers complain of duplicative audits

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:14
MIAMI (AP) — Health care companies say they're losing millions of dollars that are tied up in appeals because of increasing numbers of Medicare audits. But the rise in the often duplicative audits has failed to reduce Medicare fraud, according to a report released Wednesday.

Police: prostitute accused in yacht overdose death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 00:10
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after injecting heroin into a Google executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he overdosed, according to police.