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Australia's head coach suspended

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:24
Head coach of Australian Athletics Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended for publicly criticising the team's star hurdler Sally Pearson.
Categories: BBC World News

Kiribati claims historic medal

BBC World News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:23
Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze.
Categories: BBC World News

Judge says Crystal CEO should testify in lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:21
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — American Crystal Sugar Co. CEO David Berg should testify in a federal lawsuit pitting the refined sugar manufacturers against the corn syrup industry, a federal judge ruled Wednesday after presiding over a hearing in the case.

Publisher to remove book passage that sparked Jesse Ventura lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:19
The publisher of a book at the center of a successful defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura against the estate of a former Navy SEAL said on Wednesday it would delete the passage about a bar fight that sparked the suit. HarperCollins, a subsidiary of News Corp, said the passage in the best-seller "American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History" by Chris Kyle would be removed, without offering further details. Ventura, was awarded more than $1.8 million in damages on Tuesday after a federal jury in St Paul, Minnesota, found he had been defamed in the book by Kyle, who said he hit a man who made disparaging remarks about the SEALS.

UCLA wades through damage caused by flooding

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:17

UCLA wades through damage caused by floodingA broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air.


White Pass - 7/30/2014 2:57:09 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:12
White Pass US12
7/30/2014 2:57:09 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 7/30/2014 2:50:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:12
Satus Pass US97
7/30/2014 2:50:27 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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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Stevens Pass - 7/30/2014 2:47:24 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:12
Stevens Pass US2
7/30/2014 2:47:24 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 85 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. No vehicles over 26,000 lbs. allowed on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.

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Blewett Pass - 7/30/2014 2:45:37 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:12
Blewett Pass US97
7/30/2014 2:45:37 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
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 - 7/30/2014 2:56:03 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:12
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/30/2014 2:56:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass rock blasting closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed from milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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State of the Art: Lytro’s Illum Is a Camera for Serious Photographers

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:10
The Illum, made by Lytro, allows users to switch the focus between subjects after taking a photo, but it is hampered by some quirks.






Mariners minor league report, July 30

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:02
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
Categories: Sports Center

Senate Opens Debate on Bill to Halt Surge of Migrants

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:02
The Democratic proposal would allocate $2.7 billion toward what both President Obama and lawmakers have called an urgent humanitarian crisis.

Seahawks practice over --- DT Jesse Williams carted off

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:01
Seattle's fifth training camp practice ended Wednesday with the specter of another possible serious injury, this one to second-year defensive tackle Jesse Williams.
Categories: Sports Center

Seahawks daily training camp live blog

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:01
Follow along for updates from today's training camp practice:
Categories: Sports Center

Dissent quieted with most Israelis behind Gaza war

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:01
Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the government's conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders' moralizing as hypocritical, ignorant or both. And in an echo-chamber fed by ubiquitous updates on Hamas rocket and tunnel attacks, the minority of local voices that do agonize over Gazans' suffering are being silenced in a way rarely seen in a country long proud of its spirited, democratic debate.

Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:00
The 168 juveniles recovered last month during an FBI child sex trafficking bust included some kids who had never been reported missing, a population that law enforcement encounters often and that child welfare advocates say they're especially concerned about.

2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:00
A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women as a freight train bore down on them as they walked along an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana.

Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:00
Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan.

'Mikado,' 'Othello' spark public forum at Seattle Rep

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 05:59
Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes: