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Stevens Pass - 9/1/2014 5:57:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:25
Stevens Pass US2
9/1/2014 5:57:14 PM

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 - 9/1/2014 5:47:21 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:25
Blewett Pass US97
9/1/2014 5:47:21 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 - 9/1/2014 5:45:29 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:25
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/1/2014 5:45:29 PM

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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Life in an English Town Where Abuse of Young Girls Flourished

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:21
In Rotherham, England, at least 1,400 children were lured into a network of sexual exploitation while the authorities looked the other way.

WWII vet, 86, beaten outside Ohio hospital

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:21

Suspect, who has been arrested, tried to grab the victim's wallet from his pocket.

       

Islamic State releases video depicting another beheading

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:18

The group is trying to drive the U.S. out of the Mideast.

       

Pa. police chief's son charged for alleged road rage incident

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:18

Pa. police chief's son charged for alleged road rage incidentAuthorities say the son of a Pennsylvania police chief was arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at detectives in an apparent road rage incident.


Demand up, supplies down on some fad foods

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:16
With today’s tastes running to chia and the so-called ancient grains, like amaranth, flax and quinoa, there are concerns about some shortages.

Pac-12 Power Rankings Week 1: USC takes the early lead

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:09
The Pac-12 went 10-2 in the first week of the season, but a closer examination shows that it was a fairly ugly 10-2. Washington State fell to a mediocre Rutgers team in a de facto home game, Colorado lost to rival Colorado State by two touchdowns, and UCLA's offense looked inept at Virginia. USC, which had to deal with multiple distractions throughout the week, hung 52 points on Fresno State.

Infrastructure Cracks as Los Angeles Defers Repairs

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:07
Los Angeles’s decaying roads, sidewalks and water system reflect the challenges many American cities face after years of belt-tightening prompted them to delay basic maintenance.

Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:07
Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics
Categories: BBC World News

Fracking boom prompts $5B Dominion gas pipeline

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:06

The boom in U.S. natural gas production fuels Dominion's $5 billion gas pipeline proposal.

       

California high school drops mascot criticized by Arab-American group

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:05
(Reuters) - A California high school has retired its Middle Eastern-themed mascot and accompanying belly dancers and redrawn its logo after criticism from Arab-Americans that they played on harmful stereotypes, a group advocating for the change said on Monday. Coachella Valley High School agreed to use a new image of a stoic-looking Arab man to represent its sports teams, dubbed "the Arabs," said Abed Ayoub, a spokesman for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, which worked with the school to choose the new logo.

First look: Eastern Washington Eagles

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:01
Eastern Washington Eagles vs. Huskies (noon Saturday at Husky Stadium; Pac-12 Networks)

State program helps Alaskans eat fresh, local food

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:01
Boosted by a state program that is helping school districts buy local products, and food-stamp incentives that are luring low-income shoppers to farmers markets, locavore warriors are teaching small farmers how to reach the public, and consumers how and where to buy.

Hiker injured near Spada Lake dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:01
A 56-year-old man injured Sunday while hiking near Spada Lake near Sultan died overnight from his injuries before rescue teams could reach him, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

Kenneth Bae's sister: CNN interview shows his deteriorating health

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:01
Kenneth Bae's sister, Terri Chung, said a CNN interview with her brother and two other Americans who are being held in North Korea shows her brother's health deteriorating rapidly. She again called for U.S. government officials to help secure his release.

Sports of The Times: With Every U.S. Open Victory, Andy Murray Advances Gender Equity

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:00
When Andy Murray hired Amelie Mauresmo as his coach this summer, he broke the stereotype that top men can’t be coached by women, and he said his choice wasn’t about gender, but about finding a good fit.

Midterm Calculus: Elections 2014: Where the Candidates Stand

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 09:00
In most of the closest races, the two candidates are far apart ideologically.

Retired Associated Press newsman dies in NY at 76

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 08:59
NEW YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76.