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Three die in North Carolina scaffolding collapse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:14

The tragedy occurred in downtown Raleigh, N.C.

       

Deep scars but hope of renewal a year after deadly Washington state mudslide

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:12

American flag is pictured amidst the partially-cleaned-up debris field of a mudslide in Oso, WashingtonBy Eric M. Johnson OSO, Wash. (Reuters) - A year after a mudslide sent a wall of debris onto the fields around Don Young's house in the shadow of the Cascade Mountains in Washington state, killing many of his neighbors, grass is finally sprouting again. "You don't want to keep re-living the damn thing, you know?" Even as the land recovers, many of those affected by the mudslide say their nerves continue to be jangled by unresolved lawsuits, pending legislation, difficulties accessing relief funds and a parade of disaster site gawkers and profiteers. "There are a lot of emotions right now, sometimes they are right there on your face, and sometimes they are just below the surface." The Washington state legislature is considering a transport package that includes funds of $36 million over 12 years for laser mapping of landslide-prone areas. A December 2014 report found the Washington State Patrol was unable to send in firefighters following the slide after a state lawyer said dispatching them would violate state law.


Deep scars but hope of renewal a year after deadly Washington state mudslide

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:12
By Eric M. Johnson OSO, Wash. (Reuters) - A year after a mudslide sent a wall of debris onto the fields around Don Young's house in the shadow of the Cascade Mountains in Washington state, killing many of his neighbors, grass is finally sprouting again. "You don't want to keep re-living the damn thing, you know?" Even as the land recovers, many of those affected by the mudslide say their nerves ...

Midwest: Wichita State 78, Kansas 65: Wichita State Rules Kansas, and the Jayhawks

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:11
The Shockers made 10 of 20 3-point shots, advancing to the round of 16 with a resounding upset in a rare intrastate meeting.






Cuomo Fights Rating System in Which Few Teachers Are Bad

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:08
Less than 1 percent of teachers in New York State were rated ineffective over all, and principals’ evaluations are often responsible for the high scores.

Mom charged with kids' murders waives appearance

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:07

Fla. woman charged with fatal stabbing of two of her children and injuries to a third.

       

Netanyahu Aides Cite Iran as Source of U.S. Tensions

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:48
As Israel’s president called for reconciliation after a rancorous election campaign, loyalists to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Israel’s opposition to a nuclear accord with Iran for tensions with Washington.






Anger and Activism Greet Plan to Shut Sweet Briar College

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:46
The decision to shutter the college, a women’s liberal arts school in Virginia, has stunned students, teachers and alumnae, some of whom are rallying to try to save it.

Richard III, Previous Visit a Bust, Is Warmly Received 530 Years Later

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:37
Officials said that the crowds in Leicester, England, were heavier for the procession of King Richard III’s remains on Sunday than they were in 2012, when Queen Elizabeth II visited the city.

College Coaches Find No Consensus on One-and-Done Eligibility Rule

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:25
College basketball coaches have mixed views about obliging players to wait one year after graduating from high school before becoming eligible for the N.B.A. draft.

Bill Would Limit Use of Student Data

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:22
The Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act would place constraints on how education technology companies use or disclose students’ personal information.

News Analysis: Two Maxims at Odds: Tell a Story, Tell the Truth

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:17
Inside the documentary world, there’s an inherent tension between the need to stick to a fair, accurate presentation of facts and the imperative to tell a dramatic story.

White Pass - 3/22/2015 3:23:15 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:16
White Pass US12
3/22/2015 3:23:15 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 3/22/2015 3:35:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:16
Satus Pass US97
3/22/2015 3:35:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
No current information available

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 3/22/2015 3:27:45 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:16
Stevens Pass US2
3/22/2015 3:27:45 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 3/22/2015 3:34:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:15
Blewett Pass US97
3/22/2015 3:34:35 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/22/2015 3:38:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:15
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/22/2015 3:38:47 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Rain showers

At the Box Office, It’s No Longer a Man’s World

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:13
Women are driving movie ticket sales to a degree rarely seen before, while young men, long the most coveted audience, are relatively AWOL.

The Russian massage for the brave

BBC World News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:05
The Russian style of massage that's not for the faint-hearted
Categories: BBC World News

UW grad’s startup helps indoor farming grow

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 08:01
The company released lights to the market in October and cost $2,500.