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Stevens Pass - 9/1/2014 8:47:24 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:21
Stevens Pass US2
9/1/2014 8:47:24 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 - 9/1/2014 8:45:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:21
Blewett Pass US97
9/1/2014 8:45:37 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 - 9/1/2014 8:56:03 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:21
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/1/2014 8:56:03 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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Ashya parents fight extradition

BBC World News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:21
The parents of Ashya King are held in police custody after refusing to consent to their extradition to the UK at an appearance at the High Court in Spain.
Categories: BBC World News

Net neutrality, FCC: The Internet is already open

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:16
It’s great that so many are interested in preserving and nurturing the Internet; unfortunately, much of the discussion is misguided.

As Islamic State fighters begin to blend in, defeating them no easy matter

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:15
By Isabel Coles and Peter Apps BAQIRTA Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story has been refiled to fix a typo in the third paragraph, "involving", to make it "evolving") After their lightning takeover in June, flag-waving Islamic State militants paraded through the captured Iraqi city of Mosul in looted U.S.-built Humvees, armored cars and pickup trucks mounted with heavy machine guns.     Today ...

Police search for missing man in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:15

Police search for missing man in Strawberry MansionPolice are seeking the public's help in finding a missing man from Philadelphia's Strawberry Mansion section Sunday.


ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:12
It's pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it -- getting his dousing in the center of North Korea's capital on Sunday.

Law enforcement part of debate over gun measures

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:55
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Whether or not Washington state should expand background checks on gun sales and transfers has divided support within the law enforcement community, with some organizations choosing to not weigh in at all on two competing measures on the November ballot. Initiative 594 is seeking ...

Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:51

Guests leave the lobby of Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City NJ on Monday, Sept 1, 2014, after it closed its hotel. Revel is one of three Atlantic City casinos that will have shut down in a two-week period ending Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel.


U.N. Rights Council Looks at ISIS Abuses in Iraq

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:48
The top United Nations advocate for children afflicted by war said ISIS was using them as informers, sentries and, in some cases, suicide bombers.






With New Police, Camden Turns Around

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:48
Since moving to a county-run police department, Camden, N.J., one of the nation’s poorest and most dangerous cities, has altered its culture to overcome years of mistrust.






Ukraine hit by military setbacks

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:48
Ukraine suffers a series of military setbacks, as hundreds of troops are taken prisoner and its forces withdraw from a key airport.
Categories: BBC World News

UW research, gamers could help with fighting Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:46
Congratulations to the UW for its creative research involving gamers to find a way to stop Ebola [“Gamers helping UW in Ebola research,” Local News, Aug. 25]. This is part of a long game that can help in the future fight against global epidemics.

Kenya targeting 'ghost workers'

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:44
Kenya's President Kenyatta launches the biometric registration of civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.
Categories: BBC World News

David Muir takes over at ABC's 'World News'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:38

In this Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, left, signs off on her last broadcast as anchor of "World News," with new anchor, David Muir, right, looking on in New York. Among the stories Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor in early September, is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education. (AP Photo/ABC, Ida Mae Astute, file)NEW YORK (AP) — Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.


Lightning kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:36
PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek.

Ferguson police wear body cameras

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:35
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are now using body cameras, three weeks after a white officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager leading to weeks of violent unrest.
Categories: BBC World News

Nato plans rapid response force

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:28
Nato is to approve a rapid response force at a summit in Wales this week to deter any Russian threat to Eastern European members, the alliance's chief says.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Pakistan's state TV back on air

BBC World News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:22
The Pakistani army has stepped in to remove anti-government protesters from state TV headquarters in Islamabad, after they stormed the building, taking it off air.
Categories: BBC World News