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Man dies in California after beach hole collapses

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:01
A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.

Today in History

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:00
Today is Wednesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2014. There are 161 days left in the year.

Vicious cycle: Earlier slides set the stage for Oso disaster

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:00
The Oso slide was the deadliest in U.S. history, but a new report says the North Fork of the Stillaguamish has been hit by 15 similar slides in the past 6,000 years.

China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:57
China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people.

Taijuan Walker gets start Wednesday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:57
Despite recent struggles, manager Lloyd McClendon will stick with Walker. McClendon also cites depleted bullpen in making move.

Dog found chained, choking in Philly park

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:42

Dog found chained, choking in Philly parkThe Pennsylvania SPCA is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest after a dog was found chained up and choking in a Philadelphia park.


City takes a whack at volunteer in Magnuson Park tree cutting

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:42
An exuberant volunteer cut down some invasive trees in Magnuson Park. The city seems bent on turning him into a criminal.

Hamas shows it’s a force to be reckoned with

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:36
On Tuesday, Hamas’ rockets struck a blow to Israel by forcing a halt in international flights. Hamas once again looks strong in the eyes of its supporters and has shown an increasingly hostile region that it remains a force to be reckoned with.

Local families keep track of teens in Israel

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:34

Local families keep track of teens in IsraelBecause it's the summer, there are thousands of American students from Jewish communities in Israel right now at camps and on tours.


Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:34
President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed.

Homeless slayings underscore dangers on the street

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:34
The brutal slayings of two homeless men in Albuquerque underscores the vulnerability of transients, who prosecutors and police said Tuesday are often victimized but rarely report the crimes.

White Pass - 7/22/2014 7:58:08 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:33
White Pass US12
7/22/2014 7:58:08 PM

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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 7/22/2014 7:57:18 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:33
Satus Pass US97
7/22/2014 7:57:18 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 7/22/2014 7:54:48 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:33
Stevens Pass US2
7/22/2014 7:54:48 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 84.75 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. There are no vehicles allowed over 26,000 lbs. on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 7/22/2014 7:56:56 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:33
Blewett Pass US97
7/22/2014 7:56:56 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/22/2014 7:58:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:33
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/22/2014 7:58:00 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Rock blasting is in progress and is scheduled to last 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. I-90 is closed to bicycles both directions from Hyak Exit 54 to Stampede Pass exit 62.

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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:33

A sign greets voters before they step up to cast their ballot at a polling site, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Atlanta. Voters head to the polls on Tuesday to decide the U.S. Senate GOP runoff between Jack Kingston and David Perdue. The winner will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in November. In addition to the high-profile GOP U.S. Senate runoff, voters in Georgia on Tuesday will cast ballots in a number of other races, including four U.S. House runoffs and state school superintendent. (AP Photo)ATLANTA (AP) — Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.


Woman, 91, struck by fire truck

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:32

Woman, 91, struck by fire truckAn elderly woman is hospitalized after being hit by a fire truck in Berks County.


Police: Stolen car collides with fire truck, bursts into flames

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:30

 Stolen car collides with fire truck, bursts into flamesThree people, including a firefighter, are hospitalized after a stolen vehicle collided with a Wilmington fire truck.


Youth Group Stuck in Israel After Flights Are Halted

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:28
Leaders of Jewish organizations that sponsor such trips say they are making sure that the young people under their responsibility are safe.