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As health insurance deadline looms, state website is down

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 03:00

Those trying to meet Sunday night’s deadline to sign up for health insurance on the state’s exchange found the system down Saturday morning. No ETA announced.
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As health insurance deadline looms, state website is down

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 03:00

Those trying to meet Sunday night’s deadline to sign up for health insurance on the state’s exchange found the system down Saturday morning. No ETA announced.

Carew, on mend from heart attack, eyes Twins spring training

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:56

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track. He remains adamant that he will be at spring training with the Minnesota […]
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Carew, on mend from heart attack, eyes Twins spring training

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:56

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track. He remains adamant that he will be at spring training with the Minnesota […]
Categories: Sports Center

Carew, on mend from heart attack, eyes Twins spring training

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:56

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track. He remains adamant that he will be at spring training with the Minnesota […]

Ex-justice minister of France accepts honorary degree in US

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:41

MILWAUKEE (AP) — France’s former justice minister has accepted an honorary doctorate degree in law and human rights from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Christiane Taubira received the award at a ceremony Saturday, just days after her unexpected resignation in protest at President Francois Hollande’s push to revoke citizenship from convicted terrorists with dual nationality. In […]
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Ex-justice minister of France accepts honorary degree in US

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:41

MILWAUKEE (AP) — France’s former justice minister has accepted an honorary doctorate degree in law and human rights from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Christiane Taubira received the award at a ceremony Saturday, just days after her unexpected resignation in protest at President Francois Hollande’s push to revoke citizenship from convicted terrorists with dual nationality. In […]
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Ex-justice minister of France accepts honorary degree in US

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:41

MILWAUKEE (AP) — France’s former justice minister has accepted an honorary doctorate degree in law and human rights from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Christiane Taubira received the award at a ceremony Saturday, just days after her unexpected resignation in protest at President Francois Hollande’s push to revoke citizenship from convicted terrorists with dual nationality. In […]

From pork rinds to pocket knives, surplus centers see it all

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:33

In this Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 photo, a basket of confiscated items are seen at the surplus center in Concord, N.H. The state-owned surplus center collects unclaimed property from airports in 4 states. The warehouse is open to the public on Mondays and manager John Supry says buyers line up at the door to be first inside. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — In the market for a crate of Boston and Harvard hoodies and baby onesies? How about a suitcase full of pork rinds? Seek out your nearest state surplus store, where many airports nationwide send their unclaimed and confiscated items.


Zika pregnancy cases double in Colombia

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:29
The number of pregnant women in Colombia infected with the Zika virus - linked to birth defects - doubles in a week to nearly 2,000, officials say.
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Thousands protest Italy plan to permit same-sex unions

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:28

ROME (AP) — Tens of thousands of people opposed to gay rights rallied Saturday in Rome’s Circus Maximus against legislation that would permit civil unions for same-sex couples and grant them legal recognition as families. Massimo Gandolfini, organizer of Saturday’s “Family Day” protest, told the crowd that the legislation now in the Senate needs to […]
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Thousands protest Italy plan to permit same-sex unions

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:28

ROME (AP) — Tens of thousands of people opposed to gay rights rallied Saturday in Rome’s Circus Maximus against legislation that would permit civil unions for same-sex couples and grant them legal recognition as families. Massimo Gandolfini, organizer of Saturday’s “Family Day” protest, told the crowd that the legislation now in the Senate needs to […]
Categories: Sports Center

Thousands protest Italy plan to permit same-sex unions

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:28

ROME (AP) — Tens of thousands of people opposed to gay rights rallied Saturday in Rome’s Circus Maximus against legislation that would permit civil unions for same-sex couples and grant them legal recognition as families. Massimo Gandolfini, organizer of Saturday’s “Family Day” protest, told the crowd that the legislation now in the Senate needs to […]

Broken arm? Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has had worse

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:27

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Thomas Davis knows all about pain and toughness. So excuse the Panthers All-Pro linebacker if he snickers at the notion that 12 screws and a plate in his broken right forearm is about to keep him from the biggest game of his career. “I’m still looking forward to playing on Super […]
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Broken arm? Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has had worse

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:27

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Thomas Davis knows all about pain and toughness. So excuse the Panthers All-Pro linebacker if he snickers at the notion that 12 screws and a plate in his broken right forearm is about to keep him from the biggest game of his career. “I’m still looking forward to playing on Super […]
Categories: Sports Center

Broken arm? Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis has had worse

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:27

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Thomas Davis knows all about pain and toughness. So excuse the Panthers All-Pro linebacker if he snickers at the notion that 12 screws and a plate in his broken right forearm is about to keep him from the biggest game of his career. “I’m still looking forward to playing on Super […]

White Pass - 1/30/2016 10:19:42 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:25
White Pass US12
1/30/2016 10:19:42 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Required, Chains required on Vehicles over 10,000 gross vehicle weight. Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway. US 12 White Pass: A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Monday, Feb 1, 7 AM to noon, expect 30 minute delays. Feb. 2 through the end of March, the contractor will stop work for the remainder of the winter. Work to reconstruct the roadway in the three washout locations will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/30/2016 10:12:54 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:25
Satus Pass US97
1/30/2016 10:12:54 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/30/2016 10:04:19 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:25
Stevens Pass US2
1/30/2016 10:04:19 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, snow and slush in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/30/2016 10:13:59 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 02:25
Blewett Pass US97
1/30/2016 10:13:59 AM

Temperature: 24 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush, and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Overcast skies