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Game thread: White Sox at Mariners -- August 8, 2014

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:31
It's Friday night and you know you want to watch some baseball. The Mariners are 1/2 game out of the lead for the second wild card. Come on in and join the conversation. You will find some great baseball discussion.
Categories: Sports Center

Reagan aide Jim Brady's death ruled homicide

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:26

FILE - This Jan. 6, 1981 file photo shows James Brady, selected by president-elect Ronald Reagan to become his press secretary, talking to reporters after the announcement was made in Washington. Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73. (AP Photo/Walt Zebowski, File)A spokeswoman says a Virginia medical examiner has notified police that this week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide.


Obama leaves DC for Martha's Vineyard vacation

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:22

President will spend two weeks on Massachusetts island.

       

Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:08

FILE - In this April 3, 1995 photo, UCLA's Ed O'Bannon celebrates after his team won the championship NCAA game against Arkansas in Seattle. A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Draper, File)College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business.


White Pass - 8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:07
White Pass US12
8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:07
Satus Pass US97
8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:07
Stevens Pass US2
8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth following an earlier closure due to fire activity. Motorists are urged to be aware of fire vehicles and advised speed reductions in the area.

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Blewett Pass - 8/8/2014 7:24:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:07
Blewett Pass US97
8/8/2014 7:24:35 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

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Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:07
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/8/2014 7:24:36 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting operations have been completed for the week. Please check back on Sunday for next weeks blasting times. . I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.

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Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:59
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. has sued the state of Oregon in a fight over the state's health insurance exchange, saying government officials are using the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills.

Former Press Secretary James Brady’s death ruled homicide

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:46
The homicide ruling could allow prosecutors in Washington, where President Reagan and James Brady were shot on March 30, 1981, by John Hinckley Jr., to reopen the case and charge Hinckley with murder.

Government plans to take over, fix struggling Malaysia Airlines

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:46
Even before the disappearance of Flight 370 in March and the downing of Flight 17 over strife-torn Ukraine last month, the carrier had been losing money, and the twin losses severely exacerbated its financial problems and its stock has plunged.

Seattle Seahawks snap counts vs. Denver Broncos

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:46
Here are the official snap counts for Seattle's preseason opener Thursday night at Denver.
Categories: Sports Center

Seattle Seahawks snap counts vs. Denver Broncos

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:46
Here are the official snap counts for Seattle's preseason opener Thursday night at Denver.

Police: Person responsible for girl's death likely covered in mud

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:46
Police believe the person responsible for the death of 6-year-old Jenise Wright would have been "covered in mud" at some point, most likely over the weekend.

Huskies get commitment from receiver Andre Baccellia

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:44
The Huskies have picked up their ninth recruiting commitment for the Class of 2015, the latest from wide receiver Andre Baccellia of Westlake High School (Westlake Village, Calif.), according to the Los Angeles Times.

US steps up air strikes in Iraq

BBC World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:40
The US launches a second round of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, and confirms the group has taken the country's largest dam.
Categories: BBC World News

Man shot in the chest in Wilmington

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:37

Man shot in the chest in WilmingtonPolice are investigating a shooting that critically injured a man in Wilmington.


Reagan aide Jim Brady's death ruled homicide

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:36

Reagan aide Jim Brady's death ruled homicideA spokeswoman says a Virginia medical examiner has notified police that this week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide


Things to know about NCAA antitrust ruling

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:35

FILE - In this March 26, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin's Traevon Jackson dribbles past the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Anaheim, Calif. A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can't stop players from selling the rights to their names, images and likenesses, striking down NCAA regulations that prohibit them from getting anything other than scholarships and the cost of attendance at schools. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, Calif., ruled in favor Friday, Aug. 8, of former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon and 19 others in a lawsuit that challenged the NCAA's regulation of college athletics on antitrust grounds. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)A federal judge has ruled that some college athletes can receive payments when they leave school for the rights to their names, images and likenesses, opening the door for them to get a fraction of the billions of dollars generated by collegiate athletics. The decision comes after a lawsuit launched by former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon, who was upset because his image was used in a video game, but he wasn't paid.