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Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:48
This week's rankings.

Daily Rant&Rave: Tire changer saves the day

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:47
RAVE After a flat tire on Interstate 90 with a narrow shoulder next to 70 mph traffic, a Subaru pulled over while we old folks were still looking for the phone number for our roadside assistance. The driver popped out and asked if he could change the tire for us. Ten minutes later it was done and we

Underwater search for Malaysian airliner resumes

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:47
The hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 resumed Monday in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, more than six months after the jet vanished.

Man floating in bubble rescued by Coast Guard

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:46
A longtime endurance runner and peace activist whose latest goal was to reach Bermuda in a homemade floating "Hydro Pod" was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday after he began suffering from fatigue.

DeAndre Yedlin called into USMNT; will miss Friday's match

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:46
Sounders right back DeAndre Yedlin has been called up to the U.S. men's national team for its Friday-night friendly against Ecuador, meaning he will miss Seattle's crucial match against Vancouver that same night.

Indiana aid worker says in letter is afraid to die

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:46
An Indiana aid worker threatened with beheading by the Islamic State group said in a June letter that he's afraid to die and is saddened by the pain his captivity must be causing his family, his parents said Sunday.

Guest: Schools need to learn the importance of recess

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:45
Seattle is following a national trend in reducing recess time in primary grades as school districts obsess about raising test scores, writes guest columnist Jesse Hagopian.

US edge lower; H&R Block slides

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:44

In this Oct. 2, 2014 photo, the statue of George Washington on the steps of Federal Hall faces the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks opened higher Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, as investors assessed corporate news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower Monday as concerns about the direction of the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy weighed on investors. Tax preparer H&R Block slumped after the company said that its attempt to sell a banking unit was getting bogged down.


Child in Seattle suburb under boil water order sickened by E. coli

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:37
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A child living in a wealthy Seattle suburb under orders to boil its tap water after tests showed the presence of E. coli has become infected with the bacteria, authorities said on Monday. The child, who has not been hospitalized, was the first reported illness following positive tests for the bacteria in tap water on Mercer Island, on Lake Washington, health officials said. "We don't know whether the infection in this child was caused by the water on Mercer Island," said Dr. Meagan Kay, medical epidemiologist for Public Health – Seattle & King County. ...

School bets video game scholarship can draw talent

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:33

In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, Robert Morris University Illinois freshmen, from left, Sondra Burrows, Brian Rodonis and Alex Chapman practice playing the video game “League of Legends” with their collegiate teammates at their on-campus training facility in Chicago. The small private university is offering hefty scholarships for players of “League of Legends,” which has become one of the most popular games for organized team competitions nationwide. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)CHICAGO (AP) — As a teenager, holed up in his bedroom, illuminated by the glow of his laptop, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. Ten-hours-a-day addicted.


Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:33

A taxi passes in front of the fabled Waldorf Astoria hotel, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 in New York. Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $1.95 billion. Hilton Worldwide will continue to manage the storied hotel for the next 100 years as part of an agreement with Anbang. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $1.95 billion.


Things to watch in the Seattle-Washington game

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:31
Here are three things to watch in the Seattle-Washington game tonight:
Categories: Sports Center

Rand rises as SA bank boss is named

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:22
South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, has named the former Treasury boss, Lesetja Kganyago, as the new governor of the country's central bank.
Categories: BBC World News

Boeing to build some 777X parts in St. Louis: sources

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:20
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co plans to start building some parts of its 777X commercial airliner at the company's huge defense business facility in St. Louis, a move that will add hundreds of jobs in several years, according to sources familiar with the decision. The move comes days after Boeing announced plans to shift defense services and support work out of Washington state, a separate and unrelated decision that could also add hundreds of jobs to the St. Louis area, the sources said. The 777X decision calls for Boeing to shift some packages of work now done by suppliers to the St. ...

Journalist with Ebola arrives at Nebraska hospital

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:20

Journalist with Ebola arrives at Nebraska hospitalAn American video journalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia arrived Monday at a Nebraska hospital where he will be treated for the deadly disease.


White Pass - 10/6/2014 9:27:24 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:19
White Pass US12
10/6/2014 9:27:24 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/6/2014 9:21:57 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:19
Satus Pass US97
10/6/2014 9:21:57 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 10/6/2014 9:35:08 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:19
Stevens Pass US2
10/6/2014 9:35:08 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 10/6/2014 9:25:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:19
Blewett Pass US97
10/6/2014 9:25:53 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/6/2014 9:20:51 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 01:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/6/2014 9:20:51 AM

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:
Rock blasting related closures: • Monday, Oct. 6 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. • Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. • Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. • Thursday, Oct. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 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.

Weather: