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I.R.S. Comissioner John Koskinen, on Hot Seat, Has History of Bureaucratic Rescue Jobs

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:27
Mr. Koskinen’s style — quick-witted to the point of being sarcastic — has left some wondering if he is the right person to restore the I.R.S.’s battered credibility.

4 guilty in California in fake kidnapping scheme

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:25
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four people have pleaded guilty to running a scheme that collected ransoms from 128 families across the United States by falsely claiming their loved ones had been kidnapped.

Call to free detained Tajik academic

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:24
Supporters of a researcher who has been detained accused of spying in Tajikistan press the UK government to help secure his release.
Categories: BBC World News

Measles outbreak complicates 2 big Amish events

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:18

In this June 25, 2014 photo, young Mennonite girls gather at the health and safety clinic, which included a Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccinations in Shiloh, Ohio. Health officials said Ohio’s current outbreak of measles consists of more than 360 cases and is the biggest in the U.S. since 1994. The outbreak started after Amish travelers to the Philippines contracted measles this year and returned home to rural Knox County Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)SHILOH, Ohio (AP) — Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in the state's Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from the nation's largest outbreak in two decades.


US World Cup ends with 2-1 OT loss to Belgium

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:16

US World Cup ends with 2-1 OT loss to BelgiumThey captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world's game.


Ousted American Apparel CEO increases stake

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:16
The battle for control of clothing chain American Apparel is heating up.

Science journal retracts paper on stem cell discovery

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:12

Highly touted papers on stem cell research received national attention.

       

Barry, Once Washington’s ‘Mayor for Life,’ Tries to Shape Legacy With Autobiography

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:09
Marion S. Barry Jr. is trying to be remembered for more than the night in 1990 when he was caught on tape smoking crack cocaine.

Appetite for art fuelling Saudi displays

BBC World News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:05
How cultural exhibitions are finding new audiences in Saudi Arabia
Categories: BBC World News

Tourists on Trial in a North Korea Angry at the U.S.

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:03
North Korea’s decision to try two Americans could reflect the isolated nation’s frustration that the United States is ignoring it, experts said.

New 'Double Rainbow'? Animal lover freaks out over pod of whales

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:03

Is this the best reaction to seeing whales on a whale watching trip ever?

        

Jersey shore unfazed by great white shark surge

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:01

In this Monday, June 30, 2014 photo, beachgoers play in the surf in Ship Bottom, N.J. Despite a surge in the population of great white sharks along the East Coast of the United States, and two documented sightings at the Jersey shore in recent weeks, most beachgoers say they're not afraid and plan to carry on with beach vacations as usual this Fourth of July weekend. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — Despite a surge in the great white shark population and several recent sightings off the Jersey shore, beachgoers still plan to hit the beach for the Fourth of July weekend.


University to allow students to rent drones from library

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:00

Program is first of its kind in the U.S., says library dean.

       

Parking areas enforced at Wenatchee Riverfront Park

Chelan County PUD - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:00
Passenger vehicle visitors reminded to keep clear of boat trailer parking
Categories: Chelan County

Nutrition Group Lobbies Against Healthier School Meals It Sought, Citing Cost

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:57
The School Nutrition Association has done an about-face as it lobbies Congress to allow schools to opt out of the very nutrition rules it helped to create in 2012.

AIDS scientist pleads not guilty to faking study

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:55

Former Iowa State University researcher Dong-Pyou Han leaves the Federal Courthouse, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. Han was making his initial court appearance on charges that he falsified data to make a proposed AIDS vaccine appear promising and win millions of dollars in federal grant money. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University scientist pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging that he falsified research for an AIDS vaccine to secure millions of dollars in federal funding.


White Pass - 7/1/2014 5:07:24 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:49
White Pass US12
7/1/2014 5:07:24 PM

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Satus Pass - 7/1/2014 5:12:14 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:49
Satus Pass US97
7/1/2014 5:12:14 PM

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Stevens Pass - 7/1/2014 5:02:10 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:49
Stevens Pass US2
7/1/2014 5:02:10 PM

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Restrictions Eastbound:
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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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