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Snoqualmie Pass - 1/25/2016 2:57:14 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:19
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/25/2016 2:57:14 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for the next two nights: Monday January 25, and Tuesday January 26 beginning at 11:00 pm and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line from the East Shed (new bridge) area and east toward Slide Curve. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at MP 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at MP 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Clear skies

Supreme Court upholds U.S. effort to control peak power use, prevent blackouts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:15

The ruling is a win for federal energy regulators and a defeat for power companies

       

Chris Christie hits media 'obsession' with Donald Trump

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:12

New Jersey governor is anxious for Republicans to actually vote.

       

AP NewsBreak: $1 billion insured losses in California fires

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:07

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Damages from two destructive Northern California wildfires that killed six and sent thousands fleeing their homes topped $1 billion in insured losses, according to a preliminary estimate by the state’s insurance department. The two fires started days apart in September, burning more than 200 square miles of remote, mountainous territory north […]
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AP NewsBreak: $1 billion insured losses in California fires

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:07

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Damages from two destructive Northern California wildfires that killed six and sent thousands fleeing their homes topped $1 billion in insured losses, according to a preliminary estimate by the state’s insurance department. The two fires started days apart in September, burning more than 200 square miles of remote, mountainous territory north […]
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AP NewsBreak: $1 billion insured losses in California fires

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:07

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Damages from two destructive Northern California wildfires that killed six and sent thousands fleeing their homes topped $1 billion in insured losses, according to a preliminary estimate by the state’s insurance department. The two fires started days apart in September, burning more than 200 square miles of remote, mountainous territory north […]

AP NewsBreak: $1 billion insured losses in California fires

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:06
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's insurance department estimates that two deadly wildfires that burned up vast parts of the state last year caused $1 billion in insured losses.

Obama contrasts Clinton’s pragmatism with Sanders’ idealism

NBA - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting the Democratic primary to replace him as a contest between Hillary Clinton’s pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders’ idealism and liberalism. Obama, in his most extensive assessment to date of the 2016 Democratic primary, said Clinton is “wicked smart,” but that her strengths are also her weaknesses. […]
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Obama contrasts Clinton’s pragmatism with Sanders’ idealism

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting the Democratic primary to replace him as a contest between Hillary Clinton’s pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders’ idealism and liberalism. Obama, in his most extensive assessment to date of the 2016 Democratic primary, said Clinton is “wicked smart,” but that her strengths are also her weaknesses. […]
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Obama contrasts Clinton’s pragmatism with Sanders’ idealism

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 19:05

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting the Democratic primary to replace him as a contest between Hillary Clinton’s pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders’ idealism and liberalism. Obama, in his most extensive assessment to date of the 2016 Democratic primary, said Clinton is “wicked smart,” but that her strengths are also her weaknesses. […]

East Asia cold snap 'kills 85 in Taiwan'

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:58
A cold snap sweeping across East Asia kills at least 85 people in Taiwan and strands 60,000 tourists in South Korea.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Moldova protesters take to streets again

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:58
Supporters and opponents of Moldova's new government have taken to the streets of the capital Chisinau for the third time.
Categories: BBC World News

Top Tenn. GOP: Durham should resign from statehouse

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:55

Embattled ex-whip vowed Monday to remain in his seat and campaign for re-election.

       

14 Citadel cadets punished, some wore KKK-like garb

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:54

Photos of seven freshmen cadets wearing concerning costumes surfaced on last month.

       

Carson hopes Iowa ground game can boost campaign

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:52

Carson's numbers in first caucus state have plummeted since last fall.

       

Russian economy hit by oil price slide

BBC World News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:49
Russia's economy contracted by 3.7% in 2015, according to preliminary figures published by the country's statistics service.
Categories: BBC World News

The Blizzard of '16: Where things stand

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:45

The latest information on the record-setting blizzard that hammered the East Coast.

       

Chinese suspect in Los Angeles murders says wants to return to U.S.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:44

Forty-four-year-old Deyun Shi is escorted by plainclothed police officers in Hong KongA Chinese national sought by the United States on suspicion of murdering two nephews in Los Angeles told a Hong Kong court on Monday that he would surrender to U.S. authorities. Deyun Shi is suspected of having killed two of his teenage nephews, aged 14 and 15, at a home in Arcadia, a city in Los Angeles county. The victims were found on Friday and Shi was arrested on Saturday at Hong Kong airport.


Wait, what? Another snowstorm on the way?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:42

Can we say 'Uncle'? Snow is possible along the Eastern Seaboard by the end of the week.

       

Juveniles given life sentences for murder win high court reprieve

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:39

About 1,500 people serving mandatory life without parole sentences can seek reduced terms