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Virginia Senate allows reporters back on floor

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:53

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reporters in Virginia will once again be able to get an up-close look at how the state Senate is operating. GOP Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment said Friday that he plans to allow reporters back on the floor, where they had worked for decades until he banned them earlier this month […]

Syria Peace Talks Begin, With Only One Side at the Table

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:45
The Syrian government delegation arrived for the start of a third round of negotiations with the U.N. mediator, while opposition members came to Geneva to press their humanitarian case.









Gary’s choice: Top recruit’s pick could help swing power

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:45

Rashan Gary is a baby-faced man-child and a defensive tackle who could become the foundation of a championship team. As national signing day approaches, the No. 1 recruit in the country according to most everyone who rates them is still weighing his options. Gary’s choice could be part of a power shift in college football. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Gary’s choice: Top recruit’s pick could help swing power

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:45

Rashan Gary is a baby-faced man-child and a defensive tackle who could become the foundation of a championship team. As national signing day approaches, the No. 1 recruit in the country according to most everyone who rates them is still weighing his options. Gary’s choice could be part of a power shift in college football. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Gary’s choice: Top recruit’s pick could help swing power

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:45

Rashan Gary is a baby-faced man-child and a defensive tackle who could become the foundation of a championship team. As national signing day approaches, the No. 1 recruit in the country according to most everyone who rates them is still weighing his options. Gary’s choice could be part of a power shift in college football. […]

Theater shooting victim: ‘Can’t believe it happened to me’

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:42

Michelle Mallari, who was wounded by gunfire last week in a Renton movie theater, said she didn’t realize she had been hit by a bullet until she reached the lobby.
Categories: Sports Center

Theater shooting victim: ‘Can’t believe it happened to me’

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:42

Michelle Mallari, who was wounded by gunfire last week in a Renton movie theater, said she didn’t realize she had been hit by a bullet until she reached the lobby.
Categories: Sports Center

Theater shooting victim: ‘Can’t believe it happened to me’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:42

Michelle Mallari, who was wounded by gunfire last week in a Renton movie theater, said she didn’t realize she had been hit by a bullet until she reached the lobby.

Delaware's Big Barrel Country Music festival canceled

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:41
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Just months after announcing their lineup, the organizers of Big Barrel Country Music Festival have canceled the event.
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

The New Old Age: Study Finds Growing Reason to Be Wary of Some Reflux Drugs

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:30
Proton pump inhibitor medications are among the most frequently prescribed in the country, but were not intended for long-term use.









VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Syria peace talks

BBC World News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:28
Lina Sinjab goes behind the scenes of the Geneva talks.
Categories: BBC World News

Retiring: Annuities as an Alternative to Shaky Markets? Not So Fast

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:25
A single-premium immediate annuity or lifetime annuity guarantees a steady income for life, but there are reasons for consumers to be wary.









Sports Business: Florida State Protects the Brand, but What About the Students?

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:19
Florida State’s response to the rape accusations against Jameis Winston — first looking the other way, then heaping scorn on his accuser’s lawsuit — sends a worrisome message to women on campus.









WSU Cougars links: Meet five 2016 recruits who have WSU on their list of finalists

WA Cougars - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:15

This weekend marks one final opportunity for schools to host prospective 2016 signees before National Signing Day on Feb. 3 next Wednesday. Here's a look at five recruits who have WSU on their list of finalists.
Categories: Sports Center

Up next for UW men’s basketball: USC

WA Huskies - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:15

At 12-0, the Trojans are undefeated at the Galen Center. It's their best home record to start a season since opening 13-0 in 1943.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 1/29/2016 10:55:07 AM

White Pass Report - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:14
White Pass US12
1/29/2016 10:55:07 AM

Temperature: 29 °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:
Snow and slush on the roadway. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Snowing

Satus Pass - 1/29/2016 10:58:18 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:14
Satus Pass US97
1/29/2016 10:58:18 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Stevens Pass - 1/29/2016 10:53:00 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:14
Stevens Pass US2
1/29/2016 10:53:00 AM

Temperature: 31 °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

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 1/29/2016 10:42:31 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:14
Blewett Pass US97
1/29/2016 10:42:31 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

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

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

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/29/2016 11:00:18 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 03:14
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/29/2016 11:00:18 AM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing