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Tens of millions hunker down to ride

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of millions of residents from northern Georgia to New Jersey have shuttered themselves inside to wait out a mammoth storm that has made travel treacherous and could dump up to 2 feet of snow in some areas. Blizzard warnings stretch from northeastern Virginia to New York City, with much of the […]

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 16:02
"I have my computer, my phone and a really good book, but no clothing." — Business traveler Jennifer Bremer of Raleigh, North Carolina, who was stranded at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago as a massive snowstorm pummeled the East Coast.

White Pass - 1/22/2016 11:20:32 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:57
White Pass US12
1/22/2016 11:20:32 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals.

Weather:
Overcast

Satus Pass - 1/22/2016 11:23:25 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:57
Satus Pass US97
1/22/2016 11:23:25 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 1/22/2016 11:23:25 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:57
Stevens Pass US2
1/22/2016 11:23:25 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Light overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 1/22/2016 11:23:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:57
Blewett Pass US97
1/22/2016 11:23:25 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/22/2016 11:41:11 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:57
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/22/2016 11:41:11 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. Advance Notice: A closure is planned for the next three nights starting at 11:30 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, January 23 and 24 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 Milepost 56, Gold Creek and Westbound at Milepost 70, Easton.

Weather:
Light rain

Rubio claims momentum from 'Register' endorsement, others skeptical

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:56

Iowa's newspaper endorses Rubio over Trump and Cruz

       

Sheriff : Good Samaritan shot to death helping stranded driver

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:51

The Catawba County Sheriff's Office says a good Samaritan who stopped to help a driver who slid off the road was fatally shot by the man the...

       

US tribes oppose massive pipeline expansion in Canada

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:41
SEATTLE (AP) — A proposed pipeline-expansion project in Canada will put the fishing rights and cultural heritage of U.S. tribes at risk, a lawyer representing several Washington state tribes told Canadian energy regulators.

'Concierge medicine' is reaching new markets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:32

In some states, Medicare and Medicaid patients now have access to what's known as direct primary care.

       

On campus, Jan. 24

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:32

Roundup of this week's top stories from USA TODAY College

       

Ministry brings gifts, Gospel to Indianapolis dancers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:24

But some see dancing as a choice, not a mistake — and ministries like Stripped Free as intrusive and pushy.

       

Flight gear adorns crosses for 12 Marines killed in Hawaii

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:24

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii (AP) — Young pilots looked up to Capt. Kevin Roche. Sgt. Jeffrey Sempler enjoyed teaching and wanted to be an English teacher after the Marine Corps. The two were among 12 Marines who died when two helicopters crashed during a nighttime training mission off Hawaii last week. Their fellow Marines […]
Categories: Sports Center

Flight gear adorns crosses for 12 Marines killed in Hawaii

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:24

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii (AP) — Young pilots looked up to Capt. Kevin Roche. Sgt. Jeffrey Sempler enjoyed teaching and wanted to be an English teacher after the Marine Corps. The two were among 12 Marines who died when two helicopters crashed during a nighttime training mission off Hawaii last week. Their fellow Marines […]
Categories: Sports Center

Flight gear adorns crosses for 12 Marines killed in Hawaii

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:24

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii (AP) — Young pilots looked up to Capt. Kevin Roche. Sgt. Jeffrey Sempler enjoyed teaching and wanted to be an English teacher after the Marine Corps. The two were among 12 Marines who died when two helicopters crashed during a nighttime training mission off Hawaii last week. Their fellow Marines […]

Flight gear adorns crosses for 12 Marines killed in Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:23

Family, friends and comrads pay their respects during a memorial service for the 12 U.S. Marines who died when their helicopters crashed off the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Servicemen draped flight gear on 12 white crosses Friday to commemorate the Marines who died when two helicopters crashed off the coast of Hawaii during a nighttime training mission. Military members and families gathered for the memorial service at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe after the status of the dozen missing Marines changed to deceased following five days of searching. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, Hawaii (AP) — Young pilots looked up to Capt. Kevin Roche. Sgt. Jeffrey Sempler enjoyed teaching and wanted to be an English teacher after the Marine Corps.


Uber to resume chopper flights despite sheriff’s order

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:21

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Uber plans to resume helicopter flights at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday in spite of a cease-and-desist order from a Utah sheriff who says he could arrest pilots who land near Park City. The ride-hailing company’s decision comes after a judge ruled that there wasn’t enough evidence to ground […]
Categories: Sports Center

Uber to resume chopper flights despite sheriff’s order

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:21

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Uber plans to resume helicopter flights at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday in spite of a cease-and-desist order from a Utah sheriff who says he could arrest pilots who land near Park City. The ride-hailing company’s decision comes after a judge ruled that there wasn’t enough evidence to ground […]
Categories: Sports Center

Uber to resume chopper flights despite sheriff’s order

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:21

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Uber plans to resume helicopter flights at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday in spite of a cease-and-desist order from a Utah sheriff who says he could arrest pilots who land near Park City. The ride-hailing company’s decision comes after a judge ruled that there wasn’t enough evidence to ground […]