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Blewett Pass - 10/6/2014 1:25:01 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:21
Blewett Pass US97
10/6/2014 1:25:01 PM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/6/2014 1:26:08 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:21
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/6/2014 1:26:08 PM

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.

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Police investigate rape claim against NYC attorney

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:21
NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney known for handling police brutality allegations is being investigated by detectives after a woman accused him of rape following the Rev. Al Sharpton's 60th birthday party, two law enforcement officials said Monday.

Agency awards $60 million in tribal housing grants

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:21
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The federal government has awarded nearly $60 million in grants to more than 90 tribal communities across the nation, including 15 in Alaska.

Obama says U.S. working on new ways to screen passengers for Ebola

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:20

President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team and senior staff to receive an update on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday his administration was working on additional protocols for screening airplane passengers to identify people who might have Ebola and would step up efforts to make medical professionals aware of what to do if they encounter a case. Obama made the disclosure after meeting top administration officials involved in attempting to prevent an outbreak of Ebola in the United States. ...


Bloomberg Named an Honorary Knight

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:15
Former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who made London the European home of both his company and charity, was honored by Queen Elizabeth II on Monday.






Cardinals' Dwyer pleads not guilty to hitting wife

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:15

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014, file photo, Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest in Phoenix. Dwyer is scheduled to be arraigned Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, on charges that he assaulted his wife during two arguments in July at their Phoenix apartment. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski, File) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALESPHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer pleaded not guilty on Monday to aggravated assault after being accused of assaulting his wife during two arguments at their Phoenix apartment.


Boy left in car during church choir practice dies

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:14
PHOENIX (AP) — A 3-year-old boy has died a day after being left in a hot car for several hours while his mother and a family friend were in church for a choir practice, police said Monday.

Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:14
Spain's health minister confirms a nurse who treated two Ebola victims in Madrid has contracted the virus in the first infection outside Africa.
Categories: BBC World News

Phelps handed six-month suspension

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:12
Michael Phelps is suspended from all competition for six months by USA Swimming following his drink-driving arrest.
Categories: BBC World News

Michael Phelps Suspended by USA Swimming

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:11
The sport’s national governing body suspended Phelps, a winner of 22 Olympic medals, for six months and barred him from competing in the 2015 world championships.

VIDEO: Eiffel Tower gets a glass floor

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:07
A new glass floor has been unveiled at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Categories: BBC World News

Jane Smiley on ‘Some Luck,’ the First in a Trilogy

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:04
Jane Smiley’s newest novel, “Some Luck,” is the first in a trilogy chronicling a Midwestern farm family for 100 years, beginning in 1920.

Chicago-area man charged in attempt to join Islamic State in Syria

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 05:01
By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago-area man was charged on Monday with attempting to support a foreign terrorist organization after he was arrested on Saturday at O'Hare International Airport on allegations he was on his way to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State. Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, of the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Susan Cox in U.S. District Court in Chicago, and she ordered him held pending a detention hearing on Thursday. ...

Man questioned in connection with Chinatown sex assault

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:59

Man questioned in connection with Chinatown sex assaultPhiladelphia police say they are currently questioning a person of interest in connection with a violent sexual assault in the city's Chinatown section.


Black bear cub found dead in New York City's Central Park

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:57
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The body of a black bear cub was found in the bushes of New York City's Central Park on Monday and police have launched a criminal investigation into the death, park officials said. An early morning dog-walker spotted the lifeless young bear near an exit of the park leading to Manhattan's affluent Upper West Side and alerted a Central Park Conservancy worker, spokeswoman Elizabeth Kaledin said. "We are distraught and alarmed any time wildlife is injured," Kaledin said on behalf of the conservancy. ...

Lawyers seek end to force-feeding practices for Guantanamo prisoner

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:55
By Lacey Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for a Syrian prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay prison urged a U.S. judge on Monday to halt harmful force-feeding practices used on their client during a hunger strike. Abu Wa'el Dhiab, 43, has been held at the Cuban prison without charges for 12 years and was cleared for release by United States in 2009. According to a military spokesman, Dhiab is among more than 100 prisoners who have gone on a hunger strike. "His hunger strike is not just a disciplinary problem, it's a cry for humanity," Dhiab's attorney, Eric Lewis, said in the hearing, in U.S. ...

Philadelphia teachers to pay for health benefits as contract axed

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:52
By Hilary Russ (Reuters) - The state panel that oversees Philadelphia's cash-strapped public schools abruptly canceled a contract with teachers on Monday, despite nearly two years of labor negotiations, and said teachers would have to begin paying for healthcare benefits. The move, which a labor expert said was likely unprecedented in the United States, would free up $43.8 million for the district this school year. Next year, it is facing a $71 million budget shortfall. ...

Books of The Times: ‘Worthy Fights,’ by Leon E. Panetta

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:48
In “Worthy Fights,” Leon E. Panetta, the former defense secretary, makes clear his disagreements with the Obama White House over decisions concerning Syria and Iraq.

High court begins term with case on police actions

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 04:46
The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday pondering whether a police officer's misunderstanding of the law can justify a traffic stop that led to the seizure of illegal drugs.