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Pennsylvania student dies in fall from crane on college campus

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:07
By David DeKok HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Authorities in Pennsylvania said Sunday they were trying to determine whether a freshman at Penn State University fell or jumped to his death from a crane on a construction site on the State College campus. Jack Crean, 18, of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, landed on pavement after the late Saturday or early Sunday fall from the 85 foot (26 meter) crane, Centre County Deputy Coroner Judy Pleskonko said. Crean was found dead around 11 a.m. local time Sunday by Penn State University Police. Penn State's main campus has about 45,000 students, of whom about 35,000 are undergraduates.

First look: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:01
First glance: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

Hunter Mahan prevails at The Barclays

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:00
Hunter Mahan won The Barclays, the opening FedEx Cup playoff event, by two strokes. Mahan closed with a 6-under-par 65.

A look ahead as Seahawks prepare for final exhibition at Oakland

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:55
Offense could be even better than thought, illegal contact might be overblown and Terrelle Pryor has one more week to make the team.

Darren Wilson Was Low-Profile Officer With Unsettled Early Days

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:45
The intense focus on Officer Wilson’s actions — old and new — marked a jarring change for a man who, over most of his 28 years, had left a muted, barely noticeable trail behind.

Cuomo Opponent Unbowed by Underdog Status

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:39
She has little name recognition and fewer campaign funds, but Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham law professor, is relishing her run against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in the Democratic primary.

2 SEPTA officers hurt apprehending assault suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:39

2 SEPTA officers hurt apprehending assault suspectAuthorities say two SEPTA police officers were injured while trying to apprehend a suspect in Center City.


White Pass - 8/24/2014 7:03:13 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:36
White Pass US12
8/24/2014 7:03:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Satus Pass - 8/24/2014 7:05:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:36
Satus Pass US97
8/24/2014 7:05:23 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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Stevens Pass - 8/24/2014 7:14:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:36
Stevens Pass US2
8/24/2014 7:14:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/24/2014 7:13:08 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:36
Blewett Pass US97
8/24/2014 7:13:08 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 - 8/24/2014 7:18:55 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/24/2014 7:18:55 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Westbound I-90 at milepost 98, near Rocky Canyon to milepost 54, near the Summit of Snoqualmie Pass: Traffic congestion from a collision that occurred earlier this morning near milepost 78, heavy rain, and a substantial amount of traffic has caused intermittent areas of back-up, and added travel time for motorists traveling west over Snoqualmie Pass.

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Bishop: Slain US journalist Foley opened our eyes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:17

Mourners pack Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic church during a special Mass for slain journalist James Foley in his hometown of Rochester, N.H., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Foley was kidnapped on Thanksgiving Day 2012 while covering the Syrian uprising. The Islamic State group posted a Web video on Tuesday, Aug. 19, showing his killing and said it was in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Slain U.S. journalist James Foley was living his faith by bringing images to the world of people suffering from war and oppressive regimes, a Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday at a Mass in his honor.


4 bodies found floating off South Florida coast

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:16
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard said late Sunday it was continuing a search for any more possible bodies or "anyone in distress" after four people were found dead in waters miles off the South Florida coast.

Riley wants Oregon State to run, but there are limitations

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:16
OSU has a big-time quarterback in Sean Mannion, but wants to revamp its rush game. It’s now been five seasons since the team has averaged four yards per rush.

Some Republican candidates soften Obamacare opposition

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:16
For some Republicans, Obamacare by another name is something might help their elections, writes columnist E.J. Dionne Jr.

Study: House calls for frail elderly save money

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:16
The old-fashioned house call is starting to make a comeback as part of an effort to improve care for some of Medicare’s most frail and expensive patients.

Seahawks' five biggest roster decisions revisited

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:12
A week ago today, I wrote about what I thought were the Seahawks' five biggest questions involving the roster.

Michael Brown Spent Last Weeks Grappling With Problems and Promise

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:11
In the weeks before being fatally shot, Michael Brown, 18, due to be buried on Monday, showed signs of change and began to speak seriously about religion and the Bible, family members said.

Man appeals to VA for gay partner’s federal benefits

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:03
Joe Krumbach and Jerry Hatcher married in Seattle in 2003, nine years before Washington state legalized same-sex marriage. Hatcher, a Vietnam veteran, died in 2008. Now Krumbach is seeking $80,000 in retroactive federal benefits as Hatcher’s widower.