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Iowa's Branstad says security top concern for GOP voters

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:24

In this Jan. 28, 2016 photo, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his office at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa’s longtime Republican governor sees a national electorate very unhappy with government and financial institutions, but are ultimately most concerned about their nation’s and their personal security. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With just days to go until the Iowa caucuses, the state's longtime Republican governor says that the federal government has failed to assure the American people that they are safe.


Six takeaways from the Iowa Republican debate

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:20

No, Trump didn't show up, but the rest of the Republican presidential field debated anyway.

       

Regulators get input _ sort of _ on self-driving car rollout

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:19

John M. Simpson, of Consumer Watchdog, presents concerns about self-driving cars while speaking at a public hearing held by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. DMV officials began hearing from advocates and skeptics about the draft regulations the agency released last month on self-driving vehicles. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators deciding how to permit the future rollout of self-driving cars were told Thursday by consumer advocates that their cautious approach was right on, and by companies developing the technology that the current course will delay deployment of vehicles that promise huge safety benefits.


For House Democrats, Support for Obama Agenda Came at a Cost

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:19
The first time the president met with House Democrats, in 2009, there were 257 of them. Now there are 188. Some point a finger at him.









Cosby's lawyers: DA playing game of 'gotcha' after 12 years

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:19

 DA playing game of 'gotcha' after 12 yearsLawyers for Bill Cosby are accusing prosecutors of playing a game of "gotcha" by waiting 12 years to charge him in a sex-assault case and using his testimony in a civil lawsuit against him.


Wisconsin police recover another load of stolen cheese

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:17

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — For the second time in a week, police in Wisconsin have recovered a stolen load of cheese worth tens of thousands of dollars. Marshfield Police Lt. Darren Larson says 41,000 pounds of parmesan cheese worth $90,000 was stolen from a Marshfield distributor Jan. 15. A semi picked up the cheese that […]
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Wisconsin police recover another load of stolen cheese

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:17

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — For the second time in a week, police in Wisconsin have recovered a stolen load of cheese worth tens of thousands of dollars. Marshfield Police Lt. Darren Larson says 41,000 pounds of parmesan cheese worth $90,000 was stolen from a Marshfield distributor Jan. 15. A semi picked up the cheese that […]
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Wisconsin police recover another load of stolen cheese

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:17

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — For the second time in a week, police in Wisconsin have recovered a stolen load of cheese worth tens of thousands of dollars. Marshfield Police Lt. Darren Larson says 41,000 pounds of parmesan cheese worth $90,000 was stolen from a Marshfield distributor Jan. 15. A semi picked up the cheese that […]

Homelessness: We can partly solve the problem by opening up our own homes

NBA - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:15

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has issued an impassioned plea for a more robust public response to the vast problem of homelessness. He is boldly calling for a much greater investment by the city in housing and services to the homeless, but is also calling on the state and federal governments to step up to this […]
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Homelessness: We can partly solve the problem by opening up our own homes

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:15

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has issued an impassioned plea for a more robust public response to the vast problem of homelessness. He is boldly calling for a much greater investment by the city in housing and services to the homeless, but is also calling on the state and federal governments to step up to this […]
Categories: Sports Center

Homelessness: We can partly solve the problem by opening up our own homes

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:15

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has issued an impassioned plea for a more robust public response to the vast problem of homelessness. He is boldly calling for a much greater investment by the city in housing and services to the homeless, but is also calling on the state and federal governments to step up to this […]

Delaware House rejects legislation to abolish death penalty

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:14

Delaware House rejects legislation to abolish death penaltyThe Delaware House has rejected a bill to abolish the state's death penalty.


Republicans Make Final Pitch Before Iowa Caucuses

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:09
The leading G.O.P. candidates took the stage for the last debate before Monday’s caucuses without Donald J. Trump, who chose to hold a competing event on his own.









VIDEO: A more colourful trip around Mumbai

BBC World News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:07
Taxi drivers in Mumbai are letting interior designers loose on the inside of their cars.
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White Pass - 1/28/2016 4:59:24 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:05
White Pass US12
1/28/2016 4:59:24 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. 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:
Raining

Satus Pass - 1/28/2016 4:58:53 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:05
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2016 4:58:53 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2016 4:47:45 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:05
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2016 4:47:45 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and slush on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2016 4:42:10 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:05
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2016 4:42:10 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/28/2016 4:57:11 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 09:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/28/2016 4:57:11 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, with areas of standing water. Closure is planned for Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Raining