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UW's Andrew Hudson making most of his second chance

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:50
Hau'oli Kikaha, the national leader in sacks and tackles for loss, has garnered most of the headlines as the Huskies' standout defensive end.

State traffic forecast predicts long-term decline in travel miles

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:49
As it does every year, the Washington State Department of Transportation prepared a long-term forecast of traffic volume, measured as “vehicle miles traveled.” But this year’s version did something most official traffic models don’t do: It predicted a long-term decline.

Blue Jays claim Justin Smoak off waivers from Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:48
First baseman Justin Smoak, the key to the 2009 trade that sent Cliff Lee to Texas, was claimed off waivers Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays. Smoak hit .202 with seven home runs in 80 games last season.

First trial in college band-hazing death begins in Florida

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:48
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Tradition is no excuse for the 2011 fatal hazing of a Florida college marching band member, prosecutors told a jury on Tuesday, as testimony began in a case that triggered a national conversation about abusive rituals. Percussionist Dante Martin, 27, is accused of directing a hazing ritual involving the Florida A&M University's celebrated "Marching 100" band that led to the death of Robert Champion, a 26-year-old drum major. ...

24 treats to conjure up this Halloween

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:46
A collection of Halloween-themed treats you can make at home.

Dorie Greenspan cookbook draws wisdom from the home cooks of France

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:46
In her new book “Baking Chez Moi,” Dorie Greenspan turns to the kitchens of French homes for lessons.

Some eligible immigrants say no to US citizenship

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:46
More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap, according to the latest Department of Homeland Security numbers.

New Leader Will Drive Expansion of Citi Bike

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:41
Jay Walder, the former head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will run the company that operates New York’s bike share system, with plans in place for improvements.






Obama defends U.S. Ebola guidelines, backs American volunteers in Africa

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:38

Obama speaks about the U.S. response to Ebola from the South Lawn of the White House in WashingtonBy Tami Chappell and Roberta Rampton ATLANTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the second of two nurses infected while treating an Ebola patient left an Atlanta hospital, President Barack Obama on Tuesday said policies adopted in the United States should not discourage Americans willing to fight West Africa's outbreak. Obama weighed in for the first time since states including New York and New Jersey imposed automatic 21-day quarantines on doctors and nurses returning from the three countries at the heart of the outbreak - rules that go beyond federal guidelines. ...


White Pass - 10/28/2014 4:49:29 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:38
White Pass US12
10/28/2014 4:49:29 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.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/28/2014 4:49:29 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:38
Satus Pass US97
10/28/2014 4:49:29 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 10/28/2014 4:49:29 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:38
Stevens Pass US2
10/28/2014 4:49:29 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Slush in places

Weather:
Mix rain and snow

Blewett Pass - 10/28/2014 4:49:29 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:38
Blewett Pass US97
10/28/2014 4:49:29 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/28/2014 4:49:29 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:38
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/28/2014 4:49:29 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:
Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

Weather:


Connecticut family sues over school's Ebola fears

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:30
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a Connecticut third-grader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday saying his daughter has been unfairly barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while in Africa.

Where do billionaires go to university?

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:30
Where do the super-rich go to university?
Categories: BBC World News

Australia sets fuel-tax increase

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:23
The Australian government has announced an increase on fuel tax, despite the move being opposed in the Senate.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Play games with your pet remotely?

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:23
Richard Taylor checks out PetCube, a product that wants to let you interact with your pet while you are away from home, using your phone.
Categories: BBC World News

Arizona officer kills inmate who fled

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:22

A shot-out windshield in a transport van is at the scene of an officer involved shooting, Tuesday, Oct, 28, 2014 in Phoenix. A sheriff’s detention officer shot and wounded a jail inmate who was struggling with another officer after he slipped out of restraints and ran away while being taken to a hospital in Phoenix, authorities said Tuesday. The inmate remains hospitalized. (AP Photo/Matt York)PHOENIX (AP) — A sheriff's detention officer shot and killed a jail inmate in Phoenix who slipped out of his restraints, ran away and struggled with another officer over a gun Tuesday, authorities said.


Unease Lingers in the Bronx Despite a Boy’s Negative Ebola Test

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:19
Doubts and anxiety persist for neighbors in the 5-year-old boy’s building, with some suspicious that the test results are not accurate.