SEATTLE — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses on Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.
The state first legalized medical use by a state-wide ballot drive in 1998, only two years later than California and two earlier than its current "recreational competitor" Colorado. Colorado also differed in that its initiative to change the law was passed as an amendment to the state constitution.
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph injured several people and caused significant damage to homes in western Michigan, as officials warned of flash flooding Monday due to heavy rain.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Traditionalists can rest easy knowing architect Frank Gehry's vision for the Philadelphia Museum of Art does not include wrapping the neoclassical building in his trademark chunky silver swooshes.
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 scheduled Tuesday, July 8 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Extended closures scheduled Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. lasting two or more hours. During rock blasting closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures there are no services eastbound past mp 53 at the summit or westbound past mp 70 near Easton. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62)