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Golfer Joel Dahmen’s road to the pros included UW washout, cancer

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:50
Former Washington golfer Joel Dahmen always had talent, but it took a reality check from cancer and a girlfriend’s ultimatum for him to focus on the game he loves.

Cuban couple reunited in U.S. after year-long sea odyssey

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:48

Cuban migrant Mailin Perez kisses with her husband Jose Caballero after arriving via Mexico at a bus station in AustinBy Ashley Landis AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Almost a year after he smuggled his way out of Cuba on a homemade boat, Jose Caballero was reunited late Thursday with his wife who survived a harrowing sea voyage of her own last month. The two embraced tightly at the Greyhound bus terminal in Austin, Texas, hours after Mailin Perez crossed the border from Mexico, taking advantage of a U.S. policy that allows entry to Cubans arriving by land. "Right now we're so happy, but exhausted from all the tension. There were so many desperate moments," said Caballero. ...


Taijuan Walker’s last start a huge positive for Mariners’ future

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:47
It was all upside and optimism for prized prospect Taijuan Walker after Wednesday’s outing against the Blue Jays.

Mariners end losing streak, beat Blue Jays 7-5 to keep slim playoff hopes alive

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:46
The Mariners stay mathematically alive in the playoff race by ending a five-game losing streak.

US allows use of drones for filming

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:46
The US grants permission to six television and movie companies to allow for the use of drones to shoot film scenes.
Categories: BBC World News

Seattle Times warns of fake bills arriving in mailboxes

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:46
The Seattle Times wants to alert people about fake bills telling recipients they have been charged $499.95 for a year's worth of content from The Seattle Times, The Los Angeles Times and possibly other major newspapers.

Tropical Storm Rachel moving in Pacific off Mexico

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:45

00 a.m. EDT, shows rain showers spreading across the Pacific Northwest and northern California as a cold frontal system is moving through the area. Tropical Storm Rachel can be seen in the lower right-hand corner of the image. Rachel is currently moving northwestward at 13 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. Clear skies are dominating the southwestern United States up into the Northern Plains as stable air is currently located over this region. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Rachel strengthened Thursday over open waters off Mexico's Pacific coast, but was expected to pose little threat to land.


Chief: 'no idea' where missing Virginia student is

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:40

This undated image provided by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office shows a booking photo of Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Matthew Jr. was arrested on a beach in the Texas community of Gilchrist by Galveston County Sheriff's authorities, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo announced Wednesday night Sept. 24, 2014. He is charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore and is awaiting extradition. (AP Photo/Galveston County Sheriff)CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The owner of a bar where a missing University of Virginia student was last seen with a man charged in her abduction says she could barely walk that night without the man's support.


Action News TroubleShooters: Wedding videos edited, leaky roof fixed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:35

 Wedding videos edited, leaky roof fixedA newlywed finally sees her wedding video with the help and generosity of our viewers plus a pair of tenants got their leaky roof fixed - thanks to Action News TroubleShooters.


Asia stocks down after Wall Street stumbles

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:34

FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010 file photo shows an entrance to a Wall Street subway station in New York. Global stocks markets were mostly higher Thursday Sept. 25, 2014 after a surge in new home sales in the U.S. bolstered sentiment. But gains were limited by worries about Europe's stagnant economy and violence in Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday after Wall Street had its worst day since July, with benchmarks weighed down by uninspiring U.S. economic data and Apple's iPhone software glitch.


Fighting to Honor a Father’s Last Wish: To Die at Home

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:32
Maureen Stefanides wanted to fulfill her father’s request after long nursing home stays left him weak and unhappy, but the forces of the health care system seemed stacked against her.

First Russian woman in ISS mission

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:30
Russia has sent a woman into space for the first time in 17 years as part of a joint US-Russian mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
Categories: BBC World News

Superheroes' lawsuit settled before Supreme Court fight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:30

A copyright case featuring famous superheroes was settled before reaching the Supreme Court

       

VIDEO: NFL player gives daughter pre-surgery pep talk

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:29

 NFL player gives daughter pre-surgery pep talkIt was a big pep talk from a dad whose daughter who had surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to remove a cancerous tumor.


VIDEO: Life inside an Iraqi refugee camp

BBC World News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:26
Yolande Knell reports on life inside one of Iraq's largest refugee camps, Baharka, in Erbil.
Categories: BBC World News

Accused killer cross-examines victims' family in murder trial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:21

Accused killer cross-examines victims' family in murder trialThe man accused of killing a baby and her grandmother in King of Prussia, elected to represent himself in the case, and on the emotional first day of the trial, he cross-examined the victims' family.


White Pass - 9/25/2014 7:51:52 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:18
White Pass US12
9/25/2014 7:51:52 PM

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Satus Pass - 9/25/2014 7:59:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:18
Satus Pass US97
9/25/2014 7:59:23 PM

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Stevens Pass - 9/25/2014 7:49:52 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:18
Stevens Pass US2
9/25/2014 7:49:52 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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