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San Francisco police recite pledge to root out intolerance

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:48

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police officers are being asked to combat racism in the ranks and take a pledge to turn in colleagues displaying intolerant behavior, such as slurs and jokes targeting people of color, gays and women. The pledge is part of a broader public relations campaign by the embattled police department […]

San Francisco police recite pledge to root out intolerance

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:47

In this Jan. 14, 2016 photo, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr is interviewed in San Francisco. San Francisco police officers are being asked to take an oath co-authored by Sgt. Yolanda Williams to turn in any colleagues who display intolerant behavior. Creation of the oath was driven by Williams, who sued the department after discovering she was the subject of racist text messages among several officers. The widely endorsed oath is part of this liberal city’s attempts to repair damaged police-community relations, like those that have caused unrest in other places. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police officers are being asked to combat racism in the ranks and take a pledge to turn in colleagues displaying intolerant behavior, such as slurs and jokes targeting people of color, gays and women.


'Diversity reigns' in acting awards

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:37
The film Spotlight wins the main prize at the Screen Actors Guild awards in Los Angeles, but the success of minority actors draws most attention.
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Tip about van led to arrest of escapees in San Francisco

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:37

Tip about van led to arrest of escapees in San FranciscoAfter a week with SWAT raids and a gang dragnet, it was an observant citizen who led police to the two remaining violent fugitives who broke out of a California jail eight days ago using a Google Earth map and a rope made of bed linens.


Power restored after outage in South Seattle

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:32

More 7,000 homes and businesses in South Seattle neighborhoods lost power Saturday night.
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Power restored after outage in South Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:32

More 7,000 homes and businesses in South Seattle neighborhoods lost power Saturday night.
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Power restored after outage in South Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:32

More 7,000 homes and businesses in South Seattle neighborhoods lost power Saturday night.

White Pass - 1/30/2016 9:20:13 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:29
White Pass US12
1/30/2016 9:20:13 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush in places. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Monday, Feb 1, 7 AM to noon, expect 30 minute delays. Feb. 2 through the end of March, work will stop for the remainder of the winter. Work to reconstruct the roadway in the three washout locations will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Light snow

Satus Pass - 1/30/2016 9:02:48 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:29
Satus Pass US97
1/30/2016 9:02:48 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/30/2016 9:17:36 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:29
Stevens Pass US2
1/30/2016 9:17:36 PM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/30/2016 9:20:07 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:29
Blewett Pass US97
1/30/2016 9:20:07 PM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/30/2016 9:07:26 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:29
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/30/2016 9:07:26 PM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush in places

Weather:
Snow showers

The congresswoman who grew up in a gas station

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:27

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema's journey from homelessness to the U.S. House.

       

Koch brothers have $14.8M ready in PAC

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:23

Charles Koch was the biggest donor to Freedom Partners Action Fund in second half of 2015.

       

Drunken driver to pay officer's family $10.1M

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:21

Erick P. Uzcategui, 32, killed Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles in a fiery crash.

       

Photos of the Day: Jan. 30, 2016

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:21

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: Jan. 30, 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:21

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: Jan. 30, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:21

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

With deadline looming, Washington insurance website down most of Saturday - The Seattle Times

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:15

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With deadline looming, Washington insurance website down most of Saturday
The Seattle Times
Trying to meet the Sunday-night deadline to sign up for health insurance on Washington's state exchange? Oops! System down, system down. Those trying to apply for a new health plan on its website were greeted Saturday, beginning around 5:30 a.m., with ...
Wash. Healthplanfinder back online after outageKING5.com

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VIDEO: Is this a stolen Picasso?

BBC World News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:11
Police in Turkey have recovered what they say is a stolen painting by Pablo Picasso, in an undercover operation in Istanbul.
Categories: BBC World News