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Sun-powered Solar Impulse resumes its round-the-world flight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

An airplane is continuing the first-ever solar-powered, around-the-world voyage.

       

China official spending on perks well under budget last year

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

BEIJING (AP) — Amid an ongoing austerity drive, China’s Finance Ministry says official spending on overseas travel, vehicles and entertainment was almost 15 percent less than budgeted last year. A report on the ministry’s website Wednesday said just 5.37 billion yuan ($826 million) was spent last year out of a budget of 6.31 billion ($970). […]
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China official spending on perks well under budget last year

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

BEIJING (AP) — Amid an ongoing austerity drive, China’s Finance Ministry says official spending on overseas travel, vehicles and entertainment was almost 15 percent less than budgeted last year. A report on the ministry’s website Wednesday said just 5.37 billion yuan ($826 million) was spent last year out of a budget of 6.31 billion ($970). […]
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China official spending on perks well under budget last year

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

BEIJING (AP) — Amid an ongoing austerity drive, China’s Finance Ministry says official spending on overseas travel, vehicles and entertainment was almost 15 percent less than budgeted last year. A report on the ministry’s website Wednesday said just 5.37 billion yuan ($826 million) was spent last year out of a budget of 6.31 billion ($970). […]

‘Muzzles’ mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:43

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The “Jefferson Muzzles,” those dubious awards shaming the nation’s worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more. This is the 25th edition of the […]
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‘Muzzles’ mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:43

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The “Jefferson Muzzles,” those dubious awards shaming the nation’s worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more. This is the 25th edition of the […]
Categories: Sports Center

‘Muzzles’ mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:43

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The “Jefferson Muzzles,” those dubious awards shaming the nation’s worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more. This is the 25th edition of the […]

Things To Know: How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:42

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon raked in $3.48 million from January recreational pot sales — the first month of the state’s 25 percent tax — far outpacing the mere $3 million projected for the entire year. Collecting those taxes, however, is no simple task. More than half of Oregon’s recreational pot dealers paying their taxes […]
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Things To Know: How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:42

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon raked in $3.48 million from January recreational pot sales — the first month of the state’s 25 percent tax — far outpacing the mere $3 million projected for the entire year. Collecting those taxes, however, is no simple task. More than half of Oregon’s recreational pot dealers paying their taxes […]
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Things To Know: How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:42

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon raked in $3.48 million from January recreational pot sales — the first month of the state’s 25 percent tax — far outpacing the mere $3 million projected for the entire year. Collecting those taxes, however, is no simple task. More than half of Oregon’s recreational pot dealers paying their taxes […]

'Muzzles' mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The "Jefferson Muzzles," those dubious awards shaming the worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more.

Rescuers looking for 17-year-old boy reported missing in Green River

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41

The boy was reported missing by friends after reportedly trying to swim across the waterway.
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Rescuers looking for 17-year-old boy reported missing in Green River

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41

The boy was reported missing by friends after reportedly trying to swim across the waterway.
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Rescuers looking for 17-year-old boy reported missing in Green River

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41

The boy was reported missing by friends after reportedly trying to swim across the waterway.

Massive fraud claims reverberate in remote area of Vermont

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:35

This April 18, 2006 photo shows a razed block in downtown Newport, Vt. Sweeping plans for development in an economically depressed area of northern Vermont brought the promise of jobs to a region that has some of the highest unemployment rates in the state. But new allegations that Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak ski resort, and his partner Ariel Quiros, owner of Jay Peak, misused more than $200 million in foreign investors' money “in Ponzi-like fashion” has brought some of the development to a halt. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — Sweeping development plans for a remote area of northern Vermont — a biomedical research plant, a hotel and conference center, an airport runway extension, and big upgrades at two ski areas — brought the promise of jobs to a region that has some of the highest unemployment rates in the state.


Harriet Tubman led hundreds of slaves to freedom on the 'underground railroad'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:35

Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

       

Kuwait oil unions end 3-day strike over government cutbacks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:34

Suhail Mohamed al-Mazrouei, the United Arab Emirates' energy minister, center left, walks out of a oil production meeting with Anas al-Saleh, Kuwait's finance minister and acting oil minister, center right, in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Oil-producing countries are meeting in Qatar to discuss a possible freeze of production to counter low global prices, but Iran's last-minute decision to stay home could dilute the impact of any agreement. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Oil unions in Kuwait ended a three-day strike over government cutbacks, authorities said Wednesday, though it remained unclear what concessions may have been granted to the workers amid low global crude prices.


White Pass - 4/19/2016 9:15:43 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:26
White Pass US12
4/19/2016 9:15:43 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available. 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. Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Satus Pass - 4/19/2016 9:05:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:26
Satus Pass US97
4/19/2016 9:05:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 4/19/2016 9:10:03 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:25
Stevens Pass US2
4/19/2016 9:10:03 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

Weather: