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Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 9:40:23 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 9:40:23 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 9:23:18 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 9:23:18 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with ice in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 9:36:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 9:36:42 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway bare and wet. Closure is planned for Wednesday Jan 27 and Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Raining with areas of fog

Panic is passé: investors stay steady on retirement savings

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44

Panic is so passé. Investors are keeping their cool — and keeping their hands off of their retirement accounts — despite huge swings in the stock market that sent it careening to its worst start to a year ever. “They are just plugging away through the ups and downs of the stock market,” said Sarah […]
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Panic is passé: investors stay steady on retirement savings

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44

Panic is so passé. Investors are keeping their cool — and keeping their hands off of their retirement accounts — despite huge swings in the stock market that sent it careening to its worst start to a year ever. “They are just plugging away through the ups and downs of the stock market,” said Sarah […]
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Panic is passé: investors stay steady on retirement savings

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44

Panic is so passé. Investors are keeping their cool — and keeping their hands off of their retirement accounts — despite huge swings in the stock market that sent it careening to its worst start to a year ever. “They are just plugging away through the ups and downs of the stock market,” said Sarah […]

UN chief wants clean energy investments doubled by 2020

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday challenged investors around the world to at least double their investments in clean energy by 2020, saying that “we must begin the shift away from fossil fuels immediately.” Ban Ki-moon told an investor summit on climate risk that increasing investment in clean energy is critical in […]
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UN chief wants clean energy investments doubled by 2020

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday challenged investors around the world to at least double their investments in clean energy by 2020, saying that “we must begin the shift away from fossil fuels immediately.” Ban Ki-moon told an investor summit on climate risk that increasing investment in clean energy is critical in […]
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UN chief wants clean energy investments doubled by 2020

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:44

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general on Wednesday challenged investors around the world to at least double their investments in clean energy by 2020, saying that “we must begin the shift away from fossil fuels immediately.” Ban Ki-moon told an investor summit on climate risk that increasing investment in clean energy is critical in […]

Things to know about arrests of activists from Oregon refuge

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:41

Law enforcement personnel work at the airport, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Burns, Ore. Authorities were restricting access on Wednesday to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge being occupied by an armed group after one of the occupiers was killed during a traffic stop and eight more, including the group's leader Ammon Bundy, were arrested. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO LOCAL INTERNET; THE MERCURY OUT; WILLAMETTE WEEK OUT; PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP OUT; MANDATORY CREDITBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The FBI arrested the leaders of an armed group that has occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for more than three weeks during a traffic stop that left one dead. Here is a rundown of what happened and what it means:


Van Zweden to become New York Philharmonic’s music director

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden has been hired to succeed Alan Gilbert as music director of the New York Philharmonic. Gilbert, who began in 2008-09, said last February that he intended to leave after the 2016-17 season. The orchestra said Wednesday that van Zweden will be its music director designate in […]
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Van Zweden to become New York Philharmonic’s music director

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden has been hired to succeed Alan Gilbert as music director of the New York Philharmonic. Gilbert, who began in 2008-09, said last February that he intended to leave after the 2016-17 season. The orchestra said Wednesday that van Zweden will be its music director designate in […]
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Van Zweden to become New York Philharmonic’s music director

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:41

NEW YORK (AP) — Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden has been hired to succeed Alan Gilbert as music director of the New York Philharmonic. Gilbert, who began in 2008-09, said last February that he intended to leave after the 2016-17 season. The orchestra said Wednesday that van Zweden will be its music director designate in […]

Washington State Fair Board elects 2016 president - The News Tribune

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:39

The News Tribune

Washington State Fair Board elects 2016 president
The News Tribune
David Campbell was elected the 2016 president of the Washington State Fair in Puyallup by the board of directors following the annual shareholders meeting Friday. Other elected officers include W. David Schodde, vice president; Candace Blancher, ...

Van Zweden to become New York Philharmonic's music director

Yahoo! Music News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:39
NEW YORK (AP) — Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden has been hired to succeed Alan Gilbert as music director of the New York Philharmonic.
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Oregon leader seized in deadly clash

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:39
One person dies during an operation by US police to arrest the leader of an armed occupation at a wildlife refuge in Oregon.
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New and Old at Armani Privé and Maison Margiela

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:38
There were couture shorts at Armani, some military themes at Margiela, spangles from Elie Saab and John Paul Gaultier’s customary party on the runway.









Bikram Choudhury, hot yoga founder, ordered to pay nearly $6.5M in damages in harassment lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:38

Bikram Choudhury, hot yoga founder, ordered to pay nearly $6.5M in damages in harassment lawsuitThe founder of Bikram yoga has been ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in a lawsuit that claimed he sexually harassed and wrongfully fired an adviser.


Arrests of Oregon standoff leaders leaves 1 person dead

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:36

Arrests of Oregon standoff leaders leaves 1 person deadThe Oregon nature preserve being occupied by an armed anti-government group was surrounded by law-enforcement agents Wednesday, a day after one of the occupiers was killed by officers during a traffic stop and eight others, including the group's leader Ammon Bundy, were arrested.


Ex-police chief: Deputy had no reason to shoot unarmed man

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 01:33

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A former police chief testified that a sheriff’s deputy had no legitimate reason to open fire when he shot and paralyzed an unarmed, young black man. Former Tallahassee chief Melvin L. Tucker told a federal grand jury in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday that Palm Beach County deputy Adams Lin violated […]
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