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Washington State Cougars begin Ernie Kent era

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:58
New Washington State coach Ernie Kent says he feels like a waking bear, and that could be good news for the downtrodden Cougars. After four years away from coaching, Kent clearly is energized by being back on the sideline. ''I feel like a big bear who was in hibernation, and now it's time to come out and eat,'' said Kent, the former coach at Oregon. ''I think any coach that has coached 30-plus ...

Ex-governor takes blame for Malala event song flap

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:55
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Wednesday blamed himself for a flap that led to a song being scrapped from a program honoring Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai.

IS 'frees kidnapped schoolchildren'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:54
Islamic State has released 25 schoolchildren, the last of some 150 children it kidnapped earlier in the year, a rights group says.
Categories: BBC World News

Officer charged in Camden drug bust married to one of 40 arrested

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:54

Officer charged in Camden drug bust married to one of 40 arrestedAuthorities say the officer, 28-year-old Ashley Bailey, is married to one of the alleged members of a drug trafficking network that distributed more than $1 million annually.


First Draft: First Draft Video: Going Viral and the Iowa Senate Race

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:53
A look at how viral ads have shaped one of this year’s crucial Senate races, between Representative Bruce Braley and his Republican opponent, Joni Ernst.

White Pass - 10/29/2014 12:42:26 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
White Pass US12
10/29/2014 12:42:26 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 10/29/2014 12:41:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Satus Pass US97
10/29/2014 12:41:30 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 10/29/2014 12:44:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Stevens Pass US2
10/29/2014 12:44:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 10/29/2014 12:55:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Blewett Pass US97
10/29/2014 12:55:11 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/29/2014 12:48:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/29/2014 12:48:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

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Police: Man shot with sword looked like threat

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:50
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah police chased and shot a man armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume because they thought he would hurt someone with the weapon after he swung it at them, according to search warrants released Wednesday .

Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:49
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.

Video: John Ross III on Washington's passing game struggles

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:46
After eight games, Washington averages 176.6 passing yards per game, which ranks last in the Pac-12.

Video: John Ross III on Washington's passing game struggles

WA Huskies - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:46
After eight games, Washington averages 176.6 passing yards per game, which ranks last in the Pac-12.
Categories: Sports Center

Former Sounder Steve Zakuani retires at age 26

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:46
Steve Zakuani's career had two distinct phases.

Minnesota white spruce to hit road to US Capitol

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:44
CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A white spruce from north-central Minnesota is about to hit the road to Washington where it will become the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree.

Family sues after Ebola school ban

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:42
A US man sues after his daughter is barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus on a family trip to Nigeria.
Categories: BBC World News

Ebola cases 'slowing in Liberia'

BBC World News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:40
The WHO says Liberia, the country hardest hit in the Ebola outbreak, has seen a decline in infections, but warns the crisis is far from over.
Categories: BBC World News

New York man beheads his mother, steps in front of train -police

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:38
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man decapitated his mother, dumped her head and body on the ground outside their Long Island apartment and walked into the path of a moving commuter train, police said on Wednesday. The murder-suicide on Tuesday night claimed the life of Patricia Ward, 66, a professor at Farmingdale State College, part of the State University of New York, said Officer Kenneth Parker of Nassau County Police. A body identified as that of her son, Derek Ward, 35, was found near the Long Island Rail Road tracks, he said. Police called to the scene at 7:55 p.m. ...

Quarantine-like monitoring approved for U.S. troops on Ebola mission

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 04:35

US Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, who are earmarked for the fight against Ebola, conduct training before their deployment to West Africa, at Fort CampbellBy David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a strict, 21-day quarantine-like monitoring period for all U.S. troops returning from the Ebola relief mission in West Africa, the Pentagon said. Hagel, acting at the recommendation of top military commanders, signed a memo asking for an implementation plan for the monitoring regimen, Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said in a statement. ...