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Medical copter crashes in Texas; 1 dead, 3 hurt

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:15

Multiple agencies investigate the scene of a crash involving an Air Evac helicopter stationed out of Duncan, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Wichita Falls, Texas. The helicopter was transporting a patient to United Regional Health Care when it crashed. The patient died at the scene. The pilot was in serious but stable condition. The flight nurse and paramedic were in critical condition at the Parkland Hospital burn unit in Dallas. (AP Photo/The Wichita Times-Record-News, Patrick Johnston)WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — A medical helicopter crashed early Saturday a few blocks from a North Texas hospital where it was headed, killing a patient it was transporting from nearby Oklahoma and seriously injuring the pilot and two medical personnel who were aboard, authorities said.


Historian to donate notes on famous Lincoln photo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:11

This image provided by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum shows a photograph of Abraham Lincoln lying in an open coffin. On Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, a retired historian, Ronald Rietveld, will donate to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield, Ill., the original notes he took when he found the photograph. Rietveld's discovery is one of the last chapters of a story that began in April of 1865 just days after Lincoln was assassinated. In New York City, one of a number of stops the remains of Lincoln made as it made its way by train to Springfield for burial, a photographer was allowed to take a picture of the president in an open coffin. (AP Photo/Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum)CHICAGO (AP) — It's one of the most famous Abraham Lincoln photographs, largely because no one knew the picture of the dead president lying in an open coffin existed for nearly a century until a 14-year-old boy found it.


Across 3 continents, Ebola makes its way to US

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:08

This 2011 photo provided by Wilmot Chayee shows Thomas Eric Duncan at a wedding in Ghana. Duncan, who became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S with Ebola, has been kept in isolation at a hospital since Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. He was listed in serious but stable condition. (AP Photo/Wilmot Chayee)DALLAS (AP) — His week began thousands of miles away with a frantic bid to save a life.


White Pass - 10/4/2014 1:23:15 PM

White Pass Report - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:01
White Pass US12
10/4/2014 1:23:15 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/4/2014 1:35:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:01
Satus Pass US97
10/4/2014 1:35:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/4/2014 1:27:45 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:01
Stevens Pass US2
10/4/2014 1:27:45 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/4/2014 1:34:35 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:01
Blewett Pass US97
10/4/2014 1:34:35 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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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 - 10/4/2014 1:38:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 05:01
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/4/2014 1:38:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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Rock blasting is completed for the week. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

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Frenchman allowed to wed stepmother

BBC World News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:58
A man in north-eastern France marries his father's former wife, after a court battle that lasted for months.
Categories: BBC World News

Ebola patient in Dallas takes turn for worse

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:52

An entrance sign to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital is seen in DallasBy Jon Herskovitz and and Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States took a turn for the worse on Saturday, slipping from serious to critical condition, as health officials reported fielding scores of possible cases around the country that proved to be false alarms. Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. ...


At Cuomo Campaign Rallies, a Focus on Women’s Issues

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:44
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, on a tour of upstate New York, sought to draw a contrast with his Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, on issues like abortion rights and domestic violence.






New Mexico balloon fiesta hits sky

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:41

Students surround Albuquerque pilot Steve Adams' basket as he operates the propane burner during the Aloft event at S.Y. Jackson Elementary School, marking the first official event of this year's Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, N.M., Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. The nine-day fiesta gets underway Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, with a mass ascension of hundreds of balloons at balloon fiesta park. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mass ascension of hundreds of hot air balloons above Albuquerque went off without a hitch Saturday morning.


Bandleader Nati Cano, leading figure in mariachi music, dies at 81

Yahoo! Music News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:39

Nati Cano and Jesus Guzman hold their awards after winning Best Regional Mexican Album at the 51st annual Grammy AwardsBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Grammy-winning mariachi bandleader Nati Cano, who stirred American audiences with the folk sounds of his native Mexico and played a key role in helping to teach young people how to play the music, has died at age 81, a bandmate said on Saturday. Cano died on Friday at a hospital in Fillmore, California, after a long battle with cancer, said the bandmate, Sergio Alonso. Born in 1933 in a rural town near Guadalajara, Mexico, Natividad "Nati" Cano grew up with the mariachi music his family of day laborers played in their spare time. ...


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

On Baseball: In October, Exceptions Rule, Most of the Time

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:37
After 162 games baseball has provided enough information to give well-reasoned answers on what to expect. But it’s now the postseason and one truth has emerged: Nobody knows anything.

Body may be Alice suspect, police say

BBC World News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:28
Police searching for Arnis Zalkalns, suspected of killing teenager Alice Gross, say "early indications" suggest a body found in London is his.
Categories: BBC World News

Vegas area poised to get EPA clean-air designation

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:23
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year push to limit dust pollution in and around Las Vegas has the federal Environmental Protection Agency poised to give the region a clean bill of health.

Central Puget Sound giving up some nice resident hatchery chinook

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:21
While many anglers are still glued to the coho scene in Puget Sound, others are quiet taking advantage of some fairly good resident hatchery chinook fishing in central Puget Sound (Marine Catch Area 10) which reopened on Wednesday.

As U.S. Ebola Fears Widen, Reports of Possible Cases Grow

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:20
Federal officials have assessed more than 100 potential cases, but the only confirmed case is in Dallas, where the condition of the man with Ebola was changed to critical.






Biden Apologizes to Turkish President

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:17
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. apologized to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for remarks suggesting that Turkey helped facilitate the rise of the Islamic State.






Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has no problems with Gruden broadcasting Gruden

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 04:16
Monday night's game will feature the oddity of an older brother commentating for a national television  audience about the actions of his younger brother.
Categories: Sports Center