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Fear hinders teams trying to treat Ebola in rural Africa

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:04
Health workers say they are battling two enemies: the Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 660 people in four countries since March, and fear, which has produced growing hostility toward outside help.

Jeff Gordon wins Brickyard 400 at Indy for a record 5th time

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:03
Jeff Gordon won a NASCAR-record fifth Brickyard 400, eight days before his 43rd birthday and on the weekend Indianapolis Motor Speedway celebrated the 20th anniversary of his first Brickyard victory.

Pierce Co. councilman wants 'In God We Trust' in chambers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:01
TACOMA (AP) — The Pierce County Council is considering displaying the national motto of "In God We Trust" in its chambers.

Audi’s 4G A3 rides into the future as rolling LTE hotspot

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:01
One of the first cars in the U.S. to come equipped with 4G LTE wireless service, the 2015 Audi A3 sedan, is put through its paces with a pile of tablets and smartphones connected to the in-car Wi-Fi network for a drive on Highway 520 between Seattle and Redmond.

Brad Smith’s influence grows beyond Microsoft

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:01
Microsoft’s general counsel is one of the most influential voices inside the company, partly because he has been in his job since 2002, which makes him the longest serving member of the senior leadership team.

Tarnoff is president of Group Health Physicians

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:01
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Arizona’s Patrick Peterson lists himself as league’s best cornerback

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:01
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals says the debate over who is the best cornerback in the league will continue and his opinion will never change: He is the best. Peterson has jousted with Richard Sherman of the Seahawks over which one is the best at the position.
Categories: Sports Center

Man dies after lightning strike affects 14

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:00

Lifeguards assist a person who was in the water and apparently struck by lightening Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday. (AP Photo/Steve Christensen)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck or rattled 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.


Police: Husband shot family before killing himself

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:58

Police say the shooting is considered one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine.

       

Government 'turns back' on victims

BBC World News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:47
Ministers are "turning their backs" on victims of domestic violence, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper will say in a speech later.
Categories: BBC World News

Russia ordered to pay $50B over oil company

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:44

Former CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky built Yukos into Russia's largest oil company.

       

Rieder: Watchdog reporting for public radio

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:44

Reveal, an hour-long investigative show, will soon go weekly.

       

White Pass - 7/27/2014 9:16:49 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:41
White Pass US12
7/27/2014 9:16:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 7/27/2014 9:10:07 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:41
Satus Pass US97
7/27/2014 9:10:07 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 7/27/2014 9:07:04 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:41
Stevens Pass US2
7/27/2014 9:07:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US2 is closed from Coles Corner at milepost 85 to Leavenworth at milepost 99, due to fire activity. SR 207 and the Chumstick hwy are open as a detour to Leavenworth. No vehicles over 26,000 lbs. allowed on the Chumstick highway. There is no estimated time of reopening.

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Blewett Pass - 7/27/2014 9:05:17 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:41
Blewett Pass US97
7/27/2014 9:05:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 7/27/2014 9:15:43 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/27/2014 9:15:43 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting closures are scheduled Monday through Thursday at 8:00 p.m. lasting one hour or more. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles both directions from Hyak Exit 54 to Stampede Pass exit 62.

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All wet: USA's top 10 cities for 'nuisance' flooding

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:30

Rising sea levels are leading to an increase in so-called "nuisance flooding."

       

Sharks in Cape Cod Town Draw Tourists, Flipping the ‘Jaws’ Script

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29
When sharks started cropping up in Chatham, Mass., a few years ago, the town leaders at first feared they would flatline the robust tourist economy. Instead, local merchants and hoteliers embraced their arrival.






Paul Schell remembered for vision, mayoral term marked by crises

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29
Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, a visionary whose single term in office was marked by multiple crises, died Sunday. He was 76.