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Division between physical and mental health care does not make sense

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:06
It’s a relief that we’re moving toward treating mental health on equal footing as physical health, but we still have far to go ["What's troubling mental health," Opinion, Aug. 17].

Today's Economist: Cutting the Corporate Tax Would Make Other Problems Grow

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:05
To combat inversions, it’s tempting to collect revenue without a corporate tax, but other tax avoidance measures would then spring up.

Ex-Irish PM Reynolds' funeral held

BBC World News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:04
The state funeral of Ireland's former prime minister Albert Reynolds takes place in Dublin.
Categories: BBC World News

3-minute recap: Video chat on problems, solutions for Washington's mental health system

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:02
In case you missed last Thursday's Google+ On Air Hangout on mental health care here in Washington state, here's a three-minute highlight video from the nearly 45-minute long online chat.

New documentary about legendary teen band Slint | Concert preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:01
%%%312737a1acecfa2f90d8b18217162e48%%%Six months before Nirvana’s “Nevermind” came out in 1991, a band called Slint — playing Seattle’s Showbox Wednesday — issued its own one-of-a-kind record.

Boy finds 10,000-year-old arrowhead on beach

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:55

Rare Paleoindian arrow point hits against child's leg while wading at Long Beach Island.

       

Mosque Suicide Bomber Kills 13 in Baghdad

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:45
The attack against Shiites underscored the challenge to keep peace as Haider al-Abadi, the prime minister-designate, held his first news conference.






Library without books debuts at Florida’s newest college

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:45

Handout photo shows the exterior of Florida Polytechnic University's Innovation, Science and Technology building pictured in LakelandBy Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The library opening with the first day of classes on Monday at Florida's newest college features a sunlit arched roof and cozy reading chairs - but not a single book. A fully digital library is among the futuristic features of Florida Polytechnic University's striking dome-shaped building, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. "It's a boldly relevant decision to go forward without books," said Kathryn Miller, the university's director of libraries. Rising along a drab stretch of highway between Tampa and Orlando, Florida Polytechnic envisions building a technology corridor in the image of Silicon Valley.


White Pass - 8/25/2014 5:01:00 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:41
White Pass US12
8/25/2014 5:01:00 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
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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Satus Pass - 8/25/2014 5:10:21 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:41
Satus Pass US97
8/25/2014 5:10:21 AM

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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Stevens Pass - 8/25/2014 5:10:01 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:41
Stevens Pass US2
8/25/2014 5:10:01 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/25/2014 5:04:25 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:41
Blewett Pass US97
8/25/2014 5:04:25 AM

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 - 8/25/2014 5:02:09 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/25/2014 5:02:09 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass Rock Blasting: New blast starting time of 7 p.m. this week. Rock blasting is scheduled for Monday through Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. Throughout closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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Plane diverted during online Sony PlayStation gaming attack

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:38

Plane diverted during online Sony PlayStation gaming attackAn American Airlines flight carrying a Sony Online Entertainment executive was diverted at the same time as hackers were targeting Sony's PlayStation Network.


Aerial Firefighters Note Increasing Pacific Northwest Wildfire Activity

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:22
For example, CHI Aviation has spent more time on wildfires in Washington State compared to previous years, according to Larry Kelley, the operator's Director of Fire Operations in Boise, Idaho.  In that regard, the company's Ogden, Utah-based Bell 212 has been flying out of Wenatchee, Washington, for the past 30 days. "We almost never got to Washington in previous years, but now we're seeing ...

Cops: Alcohol likely factor in Chinese student's death

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:20

Student, 19, had attended two American high schools previously.

       

On video: Mother, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpoint

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:09

 Mother, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpointPolice were looking for a tan-colored Toyota driven by four adult male suspects. With their guns drawn, the officers instead pulled over a burgundy-colored Nissan driven by a mother with four young children inside


British intel IDs Foley killer as former London rapper

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:08

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary left a music career that included appearances on BBC Radio in 2012.

       

Woman, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpoint

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:07

 Mother, children mistakenly pulled over by Texas police at gunpointPolice were looking for a tan-colored Toyota driven by four adult male suspects. With their guns drawn, the officers instead pulled over a burgundy-colored Nissan driven by a mother with four young children inside


Juror: 'No one' thought porch shooting was self-defense

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:06

Jurors didn't buy Theodore Wafer's conflicting reasons for killing Renisha McBride.