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San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:10
An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five months.

Providence: Mayor OK to send firemen to gay parade

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:08
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci did not violate the rights of firefighters ordered to drive a fire truck in a 2001 gay pride parade, a lawyer for the city argued to the Rhode Island Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in Virginia student's abduction

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:07
By John Clarke (Reuters) - Police issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for a suspect in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student who has been missing for 10 days. The warrant seeks the arrest of 32-year-old Jesse Matthew on suspicion of abduction with the intent to defile, Charlotteville Police Chief Tim Longo told reporters at a Tuesday evening press conference. Longo said police were "absolutely" still searching for 18-year-old Hannah Graham, who was seen entering a bar with Matthew at about 1 a.m. on Sept. 13. ...

Editorial: After vote on action in Iraq and Syria, Congress should continue cooperation

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:05
Congress needs to continue the cooperation it showed to authorize military action against the Islamic State.

Teen pleads innocent to rape that followed UO game

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:04
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A young offender accused of raping a woman during a supervised group outing to a University of Oregon football game pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday in Eugene.

Attackers sought in 2 separate stabbings

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:01
Police investigate two separate, nonfatal stabbings in Seattle on Tuesday.

Arizona fugitive captured after months on run

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:01
A former personal trainer who broke free from an Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop and pulling apart a security fence is back in custody after months on the run, authorities said Tuesday.

Former Vatican Ambassador Is Facing Sexual Abuse Trial

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:59
Jozef Wesolowski, a defrocked archbishop, has been accused of sexually abusing boys he met on the street while serving in the Dominican Republic.

Driver charged in fatal Delaware bus crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:54
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have charged the driver of a tour bus that crashed in New Castle, killing two passengers and injuring dozens.

Florida State University picks powerful politician as president

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:54
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida State University on Tuesday selected a powerful state politician to serve as its next president over the loud objections of angry faculty members and students. John Thrasher, a Republican political veteran and state senator who lacks academic credentials but is chairman of Governor Rick Scott's reelection campaign, was selected by the university's Board of Trustees. The 11-2 vote was greeted by a brief, furious outburst from about 50 student protesters, many waving signs with messages like "choose an academic" and "this is OUR university. ...

Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-five House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to prohibit children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects.

White Pass - 9/23/2014 4:17:56 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:49
White Pass US12
9/23/2014 4:17:56 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Monday through Wednesday, and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays east of the summit for rock fall mesh repair.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 9/23/2014 4:14:20 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:49
Satus Pass US97
9/23/2014 4:14:20 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.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 9/23/2014 4:17:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:49
Stevens Pass US2
9/23/2014 4:17:14 PM

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.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 9/23/2014 4:03:33 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:49
Blewett Pass US97
9/23/2014 4:03:33 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.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 9/23/2014 4:06:17 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:49
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/23/2014 4:06:17 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting closures scheduled Tuesday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m. lasting for one hour or more. 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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Gabrielle Giffords: I'm still fighting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:44
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabrielle Giffords walked slowly and with the help of her husband onto a stage in Tucson as over 400 women cheered her on and gave her a standing ovation.

Demanding justice for Irish abused by nuns

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:39
Demanding justice for women and children abused by Irish nuns
Categories: BBC World News

Seattle to fine for wasted food

BBC World News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:30
The Seattle city council votes to fine businesses and residents that waste too much food, in an effort to boost composting and recycling.
Categories: BBC World News

Big-data venture GraphLab getting bigger in Fremont

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 07:30
Big-data analytics startup GraphLab may need to use its number-crunching software to manage its seating chart.