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Signed Lou Gehrig glove could sell for $200K

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:49
It was some 80 years ago that Lou Gehrig and the 12-year-old son of a songwriter got bored with talk of music and opted to play catch instead.

5 things to know about Civil Rights Act at its 50th anniversary

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:49
On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one of the most significant civil rights achievements in U.S. history. This new law made it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; It ended school, work and public facility discrimination, and barred unequal application of voter registration requirements.

Petra Kvitova and Eugenie Bouchard Reach Wimbledon Final

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:49
The sixth-seeded Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion, beat Lucie Safarova and the 13th-seeded Bouchard beat Simona Halep to advance to Saturday’s final.






Extremist group takes Syrian towns, key oil field

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:48
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant marched across eastern Syria near the border with Iraq on Thursday, seizing towns, villages and the country's largest oil field as rival rebel factions gave up the fight, activists said.

Ukraine's army to 'win back Crimea'

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:44
The new Ukrainian defence minister vows to hold "a victory parade" in Crimea as fighting continues against pro-Russian rebels in the east.
Categories: BBC World News

UK sent Sherlock to North Korea

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:42
The UK government organised a screening of BBC TV drama Sherlock in North Korea in the hope of "encouraging change" in the country, it is revealed.
Categories: BBC World News

NYPD officer indicted in suburban shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:42
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City policeman was indicted Thursday on charges of attempted murder, assault and drunken driving in the apparently random off-duty shooting of a man in the suburbs.

Honduran miners trapped by landslide

BBC World News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:42
Eleven miners are trapped in a small artisanal gold mine in the south of Honduras after a landslide caused a tunnel to collapse.
Categories: BBC World News

Former mob boss' son convicted of financial fraud

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:35
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The son of a former Philadelphia mob boss and another reputed mob associate were convicted Thursday of federal fraud charges for taking over a Texas-based mortgage company and then plundering its assets to buy homes, luxury cars and even a yacht.

5 things to know about captive marine mammals

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:30
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has faced criticism over its treatment of its captive killer whales since the release of the highly-critical documentary, "Blackfish," last year.

Hearing for dad whose toddler died in hot SUV

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:26
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Scores of reporters and some curious members of the public gathered Thursday at a courthouse in suburban Atlanta for the hearing of a man charged with murder in his 22-month-old son's death in a hot SUV.

Police ID suspect in theft of umpire's wallet

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:25

Police ID suspect in theft of umpire's walletThe Hatfield Township Police Department has identified the suspect wanted in the theft of a baseball umpire's wallet.


Bits Blog: London Transport Regulator Says Uber Can Legally Operate

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:23
The decision follows protests by thousands of taxi drivers in Europe, who contend that the start-up’s technology does not comply with local rules and that the company evades taxes.






About the marine mammal calculations

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:21
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Associated Press calculated annual survival rates and life expectancy averages for four species of marine mammals at more than 170 parks and aquariums in the United States. The species — killer whales, bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions and beluga whales — are among the most popular marine mammals kept in captivity at U.S facilities.

California wildfire grows, makes runs overnight

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:20
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A stubborn wildfire in rural Northern California's Napa County damaged two homes and forced the evacuation those living in 200 others, but so far is not posing a threat to its world famous vineyards.

White Pass - 7/3/2014 8:48:50 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:14
White Pass US12
7/3/2014 8:48:50 AM

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 - 7/3/2014 8:56:47 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:14
Satus Pass US97
7/3/2014 8:56:47 AM

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.

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Stevens Pass - 7/3/2014 8:52:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:14
Stevens Pass US2
7/3/2014 8:52:40 AM

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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Blewett Pass - 7/3/2014 8:43:02 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:14
Blewett Pass US97
7/3/2014 8:43:02 AM

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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 7/3/2014 8:51:54 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 00:14
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/3/2014 8:51:54 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Conditions:
Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, construction related activities will not impact traffic Thursday, July 3 through Sunday, July 6. However, due to holiday traffic, drivers may experience delays.

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