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Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:22

A dead tree stands beside a highway near Miami in the Florida Everglades. A fungus that follows an invasive beetle from Asia is killing trees across the Everglades, and there’s no way to stop the blight from spreading. Since first detected west of Miami 2011, laurel wilt has killed swamp bay trees scattered across 330,000 acres of the Everglades, a roughly 2 million-acre system of state and federal lands. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)MIAMI (AP) — A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.


VIDEO: The toughest cop on Wall Street

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:20
Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, is known as the toughest cop on Wall Street.
Categories: BBC World News

Real-life Monuments Man recounts exploits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:18

Harry Ettlinger was part of the WWII unit tasked with saving art looted by the Nazis.

       

Real-life Monuments Man recounts exploits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:18

Harry Ettlinger was part of the WWII unit tasked with saving art looted by the Nazis.

       

Va. Gov. McAuliffe to tour tornado damage

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:11

In this aerial photo people inspect damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton County, Thursday, July 24, 2014, near Cheriton, Va., after a severe storm swept through the area. Softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at the campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer) MAGS OUTCAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers — a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground on the Chesapeake Bay.


Flood insurance becomes political tool in Senate race

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:10

Louisiana candidates are reminding voters of their roles in helping win passage of flood bill.

       

Man, 19, stabbed to death in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:09

Man, 19, stabbed to death in North PhiladelphiaPolice say a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death in North Philadelphia Thursday evening.


White Pass - 7/25/2014 1:42:26 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:05
White Pass US12
7/25/2014 1:42:26 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 - 7/25/2014 1:41:30 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:05
Satus Pass US97
7/25/2014 1:41:30 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 - 7/25/2014 1:44:57 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:05
Stevens Pass US2
7/25/2014 1:44:57 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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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 - 7/25/2014 1:55:11 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:05
Blewett Pass US97
7/25/2014 1:55:11 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 - 7/25/2014 1:48:41 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 17:05
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
7/25/2014 1:48:41 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting is completed for the week. Please check back during the weekend for next week’s blasting times. Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and rolling slow downs. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass Interchange (exit 62).

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Pizza delivery man finds woman's body on the road in Camden Co.

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:54

Pizza delivery man finds woman's body on the road in Camden Co.Police say a pizza deliveryman found a woman's body on the side of the road in Winslow Township, New Jersey early Friday morning.


Drogba belongs at Blues - Mourinho

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:51
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Didier Drogba "belongs" at the club as he considers re-signing the Galatasaray striker.
Categories: BBC World News

Fifteen killed in Afghan bus attack

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:50
Suspected Taliban gunmen kill 15 bus passengers from the minority Hazara community in the central Afghan province of Ghor, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

1 of 2 exotic dogs that mauled jogger attacked before

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:41

Woman says she was walking her dogs in the same area as attack when Cane Corso bit her.

       

NT to screen first Broadway show

BBC World News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:39
The National Theatre announces that Of Mice and Men will be their first Broadway production to screen live in UK cinemas.
Categories: BBC World News

N.J. implores beachgoers to keep off the dunes

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:35

Millions is being spent to build dunes to protect New Jersey's coast from storms.

       

'Can't catch me.' Wanted man arrested after taunting police on Facebook

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:35

Anne Arundel County police arrested a 28-year-old man one day after say he mocked them on the social media site.

       

Cleveland Cavaliers sign No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins, who can’t be traded for 30 days

NBA - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:31
Andrew Wiggins, the first player drafted this year, has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cleveland Cavaliers signed him to a long-term deal that pays him $5.5 million this season and prevents him from being traded for 30 days.
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