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Groundhog Day

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  • Successful Super Bowl in the snow could plow way for other cold-weather cities

    Successful Super Bowl in the snow could plow way for other cold-weather cities
    When Rob Rogers woke up the morning of Dec. 8 and looked at an ominous weather forecast predicting several inches of snow or the threat of freezing rain, he knew exactly where he wanted to be. The 24-year-old Hampden resident rushed to his computer,...
  • Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days

    Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days
    Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday: It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...
  • Morning commute fitful but better as temperatures rise

    Morning commute fitful but better as temperatures rise
    After two days of major disruptions and cancellations, Metra trains ran normal schedules this morning though some commuters waited more than half an hour in the cold because of delays. Most of the delays were on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe line,...
  • Lakers lament distressing loss to Clippers

    Lakers lament distressing loss to Clippers
    Pau Gasol considered the question. Was this the worst loss he'd ever experienced in the regular season? There were surely more painful ones in his career, but they were followed by months of basketball silence — Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals:...
  • Paul Greenberg: Holocaust Day again

    Another year, another Holocaust Day -- just as there's another Earth Day, Groundhog Day, Tax Day, Valentine's Day ... you name it. It had to happen to the Holocaust, too. It's become a Day. It's a familiar transformation -- from the unique to the annual,...
  • Coachella 2014: Replacements? Pharrell? Wye Oak? Choices abound

    Coachella 2014: Replacements? Pharrell? Wye Oak? Choices abound
    And on this week's episode of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival ... As attendees happily filed into the Empire Polo Club in Indio on Friday for the second and final weekend of the Goldenvoice-promoted Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,...
  • Jelena Jankovic, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup quarterfinals

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
  • L.A. County sheriff candidates discuss 'cliques,' other issues

    Seeking to distance himself from the problems that led his former boss to resign, a candidate for Los Angeles County sheriff offered to roll up his pants and prove he does not have a tattoo. Patrick Gomez' offer at a debate in Pasadena on Sunday was...
  • Emanuel wrestling with pothole problem

    Emanuel wrestling with pothole problem
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced five different approaches in the past two months aimed at smoothing over the scourge of potholes that pock Chicago streets.  There's good reason the data-driven Emanuel has been fixated on crumbling pavement: City Hall...
  • Amid storm, Arundel police announce arrest of Punxsutawney Phil

    Amid storm, Arundel police announce arrest of Punxsutawney Phil
    Anne Arundel County police say they've arrested famed Groundhog Day celebrity Punxsutawney Phil and charged him with excessive winter and "failing to do right." The arrest — which came as the area was receiving the first wave of the storm that...
  • Eva Samkova takes gold medal in Sochi women's snowboard cross

    Eva Samkova takes gold medal in Sochi women's snowboard cross
    SOCHI, Russia -- Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic dominated women's snowboardcross on Sunday, posting three wire-to-wire victories on her way to Olympic gold. The 20-year-old Samkova was easily the fastest in qualifying and never trailed in the...