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Groundhog Day

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  • Year of Extreme Weather: Snowmageddon

    Year of Extreme Weather: Snowmageddon
    A year ago, the season's first dusting of snow veered east over Cape Cod and the forecasters were reassuring. Take heart, snow lovers, they said. Your day will come. It did. Over and over again, with back-breaking, bone-chilling, roof-flattening...
  • Disturbance fizzling; rain still expected

    Disturbance fizzling; rain still expected
    A rare February disturbance that initially looked like it had a chance to develop into a subtropical depression is fizzling, the National Hurricane Center Center said Monday morning. Still, Monday's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, scattered...
  • Readers: Hey, Tom Skilling, wasn't this supposed to be an awful winter?

    Readers: Hey, Tom Skilling, wasn't this supposed to be an awful winter?
    Isn't the weather pleasant for December? Trib Nation asked WGN Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling about the temperate temperatures, and why the seasonal picture now seems to be shaping up so differently from October predictions of another catastrophic...
  • Midwest storm hits overnight, Chicago could see 6 inches of snow

    Midwest storm hits overnight, Chicago could see 6 inches of snow
    The winter storm that walloped the Great Plains today entered the Chicago area late Thursday and will linger through the morning commute on Friday, possibly dumping up to half a foot of snow here. As of 9 p.m. a winter weather advisory is in effect for...
  • Biggest snow of the season not quite finished

    Biggest snow of the season not quite finished
    The storm that socked the Chicago area with the season's biggest snowfall has tapered off, but it's not completely finished with us. Snow will continue falling periodically today, dropping another inch or two in the city and up to three inches in the...
  • Why you rely on Nate Silver's forecasting technique every day

    Why you rely on Nate Silver's forecasting technique every day
    Four years before the 2012 election, just after the bruising primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, I met Nate Silver and he explained how he had been reasonably certain that Obama would pass Clinton on Super Tuesday, and by how much....
  • Coast Guard grows its own tradespeople at repair yard

    Coast Guard grows its own tradespeople at repair yard
    Since 1899, the Coast Guard's shipyard at Curtis Bay has added years to the life of the sea-battered fleet, repairing and upgrading hundreds of cutters before sending them back on patrol. So in 2002 when shipyard officials looked at the future and saw...
  • No. 12 Maryvale breaks the pattern with 16-10 win over No. 5 St. Paul's

    No. 12 Maryvale breaks the pattern with 16-10 win over No. 5 St. Paul's
    After losing to No. 14 John Carroll by one goal in overtime of Wednesday's season opener, Maryvale's girls lacrosse players must have felt stuck in a Groundhog Day funk. The No. 12 Lions had suffered three of their past four losses by one goal —...
  • McManus: The nuclear countdown in Iran

    Not long ago, an astute reader noted that it has been nearly two years since I wrote in a column that "most experts now estimate that Iran needs about 18 months to complete a nuclear device and a missile to carry it." His point — that those...
  • The sabotage strategy for containing Iran

    The sabotage strategy for containing Iran
    Not long ago, an astute reader noted that it has been nearly two years since I wrote in a column that "most experts now estimate that Iran needs about 18 months to complete a nuclear device and a missile to carry it." His point — that those...
  • 12/9/2012-Groundhog Day Christmas

    12/9/2012-Groundhog Day Christmas
    There are certain newspaper traditions I love and one of them is drawing editorial cartoons during the Christmas season. There's an abundance of metaphors to use even when the news is bad, and that's almost all the time in Editorial Cartoonland.  ...