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Groundhog Day

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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.  ...
  • 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 —...
  • Performance/interview: Dessa

    Performance/interview: Dessa
    How odd it is to hear an artist you respect and appreciate suggest she doesn’t have the pipes to tackle her words. “If I had the money, I don’t even know if I would be singing my own songs,” says rapper/singer/poet Dessa, a solo...
  • AccuWeather.com predicts 6 more weeks of winter, snow after Groundhog Day

    AccuWeather.com predicts 6 more weeks of winter, snow after Groundhog Day
    AccuWeather.com released its spring weather outlook this morning, and it includes seasonable weather that one doesn't need a meteorology degree to predict: winter storm chances for the East Coast in February and March and milder temperatures not until...
  • 2/1/2013-Groundhog Day Tomorrow

    2/1/2013-Groundhog Day Tomorrow
    I am so completely pessimistic and cynical about this country being able to pass any meaningful gun control laws as long as the right to bear arms is sanctified, enshrined and beatified by the United States Constitution. To end the gun culture we have...
  • Destination Cocktail: A creamy classic coquito by Daniel Nelson

    Destination Cocktail: A creamy classic coquito by Daniel Nelson
    The holidays are long over, but your desire to keep throwing parties isn't. Today is Groundhog Day after all, and tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday. Then there's Lincoln's Birthday (which promises to be more popular than ever this year thanks to Steven...
  • Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

    Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?
    At 7:20 a.m. Saturday Punxsutawney Phil will leave his burrow at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., for the 123rd time and prognosticate how much longer winter will last. If Phil sees his shadow and returns to his burrow it means six more weeks of...
  • Report: Park attacker called girl, 4, a hooker; claimed to be Obama

    Report: Park attacker called girl, 4, a hooker; claimed to be Obama
    Sharaya Smith was visiting a New Port Richey park along with her daughter, 4, and her three-year old nephew on Groundhog Day when a stranger came out of the bushes who claimed to be President Obama and allegedly told her that he was here "to rid the world...
  • 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...