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Groundhog Day

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  • Snow, high winds, messy commute -- but maybe a white Christmas too

    Snow, high winds, messy commute -- but maybe a white Christmas too
    A winter storm whipped by high winds is expected to hit the Chicago area just in time for the evening rush hour Thursday, dumping up to 4 inches here but maybe a foot or more in Wisconsin where a blizzard warning has been issued. But on the bright side...
  • Interview: Kill Hannah's Christmas presence

    Interview: Kill Hannah's Christmas presence
    Kill Hannah has spent much of its career coming to its fans around the country and in Europe, but once a year during the holiday season the Chicago alt-rock band has its fans come to it for “A New Heart For Christmas.” And considering the...
  • Winter advisory issued as season's first serious snow storm takes aim at Chicago

    Winter advisory issued as season's first serious snow storm takes aim at Chicago
    The season's first serious storm is expected to dump as much as 8 inches of snow on the Chicago area Thursday and Friday, and the National Weather Service says high winds and plunging temperatures could make traveling hazardous. Snow will start falling...
  • Perry Hall: Groundhog's prediction casts a shadow on our weather

    As the last days of January go by, no snow has accumulated in the Perry Hall/Kingsville neighborhoods. While snow lovers and students yearn for sledding and days off from school, the rest of us quietly rejoice with the passing of each snowless day. I...
  • Chicago basks in the 50s as January draws to a close

    Chicago basks in the 50s as January draws to a close
    A year ago, the Chicago area was bracing for a paralyzing blizzard. Today, we basked in weather just a few degrees shy of the record. By 3 p.m., the temperature was 57 at the city's official recording station at O'Hare International Airport. That's 8...
  • Natural Perspectives: Winter snows crucial to our water supply

    Thursday is Groundhog Day. According to legend, if a groundhog comes out of hibernation and sees its shadow on this day, we will have six more weeks of winter. We sure could use more winter. Since California, like most of the United States, hasn't had...
  • Let them eat cake

    Who would have thought it would be so hard to give people money? Late last year when it became clear Harford County was in a reasonably stable financial situation, Harford County Executive David R. Craig announced plans to give county employees —...
  • Slip into Copeland's, where Mardi Gras stretches year round

    Slip into Copeland's, where Mardi Gras stretches year round
    The football season is over. So is Groundhog Day. And Valentine's Day, too. But if any excuse for a party will do, don't forget that Mardi Gras is Tuesday, Feb. 21. And while it may be a little late to book your trip to the Big Easy, you can at least...
  • Lehigh County Turns 200

    Lehigh County Turns 200
    Entering its third century, Lehigh County remains what it has ever been: a place of promise and paradox. The promise is in the people -- 350,000 of them, give or take, any one of whom might turn out to be the next Frank Buchman or Constantine Hering, the...
  • Emanuel praises Obama's tenure: GM alive, bin Laden isn't

    Emanuel praises Obama's tenure: GM alive, bin Laden isn't
    On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared on "Meet the Press" today to make the pitch for electing President Barack Obama to a second term. Emanuel is set to deliver a speech on Tuesday that he says will "testify" to...
  • 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...