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  • New York forecast miss came 93 years after surprise 'Knickerbocker' storm

    New York forecast miss came 93 years after surprise 'Knickerbocker' storm
    Though many in New York City grumbled when forecasts of a "historic" blizzard did not come true this week, almost a century ago, a deadly storm took Baltimore and Washington by surprise -- and brought what is still Baltimore's snowiest day on record.
  • AP PHOTOS: 10 worst snowstorms in Northeast US in last 60 years, plus a notable one from 1888

    The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S. In 2004, the weather service developed a scale for rating Northeast snowstorms similar to the...

    Don't worry, Baltimore. You're getting more time to ice skate

    Don't worry, Baltimore. You're getting more time to ice skate
    Don't unlace your ice skates quite yet. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore announced today that its ice rink in McKeldin Square, originally slated to close for the season on Jan. 19, will remain open through President's Day, Feb. 16. It's just as...

    Souper Lucky takes $50,000 allowance at Laurel Park

    Souper Lucky takes $50,000 allowance at Laurel Park
    Live Oak Plantation's Souper Lucky rallied off the pace to take Saturday's $50,000 allowance feature at Laurel Park, an effort that will set up a stakes appearance on Presidents Day weekend. Sent to post as the 2-1 favorite under Julian Pimentel for...

    You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school

    You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school
    After Chicago-area schools canceled classes two days last week because of brutally low temperatures and dangerous wind chills, many parents and other curmudgeons complained loudly. The phrase "back in the day" was trending around office watercoolers,...