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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Dyeing of river kicks off St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Dyeing of river kicks off St. Patrick's Day weekend
    Winter's dreary grip on Chicago relented Saturday, if only for a few hours, beneath an explosion of green accompanying the city's annual St. Patrick's Day festivities. Revelers donned emerald hats, necklaces and earrings. Some sported lime mustaches and...
  • Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning

    Republican governor candidates do last-minute campaigning
    With the primary election a few days away, Republican governor candidates fanned out across Illinois to shake voters' hands and attempt to score some last-minute support. State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard hit the St. Patrick's parade in...
  • Up to 4 inches of snow forecast in Baltimore for St. Patrick's Day

    Up to 4 inches of snow forecast in Baltimore for St. Patrick's Day
    No luck for those hoping we'd seen the last of winter — the Baltimore region could get as much as 4 inches of snow by St. Patrick's Day. A mix of rain and snow is expected to begin falling around 7 p.m. Sunday, changing to all snow by mid-evening...
  • Band gets front-boat seat to Chicago River dye job

    Band gets front-boat seat to Chicago River dye job
    It's one thing to watch the Chicago River being dyed green from high above or either side of the water. But to hang out on a boat alongside the speedboats dumping the dye? "It's a little less crowded and a lot more fun I think," said Casey O'Brien, a...
  • Maryland State Police to step up enforcement for St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Maryland State Police warned drivers that they will see more troopers on the road for St. Patrick's Day weekend and to make sure to drive sober. The agency did not specify how many more troopers would be on hand throughout the weekend, but officials said...
  • 818 Roundup: Obamacare deadline approaching, stabbing in Burbank, soccer awards in La Caņada

    818 Roundup: Obamacare deadline approaching, stabbing in Burbank, soccer awards in La Cañada
    Top o' the morning, readers. Today is Monday, March 17, St. Patrick's Day. Remember to wear your green, and to avoid eating or drinking anything not naturally that color. Celebrate the day, but celebrate responsibily, as the local police will be on the...
  • Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade

    Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade
    Things don't get much more Boston than the St. Patrick's Day parade that goes through south Boston every year. But citing an exclusion of gay participants, the city's mayor decided not to join one of the famously Irish city's most famously Irish...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Take our St. Patrick's Day quiz: Gingers, shamrocks, parades, more

    Take our St. Patrick's Day quiz: Gingers, shamrocks, parades, more
    For St. Patrick's Day, we poked around for Ireland- and holiday-themed trivia. Are there really that many redheads in Ireland? Per capita, does the island nation really bend the elbow more than the rest of the world? Was St. Pat born Irish? Test yourself....
  • Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief

    Musical Knights bring an Irish twist to Tanzanian relief
    It's not often you hear of a traditional Irish band that features the name of an impoverished African nation in its title. But the Tanzania Ceili Band, which performs lively Irish music for social dancing, isn't your average group. The seven-member...
  • Legoland Florida: Quest for Chi ride goes green for St. Patrick's celebration

    Legoland Florida: Quest for Chi ride goes green for St. Patrick's celebration
    Green waters infiltrated the Quest for Chi ride at Legoland Florida on Sunday. Bright green coloring, reportedly dumped by the Cragger the Crocodile character, flowed throughout the 219,000 gallons of water used in the ride as a St. Patrick's Day...