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  • Do's and Don'ts if Your Car Is Caught in a Flood

     
    Storms moving through central Colorado in recent days have dropped record rainfall in a short time, causing floods that resulted in the deaths of three people in addition to mass evacuations, property destruction, school closures and impassable highways...
  • No rush to jump on Christie bandwagon

    It's no secret why the media loves a new political star. It's so much easier than digging into serious issues and doing real reporting. Last year, for 15 minutes each, they went gaga over Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry and Herman Cain. But, no doubt about...
  • Family that boy saved from tornado struggles to recover

    Family that boy saved from tornado struggles to recover
    The headlines have faded, but the troubles for 6-year-old Brevin Hunter and his family have not. In the aftermath of the November tornado that hit his central Illinois home in Washington, Brevin explained how he urged his mother, Lisa, to seek cover...
  • Destruction and renewal on Skyline Drive

     Destruction and renewal on Skyline Drive
    The 1993 Laguna Beach fire disintegrated Ken Frank's silverware and bowling ball and his sons lost their baseball card collections, trophies and gloves. "[I lost] everything personal, but financially it turned out to be a windfall for me," said Frank,...
  • Preparations for the next Hurricane Sandy go on in Garrett, Crisfield

    Preparations for the next Hurricane Sandy go on in Garrett, Crisfield
    Hurricane Sandy blew the waters of the Little Annemessex River into living rooms across the Somerset County town of Crisfield one year ago, displacing hundreds of families, some still homeless a year later. Their numbers began to shrink Monday when...
  • Tropical Storm Karen weakens to depression on Gulf coast

    Tropical Storm Karen weakened to a depression as it hovered off the Louisiana coast on Saturday after earlier fears it would reach hurricane strength prompted the evacuation of some coastal areas and disrupted U.S. energy output in the Gulf of Mexico....
  • 'Comfort dogs' offered a woolly shoulder to lean on at Sandy Hook

    NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TMS Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tmscustomerservice@tribune.com.) It's unlikely Addison, IL-based Lutheran Church Charities thinks it's a coincidence that God spelled...
  • Emmitsburg hosts National Fallen Firefighters service

    Emmitsburg hosts National Fallen Firefighters service
    The federal shutdown couldn't stop the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation from hosting its annual National Memorial Service in Emmitsburg on Sunday. Eighty-one fallen firefighters from across the country were remembered in a morning ceremony held...
  • In shutdown war, Democrats may be losing the PR battle

    Republicans continued to criticize President Obama and Senate Democrats on Monday for refusing to negotiate over the partial government shutdown that the House GOP instigated last week. And so far, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has also...
  • Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government

    Obama tells House to 'just vote' on whether to reopen government
    WASHINGTON -- After a taking the weekend off, President Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a...
  • Revive the Southwest Museum

    Revive the Southwest Museum
    The Southwest Museum, which sits on a hilltop in Mount Washington, is the oldest museum in Los Angeles, a historic landmark, a testament to longevity in a town without much of that. For decades, it housed and displayed objects from a world-class...