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  • Milder weather brings relief to winter weary New Englanders

    New England is going from the Big Snow to the Big Melt. After winter storms dumped nearly 9 feet of snow over the course of a month, many parts of the region will see milder weather this week and some much-needed snow melting. Temperatures in Boston...
  • Ohio River to return to lower levels after weekend flooding

    The Ohio River is expected to return to lower levels after rain and melting snow caused flood conditions over the weekend. The river rose to 53 feet Sunday, a foot higher than the official flood stage level. Several establishments along the river...
  • EXCHANGE: Leaders, residents optimistic about Cairo's future

    This city, nearly 200 years old, is trying to start over. To what degree it can - still haunted by perceptions of the unwelcomed kind, persistent disappointment and senseless tragedy - may be as mysterious as has been the city's century-long decline....
  • Snow-beleaguered Boston poised to set all-time record

    As Boston neared its all-time snowfall record, the rest of the country continued dealing with the nastiness of one of the worst winters ever recorded. Boston is likely to make the history charts this week by surpassing its record for snowfall in a...
  • Hail coats beach as storm brings lightning, flood warnings

    Hail coats beach as storm brings lightning, flood warnings
    A winter storm brought hail to parts of Southern California on Monday, and dangerous lightning extended from Hermosa Beach to the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Meanwhile, a flash flood warning was issued for parts of Orange County where a fire last year...
  • Regional flood relief efforts outlined in La Grange

    Regional flood relief efforts outlined in La Grange
    Potential regional flood relief measures along the Plainfield Road corridor could include more storm sewer capacity, ditches and detention ponds south of La Grange. Representatives of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District stretched out large...
  • March roars into Indiana, bringing up to 10 inches of snow

    March roared into Indiana on Sunday, dumping 8 inches or more of snow in some areas and bringing a threat of possible flooding early this week because of expected rain and snow melt. The National Weather Service said temperatures are expected to soar...
  • There's Beauty On Frozen Connecticut River, But Danger, Too

     There's Beauty On Frozen Connecticut River, But Danger, Too
    Each February and March for the past decade, Captain Mark Yuknat has been taking passengers aboard the RiverQuest to see the majestic bald eagles that feed and nest along the open waters of the lower Connecticut River. Not this winter. The 65-...
  • Indiana officials warn about potential flooding this week

    The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is warning people with property in flood prone areas to remain alert to daily weather conditions in the coming days. The National Weather Service says heavy rainfall is possible Tuesday afternoon and night in...
  • Saturday showers flood parts of South Florida, sun to shine Sunday

    Saturday showers flood parts of South Florida, sun to shine Sunday
    Showers on Saturday flooded parts of South Florida, but forecasters predict the sun will shine on Sunday. After being pummeled with rain, the National Weather Service is predicting South Florida will have partly sunny skies on Sunday and throughout the...
  • South Haven drainage project to start

    South Haven residents who endured heavy flooding during last year's torrential rains will be getting some relief as the first phase of a drainage project gets under way in the coming months. The Porter County Council allocated almost $487,000 for...