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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales

    Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales
    The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fueled a 50% spike in video game console sales in December, compared with a year earlier, as enthusiasts rushed to buy the latest systems. Micrososoft's Xbox One was the top-selling console in December, but Sony's...
  • Minimum wage for excellent care [Letter]

    Minimum wage for excellent care [Letter]
    Thanks for Laura Howell's recent commentary on the minimum wage ("Minimum wage debate ignores crucial group," Jan. 15). After watching my mom care for my brother for almost 30 years (she passed in 2012), I found myself the in-home provider. With that...
  • Forecast: Snow hits area, SW suburbs will be hit the hardest

    Forecast: Snow hits area, SW suburbs will be hit the hardest
    One to two inches of snow is expected to fall across much of the city today, but the far southwest suburbs may get between three and five, officials said. The Department of Streets and Sanitation has deployed 200 snow plows and salt spreaders as the...
  • TV review: 'Klondike' hits pay dirt

    TV review: 'Klondike' hits pay dirt
    Discovery Channel strikes it rich with "Klondike" (8 p.m. Jan. 20, 21 & 22; 3 stars out of 4), its first venture into scripted TV that's sure to please fans of its top-rated series "Gold Rush." Based on Charlotte Gray's nonfiction book "Gold Diggers:...
  • Sundance: Shailene Woodley, Gregg Araki Explain 'White Bird in a Blizzard' (VIDEO)

    Shailene Woodley describes her character in the bigscreen adaptation of "White Bird in a Blizzard," which premiered Monday night at the Sundance Film Festival. Director Gregg Araki also explains the motivation behind making the film. Sponsored by:Related...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'White Bird in a Blizzard'

    To say that Gregg Araki's bigscreen version of "White Bird in a Blizzard" isn't quite what one imagined when reading the Laura Kasischke novel is like complaining that Picasso's "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" doesn't capture the models who posed for it. With...
  • Schools, governments in Arundel close for snow

    Schools, governments in Arundel close for snow
    As snow began to fall on Tuesday, much of Anne Arundel County closed down to cope with the storm. As the storm intensified at midday, official posted wind warnings for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and cautioned that white-out conditions are expected at the...
  • Ferocious snowstorm creates new traffic jam for Christie inaugural

    SOMEWHERE ON THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE -- It is perhaps fitting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose role after Hurricane Sandy garnered him much praise, would be inaugurated to his second term during a surprisingly ferocious snowstorm that is...
  • Polar vortex sequel: Winter storm bringing heaps of snow to Northeast

    Snow began falling in parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, the vanguard of a major storm that has already led to the cancellation of thousands of flights, an unexpected closure of some federal offices and even prompted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to drop...
  • Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures

    Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures
    Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures. Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...
  • After worst snowstorm of winter, extreme cold hits Northeast

    The worst snowstorm of the season moved out of the Northeast on Wednesday, leaving a messy region to dig out, transportation systems to return to normal after thousands of flight delays and cancellations and winter-weary residents to cope with even...