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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Rudy Giuliani Joins Activision Team Fighting Manuel Noriega's 'Call of Duty' Lawsuit

    "Call of Duty" publisher Activision Blizzard has brought in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to help fight former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's right of publicity lawsuit over his depiction in its "Black Ops II" game. Giuliani's role in the...
  • Watch Joseph Kosinski's Live Action Trailer for 'Destiny'

    "Tron: Legacy" and "Oblivion" director Joseph Kosinski is returning to the sci-fi genre with a live action trailer for Activision Blizzard's video game "Destiny." The two minute trailer, "Become Legend," features a Fireteam of Guardians from the game...
  • Ask Tom: Was Chicago affected by 1888 blizzard?

    Dear Tom, What effect did the Jan. 12-13, 1888 blizzard have on Chicago? — Katy Smith, Woodstock   Dear Katy, That surprise blizzard, which paralyzed the Dakotas in January 1888 and was responsible for more than 500 fatalities, has been...
  • Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday

    Monkton man killed in Glyndon crash on Saturday
    A 34-year-old Monkton man was killed in a crash in Glyndon Saturday night, police said. Police identified the man as David Wesley Blizzard, Jr. of the 500 block of Monkton Road. Blizzard was driving eastbound in the 4200 block of Worthington Ave., when...
  • Raymond C. Ventrone: EPA emissions plan would impair coal-related jobs, economy

    Throughout Pennsylvania, union members count on coal for the good-paying, middle-class jobs that enable them to support themselves and their families. I should know. As the business manager for Boilermakers Local 154 in the western part of the state,...
  • Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley

    Flash flooding causes accidents throughout Lehigh Valley
    Flash floods throughout the Lehigh Valley caused several traffic accidents, but few injuries Monday evening. In Allentown, a car became stuck in deep water under a railroad bridge on South Eighth Street, south of Tioga Street, at 6:25 p.m. Reinaldo...
  • Natural gas utilities restock after bitter winter drains supplies

    Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter. The sandstone — its tiny pores trap and hold the gas — serves as the...
  • Next week a July 'Polar Vortex'? Depends on who you ask

    Next week a July 'Polar Vortex'? Depends on who you ask
    Next week will bring a span of unseasonably cool days and nights that could dip into the 40s in some Chicago suburbs, say weather forecasters. In a tweet on its official Twitter feed, the National Weather Service in Romeoville described the system in...
  • Skilling: The polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago

    Skilling: The polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago
    Chill out, everyone, the polar vortex is not coming back to Chicago.  Despite a tweet today from the National Weather Service, which said a "July version" of the polar vortex will hit Chicago next week, the area won't see a single flake or anything...
  • Summer 'polar vortex' cooling off parts of U.S. while the West bakes

    Summer 'polar vortex' cooling off parts of U.S. while the West bakes
    Put away those shorts and tank tops, Chicago, and get ready for another "polar vortex." That’s what some people are calling the unseasonably cold temperatures expected to come to the northern and eastern United States next week, as a patch of cold...
  • Could Paul McCartney's Next Hit be for Video Game 'Destiny'?

    Could a little Beatlemania rub off on Activision Blizzard's "Destiny?" Paul McCartney, who has been composing the score for the tentpole videogame, that launches Sept. 9, and was created by "Halo"-creators Bungie, will also release a single he wrote...