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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • 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:...
  • Snow business: Storm to hit Tuesday

    Snow business: Storm to hit Tuesday
    Prepare for business disruptions Tuesday, more snow is coming to the East Coast ... Pennsylvania's two U.S. Senators are in a bizarro free trade throw-down. What has Pat Toomey defending the White House? ... What comes to mind when you hear the term 3PL?...
  • 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...
  • Remembering The Blizzard Of 2013

    Remembering The Blizzard Of 2013
    Joe Furey, Rachel Frank and Dan Amarante teamed to forecast the blizzard of February 2013, which dumped a record-setting snowfall around Connecticut. Watch the video for their memories of working through last year's weather event. Check back later...
  • New Year's storm cost taxpayers more than $100,000

    New Year's storm cost taxpayers more than $100,000
    With snow again expected in the Northwest Suburbs, officials in Arlington Heights are acutely aware that the storm from just a few weeks ago cost village taxpayers more than $100,000. The week-long storm and extreme cold began on the afternoon of New...
  • 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...