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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • 73% of Sales Come from Digital in Activision Blizzard's Second Qtr.

    With "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," "Skylanders Trap Team" and "Destiny" launching this fall, Activision Blizzard raised its sales outlook for the rest of the year, expecting to generate $4.7 billion. That's up slightly from earlier estimates of...
  • 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...
  • Tracking weekend weather: Rain, ice or snow?

    Tracking weekend weather: Rain, ice or snow?
    Flooding, ice storms, heavy snow.  Take your pick for the weekend. The only sure thing is that a major storm churning out of California is headed this way. One early model suggested as much as 8 inches of snow could hit the Chicago area on Sunday, but...
  • UCLA basketball: Alford's last game in Utah was a Harvard education

    It’s back to Salt Lake City for UCLA Coach Steve Alford, as his Bruins play Utah on Saturday afternoon. This was the scene of a red-faced moment for Alford … or, a Crimson-faced one. His last game as New Mexico’s coach was seeing...
  • Power outages, parcel delivery woes mar Christmas for thousands

    All that tens of thousands of people really wanted for Christmas was to have their electricity back after fierce ice storms brought down power lines in a wide swath from Michigan through parts of upstate New York to frigid New England and Canada. More...
  • Traffic: Icy conditions closes northbound Jones Falls Expressway

    Traffic: Icy conditions closes northbound Jones Falls Expressway
    The Baltimore City Department of Transportation reported on Thursday morning that the northbound Jones Falls Expressway has been closed at Falls Road due to icy conditions. Baltimore DOT reported at 10:20 a.m. that traffic impact due to the incident is...
  • Tempers flare as power outages persist in Michigan, Maine

    Flo Baerren of Lansing, Mich., was planning on giving her granddaughter a hand-knit quilt for Christmas when she went to Chicago to see family for the holidays. Instead, the 68-year-old found herself renting a room at a Hampton Inn in Jackson, 38...
  • Most snow since 2011 blizzard -- and counting

    Most snow since 2011 blizzard -- and counting
    Chicagoans rose to the first business day of the new year to find streets, sidewalks and cars covered in snow from a bout of harsh weather that had halted flights and even shut down Chicago's bike-share program. As of noon, as much as 18 inches of...
  • You Call This Winter? Come To Rochester

    As a born and raised Rochestarian, trust me when I say, I know snow. With Rochester being a 15-minute drive away from Lake Ontario, an hour east of Buffalo and less than two hours from Canada, I've had my fair share of encounters with snow and all its...
  • Snow falls ahead of frigid temperatures

    Snow falls ahead of frigid temperatures
    As much as 5 inches of snow fell Thursday evening in parts of northern Maryland ahead of wind chills expected to drop close to zero during the day Friday. Early snowfall totals included 5 inches in Bel Air, 5 inches in Columbia, 4.8 inches in...
  • Winter storm wreaks havoc across northern parts of nation

    NEW YORK — Some holiday travelers got an extra day of vacation Thursday — albeit waiting in an airport — as a giant winter storm barreled through the Midwest, heading for the Northeast. As of late morning, 1,735 flights had been...