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  • Beyond the Black History Month hit parade

    Beyond the Black History Month hit parade
    Black History Month reminds me of a really great golden oldies station, always blaring the same handful of terrific tunes. Every February, it plays Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman soul — with a chorus or two of the George...
  • Pink Depression-era glass especially popular with collectors

    Q: My 82-year-old aunt has had these pink glass pieces for years. Any info on history and values? Are they collectibles? A: The glass seen in images sent is pink Depression-era glass. Yes, it is collectible, and pink is a color favored by many...
  • Tornadoes tear across Midwest, killing at least 5 in Illinois

    Tornadoes tear across Midwest, killing at least 5 in Illinois
    At least five people were killed Sunday in a tornado outbreak that left dozens more injured across the Midwest, and officials feared the toll could rise as emergency responders sifted through the wreckage. Illinois has suffered the brunt of the storms'...
  • Tornado outbreak brings late-fall terror to Midwest

    At least six people were killed and dozens more hurt when an unusual November tornado outbreak hopscotched through the Midwest on Sunday, leaving destruction in its wake. Twisters and thunderstorms more reminiscent of spring than fall savaged...
  • 8 dead in Midwest storms; Brookport, Ill., was 'a sitting duck'

    8 dead in Midwest storms; Brookport, Ill., was 'a sitting duck'
    Living in the Midwest can be a bit of a devil's lottery when it comes to tornadoes, and on Sunday, several Midwestern communities drew a losing card. The death toll rose to eight Monday in Illinois and Michigan as officials sifted through damage and...
  • 'Off the charts' November storms led to record-breaking tornadoes

    The November tornadoes that raked the Midwest were unusual, possibly even record-breaking, but they had been forecast three days in advance. For some residents, though, the warning wouldn't be enough. On Monday, emergency officials and damage experts...
  • Tornado tally raised to at least 16

    Tornado tally raised to at least 16
    After spending a day in the field, meteorologists for the National Weather Service have determined that at least 16 tornadoes struck Illinois and northwest Indiana on Sunday, as Gov. Pat Quinn declared six more counties as state disaster areas,...
  • More gunk spills in West Virginia, turning creek black

    More gunk spills in West Virginia, turning creek black
    State officials in West Virginia were trying Tuesday to contain a coal slurry spill into a creek in the same general area where a toxic chemical spill last month tainted drinking water for 300,000 people in and around the state capital of Charleston....
  • Winter advisory: Up to 6 inches of snow Monday

    Winter advisory: Up to 6 inches of snow Monday
    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Monday, saying up to 6 inches of snow are possible across the Chicago area. Snowfall rates could exceed an inch per hour at times, according to the advisory, which covers Cook...
  • 'Ice Friday' makes for bizarre, frigid images in Texas

    It has been dubbed "Ice Friday," the result of a frigid bout of weather that hit usually sunny north Texas before moving east. The National Weather Service issued winter storm and ice warnings for parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi,...
  • A Nature Preserve Where Passenger Pigeons Once Roosted

    A trail winds up the side of a glacial esker to a high point known as Pigeon Hill – a place where the ghosts of a long-extinct species still seem to haunt the forest. High on this rise in the woods of Bristol's Harry C. Barnes Nature Preserve,...