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  • Fun facts about Cincinnati as Solar Bears' playoff series resumes in Ohio

    Fun facts about Cincinnati as Solar Bears' playoff series resumes in Ohio
    James Wittkamp isn't talking. Asked what makes Skyline Chili so good, the 27-year employee of the iconic Cincinnati restaurant refused to lift the veil on the concoction's secret recipe. "It's been rumored for years that one of the secret...
  • 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....
  • A genuine Southern swamp in Illinois

    A genuine Southern swamp in Illinois
    Mark Guetersloh motored his johnboat slowly, very slowly, through the still water of the Cache River. Keenly aware that tree stumps lurking beneath the algae-covered surface have shredded many a propeller, he had a couple of oars, just in case....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Snow to taper off, leave 2 to 5 inches

    Snow to taper off, leave 2 to 5 inches
    March may mark the beginning of meteorological spring, but with close to half a foot of snow expected in some places this weekend, winter is beginning to resemble a guest that doesn't know when to leave. Today's snow storm, which prompted a winter...
  • 'Life-threatening' cold settles over Midwest

    The coldest weather in two decades began to settle over the Midwest on Sunday, prompting officials to warn of "life-threatening" temperatures that sent thermometers plunging and Americans scurrying indoors. Schools canceled Monday classes because of the...
  • Polar vortex moves east and south, widening deep freeze to Atlanta

    Record-setting cold stunned the Southeast on Tuesday as the chilly “polar vortex” parked over the northern Midwest extended eastward, prompting officials to cancel school and open emergency warming and homeless shelters in areas unaccustomed...
  • Snow fouls another morning commute

    Snow fouls another morning commute
    Gusting snow stopped and delayed Metra trains, canceled hundreds of flights at O'Hare and Midway airports and caused spinouts and tortuous commutes this morning. Switching problems at Lake Street caused 20-minute delays on the Union Pacific North,...
  • 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,...
  • '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,...