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  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • '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...
  • And now, the five most un-dateable mayors

    And now, the five most un-dateable mayors
    Eric Garcetti, L.A.'s new mayor, was just listed on some website as one of the nation’s most dateable mayors. “Fanciable” is probably how the Brits would put it. Never mind that Garcetti is married: He’s got an excellent set of...
  • Research pays off to value vintage vase

    Q: Can you help me ID this vase? I've tried to find the pattern and maker for years. I call it Drape, but can't find the real name. Where can I learn about the vase? I've bought tons of reference books but no luck. Is it art glass? A: The reader thinks...
  • Pottery marks can vary widely, even for same maker

    Q: I bought a white pitcher that I thought was made by the C.C. Thompson Pottery Company. But the mark on the bottom differs from their standard mark. Can you verify my mark? A: To clue readers, C.C. Thompson was one of the clustered Ohio River...
  • 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....
  • Government crisis is averted – for now

    Government crisis is averted – for now
    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval late Wednesday to a budget compromise, ending a 16-day government shutdown and averting the possibility of a default on the nation's bills, as a bitter partisan stalemate concluded with Republicans conceding...
  • 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...