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Ash Wednesday

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  • "Ash Wednesday Storm" struck 49 years ago

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:One of the greatest nor’easters on record struck 49 years ago today. The “Ash Wednesday Storm,” as it came to be known, generated 70 mph winds that piled up 40-foot ocean waves. Ocean City sustained major damage...
  • Orthodox Lent starts today; spring cleaning, too

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Today is the first day of the Great Lent in the Eastern Orthodox tradition. It’s also known as “Clean Monday,” a reference to the obligation among the faithful to cleanse themselves spiritually through fasting...

    Photo gallery recalls "Ash Wednesday Storm"

     
    Nor'easters can do far more damage than merely burying Maryland in snow. On a Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6-7, 1962, one of the most intense coastal storms ever to strike Maryland - summer or winter - pounded the region with snow,...

    When the weather has no sizzle

     
    These are the times that try men's souls. Weathermen, anyhow. The single-digit cold, the record snows, the rumors of snow and even the obscure records breaking - those are the things that keep the weather news clicking. But that was last...

    Blake Bortles draft coverage has given UCF more exposure than Fiesta Bowl

     Blake Bortles draft coverage has given UCF more exposure than Fiesta Bowl
    Running off at the typewriter … Going to the Fiesta Bowl and beating Baylor gave UCF tons of national exposure, but the coverage of potential No. 1 pick Blake Bortles leading up to the NFL Draft has been even more of a boon for UCF's football...