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  • Parking meter firm's take from city rises

     Parking meter firm's take from city rises
    City Hall paid $6.5 million during the past year to the company that's leasing Chicago's parking meters — about $500,000 more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration predicted when it renegotiated the deal. Although there was a higher tab to...
  • Severe Thunderstorms Move Across Connecticut Wednesday; More Coming Thursday

    Severe Thunderstorms Move Across Connecticut Wednesday; More Coming Thursday
    A line of thunderstorms that roared across Connecticut Wednesday night brought heavy rain, lightning and wind that downed trees and caused scattered power outages. As the storms moved on, steamy temperatures settled in. Another front is expected to move...
  • VDOT is prepping for Hurricane Arthur's arrival

    VDOT is prepping for Hurricane Arthur's arrival
    Virginia Department of Transportation say they are prepared for Hurricane Arthur and what is traditionally one of the busiest travel weekends in Hampton Roads. Spokesman Ron Watrous said VDOT had crews inspecting and cleaning storm water drain systems...
  • York officials: Arrive early for July 4 events

    York County officials have advised the public to arrive early for the 35th annual Yorktown Fourth of July fireworks display, which starts lighting up the sky over the York River around 9:15 p.m. Visitors are urged to arrive in Yorktown before 6 p.m.,...
  • Arthur's core may cross NC's Outer Banks at Category 2 strength

    RALEIGH, N.C. The core of Hurricane Arthur is expected to cross over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday night as a strong Category 2 storm, with wind speeds of 105 mph. Arthur's expected path has shifted westward, and forecasters have upped their...
  • Peter Zumthor's L.A.-LACMA vision in need of update

    The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam does it. The Louvre does it — twice. The Sackler Museum at Harvard wanted to do it in the 1980s, but neighbors objected and its design was changed. Bridging a major street, as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art now...
  • Glades Road expansion near Interstate 95 planned

    Glades Road expansion near Interstate 95 planned
    There's a section of Glades Road in Boca Raton long known by drivers to try to avoid at all costs. Glades Road is one of the most congested roads in Palm Beach County, but the section where the road meets up with Interstate 95 seems to cause the most...
  • Emanuel confident Lucas museum will withstand legal challenge

    Emanuel confident Lucas museum will withstand legal challenge
    The board of George Lucas' proposed museum on Wednesday unanimously agreed to take up Chicago's offer of a lakefront site to house the “Star Wars” creator's trove of art and movie memorabilia. The location south of Soldier Field has...
  • Auto recalls hit record highs in U.S.

    Auto recalls hit record highs in U.S.
    With a massive recall involving air bags Monday, the auto industry has broken the U.S. annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year. The problematic part, made by Takata Corp., is used in millions of vehicles made by half a dozen...
  • Civil engineers: More infrastructure spending is needed

    Civil engineers from the Lehigh Valley reported Wednesday that state Act 89 served as a good start last year, providing greater transportation funding to help repair Pennsylvania's rough roads and weakened bridges. But that's all it was, a good start,...
  • Recall Alert: 2009-10 Dodge Journey, 2008-2010 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 438,000 model-year 2009-10 Dodge Journey crossovers manufactured between June 29, 2007, and June 17, 2010, as well as model-year 2008-10 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans manufactured between Jan....