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  • Satellite image shows massive rain system

    Satellite image shows massive rain system
    Satellite images of the storm that caused historic flooding in Baltimore and other parts of the Northeast show a system massive enough to rival some tropical storms that have hit the region. The image above was taken Tuesday from several orbits of the...
  • Brief cooldown before 80s return Friday

     A backdoor cold front slipped through Chicago on Wednesday afternoon, shifting winds into the northeast and dropping 80-degree temperatures into the 70s. With cool Canadian high pressure in place Thursday, highs will hold in the 70s for only the second...
  • New York suburbs hit by flash floods after record rainfall

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than two months worth of rain fell in two hours in New York's Long Island suburbs on Wednesday, causing flash flooding and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hour. A total of 13....
  • Flood Warnings Exipred As Rain Tapers Off

     Flood Warnings Exipred As Rain Tapers Off
    Heavy rains that caused serious and widespread flooding on Long Island overnight moved across Connecticut Wednesday, but carried less of a punch. At Islip Airport on Long Island, the National Weather Service said 12.21 inches of rain fell between...
  • Review: 'The Giver' ★★

    Review: 'The Giver' ★&#9733
    At this point in the dystopian movie cycle, I'm ready for a story about a teenager with zero interest in questioning the system, let alone starting a revolution. A spineless conformist — that's what the genre needs. Meantime there's "The Giver,"...
  • Photographer aims to document every Native American tribe in U.S.

    Photographer aims to document every Native American tribe in U.S.
    The Seattle photographer Matika Wilbur has a little exercise she encourages new acquaintances to perform. Do a Google image search for the term "Native American" and see what comes up. The first result on a recent attempt is a grainy, sepia-toned...
  • New Hallandale principal chosen from among 40 applicants

    There's a new face at the helm of Gulfstream Middle School in Hallandale Beach. Appointed in late July, Robert Pappas joins the Dolphins after a five-year stint as assistant principal at Sunrise Middle School. "It's a nice feeling to know that I...
  • Baseball: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/2)

    While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300. Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
  • Philly-based Wilbur evolves into catchy folk band

    From Long Island to Philadelphia — three 20-something childhood friends reunited and formed a band in the City of Brotherly Love. Matt Bevilacqua, Kieran Kriss and Simon Tangney played together in Long Island. They all moved to Philadelphia about...
  • Local Native American seeks support for project

    Local Native American seeks support for project
    Glastonbury native Spirit Eagle is a member of the Tsa-La-Gi' (Cherokee) Choctaw Intertribal Nation, which was recognized as an indigineous government by the United States in 2005, via then-Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, under an article of the...
  • August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales

    August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales
    Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus." The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...