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  • Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur

    Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur
    HAMPTON — As the first hurricane of the season swept up the coast Thursday, many residents on the Peninsula went about their normal summer activities. While Hurricane Arthur is one of the earliest hurricanes to emerge in recent years, residents...
  • Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones

    Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones
    The two women climb out of the car in front of Planned Parenthood on Commonwealth Avenue and Eleanor McCullen reaches them in two quick steps. She tries to hand them a white rose and a pamphlet about alternatives to abortion, and beseeches them to let her...
  • 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.,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Angry boyfriend grabbed, swerved steering wheel as girlfriend drove in Emmaus, police say

    An Emmaus man grabbed the steering wheel of the car his girlfriend was driving and swerved into oncoming traffic Tuesday, later threatening to kill her and her family, according to court records. Kenneth E. Moser III, 31, of the 100 block of West...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...