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  • Ask Tom: How often has Chicago had snow on Super Bowl Sunday?

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  • 1/31/15: Medicaid, gas prices and global warming

    1/31/15: Medicaid, gas prices and global warming
    Democrats act like spoiled, entitled children, forcing Republicans to act like their parents, the original "party of no." Our incompetent Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott should be ashamed of not accepting $51 billion in federal funds and...

    Overpopulation is killing the world's biodiversity

    To the editor: Your editorial highlights a critical issue that's frequently left out of the conversation: We can't effectively tackle climate change without looking at our runaway population growth and overconsumption. And it's not just the climate that's...

    Quiet snow season to rev up as city braces for major snowfall

     Quiet snow season to rev up as city braces for major snowfall
    Chicago's snowfall for the 2014-15 season has been subpar to date, with the city's 15.5-inch total through Friday nearly 5 inches below normal. The biggest snowfall was just 4 inches Jan. 4-5. That is likely to change big-time as the city braces for a...

    Ask Tom: How do weather advisories, warnings and watches differ?

    Dear Tom, Why are some weather alerts called advisories, while others are warnings or watches? — Bill Hanson Dear Bill, The differences between the terms have to do with the severity and timing of the weather event. An advisory is issued for...