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  • Fresh restart for South Elgin soccer in win over Larkin

    Outside of the outcome, neither Grace Franks nor Ella Struwing had any interest in using stormy weather as an incentive for more success. Soaked and shivering, the two catalysts for South Elgin's 8-0 thumping of Larkin were interested in getting warm...
  • Reader feedback May 21: LPGA Kingsmill, weather page

    LPGA coverage • I fully understand the importance of the Kingsmill LPGA golf tournament to the Hampton Roads area, and also to the state of Virginia. Being a sports fan but not too much into golf, I am delighted the tournament was a success, but I'...
  • Ask Tom: Was 1953 heat wave the most consecutive days of record heat?

    Dear Tom, My late wife and I were married Sept. 6, 1953. I remember that it was very hot in the days leading up to our wedding, with a long string of record-setting hot days. Have we ever had more consecutive days of record heat? — Richard F....
  • Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

    President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security. Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the United States and...
  • Sleet falls in some parts of Chicago area

    Sleet falls in some parts of Chicago area
    Rain falling through cool, dry air brought brief bouts of sleet to parts of the Chicago area Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Sleet was observed by weather forecasters at their Romeoville office. One of the forecasters ran...
  • PPL CEO tells shareholders utility is poised for growth

    PPL Corp. CEO William Spence reassured investors Wednesday that PPL will continue to grow, and perhaps more importantly to shareholders, provide healthy dividends after dumping its power generation and supply business. The company's spinoff of its power...
  • Shift to clean energy helps Florida's low-income citizens: New Voices

    Shift to clean energy helps Florida's low-income citizens: New Voices
    If business as usual continues, climate change will destroy the lives of millions of Floridians as sea levels rise and put coastal cities like Miami under water. And while some of our leaders prefer to stick their heads in the sand, a growing number of...
  • Atlas 5 blasts off with military payload X-37B and Bill Nye's LightSail

    Atlas 5 blasts off with military payload X-37B and Bill Nye's LightSail
    A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 launched from Cape Canaveral Wednesday at 11:05 a.m. The rocket carried the Boeing X-37B space plane with U.S. Air Force mission AFSPC-5. At 3 minutes and 50 seconds after launch Atlas 5 rocket nose opened and the X-...
  • Pope's No. 2 offers new insights into climate encyclical

    A new development model is needed to combat global warming, one that marries economic growth to combat poverty with a sustainable use of resources, Pope Francis' deputy said Wednesday. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, said both...
  • Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement

    Read President Obama's Remarks At The Coast Guard Academy Commencement
    THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you! Thank you very much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  Class of 2015 -- ahoy! AUDIENCE:  Ahoy!  THE PRESIDENT:  There are now fewer days to go until the Class of 2015 graduates than -- never mind.  There are now zero days...
  • Southland saying goodbye to lawns

    Southland saying goodbye to lawns
    When Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a 25% cut in urban water use, he declared war on the California lawn. Among the early casualties is the expanse of green that Tom Beck and his wife planted around their Arcadia home 26 years ago. “I have mixed...