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  • Va. wildfire season ends; nearly 3,500 acres burned

    State forestry officials say nearly 3,500 acres of forestland burned during the spring wildfire season that just ended. The Virginia Department of Forestry says its crews responded to 338 wildfires from Feb. 15 through April 30, the period in which the...
  • US construction spending drops 0.6 percent in March

    U.S. construction fell in March as an increase in nonresidential construction was offset by declines in home building and government projects. Construction spending dropped 0.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted $966.6 billion in March after a flat reading...
  • Stocks open higher, bouncing back from a drop the day before

    U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading as the market bounces back from a steep decline the day before. Athenahealth, which makes billing and medical software, rose early Friday after reporting that its income nearly doubled. LinkedIn plunged...
  • Bodies of 2 sailors missing from race found on Alabama coast

    Search teams recovered the bodies of two boaters missing since a disastrous sailboat race Thursday as an investigation began into circumstances surrounding the competition, including whether it should have been canceled because of the threat of bad...
  • On the Level: Should we tank the traditional water heater for a tankless model?

    On the Level: Should we tank the traditional water heater for a tankless model?
    My current water heater is about 12 years old, so it is getting near the end of its life cycle. I have seen and researched tankless water heaters. They appear to be very efficient and would save space but still I'm not certain. What are the pros and...
  • Bodacious Bazaar returns to Hampton, adds wine festival

    Bodacious Bazaar returns to Hampton, adds wine festival
    When Sandra Gardner decided to launch her own craft show four years ago, she promised that it would be big. She promised that it would grow. Her shopping extravaganza, she said, would rival the biggest shows around. This weekend’s Bodacious Bazaar...
  • Study: Global warming to push 1 in 13 species to extinction

    Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects. It won't quite be as bad in North America, where only 1 in 20 species will be killed off because of climate change or Europe where the...
  • Baseballs are flying out at Dodger Stadium

    Baseballs are flying out at Dodger Stadium
    Dodger Stadium has suddenly turned into Colorado's Coors Field, or so it seems. What has long been considered a pitcher-friendly ballpark, one credited for enhancing the earned-run averages of everyone from Sandy Koufax to Orel Hershiser, is already the...
  • Chicago to see temperature rebound Friday, with warm days starting May

    April ended up on a cool note Thursday with an official high temperature of only 51 — some 14 degrees below the normal high of 65 for that date. April wound up 0.5 degrees above normal, due to a very mild first 20 days. It was the first month this...
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to restore about $26 million in grant cuts

     Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to restore about $26 million in grant cuts
    Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to restore approximately $26 million in grant cuts for services ranging from autism treatment to burial services for the poor after a new revenue forecast estimates the state is expected to bring in more money this year than...
  • Ask Tom: Were cities with nation's recent high, low temps the closest ever?

    Dear Tom, Recently the nation's highest temperature for the day (Death Valley) and lowest temperature (Bryce Canyon) were only 289 miles apart. Is this the closest distance recorded? — John Brundige, Sugar Grove Dear John, It is not. In lists of...