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  • Ask Tom: What does the 'percent chance of rain' mean?

    Dear Tom, When the forecast says a 30 percent chance of rain, does than mean it will rain on 30 percent of the Chicago area or does it mean there is a 30 percent chance it will rain at all? — Safet Sarich Dear Safet, We receive this question...
  • Coping with climate change

    Coping with climate change
    A recent letter to the editor points out that a solution to climate change is available that could be supported by Republicans ("Carbon fee is bipartisan solution to climate change," Jan 22). It's revenue-neutral (no new taxes), uses conservative, free-...
  • Obama as environmentalist

    I'm glad reporter John Fritze pointed out President Barack Obama's interest in shaping the political agenda during his State of the Union Address ("Obama sounds populist themes in State of the Union," Jan. 20). Regardless of whether we're talking...
  • Lehigh Valley gets about 8 inches in season's biggest snowfall

    Lehigh Valley gets about 8 inches in season's biggest snowfall
    The winter's most significant snowfall to date left 8 inches in parts of the Lehigh Valley on Friday night into Saturday morning, leaving motorists to contend with slushy roads and municipalities to declare snow emergencies. But the messy...
  • Hollande, leaders call for investments in the green economy, pact addressing poverty

    Climate change and poverty took center stage Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where leaders began campaigning in earnest for twin global accords aimed at cooling the planet and easing the suffering of multitudes. French President Francois...
  • Harford, Baltimore, Anne Arundel counties cancel after-school activities as storm approaches

    Harford, Baltimore, Anne Arundel counties cancel after-school activities as storm approaches
    Some local school systems have announced cancellations of weekend activities in anticipation of a storm that's expected to hit the region Friday late afternoon. All Friday after school and weekend activities are cancelled for Harford County Public...
  • Wintry mess forecast to arrive Friday night; more snow Sunday

    Wintry mess forecast to arrive Friday night; more snow Sunday
    A sloppy mess of snow, ice and rain is forecast to arrive Friday night and bring heavy precipitation, at times, through Saturday morning. Then, another burst of snow is forecast Sunday night into Monday morning. A low-pressure system is expected to move...
  • Late stretch helps City boys beat Thomas Stone, 64-54

    So far, the season for the City boys basketball team – featuring a vastly different roster from last year's Class 3A state title team — has had its expected up and downs. It's been a season in which every game — every quarter, for that...
  • Baltimore's likely not done with winter weather this weekend

    Baltimore's likely not done with winter weather this weekend
    Baltimore City saw little more than slush on Saturday morning as snow that fell through the night was doused with rain. The National Weather Service said that more snow and rain is possible for the area on Saturday until about 3 p.m. Saturday...
  • Get a grip: Former NFL quarterback explains deflated footballs in AP video

    The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots used underinflated footballs during their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts. But what advantages does a deflated football hold for a team? Former NFL quarterback Hugh...
  • Commissioner needs to deal swiftly with Patriots footballs issue

    Commissioner needs to deal swiftly with Patriots footballs issue
    Roger Goodell has the PR equivalent of 3.1 seconds before the pocket of negativity collapses on him and the rich NFL empire over which he presides. The embattled commissioner must act swiftly and appropriately, though speed has never been his or the...