| Dec 24, 2009
In one of my last memories before the truck hit me, I was sitting in the driver's seat of my mother's Honda Civic. It was stuck in an 8-foot snowdrift that blocked the northbound lane of Route 13 in rural northeast Iowa. The wind was screaming across...
| Aug 28, 2010
Average temperatures High 90 Low 72
Rainfall 5.76 inches
Autumn arrives September 22.
1. Moon phases.
Last quarter September 1
New moon September 8
First quarter September 15
Full moon September 23
Last quarter September 30
| Aug 25, 2010
We often butt heads with our parents during our teenage years; it isn't until we've spent four years (or five or six) away at college that we realize how good we had it living at home.
If there was a problem with your car, for instance, you could just...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 4:01 PM
Not that I would wish anyone harm, but it wouldn't have been such a bad thing for Florida if Hurricane Earl had maintained its wind speed and then hung a left at latitude 40 degrees north.
That would have taken it through the Big Apple and into New...
| Sep 25, 2010
•Average temperatures: High 85, Low 65
•Rainfall: 2.73 inches
1. Moon phases
•New moon October 7
•First quarter October 14
•Full moon October 22
•Last quarter October 30
2. Moon sign planting...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 8:30 PM
COCOA — The biggest gathering of Florida manatees ever observed survived a deadly cold snap last winter by huddling in warm water discharged from a power plant on the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County.
The 1960s-era Florida Power & Light Co....
| May 28, 2010
| 8:38 AM
So much for the old warning flag on a stick.
Confronting an almost unwinnable battle against E. coli and other bacteria on public beaches, Chicago and some of its suburbs have taken the fight into the digital age.
From computer models that can predict...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 5:13 PM
What a difference a week makes.
Last week, record temperatures were set for 2010. Now things have returned to normal after a gloomy start to the summer and weeklong heat wave.
From July 14 to July 17 temperatures were in the mid- to upper 90s across...
| Feb 6, 2010
| 6:55 PM
Roof collapses in Southern Maryland
Updated 9:53 p.m.:
A roof at the St. John School in Hollywood Md., collapsed Saturday destroying six classrooms, the library, the computer lab and offices, said a spokeswoman with The Archdiocese of Washington.
| Feb 7, 2010
The powerful nor'easter that buried Central Maryland in more than 2 feet of snow Friday and Saturday will be ranked among the biggest in the region's weather annals. But meteorologists at the National Weather Service were unable to say Saturday...
| Feb 7, 2010
| 1:37 PM
Transit services coming back slowly
Updated at 4:35 p.m. Mass transit service in Maryland was making a slow recovery from the weekend's snowstorm. with light rail offering service to a limited number of stations this afternoon and...