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ComEd liability in storm cases upheld
About 35,000 ComEd customers who saw damage and spoiled groceries from massive storms in 2011 will be allowed to seek compensation, through a ruling Thursday by the Illinois Appellate Court.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
August Nature Almanac: Summer hummers fight fiercely
Broad-tailed hummingbirds, our most common hummer, come readily to feeders, including those put up at overnight campsites.
This is Australia's toughest city
BALLARAT, we salute you, you tough pack of fearless buggers. It's snowing outside but do you cower like wimps? You do not.
Help Needed From Congressman To Abate Public Nuisance Of Sky Striping
Dear Rep. Fleischmann, This morning the U.S. government intervened in one more area of public life in which it has neither competence nor authority.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
10 Biting Lessons We Learned from 'Sharknado 2: The Second One'
Suddenly the Asylum, the production house known for direct-to-video knockoffs like Transmorphers and Syfy schlock like Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus , had a hit on its hands.
This Is the Deadliest of the 4 Seasons
A worker shovels snow from the walkways at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC March 17, 2014 the morning after yet another snow storm.
JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming Program to Help Enhance Service Reliability
Under the guidance of JCP&L's foresters, tree contractors have trimmed about 2,000 miles of electric lines in northern and central "Proper tree trimming is one of the most important things we can do to reduce the number of power outages our customers experience, especially when severe weather hits the area," said , JCP&L vice president of ... (more)
Great News! Us economy grows by 4% beating expectations. Er,...
Er, except for this: "From January to March, the US economy shrank a revised 2.1% on an annualised basis as a result of harsh winter weather.
Weather Kills 2,000 Americans A Year, Mainly From The Cold
The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Blue Ridge Electric hosts open...
Members of the Watauga County community gathered in the newly renovated district office of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation for an open house and tour of the facilities on Tuesday.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Editorial: Blown away in Revere
Revere is about as far east of Tornado Alley as one can get and still have a foot in the continental United States.
BR teachera s vacation spent working in Montana mountainside
When Meagan Rogers asks her students this fall what they did on their summer vacation, the Parkview Baptist teacher might have the best answer of all.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Top 5 things to do in Muskegon area this week: Coast Guard Festival and more
The Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival is in the midst of its 90th year, running until Sunday, Aug. 3 with a carnival, a craft fair, parades, musical entertainment and various tributes to current and former Coast Guard personnel distributed throughout the 10-day festival.
The Jersey Journal
Long after devastating storms roar through, N.J. utilities still calculating the damage
New Jersey Natural Gas' planned $102.5 million infrastructure upgrade, which state regulators approval last week, will include a new high-pressure feed to Mantoloking, where equipment was badly damaged from Hurricane Sandy, in photo above.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Airman who died in 1952 Alaska crash brought home for burial
August 2012: Mike Smith holds a photograph of his brother, Army Col. Gene Smith, outside his Wilmington home after the rediscovery of the wreckage.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014
In this March 12, 2014 file photo, Anthony Avery pushes grocery carts during a snow storm in Roseville, Mich.
Maple Lake Messenger
J&J Marine: Ready to rock your boat this summer
Members of J&J's crew gather aboard a 2014 Palm Beach Pontoon, one of many onsite in the dealership's expansive showroom.
Globe and Mail
WestJet plane with engine problem lands safely at Pearson
Snow storm is causing delays and cancellations at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday February 5, 2014.
Okemo to get an orange tinted six-pack bubble chair; Mount Sunapee to get Okemo's express quad
Counting license plates in parking lots adds up to proof that southern Vermont is a popular destination for New Jersey skiers It's a relatively quick and painless ride from the Garden State, and to keep us coming back resorts have installed high-speed six-passenger chairlifts to insure our rides up the mountains are also quick and painless.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Unforgiving, sophisticated and vast: Three deaths in The Long Dark
Over the years I've spent, by conservative estimates, around 400 hours in the post apocalyptic world of DayZ .