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Groundhog Day

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  • Small Wonders: Paying taxes on the American Dream

    Small Wonders: Paying taxes on the American Dream
    I'm pretty diligent when it comes to my taxes. And by diligent, I mean that in November, I make an appointment for February with my tax guy, which is unlike those co-workers in your office asking around in April if anyone knows a good accountant. That's...
  • Why you rely on Nate Silver's forecasting technique every day

    Why you rely on Nate Silver's forecasting technique every day
    Four years before the 2012 election, just after the bruising primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, I met Nate Silver and he explained how he had been reasonably certain that Obama would pass Clinton on Super Tuesday, and by how much....
  • Name That Storm!

    There’s something very wrong about nicknaming a hurricane “Frankenstorm,” then having it cancel Halloween. In a bittersweet message for New Haven children on Tuesday, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. declared the Wednesday the 31st would be a...
  • Blackhawks season is real-life 'Groundhog Day'

    Blackhawks season is real-life 'Groundhog Day'
    At 9 a.m. the"Do do do …" of "Chelsea Dagger" blares from the alarm-clock radio. "OK, Chicago, rise and shine, and don't forget your Uggs 'cause it's cooooold out there today," Waddle says. "It's coooold out there every day," Silvy says "But...
  • Biggest snow of the season not quite finished

    Biggest snow of the season not quite finished
    The storm that socked the Chicago area with the season's biggest snowfall has tapered off, but it's not completely finished with us. Snow will continue falling periodically today, dropping another inch or two in the city and up to three inches in the...
  • Quiet days ahead after biggest snowstorm in 2 years

    Quiet days ahead after biggest snowstorm in 2 years
    The Chicago area can look forward to some quiet, almost balmy days after being hit by the largest snowstorm in two years. Temperatures will climb into the 40s by this weekend with maybe some rain, according to National Weather Service meteorologist...
  • Midwest storm hits overnight, Chicago could see 6 inches of snow

    Midwest storm hits overnight, Chicago could see 6 inches of snow
    The winter storm that walloped the Great Plains today entered the Chicago area late Thursday and will linger through the morning commute on Friday, possibly dumping up to half a foot of snow here. As of 9 p.m. a winter weather advisory is in effect for...
  • Disturbance fizzling; rain still expected

    Disturbance fizzling; rain still expected
    A rare February disturbance that initially looked like it had a chance to develop into a subtropical depression is fizzling, the National Hurricane Center Center said Monday morning. Still, Monday's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, scattered...
  • Year of Extreme Weather: Snowmageddon

    Year of Extreme Weather: Snowmageddon
    A year ago, the season's first dusting of snow veered east over Cape Cod and the forecasters were reassuring. Take heart, snow lovers, they said. Your day will come. It did. Over and over again, with back-breaking, bone-chilling, roof-flattening...
  • Ask Tom why: What is the city's warmest Groundhog Day?

    Dear Tom, What is the warmest Groundhog Day in Chicago history? —Brandon Borbath, Gurnee Dear Brandon, With the help of Chicago climatologist Frank Wachowski, we combed the city's high temperatures for Groundhog Day and found the furry...
  • Scientists take bite of 'alien' space cloud that encompasses us

     
    Alien space cloud: Our solar system is adrift in an "alien" cloud, and NASA, at long last, has tapped into this interstellar wonder....
  • Groundhog Day 2012: Will N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg be bitten again?

     
    Groundhog Day 2012: Groundhog Day is upon us. Sure, we want to know the weather prediction, but what we really want to know is this: Will New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg get bitten again by Staten Island Chuck?...