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  • Sighting: Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Dave Bolland at Hub 51

     
    Jonathan Toews battles the Colorado Avalanche's John-Michael Liles for position at the United Center on January 12, 2011. (Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune) The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Dave Bolland and Jack Skille ordered sushi and...
  • Recall Alert: 26,751 GM Trucks, SUVS

     
    General Motors has expanded an earlier recall from last month over a potential problem with the rear axle/suspension, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Affected models include the 2011 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV and...
  • Brazil mudslide survivors dig for their loved ones; 700 reported killed

     
    The death toll keeps rising as the mud is cleared in Brazil. More than 700 people have been reported killed in flash floods and mudslides last week in the state of Rio de Janeiro. More than 14,000 are homeless in one of the worst natural disasters in...
  • Obama declares disaster over December flooding, freeing funds for California

     
    President Obama on Wednesday declared a "major disaster" exists in the wake of severe flooding that hit California in December, clearing the way for federal emergency funds to be made available to local agencies. In December, the state declared an......
  • NHL All-Star skills contest participants chosen

     
    Here's the lineup for the six events in the NHL's Super Skills contest Saturday at the RBC Center. Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater -- Order determined on the ice Team Staal Team Lidstrom *Michael Grabner – New York Islanders Duncan Keith......
  • Ronald Reagan and 'A Time for Choosing'

     
    In speaking at the tribute honoring the Ronald Reagan centennial on Friday night, former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin invoked his now-famous speech “A Time for Choosing.” Times reporter Maeve Reston noted that Reagan gave the...
  • Strikeforce heavyweight Antonio Silva using Fedor fight Saturday to help mudslide victims

     
    Antonio Silva (15-2) will use the biggest fight of his career to bring attention to the victims of a series of floods and mudslides that wiped out the town of Nova Friburgo and killed hundreds last month in Brazil. The......
  • San Clemente homeowners file lawsuit over mudslides

     
    San Clemente homeowners filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that the owners of a nearby golf course failed to maintain hillside slopes where heavy rains caused disastrous mudflows in December. The 11 homeowners, who residences were damaged during the...
  • Kings hold on to beat Avalanche, 4-3

     
    Forced to reconfigure their lineup Saturday after left wing Marco Sturm was unexpectedly claimed on waivers by Washington, the Kings took the change in stride by moving Brad Richardson to Sturm’s previous spot on the top line. Richardson helped set....
  • Notes and quotes from the Kings' 4-3 victory over Colorado

     
    Notes, quotes and statistics from the Kings' 4-3 victory over Colorado on Saturday. Thanks, as always, to Kings PR whiz Jeremy Zager, whose Grandma Schwartz has yet to come to a game this season. C'mon, grandma! Coach Terry Murray On......
  • All roads into Yosemite temporarily closed

     
    All roads leading into Yosemite National Park are temporarily closed due to snow, ice, mudslides, fallen trees and downed power lines. According to a park press release, the storm that moved through dumped more than 3-1/2 feet of snow during......
  • NHL: Ducks and Avalanche tied, 3-3, after two periods

     
    It was left to Teemu Selanne to get the Ducks back on better footing. The veteran forward had two goals and assisted on another as the Ducks rallied from a two-goal deficit to finish the second period against the Colorado......