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2009-06-23 14:30:54

A U.S. analysis shows combined average global land and ocean surface temperatures during May made it the fourth warmest since record keeping began in 1880. The analysis -- conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C.

2008-10-29 21:00:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Emergency Management Director Robert P. French today directed an enhanced activation of the state emergency operations center in Harrisburg.

2008-09-08 18:00:20

By E.B. FURGURSON III and JOSHUA STEWART Staff writers If you have not stocked up on basic needs for potential emergencies: water, batteries, and other items, you had better move now.

2008-09-02 09:00:20

By Aaron Falk Deseret News On Labor Day, the mountain tops wore white. A storm system that moved into the state on Sunday lingered through Monday, dumping more than an inch of rain along the Wasatch Front and dusting the mountain tops with snow.

2008-08-26 00:00:38

Most Lush Garden Store Winner: Stringer's For those with a green thumb, there's no greater pleasure than walking among row upon row of plants and blooms; and for the brown thumb, there's no greater comfort than knowing Stringer's Garden Center is nearby.

2008-08-18 00:00:39

Some streets in Oakland will be closed Tuesday through Friday to accommodate the return of students to the University of Pittsburgh. Bigelow Boulevard will be closed between Forbes and Fifth avenues from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

2008-08-07 12:01:26

By Mary Jo Balasco Allison Creek Bluegrass resumes at 6:30 tonight with the Newfire Bluegrass Band of Simpsonville at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church, 5780 Allison Creek Road, York. Donations are accepted. For details, visit www.allisoncreekbluegrass.com.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Aug. 4--After a parched summer last year that left docks stranded and boat propellers scraping sandy shallows, the Great Lakes are blissfully -- and surprisingly -- full again this year. Heavy snow and rains since last winter have made the lakes rise.

2008-07-12 12:00:28

By John F. Bonfatti, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 12--Wind turbines continue to rise from New York State landscapes, and more are in the pipeline. But don't be surprised to see them rising out of Lake Erie.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.