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Latest Winter storms of 2007–08 Stories

2008-07-11 12:00:41

By Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune Jul. 11--A line of powerful thunderstorms swept through the Chicago area Thursday night, knocking out power to thousands of customers and causing delays of more than 90 minutes at the city's airports.

2006-02-12 15:05:01

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The biggest snowstorm of the season belted the northeastern United States on Sunday, sinking New York City in its second-deepest snow on record, shutting airports, snarling traffic and bringing joy to ski resorts.


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'.