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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.