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Digging Out Nemo, Dorner Investigation

Sunday, February 10, 2013

The Big Dig: Workers spent Saturday restoring power and clearing roads in the wake of the blizzard “Nemo” no one had trouble finding.  At least 400,000 customers are still without power. Five deaths are blamed on the storm. In Boston …

Northeast Blizzard, Jesse Jr. to Plead

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Skyfall: A  “Nor’easter” blizzard dumped up to three feet of snow in parts  of Connecticut and more than two feet in other New England states. Milford, Ct., 38 inches, Worcester, Ma., 28 and Gorham, Me., 28.  At least 660,000 customers …

Eastern Blizzard, Manhunt Grows

Friday, February 8, 2013

 Deep Trouble: Much of Eastern Pennsylvania, New York and New England are under blizzard watch today as two major storms collide in the Northeast. As many as 3,000 flights have been cancelled. Some news outlets are hyping a storm of …

SoCal Manhunt, Gay Scouts

Thursday, February 7, 2013

National: Police in Southern California are on alert for a former Los Angeles cop wanted in the murder of one police officer today and the weekend killing of a young engaged couple. Christopher Dorner, 33, was fired from the LAPD …

Saturday Delivery to End, Husband and Wife

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

National: The struggling US Postal Service is ending Saturday delivery to save about $2 billion a year. Parcel delivery will continue six days. The Federal government is suing Standard & Poor’s, the nation’s largest credit rating agency, charging fraud in …

Kidnapper Killed, Vonn Crashes

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

National: That strange hostage-taking in Midland City, Ala. ended with the death of the kidnapper Jimmy Lee Dykes, a 65-year-old Vietnam veteran. The boy he was holding in an underground bunker survived. The FBI says they entered the bunker on …

Bowl Blackout, Richard III Identified

Monday, February 4, 2013

XLVII: The Super Bowl went from blowout to blackout when a power outage in the third quarter delayed the game 34 minutes. With a record television audience, The Baltimore Ravens lost control of a 22-point lead but held on to …

Super Sunday, “American Sniper” Shot

Sunday, February 3, 2013

 XLVII: The San Francisco 49ers meet the Baltimore Ravens today in the Super Bowl in New Orleans. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 EST on CBS. The NY Times statistical prognosticator Nate Silver says the numbers lean toward the 49ers to …

Dow Hits Record, Harvard Cheating

Saturday, February 2, 2013

National: The Dow Jones closed above 14,000 for the first time in five years on encouraging news about jobs and corporate earnings. A suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest killing a Turkish guard at the American Embassy in Ankara yesterday, …

Mayor Koch Dies, Cardinal Relieved

Friday, February 1, 2013

Passing: The colorful and outspoken former Mayor of New York Edward Koch has died at age 88. Koch served three terms from 1978-1989.  Confirmation: In confirmation hearings to be Secretary of Defense, Former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel said that, “Our …