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  • Where did winter go?

    April 22, 2014

    A cold front is expected to pass through today, but maybe "cold" is too strong of a word. Don't expect to cool down much with this front, but we will dry out a bit. This is good news for drivers because the humidity brought us a lot of fog this... more »

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  • Pat Shingleton: "Vegetable gardening"

    April 21, 2014

    Years ago, vegetable gardening wasn't a hobby it was an assignment. As noted in a previous column, fruits and vegetables planted and harvested were consumed during the cold months. Today, the task is a hobby enjoyed by my brother Kevin. He cranks-up his "roto-tiller" to prepare the garden and if... more »
  • STUDY: Shifting landscapes trigger tornado touchdowns

    April 17, 2014

    Researchers from Purdue University say it is time to examine land areas that transition from rough to smooth, wet to dry and sloped to flat. They believe regions of changing landscape could be the focal point for tornado touchdowns. After examining National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center tornado data... more »

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