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The U.S. Senate on Monday approved a $50.5 billion disaster aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, three months after the storm destroyed or damaged hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in coastal New York, New Jersey and Read more...
East Coast residents are used to these winter Nor'easters -- under normal circumstances. Some trees down, some temporary power outages are par for the course. But now? The timing couldn't be worse. For one thing, the ground is already saturated, Read more...
Tracking Hurricane Sandy, with the latest updates... Read more...
February 15, 1942 - "A Two Ocean War With A One Ocean Navy".
February 15,1942 - Rumors British forces in Singapore ask for armistice. Japanese prepare to launch offensive against Palembang, largest oil production site in Far East. German Warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau cruise English Channel fueling fears of pending invasion of Britain. Russians push West, taking 4 towns and pushing Germans back to old Polish border. Congress calls for stepped up war production. Senate begins inquiry on why synthetic rubber production wasn't stepped up before Pearl Harbor in light of losing rubber supply from Far East. Labor troubles with strikes at largest aluminum production facility in Detroit. Read more...
January 13, 1982 - Do You Know Where Your Snowstorm Is?
News of the day, this day in history for January 13, 1982. South and East battered by snowstorms. Florida citrus crop badly damaged from freezing temperatures. UAW contract talks continue. France and Germany hold summit talks over Solidarity movement in Poland. California farmers boycott Japanese goods in retaliation for Japanese embargo on California produce in wake of Medfly problem. Mark Thatcher missing while on road rally - Margaret says hes a big boy and can figure out how to get home. And the White House can't figure out who Norman Mineta is. Read more...

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January 10, 1978 - In A Word: Frozen.
News of the day, this day in history for January 10, 1978. Massive Cold front grips half the United States from Midwest to Eastern Seaboard. Shah of Iran flies to Saudi Arabia to lobby for Egyptian Middle East Peace initiative. Rhodesia violence. Soviet Soyuz 27 is launched to meet up with Soyuz 26. Supreme Court convenes and hears an avalanche of cases. Justice William Brennan has Cancer. Read more...
So the New York Times posted an interesting article the other day about how some guys who work or have in the past worked with private-sector unions are actually supportive of Scott Walker's public-sector union busting. Take a look: Rich Hahan Read more...
Nights At The Roundtable - The Mary Onettes - 2009
(The Mary Onettes - the volcano put a damper on their U.S. tour) [media id=12610] The Mary Onettes are a Swedish Indie/Alternative band who had to Read more...
(Jamie McCarthy/WireImage.com) It's not just the hair that makes him look foolish, but the words he utters from his mouth. Here's his latest buffoo Read more...
[media id=11829] We know that folks on the East Coast -- especially in New York and D.C. -- tend to think the world revolves around them, but this is Read more...