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Finals Watch: Dreary tip-off

ATLANTA (AP) — Chilly, Soggy start The Final Four coaches are making their first appearances in Atlanta on Thursday. Atlanta’s spring weather? That’s still at least a day or two away. The city is all dressed up for…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, April 04, 2013. Thunderstorms and heavy rain persisted in the South on Thursday, while rain moved into the West Coast. A strong low pressure system spinning over the Gulf of Mexico advanced…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, April 02, 2013. Cooler and drier weather is expected in the East on Tuesday, while energy ejecting out of the Rockies moves into the Plains with unsettled weather conditions. In the East, an…
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Report predicts ever-bigger Lake Erie algae blooms

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It was the largest algae bloom in Lake Erie’s recorded history — a scummy, toxic blob that oozed across nearly one-fifth of the lake’s surface during the summer and fall of 2011. It…
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NYC’s Coney Island hopes for rebound after Sandy

NEW YORK (AP) — At the beginning of each tourist season, the entrepreneurs who pitch the thrill rides, hot dogs, sideshows and souvenirs at gritty Coney Island gather along its famous boardwalk to pray for two things: good…
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Alaska Troopers helicopter crashes during rescue

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska State Trooper helicopter carrying two troopers and a rescued snowmobiler crashed Saturday night in the south-central part of the state, and no survivors have been found, an agency spokeswoman said. Trooper spokeswoman…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, March 31, 2013. Rain and snow showers continue for the Great Lakes, while showers and thunderstorms move into the Eastern Valleys on Sunday. As a low pressure system continues moving northeastward and over…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, March 30, 2013. Severe weather moved through the center of the nation on Saturday, while a combination of rain and snow developed over the Great Lakes. An elongated low pressure system moved…