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  • Parts of W.Va. hit with more than foot of snow

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A winter storm has left more than a foot of snow in parts of West Virginia on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Eastern West Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle are the hardest hit areas. The National Weather Service says 14 inches of snow was...

  • Slushy snow expected during holiday travel in RI

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Slushy snow is expected to fall through peak holiday travel times in Rhode Island. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through 7 a.m. Thursday in Providence and western Kent counties. It says the worst of the storm is expected to...

  • Lincoln museum in Springfield opens new exhibit

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln library in Springfield lets visitors see the Gettysburg Address, Emancipation Proclamation and Thirteenth Amendment in one room. The exhibit "Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865" opened last weekend and runs through February...

  • Winter storm warning out for southern Minnesota

    Updated: 1 min ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A winter storm warning is now out for parts of south-central Minnesota as fresh snow creates difficult driving conditions on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The National Weather Service says the heaviest snow is expected south of the Twin Cities metro...

  • Pikes Peak region forecast? Thanksgiving weather to savor

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Start cooking up your Thanksgiving excuses to stay inside and nap in the easy chair post-turkey dinner, because "it's cold outside" won't fly this year. This Thanksgiving, high temperatures in Colorado Springs up through Denver are expected to be in the 60s, much higher than the...

  • 1.3 million bound for Georgia roads, airport

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — More than 1.3 million Georgians are expected to travel on state highways and use the world's busiest airport through Sunday for Thanksgiving, and officials say they're prepared for the rush with extra staff to monitor roads and help people move through security lines....

  • PennDOT warns against travel on I-81 during storm

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is urging holiday drivers to avoid Interstate 81 as a storm that's bringing up to a foot of heavy, wet snow descends on the region. PennDOT press secretary Rich Kirkpatrick said Wednesday that anyone considering...

  • 5 free things to do in Spokane, Washington

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane is Washington's second-largest city, with its 210,000 residents living about 270 miles (435 kilometers) east of bigger, richer and better-known Seattle. The Lilac City is the largest community between Seattle and Minneapolis across the northern tier of...

  • Holiday week means travel, food and a hefty Gazette

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    It's the season for turkeys, house fires, crowded airports and traffic. Thanksgiving is almost here, so transportation and safety officials are asking for a little extra care and caution from holiday revelers - whether they're cooking or driving. Careful cooking Local officials...

  • Chicago airports expect more holiday travelers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period. The Chicago Department of Aviation says traffic is forecast to increase the most at Midway International Airport. Airlines there expect to see 3...

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