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  • Snyder: Counties getting help after harsh weather 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:37 pm
  • LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday declared a state of emergency for Marquette County following widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by this winter's extreme cold.

  • Snyder declares disasters in 2 Michigan counties 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:44 pm
  • LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder has declared a state of disaster in two northern Michigan counties grappling with widespread flooding and wind damage.

  • NYC to change maligned Sandy rebuilding program 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:22 pm
  • NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a sweeping report Thursday that examined New York City's recovery progress from Superstorm Sandy and promised to reform a much-maligned program that was supposed to rebuild wrecked homes.

  • Hail wreaks Easter travel havoc in Mexico City 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:43 pm
  • MEXICO CITY - A freak spring hailstorm has caused havoc for thousands of people trying to leaving Mexico City for Easter weekend.

  • Western NC fruit growers assess possible damage 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:25 pm
  • ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - Farmers and agricultural officials in western North Carolina are working to assess possible damage to fruit crops from this week's freezing temperatures.

  • Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:49 pm
  • Minot Daily News, Minot, April 16, 2014

  • Union Pacific railroad's 1Q profit up 14 percent 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:40 pm
  • OMAHA, Nebraska - The harsh winter didn't keep Union Pacific railroad from delivering 14 percent higher quarterly profit as it hauled more agricultural, industrial and coal shipments.

  • Maine elver season starts slow due to cold weather 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:33 am
  • PORTLAND, Maine - Maine elver fishermen and dealers are reporting small catches and reduced prices in the first week and half of the state's season for immature eels.

  • AutoNation fights off winter; profit up 15 percent 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:32 am
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A late-March surge in car and truck buying helped dealership group AutoNation Inc. overcome subzero temperatures and waves of winter storms earlier in the year to post nearly a 15 percent increase in first-quarter net income.

  • Neglected homes becoming an issue in Minot 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:46 am
  • MINOT, North Dakota - Residents of Minot who have rebuilt their homes after the devastating Souris River flood in 2011 are growing impatient with owners of homes that have been left neglected or abandoned.

  • 19 inches of new snow for Isanti, Minn. 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:25 am
  • DULUTH, Minnesota - Deep snow in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin is proof of the weather adage that in April, just about anything can happen.

  • Heavy winter storms weigh on DuPont during 1Q 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:28 am
  • DOVER, Delaware - DuPont says that lost sales and increased operating costs from adverse weather conditions dragged on first-quarter earnings.

  • Grants help preserve home of Midwest City founders 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:31 am
  • MIDWEST CITY, Oklahoma - Rose State College officials say two grants have been awarded to help repair and preserve the home of the founders of Midwest City - Rubye and Bill Atkinson.

  • Heavy rain floods northern New England, 1 dead 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:44 am
  • PORTLAND, Maine - Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.

  • Flooding persists along rivers in western Michigan 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:50 pm
  • EVART, Michigan - Authorities warned residents of Osceola and Newaygo counties to be vigilant Wednesday as the Muskegon River reached what forecasters predicted would be its peak overflow, though floodwaters were easing in other sections of Michigan.

  • Wintry weather postpones Jays-Twins; twinbill set 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:06 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - The Toronto Blue Jays and the Minnesota Twins were given an unexpected day off because of the weather.

  • Emergency managers challenged to educate public 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:42 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - Two of the country's top disaster experts have challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards.

  • Cold slows floods, but some areas still underwater 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:37 pm
  • WATERBURY, Vermont - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says damage from recent flooding has been wide-ranging and warns that Lake Champlain is nearing flood stage.

  • Schumer: Don't forget LI's north shore Sandy woes 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:49 pm
  • PORT WASHINGTON, New York - Sen. Charles Schumer says some communities on the north shore of Long Island are still in need of funding to recover from the damage of Superstorm Sandy.

  • Cool, wet spring may ease western Plains drought 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:29 pm
  • PIERRE, South Dakota - A spring forecast of above-average rainfall in parts of the Plains region is raising hopes for a break in drought conditions plaguing much of the area.

  • Freeze leaves Florida Panhandle with dead trees 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:16 pm
  • PENSACOLA, Florida - From airports to hotels to schools and churches, non-native palm and fruit trees are a popular and costly part of landscaping throughout Florida's Panhandle. Nowadays those trees are mostly brown and withering because of the region's unusually cold winter.

  • Say it ain't snow: Wintry blast for upstate NY 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:08 am
  • ALBANY, New York - Break out the snow brushes and ice scrapers, winter isn't done just yet in New York state.

  • New Jersey gets another taste of winter 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:55 am
  • TRENTON, New Jersey - Forecasters are predicting another cold night across New Jersey after snow and ice coated spring flowers in parts of the state.

  • Flooding in northern NY closes some roads, bridges 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:19 am
  • CANTON, New York - A state of emergency has been declared in a northern New York county after rising floodwaters caused by melting snow and rain closed several roads and bridges.

  • Parts of recreational trail closed after storms 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:54 am
  • BIG RAPIDS, Michigan - The state says parts of Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park in western Michigan are closed due to unsafe conditions following storms and flooding.