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Best National Parks To Visit In Winter

Read on for five of the country’s best national parks to visit in winter, one of which may require both generous amounts of sunscreen and rain gear.

11/26/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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Fried Sea Scallops Recipe From The “School Of Fish” Cookbook

Winter is coming and along with it scallop season. Try Ben Pollinger’s recipe for fried sea scallops.

10/02/2014

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Harsh Winter Does Little To Ease Lyme Disease Woes

Health officials in the northern U.S. say the long, cold winter did nothing to reduce the thriving tick population, and they are primed for an increase in the number of Lyme disease cases again this year.

05/11/2014

Motor Transport Association of Connecticut wants state to make sure chemicals used in deicing are not caustic to vehicles. (Getty Images)

Lawmakers Want A Study Of Chemicals Used To Treat Roads

Driver’s advocacy group says chemicals in road deicers cause vehicle corrosion.

02/28/2014

A snowy owl sits on the awning of an office building in downtown Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22, 2014 as the U.S. capital reopened for business on Wednesday amid below average temperatures. (credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Southern Invasion Of Arctic-Dwelling Snowy Owls Spreads To 25 States

Reports from tens of thousands of bird-counting volunteers show a southern invasion of Arctic-dwelling snowy owls has spread to 25 states, and frigid cold is causing unusual movements of waterfowl.

02/18/2014

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Law Ordering Snow Off Vehicles A Money-Maker

A new law requiring motorists to remove snow and ice from their vehicles has become a new source of revenue for Connecticut.

02/17/2014

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Stay At An Igloo Village In Finland

An igloo village in Finlad is open to visitors. If you’re looking to vacation in the snow, head to this arctic resort Kakslauttanen.

02/14/2014

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Snow Blankets State

A lingering winter storm has prompted a second-straight day of school closings, flight cancellations and reduced Metro-North rail service in Connecticut.

02/14/2014

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Ice Castle Growing In New Hampshire

By HOLLY RAMER,  Associated Press LINCOLN, N.H. (AP) _ Farming is tough during a New Hampshire winter– unless you’re growing icicles. At the base of Loon Mountain in Lincoln, an ice castle not unlike the […]

01/13/2014

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