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Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year

Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year

Wednesday's low in Madison was 8 below at 7:48 a.m., 21 degrees below the normal low and 18 degrees above the record low of 26 below for December 27, set in 1886. Mornings will be in the low 20s early next week and some spots may briefly dip into the teens. Prepare for damaging cold to arrive Sunday and linger through Tuesday.


Mayor's Office: At Least 6 Dead In Belmont, Bronx Fire

Mayor's Office: At Least 6 Dead In Belmont, Bronx Fire

The fire broke out on the third floor of a five-story building just west of Bronx Park and the Bronx Zoo, according to a tweet from the Office of Emergency Management. About 170 firefighters worked in bone-chilling cold, just 15 degrees, to rescue people from the building. There were smoke or flames visible, but windows on the third floor seemed to be smashed or blackened.


OSU tops Virginia Tech in bowl game, 30-21

OSU tops Virginia Tech in bowl game, 30-21

Knowing they wanted no part of an offensive shootout with high-powered Oklahoma State, the Hokies held the ball for almost 38 minutes, running the ball and limiting the scoring chances for senior quarterback Mason Rudolph and the Cowboys' offense in the first half.


Dead In Fire At Mumbai's Kamala Mills Complex, Many Injured

Dead In Fire At Mumbai's Kamala Mills Complex, Many Injured

More than eight fire tenders, five water tankers, emergency ambulance and police rushed to the spot for rescue operation. NDTVreported that "those injured have been rushed to King Edward Memorial Hospital and some are believed to be in critical condition".


President Trump claims East Coast freeze disproves global warming

President Trump claims East Coast freeze disproves global warming

Dangerously cold temperatures are expected to last into the New Year across much of the Midwest and Northeast. This year he announced his intention to pull out of the Paris climate agreement aimed at curbing greenhouse gases. Under the deal, the USA had promised to cut greenhouse gas emissions 26 to 28 percent by 2025 compared to 2005 levels, and had committed $3 billion ― not "trillions of dollars" ― in aid to the Green Climate Fund, which helps poorer countries adapt to climate change.


October shooting may have fueled changes at Disney resorts

October shooting may have fueled changes at Disney resorts

The policy went into effect last week at resorts and employees now have to check rooms daily, according to the Walt Disney World News Today's website. "Disney confirms now instead of having a 'Do Not Disturb" sign, guests will have "Room Occupied" placards instead. The policy may soon include other Walt Disney World hotels, notes WDWT.