The Groundhog Day traditions were observed as usual in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on Saturday, despite the temperature of 2 degrees Fahrenheit. As the Midwest and East Coast try to recover from this week‚Äôs unsafe Arctic blast, Pennsylvania‚Äôs most famous groundhog is gearing up to reveal whether an early spring is on the way or if winter will stick around. If the hedgehog saw its shadow, that meant they could expect six more weeks of winter temperatures. For centuries, the custom was to have the clergy bless candles and distribute them to the people. And while Punxsutawney Phil is the most famous weather-predicting groundhog, he is not the only one. Even then, it marked a milestone in the winter, and the weather that day was important. But if the rodent does not see his shadow because of overcast skies, spring will come early.
Wildfire victim: PG&E filing to delay lawsuit
Dodd authored last year's wildfire liability law that sought to stabilize PG&E's finances and avoid bankruptcy. At that session, activists said the company shouldn't be borrowing more money, CBS San Francisco reports.
Other towns have their own groundhog mascots as well, including Birmingham Bill in Alabama and Staten Island Chuck in NY.
While the exact calculations are disputed, IFC's Simon Gallagher estimates Bill Murray's character in the classic film "Groundhog Day" relived the day 12,403 days - that's 33 years and 358 days!
The competition on Team USA has the likes of Kings guard DeAaron Fox, Atlanta's Trae Young and Celtics forward Jayson Tatum . The roster was voted on by assistant coaches of the 30 teams in the league, one vote for each coaching staff.
The Afif-Ali combination almost struck again a minute later but the Qataris did not have to wait long to double their lead. Ali nearly scored again within a minute, only to be denied by a desperate block from Yoshida.
The penalties mean that the Tigers will not be eligible for the SEC title game or a bowl game this upcoming fall. A 5-percent reduction in scholarships for football, baseball and softball during the 2019-20 academic year.
Many of us remember the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 days; what a time to be alive. "Stay tuned, and thanks for your patience". Sadly, for those planning to ride out the winter with some cosy indoors gaming, your plans might have been derailed.
Peppers was voted to the NFL's 2000s All-Decade Team, and was the only remaining defender from that team still active in 2018. Ranked fourth on the NFL's all-time list with 159.5 sacks, Peppers is expected to be a first ballot Hall of Famer.
Berrettini effortlessly made it 5-3, racing through his service games before breaking Prajnesh again in the ninth game. In the eighth game, Ramkumar was leading 4-3 but failed to cash in as Seppi changed gears to wrap up the set 6-4.
The chilliest January 31 recorded in Chicago saw temperatures dip to 12 degrees below zero back in 1985, the weather service said. Rail service Amtrak planned to begin partially restoring service after cancelling on Wednesday all lines in and out of Chicago .
Former Vikings quarterback Wade Wilson passes away
However, Wilson would return, and coach in the same role from 2007-2017, working with players such as Tony Romo and Dak Prescott . A member of the team from 1981 to 1991 where he played in 76 games and started 48, Wilson was named to the Pro Bowl in 1998.
Tesla CFO Ahuja's Retirement Stuns Wall St
Tesla, Inc . registered $15.96 million net activity with 1 insider buy and 12 selling transactions since October 1, 2018. Tesla recently laid off some of the Model S and Model X staff and discontinued the cheapest versions of these vehicles.
Reasons why New Zealand might defeat India in the T20I series
He picked up a five-wicket haul and with figures of 5/21, he now has the second-best figures for a New Zealander against India . Rohit, who lost his wicket for seven runs, was among the seven batsmen that lost their wickets for a single-digit score.
Canada cutting Canadian staff at Cuba embassy in half
The U.S. has not said what caused the incidents, although initial speculation centered on some type of sonic attack. The Canadian official said they have no information to indicate a cause or what might or who might be behind it.