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Another hot September day: Northeast Ohio weather forecast
Temperatures are still not cooling off for today, reaching the mid 80s with high humidity making it feel even hotter. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Rain chances today are very slight most of the day but there is a chance of a stray, light and short-lived shower or two across Northeast Ohio. Temperatures are not cooling off yet, especially for September, as they are forecasted to reach the low 80s. Winds are expected to be calm and you can definitely prepare for some serious humidity, especially before 2 p.m. Sunrise: 7:02 a.m. Sunset: 7:46 p.m. Pollen forecast: Pollen levels are at a medium level today of 7.2 for ragweed and chenopods. Lake conditions: The National Weather Service is reporting calm winds with waves less than 1 foot. This evening, the winds will pick up to 10 mph with waves still less than 1 foot. The How: Dry air (purple/blue) will keep rain chances to a minimum but in the evening moist air (green/yellow/red) will try to creep up north and could make it here spawning a light shower or two.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  The cold front that moved through the area Thursday will leave behind slightly cooler temperatures, and mostly dry conditions. Enjoy it while you can, because this weekend you get to look forward for much more rain. Thunderstorms, strong winds still expected for Saturday: Working for your weekend forecast Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
2 points by The Plain Dealer | Precipitation Weather Thunderstorm Tropical cyclone English-language films Light Weather radar Anemophily
New Wilde Lake Middle uses 'environment to run the building'
A construction team led a guided tour of the new Wilde Lake Middle School Friday morning, explaining all the nuts and bolts behind what will be Maryland's first net-zero energy school. Construction on the $26 million replacement of the old middle school began June 2015. The new school will be larger...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Construction Energy Project manager Light New York City Building Sun Incandescent light bulb
Waze for self-driving cars? Google aims to autonomously avoid emergency vehicles
Google’s driverless car may be getting even smarter, if its patent application for “real-time emergency vehicle detection” is anything to go by. The technology would allow the self-driving vehicle to avoid the police without any human input. Read Full Article at RT.com
88 points by Russia Today | Emergency vehicle equipment Ambulance Police Automobile Police car Emergency vehicle Certified first responder Light
Cleveland losing 3 minutes of daylight every day until December Solstice
Feel like the days are getting shorter? We're nearing the December Solstice, the shortest day of the year. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Have you been noticing the days have felt shorter? We're still far away from the shortest day of the year, the December Solstice on the 21st, but we're still on our way. Currently, we're losing around 3 minutes of that beautiful sunshine everyday. Here's some sunrise and sunset times for Cleveland until Dec. 31. Remember, because of daylight savings clocks go back an hour on Nov. 6. This gives us a sunrise an hour earlier. Sunrise times with the correction for daylight savings Nov. 6.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Sunset times with time correction for daylight savings Nov. 6.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Between September 1 and October 1 the time the sun is up with reduce by an hour and 20 minutes. Between September 1 and November 1? The day will shorten 2 hours and 45 minutes. Between now and the December solstice nearly 4 hours of daylight is gone. Winter is coming... eventually. Do you like it staying light later at night or the sun rising earlier? How does your schedule change with decreasing number of daylight hours? Let us know! Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for twice daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
18 points by The Plain Dealer | Sun Solstice Sunrise Winter solstice Light Equinox Sunlight Sunrise equation
Top 10 Takeover: Grey Ghost tickets on sale now!
Today at noon, tickets to the third round of Takeover dinners go on sale. And first up is Grey Ghost on April 11        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Metro Detroit Light Chicago City Space Bill Clinton Detroit Free Press
U.S. Bank branch robbed in Lincoln Square
A U.S. Bank branch was robbed Thursday afternoon in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the North Side.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Special agent Bank robbery White American White people Light Bank
Hear from The Whiskey Hollow at Brite Winter 2017 (video)
The Whiskey Hollow performed at Brite Winter for the first time this year; hear what they had to say, and see some of their performance. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- This year was The Whiskey Hollow's first year performing at Brite Winter music festival. They took the stage with Fluri, a blue furry mascot of the festival, who danced to the soul-rock band's first song. They took the stage at 5:25 p.m., while the sun was still shining, for a performance underneath the Main Avenue Bridge. The blue bridge stretches from the West Bank of the Flats into downtown Cleveland, and hovered above most Brite Winter activities of the day. See the band's Brite Winter performance, along with a short interview, in the video above.
1 points by The Plain Dealer | Music Performance Native Americans in the United States Dance Light The Band Performing arts Midwestern United States
Has Ford Field dimmed the purplish glow for good after complaints?
The nighttime glow from Ford Field's multimillion-dollar LED roof light system was the subject of an online petition.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Light Lighting Detroit Ford Motor Company Light pollution City National Football League Michigan
‘Firefall’ phenomenon wows visitors to Yosemite’s El Capitan
Mother Nature is again putting on a show at California’s Yosemite National Park, where every February the setting sun draws a narrow sliver of light on a waterfall to make it glow like a cascade of molten lava.
-2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Yosemite Valley Yosemite National Park El Capitan National Park Service Sierra Nevada Glacier Point Mariposa County California Light
Bill proposal aims to increase safety for Nevada road workers
Drivers may soon have to be more cautious around Nevada Department of Transportation vehicles.
26 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada Interstate 80 Battle Mountain Nevada Legislature United States Congress Lander County Nevada American film actors Light
The bonds of friendship are tight between 'Moonlight' director and cinematographer
The movie business can often be cutthroat. But this Oscar season may be most distinct for the number of loyal friendships that have imprinted on the nominated works. Whether it’s the longstanding collaboration between “La La Land’s” director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz or Denzel...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Light Film director National Society of Film Critics Lighting Film theory Miami Academy Award
Petition: Detroit stadium roof causes light pollution
DETROIT — A petition is circulating that calls on Detroit's NFL stadium to turn off its blue nighttime roof lighting.The blue glow began last August as part of a $2 million renovation at Ford Field that added LED lighting with changeable colors and images to the roof, the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2kd3U6D ) reported.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Lighting Detroit Light-emitting diode National Football League Light Light pollution Over-illumination Detroit Lions
Petition seeks to dim Ford Field lights to cut glow
Woman who says she can see the lights from her home 3 miles away starts petition drive        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Lighting Light Light pollution Ford Motor Company Pleading Comerica Park Night sky
Authorities searching for missing Baytown teen

29 points by The Houston Chronicle | Robert E. Lee High school Lee Light News Brown Jeans Greater Houston
Bryce Peters unleashes energy for CU Buffs men’s basketball
Bryce Peters generally isn't the shy sort. And so he certainly doesn't have reservations about describing himself as a bundle of energy that simply needs to be let loose from time to time.
2 points by The Denver Post | Energy Slam dunk Kinetic energy Entropy Light Buffs Electromagnetic radiation Classical mechanics
Cleveland police officers injured in four-car crash while rushing to call
Two Cleveland police officers were injured Thursday while rushing with their lights and sirens on to a call on Cleveland's East Side. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland police cruiser rushing to a disturbance at a liquor store ended up in a four-car crash after someone pulled in front of the cruiser at an intersection in the city's Glenville neighborhood. The two police officers in the cruiser suffered minor injuries. Another driver suffered a knee injury, police said. The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. Thursday on Superior Avenue and East 105th Street. The officer was driving on Superior with his lights and sirens on as he approached the red light. The officer slowed and drove left of the double yellow lines around stopped traffic, police said. Another car on East 105th Street failed to stop for the cruiser and drove into the intersection. The cruiser crashed into the side of the car, police said. The other car bounced off the cruiser and hit the front of a third car that had stopped on East 105th Street for the cruiser. The cruiser spun after the crash and stopped in the intersection. A fourth car driving north on East 105th crashed into the back of the cruiser, according to police. The driver of that car sped off and has not been identified, police said. No arrests have been made.   If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Friday's crime and courts comments section.
47 points by The Plain Dealer | English-language films Driving Crime Police Light Road Punk rock Crashed
Snowball-wielding hooligans damage Steamboat’s iconic Rabbit Ears Motel sign
In the wee hours of Feb. 2, a group of six intoxicated hooligans threw snowballs at the Rabbit Ears Motel sign and tried to hoist one of their crew onto the historic sign to take a photo. In the process, they caused more than $2,000 in damage to the iconic neon sign that's been guiding tourists since the 1950s.
170 points by The Denver Post | Light Steamboat Springs Colorado Rabbit Ears Pass The Beloved Man Park Range 1950s
Baltimore and BGE mark 200th anniversary of its first gas streetlamp
The intersection of Baltimore and Holliday streets is an evocative place for Baltimore history, feet from the 1875 City Hall building and within spitting distance of the city's infamously seedy block of strip clubs. But it was an innocuous street lamp, three small bulbs atop a bright green pole,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Lighting United States Light Baltimore County Maryland Baltimore County Executive President of the United States Light pollution Management occupations
Letter: Ford Field light pollution is bothersome
An intrusive purple glow can be seen from inside residences near Lafayette Park to West Village and southwest Detroit        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Light pollution Lighting Detroit Light Ford Motor Company Street light Ford Field Detroit Lions
2nd car sought in deadly drag-racing crash in Montco
Authorities say a car was racing at 100 mph when it crashed into trees and down an embankment in Montgomery County this weekend, killing two passengers, and police are now looking for the other vehicle involved in the drag race.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | New York City Montgomery County Pennsylvania Dodge Challenger English-language films New York Automotive lighting Dodge Light
‘Greatest inflight entertainment’: Breathtaking footage of Northern Lights at 36,000ft (VIDEO)
Footage of the Northern Lights as captured onboard an Air Canada flight has been posted online, showing off the sheer beauty of the natural light display. Read Full Article at RT.com
1517 points by Russia Today | Aurora Light Geomagnetic storm Solar wind Magnetosphere Coronal mass ejection Solar flare Plane
Pyromaniac skips away after setting fires in Brooklyn supermarket
A pyromaniac set several fires inside a Brooklyn supermarket Monday, before skipping away as the flames spread, police said.
123 points by Daily News | Fire Arson Pyromania Law enforcement Surveillance Light Bottled water According to Jim
Scientists find novel, faster way to farm algae for renewable biofuel
Microalgae could become a new cheaper and better source for biofuel thanks to a new way to grow it faster through heat and cold using a new solution. The new method was developed by scientists at Syracuse University. Read Full Article at RT.com
90 points by Russia Today | Algae Thermodynamics Chemistry Energy Water Chemical reaction Doctor of Philosophy Light
Officials celebrate 100th Green Light site
The latest location is at Seaway Market Place on West Chicago        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Crime Municipality Camera Councillor City council Violent crime Mayor Light
Glow at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Barberton holiday lights and gingerbread houses: Home & Garden News
Glow at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Barberton holiday lights and gingerbread houses: Home & Garden News. Visitors check out the beautifully decorated Christmas trees created by local garden clubs at the annual Glow holiday exhibit at Cleveland Botanical Gardens in 2015. Chuck Crow/ The Plain Dealer GLOW AT CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN: Delight in beautifully decorated trees, outdoor lights, gingerbread houses and other seasonal treats during Glow, the winter celebration held at Holden Forests and Gardens' Cleveland Botanical Garden campus. Ride the Garden Express train through the botanical garden's winter landscape (when weather permits) along paths illuminated with twinkling lights and holiday decorations, then decorate your own gingerbread house to take home and share. Get ideas for your family's Christmas tree at a display of 40 trees, each decorated by a different area garden club. The theme for this year's trees is Flights of Fancy, so each tree will include decor that recalls things that fly. Advance registration is required for Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 11. Glow runs Friday, Nov. 25 through Saturday, Dec. 31 at the botanical garden, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland. Admission is free for members, $16 for nonmember adults and $12 for nonmember children. Glow Members' Night is 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12. Go to the website for hours and more details. HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAY: The annual Lake Anna Holiday Light Display kicks off with a holiday lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at Lake Anna Park. The holiday light display brings cheer with hundreds of multi-colored lights illuminating the park, 615 W Park Ave., Barberton. The lighting display will be on view from Wednesdays through Sundays, starting Wednesday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Jan. 1. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and holidays. Free. The display is sponsored by the city of Barberton and the Barberton Community Foundation. GINGERBREAD HOUSE: Try your hand at decorating a gingerbread house during a workshop at the Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, Dec. 3. All supplies will be provided. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is free but participants are asked to bring a donation for an Akron food pantry. The book shop is located at 204 N. Main St., Hudson.
4 points by The Plain Dealer | Week-day names Lighting Light Christmas Gingerbread Sunday Christmas tree Thai solar calendar
Public art project in Yakima delayed until spring
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A $450,000 public-art project in Yakima will not be lighting up the city until the spring. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (http://bit.ly/2foQfIc ) that according to city spokesman Randy Beehler there have been some challenges fabricating the project, called "Bins of Light." The delays should not incur ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lighting Light Energy Yakima Washington Yakima Herald-Republic Light-emitting diode English-language films English musical groups
This is what your photo stream looks like when you're a NASA astronaut
Since 1996 NASA astronaut Donald R. Pettit has racked up 370 days aboard the International Space Station and 13 hours of space walking. Along with conducting scientific experiments, taking photographs is part of the job - and that's just fine with Pettit, an enthusiastic snapper since he began...
99 points by Los Angeles Times | International Space Station Camera Mir Photography Earth Light Brownie NASA
Some Wilshire Grand neighbors say the tower's glass surface creates too much glare
Neighbors of the Wilshire Grand tower have a billion-dollar view — but some complain that they can’t enjoy it when sunlight bounces off the nearly completed building’s glass surface.  “That is annoying as hell when the light is coming straight through the window at your face,” said Jeffrey Hurst,...
68 points by Los Angeles Times | Light Reflection Figueroa Street Walt Disney Concert Hall Downtown Los Angeles Los Angeles Real estate Metro Red Line
Crash knocks out power in east Las Vegas neighborhood
NV Energy crews are working to restore power to a neighborhood after a single-vehicle crash on East Owens Avenue near Marion Drive early Thursday morning.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | English-language films Criminal Investigation Department Light Nevada Iranian Embassy Siege Police Crashed Crash
Vandals smashed lights on Christmas Tree in front of State House
Concord’s holiday spirit was shattered just a few hours after a 30-foot Christmas tree was set up and decorated with colored lights in front of the State House.Vandals ripped out dozens of the two-inch bulbs and smashed them around the State House courtyard overnight. Concord Police are investigatin...
80 points by Concord Monitor | Christmas tree Spruce Light Red United States Christmas State Color
Power being restored after crash knocks out power in East Owens-Marion Drive area
NV Energy crews are working to restore power to a neighborhood after a single-vehicle crash on East Owens Avenue near Marion Drive early Thursday morning.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | English-language films Criminal Investigation Department Light Nevada Iranian Embassy Siege Police Crashed Crash
Ice skating rink, new lighting tech at Symphony of Lights
Columbia's Symphony of Lights will reopen this holiday season with upgrades to its technology and new activities following last year's hiatus to refurbish dimming and deteriorating structures. The 21-year holiday tradition will carry on Nov. 20, introducing an ice rink, laser light show and 3-D...
794 points by Baltimore Sun | Laser Laser lighting display Light Ice rink Merriweather Post Pavilion Ice Marjorie Merriweather Post Figure skating
Bank robbed in Grayslake
A bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon in north suburban Grayslake.
21 points by Chicago Sun-Times | United States Bank robbery Jeans Light Bank United Kingdom Chicago
Mysterious light draws thrill seekers to Paulding forest
PAULDING, Mich. (AP) - "I can see it right now!" Bob Anderson said excitedly, staring into the trees. It was a cool summer evening, and the 61-year-old from L'Anse had brought a few of his fishing buddies down a dead-end road into the Ottawa National Forest to see the famous, ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Upper Peninsula of Michigan Light United States Forest Service Paulding Light The Road Automobile Woods Gogebic County Michigan
Between ‘Transparent’ Seasons, Judith Light Isn’t Playing Nice
The actress will return to the stage in Neil LaBute’s “All the Ways to Say I Love You.”
2830 points by The New York Times | MCC Theater Neil LaBute Broadway theatre Jill Soloway Mary J. Blige Light Robert Desiderio ILOVEYOU