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US Steel idles Indiana mill due to lack of ore

GARY, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel has temporarily halted steelmaking at its massive northwestern Indiana mill because the ice-covered Great Lakes have cut off the mill’s access to vital iron ore. The company says in […]

04/05/2014

Cattle feed in a snow covered pasture near Lecompton, Kansas

Ice pellets and snow frustrate holiday travel rush

CHICAGO (AP) – A storm with a 2,000-mile footprint threatened to frustrate Christmas travelers from Texas to Nova Scotia with a little of everything Mother Nature has to offer, from freezing rain, ice and snow […]

12/21/2013

NASA Messenger spacecraft approaches planet Mercury, NASA artist rendition. (AP)

NASA: Closest planet to sun, Mercury, harbors ice

A NASA spacecraft has confirmed there’s ice at Mercury’s north pole. Scientists announced Thursday that the orbiting probe, Messenger, has found evidence of frozen water, even though Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.

11/29/2012

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