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Winter weather blast causes trouble for weekend drivers

A winter wollop let to dangerous driving conditions across Southern Ontario Saturday.Snow, rain and freezing rain caused slippery roads and sidewalks.The OPP sent out a tweet saying there were 300 collisions on highways they patrol.Most of the crashes happened between noon and 2 p.m.The snow didn’t last long before the temperature rose turning snow to slush and bringing some rain.The wacky winter weather is expected to last for at least the next 24 hours.The temperature will rise to 8 degrees tonight with quite a bit of rain.Then tomorrow afternoon it will plummet to -10 but feel like -20 with more snow after that. read more

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FAA is investigating engine incident on United flight

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating what caused part of an engine on a United Airlines plane to come loose after takeoff.The Boeing 737 was scheduled to fly from Denver to Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, but returned and landed safely in Denver after the incident.An FAA spokesman said Monday that the plane had an issue with an engine panel.Video recorded by passengers showed the engine covering flapping loosely while the plane was in flight.Engines coming apart are dangerous because pieces can break off and become debris that strikes the plane.United tweeted that the plane returned to the terminal and customers were rebooked on different flights.The Associated Press read more

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