Feb 22, 2012 The state of Michigan actually has a budget surplus on its hands, in large part due to big cutbacks put in place by the governor.
Jan 30, 2012 Forecasters say the unusually mild winter so far over the East and Midwest could reduce heating costs 20 percent. Good news for those who pay the heating bills. Maybe not so good for those who sell the fuel.
Jan 16, 2012 Rain may come (or not). It's all a question of what you do next.
Jan 4, 2012 A mild winter means cash-strapped governments save money. But lack of snow can be costly for others.
Jan 27, 2012 Poor weather on election day can mean fewer voters at the polls, and bigger expenses for the candidates.
Dec 26, 2011 This year will go down as the year with the most extreme, most devastating weather, ever.
Dec 26, 2011 An increase in extreme weather in 2011 has lead to one of the most expensive years for insurance claims. It's also turning out to be a record year for sheep rustlers on the lamb in the English countryside, where a record number of sheep have gone missing this year. Plus, China and Japan make a currency deal, Detroit girds for possible state takeover, and more top headlines from around the globe on this day after Christmas.
Dec 6, 2011 Chinese pollution particulates are shown to change weather patterns in the U.S., which will mean better skiing, more water for Californians, and even a better life for fish here at home
Dec 1, 2011 About a quarter million people lost power and suffered other wind damages.