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Mild winter helps some businesses, hurts others

Mar 2, 2012
For some businesses that shut down during the winter, the mild weather this winter has been an economic shot in the arm. For others, not so much.
Posted In: weather, Ohio, winter

Economy changes like the weather

Mar 1, 2012
But is the mild winter cooking the books?
Posted In: weather, recovery

Budget surplus, weather important to Michigan economy

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.
Posted In: Michigan, Domino's, weather, state budget

Warm winter creating heating fuel glut

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.
Posted In: weather, fuel economy

When a drought is not a drought

Jan 16, 2012
Rain may come (or not). It's all a question of what you do next.
Posted In: drought, weather

Minimal snow in Midwest means big savings, headaches

Jan 4, 2012
A mild winter means cash-strapped governments save money. But lack of snow can be costly for others.
Posted In: weather, midwest, snow

Snow plow GPS

Jan 4, 2012
Plan your route, and track your street.
Posted In: snow plow, weather, gps

Iowa caucuses could be impacted by weather

Dec 30, 2011
Poor weather on election day can mean fewer voters at the polls, and bigger expenses for the candidates.
Posted In: weather, Iowa, politics, 2012 election

2011: The year of living extreme

Dec 26, 2011
This year will go down as the year with the most extreme, most devastating weather, ever.
Posted In: weather

Podcast: Extreme weather, much ado about mutton, and more shopping madness

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.
Posted In: shopping, weather, currency, soviet union

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