MIDDAY UPDATE: Frightful weather on the East Coast and post-holiday recycling
The northeast corridor suffers a post-holiday blizzard, and travelers face canceled flights, trains and roads too dangerous to drive. The cold weather has added to the cost of oil, which is now at a two-year high. In other oil news, Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkosky will stay behind bars after a judge found him guilty of stealing millions of tons of oil.
As the holidays draw to a close, Adriene Hill answers the perennial question: what to do about your Christmas tree and wrapping paper. The answer: recycle, re-use, and re-purpose.
After 70 years of reporting, comic strip character Brenda Starr will see her name in print for the final time. The final Brenda Starr – Reporter comic will run on January 2.
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