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Turns out EVs don't like the cold either

Jan 19, 2024
Some EV owners are finding that the batteries don't always perform optimally in the freezing temperatures affecting much of the country.
If you normally get 400 miles out of a full battery charge, there's a chance you might only get 200 or 300 miles depending on the car and how cold it is outside.
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After a holiday marked by power failures, what's being done to ensure the lights stay on?

Dec 27, 2022
Experts say the country needs more transmission lines to move power from where it’s being generated to where it’s needed.
A sign for a closed bar in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Dec. 24. Millions spent the holidays without power due to extreme cold.
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More hurdles in place for America's farmers

Apr 15, 2019
Growers in the Midwest are coping with the trade war and bad weather.
Soybeans are harvested in 2018.
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Home Depot cites unfavorable weather in disappointing quarter

Feb 26, 2019
Home Depot today reported fourth-quarter sales that disappointed analysts. One factor cited by the company was unfavorable weather conditions. “It was cold, it was snowy, and perhaps worst of all, it was wet,” said CEO Craig Menear in a conference call. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
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Builders battle freezing temps to keep construction boom going

Feb 21, 2018
With tight deadlines, construction often doesn't stop for the weather.
"You just gotta suck it up," said Kai Yee, a laborer in Cleveland, Ohio when asked how he deals with extreme cold. “If [you] can’t do the job, they’ll bring somebody else who can. Everybody’s replaceable.” 
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