Midwestern United States
NEW YORK (AP) — After two years of flat or lower fuel prices, many residents will pay sharply more to heat their homes this winter, according to government forecasts out this week. There are a […]
CHICAGO (AP) — When city students arrived for the first day of school under the blazing temperatures of a Midwest heat wave, staff greeted them with some unusual school supplies: water bottles, fans and wet […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A new government survey shows obesity still isn’t budging among American adults. Overall, the level of adult obesity has been about the same for years now. The latest survey found 13 states […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Cooler temperatures are within sight but likely not soon enough and cool enough for a large swath of the country hit with dangerously high temperatures for days as the largest heat […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, but the level stayed close to a nearly three-year high. The report suggests sales of previously occupied homes will keep rising in the coming months.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in February to their fastest pace in more than three years, and more people put their homes on the market. The increases suggest more Americans believe the housing recovery will strengthen.
CHICAGO (AP) — A massive, slow-moving storm paralyzed parts of the nation’s midsection with heavy, wet snow Tuesday before churning eastward.
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WASHINGTON (AP) – The FBI says the number of violent crimes reported to police decreased 3.8 percent last year to 1.2 million, the fifth straight year of declines. Meanwhile, the amount of property crime reported […]
CHICAGO (AP) – The company that makes cars for Japan’s bullet train has been picked to build a fleet of next generation passenger cars for rail corridors in the Midwest and California. Illinois, Michigan, Missouri […]
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Midwest this week, although it is unlikely to break the drought that has been gripping the […]