The weekend warm-up for much of the Northeast and Midwest was just a tease, and now, the polar vortex is taking over once again. However, Southerners may be spared this round of cold weather.
Winter storms in the Northeast United States sent natural gas prices Wednesday to a high not see since early 2010. An unusually cold January complete with multiple snow storms has the region burning through more natural gas than expected.
Some local food advocates are applauding the new Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program in the finally-passed farm bill, but a closer look reveals the celebration may be premature at best.