| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Agricultural producers should do tax planning before the end of the year based on the information known at this time. Traditionally, producers try to do tax planning to limit their tax liability. With uncertainty in Congress, tax rates may be higher in...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:52 PM
There's no better time to talk global warming than now as we head into the spring season.
Environment Virginia showed up in downtown Roanoke to talk about how weather has and will continue to impact locals.
We've seen our fair share of storms rip...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:14 PM
A tornado watch has been issued for all of South Florida through 8 p.m.
The severe thunderstorm warning for central Broward County has been canceled.
Friday also could see nasty weather, courtesy of an approaching cold front. Storms could produce...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:45 AM
WASHINGTON — Federal efforts to bolster community preparedness for extreme weather events are a fraction of what the government spends on cleaning up the damage from storms, tornadoes and drought, according to a new analysis of federal data by the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The price of extreme weather events continues to rise. Superstorm Sandy and the ongoing drought made 2012 the second costliest weather and climate disaster year since 1980, racking up more than $110 billion in damage.
According to the National...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:21 PM
There is a 2-1/2-pound dumbbell in my glove compartment — and, yes, it's there for a reason.
Last Saturday evening, I was supposed to travel down to Watertown to pick up my son, Michael, at the airport. My wife, a faithful follower of every...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Walking the dog last week I saw a buzzard eating a possum. And, just as when I'd previously seen dramatic rainbows, dazzling lightning storms, or a distant funnel cloud, I processed it through my media experiences. This looks just like it does in a movie!...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
OVERLAND PARK, KAN - While 2012 crop insurance indemnity payments have hit a new record high, the taxpayer-funded portion of those losses will be much lower than crop insurance critics warned last summer.
That is good news for the future of the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Jill Sorensen's basement flooded after a winter storm knocked out her power, then again in 2011 during Hurricane Irene.
What stopped another encore performance during last year's derecho? She'd installed a sump pump that uses her home's water pressure to...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:57 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor on Thursday declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe winter weather that began early in the morning, bringing hazardous travel and the possibility of power outages. The weather system has...
| Feb 25, 2013
I was troubled by misinformation in Art Callaham’s column (Feb. 17) promoting the blogs of Rabbi Pruzansky.
It is simply untrue to state that President Obama didn’t defend his first-term record or put forward a second-term agenda. He...