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Rain, Early Snows Delay U.S. Harvest in Latest Blow to Farmers

Excessive rains and an October snowstorm have stalled the harvest in the U.S. grain belt’s northern tier, one more blow to farmers already struggling with the effects of planting delays and a trade war that has pressured commodity prices. The …

Massachusetts Bill Would Require Headlights in Bad Weather

Motorists would be required to use their headlights during bad weather under a bill approved by Massachusetts House lawmakers. The bill, which passed during an informal session of the House on Monday, requires headlights and taillights be used whenever visibility …

NTSB Says Rockefeller Plane Crash Due to Poor Visibility

Investigators say bad weather and poor visibility may have been factors in a New York plane crash that killed a great grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller. The National Transportation Safety Board’s says Saturday that Richard Rockefeller was …

Consumers Energy to Roll Out Mobile Storm Units

Three 53-foot-long mobile storm units will be stationed in northern Michigan’s Cadillac, as well as Jackson and Grand Rapids to help CMS Energy Corp. crews more quickly restore power after bad weather. The company’s Consumers Energy unit said Tuesday that …

Pilot Was Warned About Bad Weather Before London Crash

The pilot involved in last week’s London helicopter crash had been warned about bad weather before he started his doomed flight, according to an official report released Wednesday. Pilot Pete Barnes and one person on the ground died in the …