Heating Battle Heats up in Northeast

It's a pleasant day outside today -- in the upper 70s in Upstate New York -- but there's an issue that's picked up some mentions in the local papers the last few days: winter home-heating costs. It will be winter's double-wallop: For people struggling to pay their bills, one particular bill is going to be as much as 25 percent higher than last year, according to the Center for American Progress. LIHEAP -- the federal Low-Income Heating Assistant Program -- is designed to help. It sparks a...Full Story
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