National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
Voters May Decide Crack Down on Topless Bars
Anti-pornography activists failed last year to convince Ohio legislators to crack down hard on topless bars and x-rated video stores.
Now the advocates are launching a drive to have voters okay a crackdown. The drive has already begun with the collection of more than 200,000 petition signatures.
That’s the first of two steps that could put a measure onto the November ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports