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.
Challenge Possible of Plans to Draw Blood from Repeat Drunken Drivers
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Later this year, police in Ohio might have the power to forcibly take blood from suspected repeat drunk drivers. The blood will be tested for alcohol.
Governor Ted Strickland plans to sign the idea into law next week, but civil libertarians warn they might challenge the plan’s constitutionality in court.
Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports .