Gulf of Mexico
Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
Months of drought have left the Mississippi near historic low levels, a problem worsened last month when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduced the outflow from an upper Missouri River dam.
The current St. Louis average of $3.68 per gallon for regular unleaded is more than 25 cents higher than just last month.
Suit seeks limits on nitrogen and phosphorus blamed for Gulf “Dead Zone”