POSTED: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 10:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — The record cold spell that has half the country in the deep freeze could cost the U.S. economy up to $5 billion.
That's because millions of Americans haven't been able to drive to work, fly or take a train to business meetings or vacations, go to the shopping mall or take the kids out for a movie and a meal.
And they may also have to pay more just to keep warm.
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