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  • Gasoline Prices
    Consumer prices up slightly in June, but gasoline prices spike
    America’s cost of living eased a little bit in June, according to official statistics reported by the Labor Department and published by Marketwatch on July 22, 2014.The consumer Price Index, or CPI, increased 0.3% in June, 2014 a smaller...
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    As gas costs rise, Obama's signature could cut prices by $1 a gallon
    "The reality is that expensive gas is here to stay..."In the almost six years of the Obama Administration, a new phrase has entered the American lexicon: "The new normal." According to the president of the American Automobile...
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    Gasoline prices spike in 2013
    Gasoline prices are climbing quickly according to a Lundberg Survey released on Sunday, February 24, 2013.Nationwide, the price per gallon has increased 20 cents in the past two weeks and the average price per gallon is now $3.80 for regular...
  • Prices rise sharply 2 weeks after election
    Prices rise sharply 2 weeks after election
    In what some economists say is an omen of things to come, prices on various items such as prescription and over the counter drugs, and gasoline, have risen sharply just two weeks after the election."It really makes a person wonder," one...
  • Gasoline Pump
    Gasoline prices take a post- Super Storm Sandy tumble
    Americans are paying less at the pump in the last couple of weeks, bringing much needed relief to recession- strapped budgets.According to Reuters Financial, the average price per gallon of regular gasoline has fallen to $3.5454, a decline of...
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    Any Democrats save bureaucrats, bankers and illegals better off with Obama?
    ...and even they have to buy gasoline at the President's preferred pumped up pricesThe Liberal Case against the re-election of President Barack ObamaReality started mugging this future former liberal Democrat early in my adult political life....
  • Oil prices drop as U.S. oil production reaches 15-year high
    Oil prices drop as U.S. oil production reaches 15-year high
    Crude oil prices fell to a two-month low in New York today after the government reported that U.S. crude output climbed to the highest level in more than 15 years. Crude oil for November delivery declined $3.75 to $88.14 a barrel on the New York...
  • Post-It note at restaurant reminds voters of better times before Obama, Sept. 2012, Burlington.
    Tea Party's leaderlessness spawns a year-round grassroots campaign
    The Tea Party is much more than its iconic rallies it is famous for - or the now-common "seminars" and "classes" it largely shifted to after its 2010 election victories, or the now-common pattern of lobbying at the state...
  • Marathon 2012 Gas Prices
    For the remainder of 2012 will gas prices handicap golfers in Chicago?
    Whether Chicago’s golfers are novices, amateurs, advanced amateurs, semi-pros or professional, they all have golf handicaps. Novice golfers are likely to have handicaps of 40+ (40 strokes and more over par). Advanced amateur golfers and semi...
  • Gasoline prices
    Californians burning less gas
    Higher gasoline prices have resulted in Californians using less gas for five fiscal quarters in a row, a stage agency said Friday.“With another quarter of soaring gasoline prices — the California average price in the first quarter was ...
  • Fuel Perks program expands to restaurants
    Local restaurants added to popular gas discount program
    Even though gas prices are going down, it is always good to get it a little cheaper. For several years now Winn-Dixie has participated in a program that allows you to save money at the gas pump by simply purchasing groceries. The people behind...
  • Metra dispute over Englewood project delaying road - rail improvements
    Metra dispute over Englewood project delaying road - rail improvements
    Chicago and suburban commuters waiting for the all clear signal from the major railroads faced another setback. The biggest construction project proposed to date, the Englewood Flyover, was scheduled to begin this year. Metra has requested a one...
  • Media Bias
    Major news sources gush over minimal drop in gas prices
    There's been a drop in the average price in the gallon of gasoline nationwide, and the national mainstream media ensured they made note of such.The LA Times announced the news with the following:Gasoline prices fall further, may have already...
  • Detroit gas prices continue to fall, still below national average
    Detroit gas prices continue to fall, still below national average
    Metro Detroit area gasoline prices continue to fall with the regional average now at $3.764 per gallon, a drop of 1.3 cents in the past week. Meanwhile the drop in the national average outpaced the state’s fall by decreasing 3.4 cents in the...
  • Nearly empty gas station pumps
    Houston gas prices continue to fall in week of April 12-19
    Following months of relentless increase, Houston-area drivers found relief last week in a slight easing in gasoline prices. For the week of April 12-19, 2012, that trend continues. According to the Houston local version of GasBuddy.com, the...