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Chicago Gas Prices Hit Highest Level In History

CBS NewsChicago -- CHICAGO (CBS) — The average price of gas continues to jump ever closer to $5 per gallon, with prices up 18 cents per gallon in the last week.

As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, AAA says gas prices have never been higher in Chicago in all of history. Prices were averaging $4.67 per gallon Tuesday morning in the city, and $4.51 in the metro area.



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Submitted Mar 28, 2012 By: Drill_It
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2012 4:56:02 AM

sparky: like the president can change the prices from his office? Guess you missed a few civics classes.
sparky808
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 12:09:27 PM

Thank you Barry.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 5:04:57 AM

tomok: I'm sure the president sits in his office and nudges some dial knobs to drive the prices. And then pays off his minions under the table in a smoked filled backroom... nice idea for a good fiction, but sorry, that's not reality.
tomok
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2012 2:10:11 AM

Chicago Gas Prices Hit Highest Level In History and Barry is smiling ear to ear.
Barry's 'Plan' is working and on track to destroy this country and the economy at all cost.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012!
Dodge_Me
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:20:03 PM

Time to dust off the bicycle :-)
Zonk
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:18:03 PM

It's a nice gift from obama to his home state.
Bonito
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:17:54 PM

MORE PROFIT FOR THE RICH AN THE REPUBLICANS!
LoneGuy
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:14:12 PM

Obama's town demonstrating the high cost of energy he said was going to be necesary for his agenda to succeed.
rxman1
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:13:40 PM

Our President will need his Volt when he gets back to Chicago.
Timons
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:13:20 PM

Da Bears
SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:12:38 PM

Greed and more greed!!!!
Bigwaynef
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:12:35 PM

Sorry Chicago...
crreed1
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:10:17 PM

still going up here 4.09 at some places
Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:10:15 PM

As long as we want one person per vehicle, we have to keep paying.
herndonks
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:09:49 PM

Too high
tedjm1
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:09:12 PM

That's high.
joel27nc
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:07:20 PM

Ouch
aggietim
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:07:14 PM

hold onto your wallets
jem069
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:05:19 PM

Ok
panama303
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:04:58 PM

And it's not even May yet. Early spring has sprung for NOBAMA. Can you say $7 by Memorial Day in the heartland? This fool want to make us Europe. He needs to get all that failed money he threw at Solyndra back somehow so we get to pay for that failure twice!!!
tampacrvdriver
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:01:26 PM

Crazy.
Akcamper
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 11:01:20 PM

SCREWED AGAIN OMG = OBAMA MUST GO!
adgam
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:57:28 PM

ok
USCCRN
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:56:54 PM

I hope gas prices don't become that expensive nationwide.
JesseJack52
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:56:01 PM

oh Chicago!
us4usa
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:47:47 PM

$3.53 a gallon at Sams today...
ILoveGoldens
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:45:23 PM

Oh, boy - more tax $$ for Chicago. I just know that they will spend it very carefully.....
JagXKR
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:39:59 PM

That's still almost 40 cents/USgallon less than I'm paying in Canada.
fenster66
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:38:38 PM

coming soon to a neighborhood gas pump near you...
knot2swift
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:37:16 PM

Makes over taxed gas in Canada look good...LMAO

Dollar at par, gas the same now. Seems time for a hike up north to a bigger country. We love ya but leave your guns at home.

Come up for the summer. Screw currupt Mexico.
TheThorn
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:35:11 PM

who would have ever thunk it.
RitaVespa
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:34:19 PM

Ok
kusanagisama
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:33:41 PM

Chicago politics.
drz614
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:33:24 PM

ok
bif65
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:25:58 PM

ok
us4usa
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:25:21 PM

Bet Volts are selling like hot cakes in Chicago???
hagar2935
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:22:45 PM

Obama Country........ they deserve the pain for saddling this Nation with that MORON!

NOBAMA 2012!!!!!!!!!!!
Alaydown
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:21:37 PM

The DemocRAT machine in Chicago no doubt still blames Bush for Obama's energy policy that is causing these high prices. Build the pipeline!
CDT206
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:13:07 PM

What should they expect... Chicago IS obama country. I guess it MUST be time to BLAME obama, or will he Still blame Bush for all of his economic woes?
craigsf38
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:09:00 PM

OK and OUCH
Shakleelady31
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:08:21 PM

Their refinery was down??
Hoporrene
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:07:13 PM

yeah
monarch57
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:06:53 PM

So sad; why don't they have the technology to drop prices like other goods like electronics.
FlyNFool
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:06:52 PM

They deserve it!
DEG
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:06:25 PM

I feel sorry for those in Chicago that did not vote for Obama; they are suffering because of this administration's policies.
EXTREMESNOW
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:04:11 PM

OUCH!!!
Beaveronparade
Champion Author Hartford

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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 10:02:37 PM

Stinks for them but it's still cheaper than here in CT. It's so high everywhere.
bigrigAZ
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 9:56:19 PM

Chicago is another world. Must be a great place to live. Hope it doesn't spread.
rayla36
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 9:55:01 PM

Yet another reason why public transportation is a good thing.
30mpg80
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 9:54:57 PM

Will not stop there for gas
menagerie1013
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2012 9:54:11 PM

Not a pretty picture.
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