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GAS PRICES KEEP RISING

CNN -- Paying at the pump grew even more painful Saturday, as gas prices climbed for the 18th day in a row.

The price of unleaded gasoline inched higher again overnight, rising 2.7 cents to a nationwide average of $3.67 a gallon on Saturday, according to the motorist group AAA. That's almost a 30-cent increase from a month ago when the nationwide average was $3.38 a gallon.
Average prices for regular gasoline are more than $4 a gallon in California, Alaska and Hawaii, and are just shy of the $4 mark in New York, Connecticut, and Washington, D.C., according to AAA. The lowest average gas prices are in Wyoming,


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remay
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2012 7:42:31 AM

Wow! Breaking NEWS! (not)!

Thanks CNN for being on TOP of things! (not)
dr047
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 11:38:44 AM


"GAS PRICES KEEP RISING"

Oh Really?
WalkingWV
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 10:40:54 AM

Wall St. sticking it to us.
brbaritone
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 10:10:37 AM

The energy industry is testing to see how much consumers are willing to pay. Let's hope this results in a crash in gasoline prices. I just hope it doesn't cause another recession.
fowlcan
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 9:41:51 AM

Up, Up and away. The BIG OIL company's are "faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound"
coughlin
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 9:40:57 AM

HEADLINE! BREAKING NEWS!
MidNJ
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:49:32 AM

Rising quickly areond me.

Even though crude is still much cheaper than it was in 2008 (almost $150/bbl) the gas pump prices are almost where they were in 2008.

Something fishy is going on.
bwatchingu
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:43:26 AM

duh
albert2008
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:39:24 AM

not good
db60
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:38:24 AM

Tell me something I don't know already.
TomT2Lee
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:13:18 AM

Talking heads distracting the American masses. You seldom see the main stream media report on gas prices around the world. Do a little digging and you will learn that a large portion of the developed world is paying 2x what the US pays for gas. The price of gas is not the problem. The price of oil is not the problem. Those are effects. Set your focus on the professional politicians and the federal reserve; then you will be looking at the largest driving force behind the real problems.
mpg611
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:12:51 AM

Actually, we have some good news in NE Ohio, at least suburban Cleveland. gas prices have gone DOWN since Friday. Only buy a few cents but the difference is noticable.
roadrunnin
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:06:40 AM

"Rising oil prices a GOOD THING because the stock market has also gone up"
Great for the 1%, not so much for the Average Joe. just because the stock market has gone up it does NOT mean more people have jobs, and if they do, it is going to be a zero sum gain since the extra income is going right into the gas tank.
gs7101
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 8:06:22 AM

This isn't news -- it's so 42 seconds ago!

[Edited by: gs7101 at 2/26/2012 9:07:08 AM EST]
roadrunnin
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 7:59:46 AM

Since wholesale gasoline prices are rising and people are buying less [bringing in fewer tax dollars] lets, roll back some of the gasoline taxes domestically and apply a higher tax on exports, that might make keeping the fuel here more attractive for oil companies.
paulsond
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 7:16:22 AM

Prices will drop in August in time for November's election.
Lugi1967
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 7:12:38 AM

Long summer ahead
DerHahn
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 7:09:05 AM

up about 40 cents around here this week
Rockyguitar
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 7:05:22 AM

Thanx, CNN. I never noticed gas prices rising. I'll try to be more attentive.
Yooperheart
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 6:50:02 AM

Good one yardslave
Evilmaddog
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 6:46:41 AM

gas here went up $0.45 / imperial gal in 3days....and no gas shortage ...still exporting oil?????

[Edited by: Evilmaddog at 2/26/2012 7:47:03 AM EST]
MontanaMac
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 6:31:56 AM

Good one yardslave
grandpadon28110
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 6:19:45 AM

Drill drill drill.
yardslave
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 6:08:52 AM

I missed it, was it China, Arabs, demand, El NiƱo, a refinery fire, global warming?
bullet226
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:59:01 AM

Ahhh, this is news?!
BBopp
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:55:49 AM

Yes the prices are certainly rising.
kenji554
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:51:59 AM

Obvious.
Wally3023
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:49:30 AM

Oil companies and speculators see this on the news and take advantage of it
dsaine
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:37:52 AM

No good!
jwalkerh
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:34:26 AM

UP, UP UP...
mike1881
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:31:52 AM

I walk when I can, which is never!! I hate high gas prices.
07skydriver
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:07:26 AM

Just stay home.
ReddevilNO
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2012 5:04:21 AM

And rising! So now the question is, when will it stop?
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