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Analysts: Midwest Drivers To See Lower Gas Prices

The worst may be over for drivers in the upper Midwest who have been grappling with the highest gasoline prices in the continental U.S. Analysts said one major Illinois refinery is back online and another big one in Indiana is on track to ramp up production again soon.

06/11/2013

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Gas Station Owners Feel The Pain Of High Fuel Prices

Before you blame the messenger for gas prices still hovering around $4 per gallon, service station owners want you to know something: They’re hurting, too. The biggest pinch comes from credit and debit card fees, charges which rise in lockstep with soaring pump prices.

05/30/2013

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Think Gas Prices Are Bad For Boaters? Race Car Drivers Have It Worse

The national average for a gallon of gas has gone up 17 days in a row. But here in the Twin Cities, gas has dropped three cents to an average of $4.17 a gallon.

05/24/2013

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Good Question: Why Do Gas Prices Go Up Faster Than They Go Down?

Most of us don’t have a hard time finding the words to describe our feelings about the record-high gasoline prices facing Minnesota drivers. “Ridiculous” and “crazy” came from some gassing up in Uptown Minneapolis on Wednesday.

05/22/2013

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Expert: Gas Prices Have Peaked

Want to hear some good news about gas prices for a change? It looks like gas prices in the Twin Cities have peaked.

05/20/2013

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Boaters Soaked By High Gas Prices

Brooke Welch is out on Lake Minnetonka, enjoying a boat ride that’s been months in the making. “It’s been a long winter, really cold so we are happy to be out on the water,” Welch said. Unfortunately for most boaters enjoying the weekend on water, gas prices in Minnesota are third highest in the nation – right behind Alaska and Hawaii.

05/18/2013

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MN Has Most Expensive Gas In The Nation

Minnesota’s No. 1 in the nation, in a category few are rejoicing over. The Twin Cities’ average price for gas is the most expensive in the nation at $4.32 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com. Chicago is second ($4.28), Honolulu is third ($4.25) and Santa Barbara is fourth ($4.17).

05/17/2013

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Tips To Ease Pain At The Pump

Drivers, and their wallets, have likely noticed the big 15 percent jump in gas prices this week. Some saw prices as high as $4.29 a gallon.

05/16/2013

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Klobuchar Seeks Energy Dept. Help Over High Gas Prices

As gas prices in Minnesota reached record high prices of about $4 per gallon, Sen. Amy Klobuchar called on the Department of Energy to take action. The gas price spike came after the closure of oil refineries in the Midwest for maintenance.

05/16/2013

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Gas Prices Increase 30 Cents, Hit $4.19 In Twin Cities

“When did that happen?” is the question most motorists are asking Wednesday, after seeing the latest price for a tank of gas.

05/15/2013

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Gas Prices Are Rising…..Why?

What???

05/15/2013

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Metro Holiday Gas Stations Experiment With E85 Pricing

BLOOMINGTON (WCCO) — If you drive a flex-fuel vehicle, at what price point will you pull in and fill up with E85? That’s what Holiday is trying to determine at select gas stations across the […]

04/22/2013

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Moneyanswers Finance Expert Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman from Moneyanswers.com made his monthly visit to the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee.

04/09/2013

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Good Question: Why Do Gas Prices Fluctuate So Wildly?

The first two months of 2013 have not been much fun at the gasoline pump. Prices keep rising, changing all the time.

02/27/2013

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Rising Gas Prices Not Affecting Local Car Buying Habits

As of Thursday morning the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gas is $3.82 in the Twin Cities. That’s 60 cents higher than a month ago.

02/21/2013

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