Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
Gas prices usually drop after Labor Day, but some Twin Cities drivers have been paying around $4 per gallon this week for regular unleaded fuel.
If you’re filling up today be warned: it’s gonna hurt. Twin Cities gas prices rose 10 cents overnight, to an average of $3.89 for a gallon of regular.
It’s the start of a holiday weekend. And for anyone driving north, especially on I-35, it could be tough going. As if slow-to-still traffic wasn’t bad enough, Hannah Andersen found herself stranded on 35 North. And it was a true holiday weekend driving nightmare.
CBS News business reporter and Minneapolis native Rebecca Jarvis joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News
CBS News business reporter Rebecca Jarvis paid a visit to the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee on Thursday.
Five months before the presidential election, this rating is disastrous for Obama – almost as disastrous as the lack of any results for America these past four years.
Even veterans of the local gas business admit — something strange is going on. The price of crude oil is as low as it’s been since October 2011.
Remember analyst predictions that we could be paying $5 per gallon of gasoline this summer? Thankfully, that scenario hasn’t come to pass. Gas prices have been falling over the past few weeks. But why?
Gas prices are finally falling. They just dropped for the third day in a row. Nationwide, the average for a gallon of regular grade is down to $3.86.
Higher fuel prices may be applying brakes to the economy in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states. A monthly survey index of rural bankers dropped to 57.1 in April from 59.8 in March.
CBS News business reporter Rebecca Jarvis joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Thursday.
There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.
With gas prices jumping nearly daily, consumers are making some dramatic choices — and not driving.
With diesel fuel prices climbing to $4 per gallon, Minnesota is offering long-haul truckers low-interest loans to help them save money, stay cool this summer and reduce pollution on overnight rest stops.
Your wallet is not the only thing being hurt by the higher prices — at least one Minnesota county is cutting back on road repairs.
High gas prices may keep some people closer to home during the upcoming vacation season. And that’s just fine with Minnesota’s tourism industry.
U S Senator Al Franken joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to talk about investor speculation in the oil markets.
There’s at least one reason for many to not be excited about the arrival of spring. Gas prices are on the rise.
High gas prices may be prompting more people to ride the bus.
It might be one of the biggest issues in the upcoming presidential election. Last night, CBS News exit polls found 77 percent of those voting in seven Super Tuesday states say rising gas prices were the most important factor in their vote.
It’s time for WCCO’s Daily Price Check on the price of a gallon of gas around the metro and the state.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak traded words with Bill O’Reilly about the gas prices issue on O’Reilly’s Fox News show Tuesday night.
PBS Nightly business reporter Tom Hudson says that gas prices could short-circuit the nation’s economic growth.