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Gas Prices Not Bad Compared To Last Year

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?

05/31/2012

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Gas Prices On The Way Down

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.

04/20/2012

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Survey: Higher Fuel Prices Slowing Rural Growth

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.

04/20/2012

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Business News From Rebecca Jarvis At CBS In New York

CBS News business reporter Rebecca Jarvis joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Thursday.

04/12/2012

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Good Question: What’s The Best Day To Buy Gas?

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.

04/03/2012

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Consumers Skip Driving Due To Rising Gas Prices

With gas prices jumping nearly daily, consumers are making some dramatic choices — and not driving.

03/27/2012

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MPCA Offers Truckers Loans To Help Fuel Costs

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.

03/27/2012

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Gas Prices Could Effect Minnesota Road Repairs

Your wallet is not the only thing being hurt by the higher prices — at least one Minnesota county is cutting back on road repairs.

03/26/2012

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High Gas Prices May Boost Minnesota Tourism

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.

03/25/2012

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Senator Franken Promotes On Oil Prices And Markets

U S Senator Al Franken joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to talk about investor speculation in the oil markets.

03/21/2012

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Inching Closer To Record Gas Prices

There’s at least one reason for many to not be excited about the arrival of spring. Gas prices are on the rise.

03/19/2012

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Metro Transit Seeing More Riders With Higher Gas Prices

High gas prices may be prompting more people to ride the bus.

03/15/2012

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Gas Prices Now A Big Factor In Presidential Election

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.

03/07/2012

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Price Check At The Pump: Feb. 23, 2012

It’s time for WCCO’s Daily Price Check on the price of a gallon of gas around the metro and the state.

02/23/2012

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R.T. Rybak Grilled By Bill O’Reilly About Gas Prices

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.

02/22/2012

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