Gas Prices

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Gas Prices Finally Start To Fall Nationwide

Cindy Schnaith is practically giddy when gassing up these days. It wasn’t more than a month ago that filling up her sport utility vehicle cost her nearly $80 per tankful.

10/23/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

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.

10/10/2012

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Gas Prices Still Around $4 A Gallon After Labor Day

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.

09/12/2012

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High Gas Prices Sneak Up On Twin Cities Drivers

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.

09/11/2012

Drivers Brace For Nightmarish Labor Day Traffic

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.

08/31/2012

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CBS News Business Reporter Rebecca Jarvis Talks Gas Prices

CBS News business reporter and Minneapolis native Rebecca Jarvis joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News

08/16/2012

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CBS Business Reporter Rebecca Jarvis On The Morning News With Dave Lee

CBS News business reporter Rebecca Jarvis paid a visit to the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee on Thursday.

08/09/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Approval Rating Drops To 43% For Good Reason

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.

06/22/2012

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Good Question: Why Are Gas Prices Rising When Oil Is Falling?

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.

06/19/2012

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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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