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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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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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Good Question: Are Gas Prices Dropping Because Of The Election?

Remember a month ago when people were wondering if voters would take out their frustration with high gas prices on the president?

10/30/2012

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Credit Card Skimming Popping Up At Local Gas Stations

A new sophisticated method of identity theft has police asking all of us to beware.

07/19/2012

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Good Question: Why Aren’t Gas Prices Falling Quicker?

At this time last year, crude oil was around $80 a barrel and gasoline prices were around $2.80 a gallon. On Tuesday, crude oil is close to $80 and gas is around $3.40. So, why aren’t gas prices that low now?

09/27/2011

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MN Man Guilty In Iowa Gas Station Slaying

A Minnesota man has been found guilty of killing a convenience store clerk in northern Iowa. The jury reached their verdict almost immediately after they began deliberations Thursday.

06/23/2011

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Trial Starts For MN Teen Accused In 2 Iowa Slayings

The first trial begins Monday for a Minnesota teenager accused of murdering two convenience store clerks in Iowa last year.

06/20/2011

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Gas Prices Rising And It Will Get Worse — But By How Much?

Drivers likely noticed it on their way home from work Thursday night. Gas jumped to $3.49 a gallon all over the Twin Cities. Just Wednesday, a gallon of regular unleaded cost $3.29.

02/24/2011

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Gas Prices Jump In Twin Cities

Drivers around the metro most likely noticed it on the drive to work: the price of gas in the Twin Cities just jumped. And experts say drivers should fill up now to avoid paying even more.

11/30/2010

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Teen Accused In Iowa Shootings To Face 2 Trials

A Minnesota teenager accused of killing two clerks at different convenience stores in northern Iowa will face two separate trials, prosecutors said Wednesday.

11/17/2010

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Twin Cities Teen Charged In 2 Fatal Iowa Shootings

Authorities in Iowa charged a 17-year-old from the Twin Cities for two store clerk killings at two different convenience stores in north central Iowa overnight.

11/16/2010