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Reality Check: Bachmann’s $2 Gas Claims

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s pledge to bring back $2 gas has the feel of a “chicken in every pot” political promise.



Oil Reserves Tapped To Cover World Shortage

The Obama administration has decided to release 30 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve.


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CenterPoint: Don’t Turn On The Gas Yourself

Centerpoint Energy is advising people returning to their homes in North Minneapolis to not attempt to turn on their gas if it isn’t working.


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Gas Climbs To $4, Bikes Become Economic Option

Gas prices are once again on the move. Across the metro, gas is inching closer to that $4 mark.


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Police: Wire Theft Causes Gas Leak In Mpls

Police say a copper wire theft from an abandoned house caused a gas leak Saturday afternoon that forced people to evacuate surrounding homes for hours.


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Ruptured Gas Pipeline To Be Removed For Testing

Centerpoint Energy crews and investigators with the Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety (MnOPS) spent Friday surveying the pipe that ruptured into flames Friday in an attempt to remove the failed pipe segment and sent it to a laboratory for testing.


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Gas Prices Threaten Recovery

Lunchtime at La Cucaracha Mexican restaurant in St. Paul is busy. Likewise, in many other St. Paul restaurants, more folks are dining out more often.


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Gas Prices Rise As U.S. Prints Money

gallon of gas in the Twin Cities is running $3.49 a gallon.


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Explosion Levels Home In Circle Pines

Crews are investigating a home explosion that happened Friday afternoon in Circle Pines, Minn.




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