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Expert: Gas Prices Should Stay Low In Early 2013

It’s been a nice holiday present to have gas prices dip below $3 a gallon, but what will happen in the new year?

01/02/2013

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Pine Bend Refinery Plans $400M Upgrade

The Pine Bend Refinery is planning a major upgrade with the promise of 500 construction jobs.

11/16/2012

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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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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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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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Police: Woman Jumps From Window After Gas Incident

Police say two women had to escape a house – with one jumping from a 2nd floor window – after a man threw gas on them in Blaine, Minn.

03/02/2012

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Coon Rapids Pumps To Be Prepay Only

After the city saw nearly 500 gas station drive-offs in 2011, Coon Rapids is making all gas pumps in the city prepay only.

02/22/2012

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The Rise Of Gas Prices And Its Effects

How about paying $4 a gallon for gas? Some experts say it will happen soon, and we won’t be paying more just at the gas station.

02/16/2012

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Despite Dip In Prices, 2011 Is Record Year For Gasoline

A new survey found the typical household will have spent more than $4,100 dollars on gas this year — that’s a record. But with gas prices hovering around $3.15 a gallon, we still think we’re saving money.

12/21/2011

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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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Why Are Local Gas Prices Higher Than Nat’l Average?

It’s not the kind of news motorists want to hear at the start of the Labor Day weekend: gas prices are high everywhere, but especially in the Twin Cities.

09/02/2011

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Bachmann Says She’d Consider Everglades Drilling

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said Sunday that she would consider oil and natural gas drilling in the Everglades if it can be done without harming the environment.

08/29/2011

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