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Gas prices are coming down more slowly than when they went up.
There was another big jump in gasoline prices overnight in Minnesota when gas stations raised the price of gasoline by another 20 cents a gallon, to $4.39 at most major outlets.
Sorry, big oil. This might stick.
The price of a gallon of gasoline hit a shocking level overnight.
The AP story suggests lobbyists for green energy have taken a page out of traditional energy lobbying and succeeded in getting public officials to look the other way.
Ontario, our friendly neighbor to the north, will soon phase out all of its coal-burning power plants.
With the oil business comes the occasional violation of the environment. North Dakota has found that yesterday (if it didn’t already know) when an active oil well east of New Town blew out and spewed oil near Lake Sakakawea.
Economists had hoped lower gasoline prices — other than California, Minnesota has some of the highest gas prices in the country — would get people to spend more.