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MidNJ

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 11:31:53 PM

The price of regular gasoline on Long Island has climbed to more than $4 a gallon and could head higher, hitting pocketbooks already squeezed by higher payroll taxes and a cold, expensive season for heating oil.

Prices could rise another 10 cents in the next week, an analyst said, as global demand pushes up crude oil prices, and as refineries that supply the region go through seasonal maintenance.

A gallon of regular gasoline averaged $4.026 on the Island Tuesday, up 28.5 cents from a month earlier, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report.

Prices are on their most sustained rise since the days following superstorm Sandy. Regular gas hit $4 a gallon here on Valentine's Day, and since then . . .
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 10:58:45 PM

No kidding
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 10:37:30 PM

Next recession coming right up
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endymion
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 4:11:10 PM

This article comes from Newsday, a paper any Junior High School would be proud of. Old news simplified then mixed with emotional language.

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bar1035
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 7:34:13 AM

But instead lets talk about German solar
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Wally3023
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 7:32:59 AM

It's always higher out there.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 7:28:49 AM

Thank you Obama
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doeslayersr
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 6:37:29 AM

No surprise. If it is a surprise to anyone, well... my sympathy for them because they apparently are mentally challenged
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 5:13:18 AM

Really??
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 5:10:24 AM

Blame Obama.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 2:24:01 AM

less than average
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TurkishMan
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 2:23:51 AM

less than average
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TurkishMan
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 2:23:41 AM

less than average
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 1:44:53 AM

Gasoline is $4+ per gallon in Westchester County.
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amerk73
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 1:31:46 AM

here want 50 cent since last week
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JohnofGB
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 1:30:52 AM

Worse part about it is there is really no good reason for it. Gasoline prices have raised way faster than crude. All I have heard is lame excuses why prices are up. How about greed and the gouging of consumers for a good reason.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 1:05:52 AM


happening in lots of places not just Long Island .....
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:55:27 AM

The rich & greedy are in charge in the US, & won't ever be gone.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:46:30 AM

It's going up everywhere.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:23:25 AM

lets all vote for obama again.... it's gonna get worse...
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3.80 here.
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:14:03 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:12:12 AM

here $3.67
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:11:52 AM

Not just there!
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MidNJ
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:06:42 AM

Joeski,

Let's rack em up and play pool. :)
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MidNJ
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:05:05 AM

Correction; Absolutely ridiculous SPECULATION!!!!! Was previously posted.

Really, is it only about rediculous, ??SPECULATION?? :)
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Joeski1
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 12:02:31 AM

but I'm here to rack up points on your article!!
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MidNJ
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 11:58:07 PM

11:56 PM, an article posted 24 minutes ago. - no comments yet, interesting !!!
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 11:55:39 PM

Absolutely ridiculous SPECULATION!!!!!
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