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xgojim

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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 6:11:04 PM

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased one tenth of a cent to $3.542, marking the second consecutive increase, the motorist group AAA said Saturday. However, the national average is still down 57.2 cents, or about 13.9%, on the record high of $4.114 reported on July 17, 2008. The highest prices at the pump are in Hawaii, averaging about $4.34 per gallon, and the lowest in South Carolina, at $3.22, according to the AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report. The price of light, sweet crude oil, for September delivery, increased $0.13 to settle at $107.46 per barrel on the NYMEX Friday.
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bston
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 3:53:28 PM

Prices have gone up here by as much as .17 cents in 3 days.
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 10:49:45 AM

Keep dropping

[Edited by: BEGTWO at 8/19/2013 10:50:16 AM EST]
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VMIJim
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:35:32 AM

And this is a surprise to anyone? The bottom line is that the Obama Administration has done nothing to control oil speculation/prices/exports, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, or improve our economy. Obama's sole agenda is to cater to his tree hugging, stimulus sucking, union dominated, ultra liberal major contributors. As a result, we continue to be screwed at the pump, with our utilities, & with our taxes. Nothing will change as long as Obama is in office & controls the Senate. 2014 Elections are coming - stop this madness!!
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dandvicb
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:25:06 AM

Greed & the SPECULATORS will keep the prices high.......
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 6:13:49 AM

End of summer driving season so pump prices likely to head south
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rahcat
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 12:13:10 AM

Just adds to the misery caused by the Obama regime.
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millerin
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:04:24 PM

still same
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SUNOIL
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:14:17 PM

looks as though we are average
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el_fr
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 5:52:55 PM

Remember when it was $1.89 when Obama took over?
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Bussman
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 5:06:55 PM

Is this supposed to make me feel better?
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BUSMAN1105
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 4:09:13 PM

THIS IS NOT GOOD NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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lippoe_sokan
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 4:07:32 PM

We're higher than the national average here.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 1:19:35 PM

pain everywhere
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schatzila
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:56:33 PM

Up and down, round and round. Nothing we can do about it.
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Jeff4U
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:24:58 PM

China welcomes your philosophy, Buddy2264.
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MidNJ
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 11:44:10 AM

$3.29 and going down in stations around me.
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scu227
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 10:42:34 AM

I thought it was supposed to be coming down ???
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rosa403
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:58:38 AM

we are at $3.55 but i bet it goes up soon..
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bwatchingu
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:56:58 AM

Extremely too high!
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mpg611
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:38:45 AM

It seems the average gas price has been hovering around the mid $3.00/gallon range for a long time, with spikes and drops. Think its time for the prices to drop big and stay down there.
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Infidels
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:32:22 AM

Too high
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Straitliner
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:23:23 AM

Wait until Labor day weekend.
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VMIJim
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 9:09:58 AM

And this is a surprise to anyone? The bottom line is that Obama has done nothing to control fuel speculation/ prices, reduce our dependence on foreign fuels, or improve our economy. The sole agenda of Obama is to cater to his tree hugging, stimulus sucking, union dominated, ultra liberal major contributors. As a result, we continue to be screwed at the pump, with our utilities, & with our taxes. Nothing will change as long as Obama is in office & controls the Senate. 2014 Elections are coming - stop this madness!!
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sciotosix
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:23:50 AM

We're at the average here.
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Chem60
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:47:05 AM

Sigh!
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EvergreenON
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 6:52:47 AM

Speculators back again
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zdriver1995
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 6:43:54 AM

Grateful the last few days in Madison WI area it's been 3.49/gal - hope it keeps going down (as opposed to up), even if little by little.
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werich44
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 6:41:16 AM

No surprises here.
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charg3rguy1991
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 5:55:30 AM

And just when it seemed like we were getting a little relief, but maybe it won't go much higher
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leeac
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 3:58:31 AM

Gasoline prices are up 20 to 25 cents per gallon in north central Ohio.
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Nancy&Len
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 2:55:31 AM

Last week they said gas was going to come down for the rest of the summer. As always you can't believe what you read.
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Vetteblu
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 2:13:40 AM

There's only and always 1 reason.... GREED via the GBS!
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72_Monte
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 1:31:33 AM


Of course it does.
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Winatgas
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 1:11:57 AM

We are right at the top at $3.55 now. Look to see it dropping in the next few weeks.
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LostInNY
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:33:31 AM

gee...gas barely, hardly went down and now it's on the way back up???
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Yooperheart
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:18:36 AM

Still no real valid reason.
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JohnofGB
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:16:18 AM

Wonderful. More crude than we have had in decades but gas goes up. Gougers, ripoffs artists.
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davenles
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:16:13 AM

They will come up with a reason for a big price jump.
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fuzzyscout
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:14:45 AM

Maybe we could build a pipeline from South Carolina to California - well to Nevada. California probably would not let the pipeline in.
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CivicMA
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:12:52 AM

It's $3.69 here.
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rcornel
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:01:49 AM

It will go up on Labor Day weekend.
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TripleHs
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:00:39 AM

expansive
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CocoPaz
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 12:00:23 AM

Wish it was that low here.
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 11:48:37 PM


     what goes up, may not come down anytime soon







[Edited by: iFueler at 8/17/2013 11:49:49 PM EST]
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 11:46:48 PM

Lets vote for a national gas price and then we will not have to guess what it will be down the road.
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Mr_Bill_W
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 11:34:35 PM

The gasoline roller coaster continues...
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Tekkersmom57
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 11:13:36 PM

As soon as they can the speculators will be getting these prices even higher!!
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pleinyeux
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 11:08:46 PM

Still too high loll
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amerk73
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 10:04:04 PM

here want up 20 cent $3.49
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esq262
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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 9:50:40 PM

Should be going down.
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