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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2012 2:59:48 PM

While Sandy may be moving out of the region, the lost power, flooding, and other issues have not. As transportation comes back online and as employers open their doors, motorists will be looking for gasoline and other fuels.

We called Love's Travel Centers today for an update on their operations. Love's operates 290 stations throughout 39 states nationwide, with travel centers in various states throughout the Northeast. Love's currently was experiencing limited outages at four stations in this corridor, and was working on bringing in generators to the locations that had lost power.

We were informed that supply is flowing adequately, and that Love's had proactively topped off all their underground tanks before the storm...

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bady777
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2012 11:11:13 AM

ok
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CapriceWagon
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2012 5:22:12 PM

It is a fragile infrastructure, that's why people need to think ahead and be prepared for the worst.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2012 5:53:29 AM

Ducati: that's a problem, isn't it? Too many times ppl take one step but not the other(s) necessary.
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DucatiRider
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2012 11:18:47 AM

I'd glad someone was thinking ahead -- filling the tanks was very wise. In many ways they took a risk because the price of wholesale is dropping, so in essence they paid more for fuel than they normally would have.

Too bad all gas stations don't have back-up power. Especially when we are so fuel dependent and our grid is so fragile.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 5, 2012 6:04:37 AM

hope everyone gets back to mostly normal very soon again.

My thoughts are with those who lost loved ones or all their possessions.
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 7:34:09 PM

ok
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Karisholman
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 4:08:28 PM

It sounds like they planned well to be prepared for Sandy
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dockersbin
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 10:26:55 AM

Googdluck to anyone hard hit by this storm. One good thing about them not having electricity.........they do not have to watch all the freakin' adds :0
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 7:10:07 AM

wishing everyone a speedy recovery.
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2012 3:12:30 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2012 12:37:34 PM

that's a positive sign
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2012 10:01:01 AM

glad to hear things are getting more normalized.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 1:04:07 PM

good
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 5:43:18 AM

hope all GB folks hit by Sandy are safe. Shouldn't really be on the road right now unless you absolutely have to. Let clean up crews do their job first.
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Message Posted: Nov 1, 2012 12:56:17 AM

People in the Northeast need all the help they can get at this point. Glad that fuel is available. It's one less thing they need to contend with.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 10:06:10 PM

they heeded the warning and it's helping out everyone
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 9:58:02 PM

Amazing that national outlets like Loves and Flying J are not raising prices by avery much while the artical on price gouging seem to be indepdent gas stations and hardware stores that are pricing items that affect their friends and neighbors.
I have tried to buy from local owners but this is making me rethink my options.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 2:03:59 PM

News?? I think not.. :-)) OLD..
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 2:00:54 PM

Old post.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:54:05 PM



OLD NEWS

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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:53:52 PM

Maybe we can use Pilot's CEO as our new Department of Energy supervisor!
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:53:42 PM

ok.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:51:01 PM

The storm is gone and this article should be also
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:49:24 PM

At least Love's and Pilot were better prepared than the assorted governments.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:47:24 PM

Good PR.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:41:21 PM

Old article.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:38:50 PM

good
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:38:39 PM

hope things return to normal quickly
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:37:14 PM

Good
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:36:32 PM

Real need to know what stations are open right now.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:34:20 PM

good
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:34:00 PM

read it before.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:33:56 PM

Hope we get back to normal as soon as possible.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:28:57 PM

Need an update today?
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:28:47 PM

Intelligent people stock up prior to a situation like this. "Poor planning on your part doesn't create a crisis on mind".
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:25:49 PM

There's usually a sag in price until a storm passes...
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:25:04 PM

Teamwork?
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:24:54 PM

Planning ahead pays off.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:24:31 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:22:48 PM

good good place to stop when traveling
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:21:30 PM

They are very good company for the travel.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:20:28 PM

we will see how long recovery takes
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:17:01 PM

Right?????
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:16:39 PM

Generators are standard and everywhere in Puerto Rico
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:13:30 PM

THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN AT CAPACITY
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:13:06 PM

Duh.........it's called good business
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:12:41 PM

Good.
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2012 1:12:32 PM

Ok fine!
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