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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 2:18:28 PM

OUCH. That's really all I can think of when I see gasoline prices in the Midwest. We've sent warnings to motorists via Facebook, alerted you via e-mail, and prices continue to rise.

Minnesota and the Twin Cities both hit all time record highs today. Pump prices have never been higher in these two areas. More bad news for motorists: several states may soon join Minnesota in breaking records last set in 2008.

At risk for possible record high gasoline prices in the next week or two: Iowa, Kansas, parts of Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Already shattering records in Minnesota, motorists are in lines dozens of cars deep, compounding the problems that brought the high prices: tight supply.

So...

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eiatruth
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 12:13:44 AM

False flag, just check the eia numbers, the input numbers are dead balls on, this guy is full of it, input, output and reserve numbers are right on the money, I checked all the way from 1990 to present day, there are no discrepancies. I check in with the commodity exchanges and spot delivery market every day.As of may 29th price was 2.79 US dollar per gallon, 3weeks ago we had 82 year crude reserve record and were producing 20 percent more domestic oil than previous year. Investigation, price rigging in europe.Government collusion with oil cartel, I could be wrong but since I get my numbers from the Fed I doubt it. Our natural resources which belong to all citizens are being stolen and then were being raped at the gas pump, what have you
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smugutu1234
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Message Posted: May 22, 2013 7:13:52 AM

That's terrible.
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WanderDan
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Message Posted: May 21, 2013 11:25:34 PM

ouch... say uncle!!
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Donatelo
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Message Posted: May 21, 2013 9:45:02 AM

We need to use our natural gas reserves to run all diesel engines. it is a fairly easy conversion to the engine. that would save one third of the oil we consume.
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RapMassaG
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 9:27:03 AM

sw Ohio went up 54 cents/gallon between Monday and Friday.
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BlueTucson
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Message Posted: May 20, 2013 8:48:21 AM

Hope prices come back down in the next month. I'm planning a cross-country family road trip. Gas costs will be over $1,000 in an ideal scenario. I get nervous when I see price spikes along a good portion of my anticipated route.
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Donatelo
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Message Posted: May 19, 2013 9:16:53 AM

prices up in sw ohio area too
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Gas_Master_G
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Message Posted: May 19, 2013 8:12:58 AM

doesn't pay to live in those states
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WanderDan
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Message Posted: May 18, 2013 11:17:07 PM

when will we all say ENOUGH !! thieves
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52MPG
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Message Posted: May 18, 2013 12:54:35 AM

What happened to the prediction of low prices?
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2005Retired
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 11:51:38 PM

Spking in Arkansas too
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treeguy
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 10:20:08 PM

I feel violated.
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Tomeboy
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 8:43:33 PM


TNT2EC Posted Message:

In three weeks, price has gone from $3.69 to $4.39. Plus, we have two refineries right here, lots of oil available and greed and gone crazy. Note that they say it is because of two refineries outside of Chicago. However, gas price in Chicago and most of Wisconsin and Iowa have not see price jumps like Minnesota. It's all a fix...a lie...GREED.

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Right on TNT2EC... This same thing happened to California and the West Coast last year. Looks like a trend doesn't it? This year it's the Central Plains States. What section of the country will be nailed next year?

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remay
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 8:00:07 PM

"Stay with us on this..."

Why, what difference is it going to make at the pump? It is what is is... Bend over rover!
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 7:46:59 PM

Join the club, misery loves company.
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barbs24
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 7:09:11 PM

Sorry guys
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Pastapharian
Rookie Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 5:08:19 PM

What a bunch of bullsh!t. These greedy f*ckers are doing nothing more than driving the prices up with no economic reason outside of their greed. Gas here in MN went from 3.39 to 4.39 in less than two weeks. A$sholes should all die.
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BillBailey
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:51:33 PM

Up to $3.89 in Indy today. That's a change I could have done without!
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snorkels
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:50:05 PM

This really sucks!!!
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RAE344
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:48:48 PM

Not the only place.
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nemoFL
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:47:07 PM

ok
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prassu2012
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:44:20 PM

Everywhere
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snakebitef22
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:41:33 PM

Greed.....there goes the economy
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oppdetcon
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:37:28 PM

Just increased 5 cents per litre in the Ottawa Valley, $124.9 per litre, $5.62 per gallon. The excuse will be the 4.9 earthquake we experienced this morning...
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satrn38mpg
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:35:07 PM

its gonna happen everywhere >>
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2look
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:34:15 PM

it's just terrible!!
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suportoffroad00
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:33:55 PM

Refinery shortage means prices going up
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julius1st4
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:33:41 PM

Old news; but, the consumer is getting "Royally Fingered"
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leraar2
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:33:20 PM

refinery shortage !
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Harry813
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:30:09 PM

Sounds like an expensive summer :(
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MitchelSdReview
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:26:38 PM

ok
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DeHavilland
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:25:53 PM

We get pummelled all the time.
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TNT2EC
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:25:31 PM

In three weeks, price has gone from $3.69 to $4.39. Plus, we have two refineries right here, lots of oil available and greed and gone crazy. Note that they say it is because of two refineries outside of Chicago. However, gas price in Chicago and most of Wisconsin and Iowa have not see price jumps like Minnesota. It's all a fix...a lie...GREED.
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:25:20 PM

Looks like prices are starting to tic upward here too.
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oldiesman
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:23:05 PM

And the games continue.
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Kato51
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:21:44 PM

This is a repeat.
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NewGirl51
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:21:34 PM

Absolutely no viable reason for these high prices other than gouging for the Memorial Day Weekend.
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MOREDLEG
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:21:19 PM

Im going with the upcoming Memorial day weekend, the rest will catch up next week

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mjdave
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:14:35 PM

Soon coming to a city near you!
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smileynish
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:12:21 PM

Yup just say I told you so.
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hptd
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:08:02 PM

Coming soon to a gas station near you...
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THX138
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:05:27 PM

Move East
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juttuniemi
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:04:37 PM

Tough in the Midwest; still dropping here.
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evpark
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:04:01 PM

Chicago area up another .30/c again today. 4.05 went up to 4.35 all over within the last 3 hours.
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REKEY
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:02:12 PM

Someone has to be the leader!
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RascalFlats
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:01:49 PM

Close to .50 in 3 days. We're $3.82 at this moment.
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jnseyeongas
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 4:00:35 PM

And it hurts!
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BIGREDNM
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 3:59:59 PM

Yeah and so are we and we're not part of the Midwest, these people are just greedy and heartless.
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mikaye
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 3:59:44 PM

gouging by cos
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DatThao
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Message Posted: May 17, 2013 3:58:52 PM

Bummer for Midwesterners.
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