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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2013 9:31:07 AM

Motorists across much of the U.S. have seen a continued decline in gasoline prices, but for some areas, prices may spike today or tomorrow.

The Great Lakes states- Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kentucky, will face a likely price jump today or tomorrow as retail prices have declined for over a week, meanwhile wholesale prices have jumped. The Great Lakes often sees roller coaster type pricing at the pump, and should expect to see prices jump 15-30c/gal today or tomorrow.

For the rest of the nation, price decreases may ebb in the week ahead and things may be little changed. The Gulf region will be where the lowest prices in the nation can be found, with some stations in Anderson, SC as low as $2.99/gal...

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RapMassaG
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 9:53:42 AM

Wholesale/spot prices(for the Greedway area) dropped 9 cents yesterday, and are close to the low for the year, yet Greedway felt the need to spike 30 cents yesterday. We call them Greedway here in the Great Lakes region for a good reason.
JMW1942
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 9:07:26 AM

Yup Greedway is correct!
RapMassaG
Champion Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2013 2:26:16 PM

As predicted, Greedway states spiked this morning, some jumping 40 cents to get to the collusion price.
JMW1942
Champion Author Michigan

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2013 2:16:53 PM

Don't you all wish there was a solid explanation for this!?!
benjy
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2013 6:09:31 AM

The American way.
RapMassaG
Champion Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Oct 28, 2013 9:24:25 PM

Great Lakes states will be jumping again Tuesday or Wednesday. Greedway has sent the order.
agrico
Champion Author New Orleans

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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2013 7:38:30 PM

Maybe results of gripping about pet coke (Detroit) - its a refinery by-product
46chief
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2013 5:36:57 PM

I've been expecting a price rise in Indiana for over a week now but it hasn't happened yet. Usually jumps 20 cents/gal. when it does.
hjl17
Champion Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2013 8:09:32 AM

Population based
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2013 5:51:02 AM

rising and doing so relatively sharply.
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Sep 2, 2013 12:06:07 AM

decline? What decline?
newman26
All-Star Author Milwaukee

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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2013 1:23:04 PM

Going up here
WanderDan
All-Star Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 11:34:36 PM

ld news...
agrico
Champion Author New Orleans

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 8:15:46 PM

Seems like all prices should be tied to oil at some point
AFOS
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2013 7:56:26 PM

This one seems to have been a little premature for the Chicago area charmedmom30's post notwithstanding. Prices have dropped a dime on average since this was posted. But tomorrow WILL be our day as Speedway raises prices 10-40¢ depending on how low they are now - and others follow suit,
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

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Message Posted: Aug 17, 2013 6:53:57 AM

going up around here again... syd, I totally agree.
sydb7
Champion Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2013 7:43:20 PM

The greedy thieves are still not letting up in Atlanta!
sbar63055
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2013 8:04:17 AM

When are we going to regulate them? All a bunch of b------t!!!!!!!
charmedmom30
Rookie Author Gary

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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2013 5:05:27 AM

Jumped FIFTY cents in North West Indiana/Chicago areas in a matter of 20mins!!!! WTH?!?!
kiholt
Sophomore Author Kalamazoo

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 6:51:55 PM

More repubican idiots here in MI playing to marathon/sp(gr)eedway lobbyist allowing these companies to rob steal from the citizens . When people say it's like a yo-yo sad thing is a yo-yo knows what it's doing
audreylw
All-Star Author Boston

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 10:35:45 AM

up a dime, down a penny, still going up
williamcabot
Champion Author San Diego

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 10:03:57 AM

Another reason to raise gasoline prices.
LuckyLou1
Champion Author Colorado

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 8:55:23 AM

Not going down here been creaping up
Tommyguns45
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 8:42:02 AM

They know kids are back in school and cant walk 2 blocks to catch the bus, so mom has to drive them using more gas.
sssowinski
All-Star Author Sacramento

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 8:32:30 AM

yup
FogCitySpotter
Champion Author San Francisco

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 8:09:50 AM

Ok
prcoqui
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 6:36:04 AM

Yesterday news.
fillerupyeoww
Champion Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 6:07:21 AM

Full steam ahead for the pump price roller coaster.
pitamon
Champion Author Philadelphia

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 6:06:39 AM

I feel for them.
FocusST2
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 6:04:26 AM

More gasoline high jinxs.
Ferdman17
Champion Author Albany

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 6:02:59 AM

No 2.99 going on in New York
rjd1608
Champion Author Toledo

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:59:07 AM

Commented yesterday
smqua
Champion Author Cleveland

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:58:54 AM

Already saw it this morning.
Petrock
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:57:59 AM

Why does it always have to be a roller coaster? It gets really old. Just when you need to buy gas the price has jumpped up $0.30 a gallon, and the fillup costs many dollers more than you expect.
Z06KY
Champion Author Louisville

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:57:50 AM

I was watching the Gas Buddy information provided yesterday and seen it coming.
Hunter114
Champion Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:57:45 AM

Exactly what folks don't need.
luckyl
All-Star Author Halifax

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:57:37 AM

I'm ready for $2.00 gas too
jppezz
Champion Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:54:06 AM

I don't live in that area so it doesn't affect me.
GLM4205
Champion Author Toledo

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:52:02 AM

That's why I filled up full tank yesterday 3.10/gal.
heartbroken2010
Champion Author Ottawa

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:51:14 AM

spike likely ?
newsflash: it is already here.
2parrots
Champion Author Massachusetts

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:51:02 AM

Obummer is anti-refinery as he has stated since 2008 that he wants European like prices for gas & utilities .Yet the low -information voters gave him a perfect pass .DUMB ,Dumber & Dumbest = Dumbocrats .
Gil43
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:50:17 AM

bring the prices on down
SilliesRock
Champion Author Detroit

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:49:54 AM

Thanks for the WARNING! Fortunately, I have a full tank.
02SilverStroke
Champion Author Dallas

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:47:21 AM

I'm ready for $2.00 gas.
AvantiMick
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:46:36 AM

Yep, any time prices are falling elsewhere, we get a spike for some unknown reason. We need another close refinery!!
lindact
Champion Author New Haven

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:46:27 AM

Down about a nickel here.
cheapertvs
Champion Author Richmond

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:42:11 AM

Prices seem to be holding their own down here in Virginia.
LoopDaCorgi
Sophomore Author Augusta

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:41:31 AM

Ok
jacob5066
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:38:48 AM

Old news
PetroScopper
Champion Author Houston

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:38:44 AM

The Great Lakes have had a pretty tough year!
rbutterw
Champion Author Raleigh

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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 5:35:45 AM

What the market will bear
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