Gas Prices
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Soaring gas prices cracking Easter travel plans
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 6:30pm.

video With many folks getting the day off for Good Friday, this holiday weekend is usually a big one for highway travel. But with gas prices nearing $4 per gallon, many folks have altered their travel plans.

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Obama urges shift to new energy technologies during NC visit
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 2:26pm.

President Barack Obama on Wednesday made his most urgent appeal yet for the nation to wean itself from oil, calling it a "fuel of the past" and demanding that the United States broaden its approach to energy.

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Streak in gas price hikes ends at 27 days
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/06/2012 - 11:54am.

Gasoline prices have finally dropped after 27 days. The nationwide average for regular unleaded slipped less than a penny to $3.764 per gallon on Tuesday.

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Gas prices could spike 60 cents or more by May
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 1:48pm.

Prices could spike another 60 cents or more by May. "I think it's going to be a chaotic spring, with huge price increases in some places," says Tom Kloza of the Oil Price Information Service. Kloza expects average prices to peak at $4.05, although he and other industry trackers say prices could be sharply higher in some markets.

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Dip in NC gasoline prices may spark holiday travel
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 7:39am.

A sharp drop in gasoline prices since spring may be the spark North Carolina motorists need to travel during the Christmas holiday.

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Rule change would affect how gas stations advertise prices
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 08/10/2011 - 9:01pm.

The state Board of Agriculture has approved changes to the way North Carolina gas stations advertise the price of fuel.

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As gas prices drop, NC gas tax going up
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 06/24/2011 - 1:34pm.

Prices at the pump are turning into a good news, bad news situation. The good news is, gas prices are going down. The bad news is, North Carolina's gas tax is going up.

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Drivers Beware: State gas tax going up again next week
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/23/2011 - 4:20pm.

North Carolina's gas tax will increase 2.5 cents to 35 cents per gallon starting July 1. NC drivers now pay a combined state and federal gas tax of 51.2 cents per gallon. That's one of the highest rates in the nation, and the second highest in the Southeast, according to the American Petroleum Institute.

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NC gas prices drop again last week
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 8:23am.

Average retail gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.64/g yesterday.

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NC gas prices down slightly for holiday weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/27/2011 - 9:09am.

High gasoline prices may keep North Carolina drivers close to home for Memorial Day weekend, unless they take into account that those numbers actually have dropped slightly since the first of the month.

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