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Several economists are theorizing that coronavirus fears are having one positive impact - cutting into gas prices.
Mistakenly inserting a fuel nozzle into a fishing pole slot, fire rescue officials say a Florida man pumped $60 worth of gasoline onto the deck of his boat and the ground of an Orlando area gas station.
Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest wants the FBI to get more answers about a natural-gas pipeline permit and special fund that’s already put Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration under the legislature’s microscope.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper appears to have “improperly used the authority and influence of his office” to pressure natural gas pipeline builders to agree to a $57.8 million mitigation fund under his control, private investigators reported Wednesday.
Nearly 12 months ago, two South Carolina gas stations were cited for selling bad gas. Those stations were forced to stop selling the gas after test results revealed water, but not before two drivers were stuck with hundreds of dollars in repair bills.
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has remained steady over the past two weeks with a .30 cents per gallon rise to $2.69.
Deputies say three Laurel County thieves thought they stole gasoline from a property, but they learned the hard way that they took something else.
Gas prices have dropped significantly to wrap up the year in North Carolina. According to AAA, gas prices are the lowest December rates in two years.
The cost of gasoline is rising around the U.S., pushing prices at the pump close to their highest level in four years.