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Gas Prices

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Cost Of Pa.’s New Gas Tax Expected To Be Passed On To Consumers

Pennsylvania’s new gas tax took effect Jan. 1.

01/01/2014

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Corbett Signs Transportation Bill, Ushering In Higher Gas Taxes And 70 MPH Speed

On Monday morning, Gov. Tom Corbett signed the most expansive and expensive transportation funding bill in recent years promising major new investments.

11/25/2013

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Pa. House Passes Transportation Funding Bill

After debating a major, multi-billion dollar transportation bill this afternoon, the Pennsylvania House has now passed it. Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sign it.

11/21/2013

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Pa. Senate Approves Multi-Billion Dollar Transportation Spending Proposal

The state Senate has approved a multi-billion dollar transportation spending proposal. It now heads back to the House.

11/20/2013

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Convenience Store Wars Benefit Consumers

Not that long ago, a gas station was a gas station — a place to fill up and hit the road — but now the convenience stores attached are almost as popular and important.

06/27/2013

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Special Promotions Create Local Gas Price War

Ask folks pumping gas over this holiday weekend, and this will be the common refrain about prices.

05/24/2013

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Gas Prices Continue To Slide In Western Pa.

Western Pennsylvania motorists should feel slightly better at the pump as gas prices continue to slide down.

04/30/2013

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Western Pa. Gas Prices Going Down

Hopefully drivers in western Pennsylvania won’t have to cringe as much at the gas pump, as the price of gasoline is going down.

04/23/2013

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Gas Prices Jump More Than 40 Cents In A Month

Western Pennsylvania gas consumers are continuing to pay more and more at the pump.

02/26/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

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Travelers Hit The Road For Long Labor Day Weekend

The Labor Day weekend is here and that means people are hitting the roads for one last summer getaway. So how will travelers fare with construction and gas prices?

08/31/2012

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Isaac Creates Perfect Storm For Higher Gas Prices

ropical Storm Isaac is miles and miles from Pittsburgh, but it could still affect your wallet. Don Bowers, from Superior Petroleum, says wholesale prices have already jumped as refineries along the Gulf Coast shut down.

08/27/2012

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