Gasoline prices keep climbing — the national average is now up to $3.81 a gallon — up 30 cents in the past month and 50 cents since the start of the year. So is President Obama to blame for the latest increases and what can he do about it?
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Ben Brockwell, director of the Oil Price Information Service.
There are a lot of things to blame for the new $3.71 national average – Iran, refinery issues, speculators – but most of us don’t care about the reason. We just want this upward ride to stop.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Moors From Duquesne University.
Trying to find the best prices at the pump? KDKA.com has compiled links to help out!
If you’ve filled up lately, you know gas prices are coming down. The local average is now $3.60 a gallon, down more than 20 cents in the past month. The national average has dropped to $3.54, but we’re still paying nearly a dollar more a gallon than we were last year at this time. Those prices may be dropping, but how would you like to pay absolutely nothing for gas?
Kick the summer off right with a great Memorial Day Weekend! Whether you’re traveling, hoping to get outdoors to enjoy your favorite sport or are planning a picnic, below are some helpful links to help you prepare.
With the steep prices for gasoline, drivers are always looking for ways to save a few pennies at the pump. However, some of the ways you think might be saving money may just be myths.
You have likely seen lower prices around the area as the wholesale cost of gasoline has dropped significantly in the past week. Despite the lower prices, they are still far from affordable and many people say they have had to make changes in their personal lives because of pain at the pump.
It’s not a new concept, but carpooling is becoming more popular and now it’s going high tech.
Gas prices have jumped 33 cents in the past month, but oil prices are going down. That means relief for drivers is coming – just not immediately.
Gas prices continue to climb as the national average closes in on $4 a gallon. It’s hard to watch. As the price the rolls up, you notice just how much – or how little – gas you’re getting.
Higher gas prices are hurting consumers in a lot of ways, but there’s also been an impact on the price of groceries. Inflation is back and it couldn’t come at a worse time.
Americans continue to feel the pain at the pump and there is undeniable degree of hopelessness with what the future may hold.
Americans are feeling historic pain at the pump, and everyone has their theories as to why this is taking place. The truth is there is a number of contributing factors.
|Full Program Grid|
|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|8:00 PM||Two and a Half Men|
|8:30 PM||Mike & Molly|
|9:00 PM||Criminal Minds|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|