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Dumping Summer Blend Gas By 2015 May Be Unrealistic

Before you pull into your neighborhood gas station anxious to see a dramatic drop in prices because the state is dumping summer blend RVP gasoline, there is something you should know.

05/08/2014

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Bill Would Eliminate More Expensive Summer Blend Of Gasoline

Summer is just around the corner and soon folks will be gassing up and hitting the road for family vacations.

05/07/2014

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Magic Tank Promises To Keep Vehicle Running When Out Of Gas

There’s nothing like that sinking feeling when the low fuel light comes on or the “miles to empty” hits single digits.

05/05/2014

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Do Higher PennDOT Fees, Gas Tax Hikes Violate Governor’s Campaign Pledge?

When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.

04/01/2014

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PennDOT Fees Go Up Again To Fund Roads, Bridges & Transit

If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.

04/01/2014

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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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Electric Cars: Are They Worth The Price?

The idea of paying $3 a month for gas for your car sounds like a fairytale. But that is exactly what KDKA’s John Shumway found when he visited a man in Bethel Park who is celebrating the first anniversary of his electric car by taking it to the gas station for the very first time.

12/05/2013

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100-Year Anniversary Of First Service Station

The country’s first specially designed gas station opened 100 years ago in Pittsburgh, selling fuel for 27 cents a gallon.

12/01/2013

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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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Missing Credit Card Used To Buy 9,000 Gallons Of Gas

Police are investigating after someone got away with more than $30,000 worth of gasoline while using a Fayette County credit card.

09/06/2013

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Thieves Accused Of Stealing $31K Of Gas In Fayette County

Police are looking for thieves who have been ripping off gas stations over the past year in Fayette County.

09/04/2013

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Man Accused Of Trying To Set Wife’s Home On Fire To Stand Trial

A 14-year-old boy took the stand Friday against his father who is accused of setting fire to his estranged wife’s home in Brookline last month.

07/19/2013

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Region’s First Energy Center To Open Next Week

Gas stations are easy to find to fill up your car or truck, but public places to refuel vehicles that run on compressed natural gas — or CNG — are often hard to locate.

07/16/2013

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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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