Gas Prices

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Summer Gas Price Spike Could Be Rippling Through The Rest Of The Economy

The summer spike in gas prices has drivers feeling the pain at the pump, but that financial stress could be rippling through the rest of the economy as well.

07/25/2013

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AAA: As Gas Prices Continue To Rise, High Costs Could Impact Economy

Gas prices continue creeping back up to the dreaded $4 per gallon mark. That critical threshold could effect the cost of living.

07/24/2013

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Gas Prices Spike In Tri-State Area, Experts Say, Due To Unrest In Egypt

If it seems like you’re shelling out more for gas in the past few days that’s because you are. Gas prices have gone up more than a dime this month.

07/15/2013

Cars on approach to the Tappan Zee Bridge - May 24, 2013 (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

AAA: Most People To Travel By Car For Memorial Day

34.8 million people are expected to travel more than 50 miles, but 31.2 million are expected on the roads, according to Robert Sinclair with AAA New York.

05/24/2013

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Gas Prices Lower Than This Time Last Year

Although gas prices have nudged up a few cents in the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular, $3.78 on Long Island, is actually about $0.21 less heading into this Memorial Day weekend than this time a year ago.

05/16/2013

A Hess gas station employee directs gas lines on Rte 110 in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New York AG Announces Results Of Post-Sandy Price Gouging Investigation

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said 29 gas stations have either reached settlements or are being sued for price gouging.

05/02/2013

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Gas Prices Falling In New Jersey

Prices at the pump continued to drop this week in New Jersey.

03/30/2013

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Audiofile: February – The Month In Sound

The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.

02/28/2013

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Pain At The Pump: Gas Stations Forced To Shave Profits To Keep Customers

The rising gas prices are putting a damper on demand and big profit pressure on individual station owners.

02/22/2013

New York State lawmakers have proposed gas tax holiday legislation. (Photo: CBS 2)

Gas Tax Holiday Proposed For New York; Cuomo Launches Assault On Gouging

With gas prices reaching the stratosphere, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is mounting an aggressive campaign against price gouging. But some lawmakers say there may be a way to give drivers a cash break at the pump.

02/21/2013

These were the prices at one station along the Hutchinson Rover Parkway on Feb. 20, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Sen. Schumer: Break Up Big Oil Companies So Gas Prices Come Down Quicker

It’s been sticker shock at the gas pumps for more than a month. Almost daily, there have been price hikes, adding 45 cents to the cost of each gallon. But are our elected officials willing to do something about the skyrocketing prices?

02/20/2013

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Drivers On Long Island Change Habits To Keep Up With Rising Gas Costs

The average price for a gallon of gas has jumped twenty-seven cents since Christmas and has hit a season high. Families are running fewer errands and spending more time shopping at malls, trying to get necessities from several stores at once.

02/18/2013

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New York Drivers Facing Sticker Shock At The Gas Station

Gas prices have skyrocketed in recent weeks, putting an added burden on many already struggling to get by.

02/05/2013

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Rising Gas Prices Becoming A New Year’s Trend

Gas prices have risen at the beginning of each year since the economic collapse – and 2013 is no exception, according to recent data.

02/01/2013

A driver puts fuel in his car at a gas station in New York. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images, FILE)

Survey Finds Long Island Has Most Expensive Gasoline In The Country

According to the Lundberg Survey, a gallon of regular-octane gasoline costs an average of $3.75 on Long Island. That’s well above the national average of $3.32.

01/13/2013

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