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Labor Day Weekend Means Record-High Gas Prices, Sobriety Checkpoints

Tri-State Area residents on the move this holiday weekend are paying for it, with record-high Labor Day weekend gas prices. And for those that are deciding to break the law, they’re really paying for it.

09/01/2012

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Fuel Costs Up 18 Cents Nationwide Thanks To High Crude Prices, Other Factors

The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices puts the average price for a gallon of regular at $3.69, about 8 cents higher than the same time last year.

08/13/2012

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AAA Mid-Atlantic: Gas Prices Drop In New Jersey For 12th Consecutive Week

AAA Mid-Atlantic said that the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.29, down four cents from last week. It’s also much less than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.58.

06/30/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Approval Rating Drops To 43% For Good Reason

Five months before the presidential election, this rating is disastrous for Obama – almost as disastrous as the lack of any results for America these past four years.

06/22/2012

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Bloomberg: Time For Buildings To Convert To Cleaner Fuels

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that now is the perfect time for buildings to convert to cleaner heating fuels and the city wants to help them do it, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.

06/14/2012

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Mayor Bloomberg Defends Proposed Taxi Fare Hike

Taxi cab fares are set to go up 15 to 20 percent, likely in late August.

05/27/2012

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Gas Prices Fall For Seventh Consecutive Week In New Jersey

AAA Mid-Atlantic said that the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.57, down six cents from last week. It’s also much less than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.80.

05/26/2012

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AAA: More Than 30M Americans Hitting The Road Memorial Day Weekend

A survey of travelers found that about 30.7 million people plan to drive to their destination, with 53 percent saying pump prices would not impact their travel plans.

05/25/2012

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Study: New York City Ranks Fourth For Worst Traffic; Congestion Down Across USA

Do you think you have it bad stuck in traffic in New York City? Well, it could be worse. You could be in Honolulu.

05/22/2012

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Gas Prices Dropping Sharply In New Jersey

Motorists are seeing sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

05/12/2012

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Gas Prices Predicted To Drop In Tri-State Area As Summer Nears

At a time when gas prices typically rise, they are forecast to drop. “We saw the price of crude oil drop by $9 as of Monday, and that’s the highest one-week drop this year,” Robert Sinclair, Jr. of AAA said. “With it will come gasoline prices.”

05/10/2012

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New York Senator Takes Aim At Gas Cash-Credit Price Gap

Many gas stations charge a little more for credit card purchases, but some stations on Long Island have a differential of up to $2 a gallon.

04/24/2012

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Ask Asa: Understanding Why Gas Prices Are So High

New York area drivers are paying the highest gas prices in the country, and most of them would like to know why they are feeling so much pain at the pump and if there is an end in sight.

04/23/2012

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Ask Asa: Cards Vs. Cash And Sticker Shock At The Pump

Some customers aren’t just paying pennies more, but extra dollars for each gallon of gas. CBS 2′s Asa Aarons investigates a questionable practice of charging more for credit cards.

04/21/2012

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Truck Drivers Want Cap On Diesel Tax In Connecticut

The tax on diesel fuel in Connecticut is nearly 50 cents a gallon, and at least one group wants it capped before the burden is passed on to consumers.

04/09/2012

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