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Expert: U.S. Investment Bankers Driving Up Gas Prices, Not Middle East Tensions

If you think the reason for skyrocketing gas prices is because of a global shortage of oil or tensions in the Middle East, you may be wrong.


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Analyst: Fairfield County Should Expect Lower Gas Prices Soon

Oil analyst Peter Beutel says prices are dropping and they should be reflected at the pump soon.


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Police Say Price Of Gold Could Be Driving Up Burglaries On Staten Island

Since the beginning of the year until May, crime increased 28.3 percent on Staten Island from the same time period last year. Police say there have been 272 burglaries since January.