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Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.

01/29/2015

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet the Syrian opposition, a day after hosting urgent talks on Syria and Iraq in Paris, as Washington unveiled plans to provide some $500 million in arms and training to the Syrian rebels. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dies; Oil Prices Rise On Wall Street

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died at the age of 90, according to Saudi state TV.

01/22/2015

Gas Pump - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

New Jersey Gas Prices Continue To Drop

Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

12/13/2014

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Falling Fuel Prices Could Mean Lower Home Heating Costs

Fuel Prices are falling and home owners may be in a position to cash in on the lowest oil heating prices all year.

11/15/2013

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Expert: Debt Ceiling Crisis, Hurricane Season Could Send Home Heating Oil Prices Skyward

The average home heating oil prices in Connecticut hover at the $3.60 per gallon mark.

10/07/2013

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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Gas Prices Dip Below $3 At Some New Jersey Stations

Oil analyst Tom Kloza said that, on balance, we’ll see better prices next year, but the days of $1.39 a gallon gas are gone.

12/13/2012

Gas Station in Montvale, NJ - Sep 14, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gas Price Jump Shocks New Jerseyans, Has Some People Cutting Back

The price jumped 11 cents in the Garden State and Friday’s weekly increase was something even Jersey drivers consider high.

09/14/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

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

Gas Pump (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

AAA Mid-Atlantic: Average Price Of Gas Continues To Rise In New Jersey

Motorists continue to see higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.62, up a penny from last week.

03/10/2012

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Shoe’s On Other Foot: Now Republicans Blaming Democrats For High Gas Prices

Some are blaming President Barack Obama for the sky-high gas prices, claiming he wants to help enforce the “use-less gas lifestyle” he wants Americans to adopt.

02/21/2012

Price at the pump at a gas station - Stamford, CT - Jan 6, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Oil Analyst Blames Iran For High Gas Prices

High gas prices are no surprise in the summer, but they’ve gone up this winter.

01/06/2012

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Connecticut Lawmaker Continues Push To Lower Gas Tax

On top of the 25 cent a gallon state tax is a floating tax that rises and falls with the price of gas. Right now, that’s an additional tax of 25 cents per gallon.

01/05/2012

Cold Person (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut’s Operation Fuel Needs Help To Help Those In Need

The need for fuel assistance in Connecticut is growing while state and federal money for the program is drying up.

11/18/2011

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Tri-State Sees Higher Prices At The Pump

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in New Jersey on Friday was $3.36, up 3 cents from last week.

10/22/2011

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