Thermostat (credit: CBS 2)

Ask Asa: Over-Charged For Oil

If you heat your home with oil, then you already know that the costs can fluctuate. Everything from geopolitical tensions to changes in the local weather can affect the price of your oil.


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Rising Gas Prices On Long Island Squeezing Residents’ Budgets

“You want to go to movies, you want to go to dinner, you can’t do any of it because you’re worried about how you have to fill up your tank to get to work and back,” said John Decrescenzo of Brentwood.


Moammar Gadhafi (file / credit: MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

CT Professor Was Translator For Moammar Gadhafi; NJ Mansion Still Libya’s

No one in Libya was untouched by the tyranny of now late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, according to Dr. Abubaker Saad.


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New Yorkers React To Major Drop In Oil Prices Amid Volatile Market Situation

Despite the roller coaster ride of the markets over the last few days, there is something for consumers for feel good about. The price of oil is down about 30 percent since May and many believe it will drop even more.


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Oil Expert Predicts Early Peak In Gas Prices

Gas prices are creeping up but one oil expert says he doesn’t predict prices to hit the 2008 level.


Heating oil is delivered in Boston, MA - Oct 19, 2007 - Photo: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Heating Assistance Org. Struggles To Meet Need

This year, the number of people here in Connecticut who must choose between paying rent, buying food, or paying for home heating oil is growing.


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Gas Prices Surge Entering Into The Holiday Season

Prices have gone up 10 cents a gallon over the past week and up 34 cents since last Christmas. With a projected 15 cent increase this Christmas, the holiday spirit seems like it is dissipating like a gas fume.


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New Jersey Gasoline Prices Take Another Jump

Motorists are seeing sharply higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of regular gasoline in the Garden State on Friday was $2.78, up 5 cents from a week ago.


Thermostat on Money - Graphic: AP

Good News For Heating Bills – Warmer Winter Ahead

Most U.S. homeowners should get some relief on their heating bills this winter.


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BP Costume Hot For Halloween This Year

It may not be the scariest Halloween costume ever, but the BP oil spill outfit is definitely unique.