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Thanks Libya: Tri-Staters Bracing As $4 Gas Nears

Because of the unrest in Libya, oil prices briefly touched $100 a barrel Wednesday for the first time since 2008. It’s a development that’s expected to have a ripple effect on prices across the board.

02/23/2011