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More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

NEW YORK - A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year.During the long holiday weekend, 46.9 million Americans...
Nation and World
Gov't: No benefit hike for Social Security next year

...cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, by law is based on a government measure of inflation that was released Thursday. Low gas prices - a boon to all Americans - are driving down consumer prices. Currently the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline...
Nation and World
Lower gas prices means no Social Security increase next year

...increase in benefits next year, unwelcome news for more than one-fifth of the nation's population.They can blame low gas prices.By law, the annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, is based on a government measure of inflation, which...
Nation and World
US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

...The surge in SUV sales is due in part to relatively low gas prices, which ended July at around $2.70 per gallon nationwide...sales of its trucks and SUVs set a new July record, but low gas prices took a toll on the electric Nissan Leaf, which saw...
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Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

...that usually enjoy the lowest prices in the country could see average prices under $2.Last week, AAA forecast that low gas prices and an improved job market will inspire more than 37 million Americans to travel for Memorial Day, the highest total...
My Turn: Alaska has given away the oil and gas farm - again

...commitment in the history of the state. There are many troubling risks to the state from the megaproject including: low gas prices due to a potential oversupply from competing international projects under development; the state's lack of expertise...
Gas producers say Alaska pipeline makes little sense

...Tuesday told Congress the $17 billion project makes little sense considering the highly volatile, and currently low, gas prices. At the same time, there remains wide disagreement over what route a pipeline should take. Alaska officials argue...
Juneau gas prices don't come down

...was driving past Fred Meyer, which has one of the lowest gas prices in town at $2.85, and heard the voice on the radio...the Juneau Empire list the three highest and three lowest gas prices in Juneau along with the national average to keep...
Alaska editorial: Give people math on the proposed gas line

...North Slope natural gas pipeline were estimated at $400 million a year. Admittedly, that was in an era of much lower gas prices, very much lower than today's market. So you would expect more recent estimates to reach a higher number. But...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...royalty structure is "front-end loaded," with the state taking a big bite upfront, and "regressive," in that low gas prices wouldn't result in any breaks for industry, Condon said. The state might make more in the long run by spreading...


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