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Gas prices are up 10% since July 1

The Associated Press -- For the first time since late April, the average price of gasoline is higher than it was a year ago.

Americans are paying an average of $3.66 per gallon, a penny more than on this day last year. The last time that happened was April 23, according to AAA. Gas is up 10 percent from July 1.

"The higher pump prices are due to rising global crude oil prices, much more expensive domestic ethanol as a result of the current Midwestern drought and an increase in demand due to the summer driving season," AAA said.

In Texas, the average is up 13 cents, to $3.49. Drivers in North Texas are paying the most in the state, $3.52, and motorists in El Paso are paying the least, $3.21.

"Right now Texans are paying about $49 to fill up a typical vehicle's 14-gallon tank," said AAA Texas/New Mexico....


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bginsj
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2012 12:35:47 AM

and americans were starting to spend a little more, guess not!!
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:59:16 PM

Bummer!
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:31:54 PM

Some in DC want and say they want higher prices...
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Big appetite for the speculator. They need money to feed there families.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:11:32 PM

Going up fast
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:10:48 PM

i just want to know why its double from a few years ago
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:10:32 PM

Price went to #3.99 here today.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:10:03 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:08:59 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:06:53 PM

and the oil companies get richer.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:06:43 PM

I noticed too
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I noticed.
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what did you expect?
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Ok
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ok
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:05:10 PM

Total nonsense. Wait for the economy to tank further.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:05:07 PM

Some are dropping & some are skyrocketing...makes since!
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bend over
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:04:49 PM

and still rising -- no end in site with reports of lower inventories and refinery problems
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 11:03:36 PM

Closer to 20% in Canada.
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Knew it wouldn't last!
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We know,....and it hurts.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:56:50 PM

gas prices have gone up 1% each day this week...I'd love to only have them up on 1% in 5 weeks
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:55:09 PM

Greed!
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ok
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:50:05 PM

Like we don't know.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:46:03 PM

gas prices suck (since) for the past 10 to 12 YEARS!!!!!
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:44:45 PM

YUP AND I FEAL IT
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:43:43 PM

Prices will probably be up around $5 a gallon my election time.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:42:04 PM

okay
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ok
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:40:22 PM

more cash out of an already weak economy
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:40:05 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:38:04 PM

The gas prices are killing everyone! It's just not right.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:32:02 PM

Our prices have remained high.
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Drill baby drill in America for Oil and Natural Gas we have plenty.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:29:19 PM

They said prices would reach $4 a gallon, and they're going to make sure it happens.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:27:05 PM

Up more than 10%.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:26:48 PM

Ban CIFs and watch the prices crash down to normal levels in the $30-40/brl range given current supply and demand.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:26:35 PM

That's nothin'

Oil belongs at $100 according to OPEC. The crisis in Europe gave us a nice break this summer.

It was nice while it lasted but unless all of you wish bad luck to your country and other contries, $4 for a gallon of gas should be the norm come October.

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The just want to have the right to push GMO corn on the American people. Drought my eyeball.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:24:24 PM

I wish my area was only at 10%. Prices jumped from 3.33 to 3.79 last week which is more than 10%.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:23:23 PM

Gas prices are too high.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:17:27 PM

greed
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:16:14 PM

7-2-12 $3.09 ,8-10-12 $4.15.....10% where?????
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:13:36 PM

this does not surprise me
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:12:01 PM

Surprised it is up only 10%.
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 10:11:58 PM

Just think what Pres. Osama would do if he was re-elected!!! (Help)
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 8:31:27 PM

hmmm
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 8:18:40 PM

10% Where do you live?
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 6:09:02 PM

This is one of the gifts of change that our president promised us.
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