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Gas prices expected to fall in Michigan

Detroit Free Press -- Gas prices in Michigan are expected to start falling, thanks to the reopening of a downed major Midwestern pipeline, scheduled to restart today.

The federal government on Monday approved a plan to allow Enbridge to start up a 467-mile segment of its line again.

Gas averages $3.99 a gallon in Michigan, a jump from $3.60 in one week, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge. The national average is $3.61. The recent spike in gas prices in Michigan is mostly because of the Enbridge shutdown, though refinery problems elsewhere in the Midwest also contributed.


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Submitted Aug 08, 2012 By: leemun
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FunMyster
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 4:46:44 PM

Hopefully here too.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 4:16:55 PM

Only in Michigan?
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blupupher
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 9:14:58 AM

whish it would fall more everywhere.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 8:21:54 AM

Good for Michigan folk.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 7:42:44 AM

Good news for Michigan.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 7:36:32 AM

hopefully Ohio won't be too far behind. Jump of 45 cents is outrageous.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 6:23:05 AM

Maybe Indiana will drop next
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matman01
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 6:01:09 AM

Prices will not drop as fast as they rose.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 5:46:50 AM

only in Michigan ?
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 5:45:09 AM

I pray that it comes down everywhere!!
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 5:08:43 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 4:55:14 AM

OK
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 4:09:23 AM

Joke. Is Obama going there?
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 3:52:20 AM

Don't count on it.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 3:26:42 AM

don't worry, the speculators are very busy finding other ways to jack up our gas and oil prices, while our government never sees any wrongdoing by big oil market supply manipulation or reckless speculation.

So much for Obama's lie about twice "calling on Congress to "reign in speculators", one lie of many by this liar in chief. He has not appropriated one cent for this to Congress or the CFTC. Hey Obama, put up or shut up. When it comes to helping the American people, you're all talk and whatever policy to enact always costs us more money and seeks to control every aspect of our lives.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:56:02 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:51:19 AM

Gas prices always fall in the fall...
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:44:06 AM

Well this is good news and about time it did! It should do so in all areas of the country though. Price management should be roughly equal across the nation, with only minor differences in price.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:35:16 AM

hummmmmmm
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:33:44 AM

...we're already seeing it, aren't we mazdaboy ?...
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:33:13 AM

Hard to believe, time will tell.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:32:43 AM

Gas prices expected to rise in Oregon.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:32:05 AM

I will believe that when I see it. They went up from $3.42 to $3.95 a gallon in the space of about 2-3 days here. My neighborhood stations are around 3.88 or so today. I doubt it will go back to 3.42 though.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:27:29 AM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:26:53 AM

They need to fall everywhere.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:24:33 AM

CHRISTMAS COME EARLY!
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:23:40 AM

Hope this helps in OH
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:20:00 AM

prices still too high
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:19:32 AM

Let the prices fall everywhere.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:19:00 AM

good they cant sell cars
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:16:52 AM

good
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:16:48 AM

Bring on the cheaper prices, for a week.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:15:23 AM

The people in Michigan will like that.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:13:56 AM

They are rising around here.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:10:49 AM

Lucky them.
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Convert cars to natural gas!
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:07:29 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:07:08 AM

Do it.
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Don't bet on it
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 2:02:53 AM

Don't get to excited they aren't going to drop much but some is better than nothing and thats all we get from big oil is nothing at a high price.
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Let's hope so.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 1:55:21 AM

It is about time! Local prices increased in my home town 30 cents per gallon due to yet another refinery problem.
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hey can use a break
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 1:52:33 AM

And prices will rise on left coast because of the refinery fire.
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Must be nice.
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 1:49:32 AM

gas prices sure have been a nightmare, but just makes me love my 41 plus MPG chevy ECO Cruze just that much more.....
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Just wait for the next shoe to drop.
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The law of supply and demand at work.
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sweet
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