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Rising diesel gas prices mean rising prices for many things

WOWK TV -- When the price of groceries go up, sherry hickey notices. "Milk has gone up. All my groceries have went up."

One big reason is because diesel fuel prices are through the roof.

In some places, the price per gallon has gone up by 45 cents over a few weeks.

Trucker, Charles Buck says the load he's hauling will probably cost more than usual for the company that is going to buy it.

"It's frustrating, and it doesn't make a lot of sense why it goes up and down all the time," says Buck, who just paid $433.38 to fill up his rig.

The cost of shipping gets passed on to the customer just like anything else.

Meanwhile, Miss Hickey is would like to see diesel prices drop, so the price of milk drops.

She's not only concerned about the price of unleaded gas anymore.

"I'm hoping it (d


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endymion
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 8:06:48 AM

Refineries control which products they make out of crude oil. they are passing higher costs on to businesses, who then pass it on to consumers.

If it is delivered by truck, diesel prices affect the delivery costs. Be angry!
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Ray_10589
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 12:02:18 AM

all prices way up
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ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:59:42 PM

Food prices are going to be a major expense and concern for people.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:54:16 PM

Something HAS to be done.
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crreed1
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:24:43 PM

trucks & trains use diesel
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:17:46 PM

They just keep refining and exporting fuels and raising the prices in the US in the process. Costs will continue to go up, unless shipped by rail for the longer distances and use of other fuels like natural gas in fleets.
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Nshmidt
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:14:32 PM

right, because we are making more money now?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:12:47 PM

crooks
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jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:11:57 PM

Most of my groceries hve GONE up.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:10:17 PM

Sucks
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vibdata
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:09:24 PM

This has been the case. Since 2005. Diesel soared long ago. Inflation has too, of course NOT according to the US Gov. Collusion.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:08:09 PM

Nothing but GREED!!!
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CivicMA
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:07:08 PM

Yes, gas/diesel prices mean increases in cost of all goods!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:06:44 PM

everything is connected
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:06:31 PM

Brilliant observation, Mr. Watson.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:06:13 PM

same price changes UP OVERNITE; down over 2 weeks
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:04:54 PM

garbage
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:03:44 PM

Of course.....it's the price of passing on this criminal act.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:01:59 PM

this has been going on for a long time.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 11:01:23 PM

This is not good news for the consumer...
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:59:47 PM

Why is Diesel so high??
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:58:24 PM

O'boy here we go again
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:57:33 PM

and this is a great way to rise the inflation rate...
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:55:48 PM

No hope for our economy.

[Edited by: bvrbill at 2/14/2013 11:56:50 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:55:31 PM

Too bad.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:53:25 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:51:38 PM

Ever since 2006 or 2007 when ultra low sulpher diesel was mandated, diesel fuel has been almost 50 cents higher a gallon then gas. ULSD was mandated for emmissions along with, DPF, EGR and exhaust after treatment which all add to complexity and cost of new tractors and also lower fuel mileage which is passed to the consumer.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:48:08 PM

Just another gouging of the consumer and this is going to make the economy better how?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:46:54 PM

Of course it does. We have seen this over and over in the past few years.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:45:51 PM

double Whammy
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:45:42 PM

And now the excuse of the day...
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:45:38 PM

Not really news. It's been this way for several years. Ever since fuel prices spiked about 5 years ago now. When the world economy dropped, food prices stayed about the same, though.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:45:06 PM

that will effect to us
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:43:28 PM

you don't say?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:39:16 PM

enough
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:37:11 PM

Any goods that are transported via truck ,rail,air gonna have this when fuel spikes. It didn't have to be this way,elections have consequences ,the low information voter put this administration in the white house and now we all have to deal with it.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:36:24 PM

and inflation, denied by the obummer administration continues to rise for the next 3 years and 10 months. redistribution of wealth buys a lots of votes until the other peoples money runs out.

[Edited by: TBRR at 2/14/2013 11:37:00 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:32:47 PM

so why are we exporting 1.0 mbpd of distillates?
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:31:34 PM

This has been going on for a while now where have you guys been?
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get used to it
it how nobama wants it
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:25:35 PM

The only word to describe this garbage is "CRAP".
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:24:37 PM

Everything they carry will go up!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:24:09 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:22:40 PM

Shows on how cheap life is.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:18:47 PM

I don't think big oil or speculators care!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:18:23 PM

suzmar wrote:
And the government tries to tell the people that inflation is not a problem and the economy is getting.
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You must be listening to state ran news...ABC,CBS,NBC and CNN.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:18:16 PM

This is getting out of hand.
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:18:09 PM

Thanks Obama....
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GREED!
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Message Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:17:30 PM

There is absolutley no reason for this price hike.
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