gas prices

State News
7:42 am
Mon May 26, 2014

Gas prices to be slightly lower this summer

As the summer driving season gets underway, look for gasoline prices to be slightly lower this summer, compared to last year. That’s the prediction from Patrick DeHaan of the gas price tracking website GasBuddy.com.

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State News
9:22 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Why are gas prices higher in Chicago?

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and people are hitting the road. Drivers are paying more for gas. The Lundberg Survey says the price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States rose sharply in the last two weeks because of outages at Midwest and West Coast refineries. Gas prices in Chicago are often higher than New York, Los Angeles -- even Hawaii. Why does this happen when we aren’t far from oil-rich Canada and we have a huge refinery right next door. Illinois Public Radio’s Michael Puente reports.

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