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Mass Exodus Expected Over Holiday Weekend

Forty-one million people are expected to travel more than 50 miles from home, according to AAA Chicago Motor Club. Eight of 10 of them will be by car. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.


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Chicago Gas Prices Still Soaring

Gas prices nationwide have been holding steady over the last week, at around $3.64 a gallon, but in the Chicago area, prices just keep going up.


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Memorial Day Weekend Gas Prices Up From Last Year

In the Chicago area, the AAA says gasoline prices average $4.20 a gallon.


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Chicago Area Gas Prices Up Nearly 60 Cents A Gallon This Year

Gas prices continue to climb in the Chicago area with the highest prices ever for the start of the month of March, AAA reports.


Gasoline is well over $4 a gallon in Chicago. (CBS)

Gasoline Prices Continue To Fall After Record-Breaking 2012

So far it’s been a happy new year for Chicago drivers.


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Plummeting Gas Prices Should Boost Holiday Travel

Travel is expected to be up this holiday season, and one big reason is plummeting gas prices.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2012

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AAA: 2.4 Million Illinois Residents To Travel For July 4th

This year, 2.4 million people in Illinois will take to the road for the Independence Day holiday, and most are already gone.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

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Chicago Bucks National Trend, Sees Dip In Gas Prices

Chicago’s gas prices are still higher than the national average, but there is some good news. Though gas prices are jumping across the country, in Chicago, they have gone down in recent weeks.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

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Crisis In Libya Sends Gas Prices Even Higher

The chaos in Libya has caused oil prices to skyrocket. The average price of gas in Chicago on Wednesday was $3.39 a gallon. In Illinois, the average was $3.30.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011


AAA: Melting Snow Also Means Growing Potholes

Rising temperatures in the Chicago area might be melting some of the snow and ice left behind by last week’s blizzard, but it also will bring some new headaches for area motorists: more potholes.


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More Of Us To Leave Home For The Holidays

Even with high gas prices and security hassles at the airports, the AAA Chicago Motor Club expects more people to be traveling for the holidays this year.

WBBM Newsradio–12/15/2010

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Gas Prices Keep Going Up

The cost of gasoline is ready to gobble your Thanksgiving wallet.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010