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Memorial Day Weekend, Expect Low Fuel Prices And More Vehicles On The Road

Regular unleaded is $3.04 a gallon in Chicagoland. The national average is $2.73, according to AAA Motor Club.


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Gasoline Prices Rising Again; How High Will They Go?

There are at least three factors driving the price surge, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Bad Gas

BP Recalls 2 Million Gallons Of Gasoline Distributed From Northwest Indiana

Mechanical problems could be caused by unleaded regular gasoline that came from the company’s Whiting, Ind. facility between Aug. 13 and 17.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Gas Prices

With Prices Rising, Motorists Finding Ways To Conserve Gas

The average cost for a gallon of regular unleaded in the Chicago area Monday was $3.91 — up more than 30 cents from a week ago. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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Drivers Say Declining Gas Prices Still Too High

Gasoline prices are definitely dropping, but that’s small consolation to motorists who say there is still too much pain at the pump.


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Costco To Serve Gasoline At Lincoln Park Location

Costco Wholesale Corp. will soon start selling gasoline at its Chicago warehouse store.


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Gulp! Gas Prices Could Hit $6 A Gallon, One Expert Says

It’s not assured, but one expert says a combination of factors could send gasoline prices past $6 a gallon. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.


The gasoline prices are looking grim at Chicago stations. (CBS)

High Gas Prices Have Hidden Cost Layers

It’s not just market forces driving up the price of gasoline. There are also taxes and special additive costs, CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.


Gas Prices

Impact Of Rising Gas Prices On Consumers

If you’ve filled up your car recently, you already know the price of gas is going up. The national average for a gallon of regular is $3.07. Here in Chicago, that same gallon costs $3.30. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, consumers will feel this price hike in more places than just the pump.

CBS 2–01/04/2011

Road Closed

Semi Rolls Over, Spills Fuel Onto Bishop Ford

A rolled-over semi truck spilled diesel fuel on the Far South Side and temporarily closed all inbound lanes of the Bishop Ford Expressway late Thursday morning.