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Gas Prices Dropping; Could Dip Below $3 Per Gallon In Some Areas

The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Illinois was $3.46 on Friday, down about 10 cents compared to last month, according to the AAA. In the Chicago area, the average price is $3.61, and prices are even lower across the region.

10/03/2014

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Saving At The Pump: Is A Gas Rewards Card Right For You?

Gasoline prices are dropping a little, but we’re still paying an average of $3.80 per gallon for regular unleaded in the Chicago area. One way to save at the pump is by using a gas rewards credit card. There are a lot of them out there, so CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker looked at how to choose the best one for you.

07/21/2014

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Chicago’s Average Gas Price The Highest In The Nation

The insurgent violence in Iraq and threats to oil facilities there have pushed the price of crude oil to more than $107 per barrel. That has translated to higher gasoline prices, nowhere higher than Chicago.

06/23/2014

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Oil Prices Spike As Iraq Tensions Grow

Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said even he was surprised at how much gas prices jumped on Thursday, just in the time between when he went to work and when he got home.

06/13/2014

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Chicago’s Average Gas Price Climbs Above $4 Per Gallon

Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com said lingering effects of the harsh winter were to blame for the recent spike in gas prices.

04/07/2014

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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.

06/10/2013

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Refinery Issues, Summer Blend Send Gas Prices Soaring

With a gallon of regular unleaded now going for an average of $4.70 per gallon, Chicago’s gas prices are even higher than Hawaii’s.

06/06/2013

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Chicago Area Gas Prices Begin To Drop

For the first time this year, Chicago area drivers are seeing some relief at the pump, as gas prices have started going down.

WBBM Newsradio–03/11/2013

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Gas Prices Heading Up Again

Hold on to your wallets: we are in the middle of a gas price spike, and experts say it will only get worse.

CBS 2–02/01/2013

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Gas Prices Should Be Lower Than Last Year, But Still Could Surpass $4 A Gallon

How painful will filling up at the pump be this year? On Monday, experts were giving their first look at what’s ahead for gas prices.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

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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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Illinois Gas Prices Now The Highest In Continental U.S.

Pain at the pump continues in Illinois, as the Great Lake states wrestle with the some of the highest gas prices in the country.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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Chicago Area Gas Prices Hit $4 Per Gallon Again

Chicago area gas prices have shot back above $4 per gallon — just barely.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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Experts: Gas Prices May Have Hit Their Peak

After weeks of dour outlooks and record highs, gas prices in greater Chicago have receded – potentially for the rest of the travel season.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

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Experts: Gas Prices Will Keep Going Up

Gas prices are on the rise, and experts say we can expect them to keep rising as we head toward spring.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

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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.

04/18/2011

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Gas Prices On The Rise In Chicago

Gas prices are leaving consumers less than thrilled right now. They’re going up.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010