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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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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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Ukraine, Seasonal Factors Driving Up Gasoline Prices

Pain at the pump? CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley tells us what’s behind the latest spike.

03/06/2014

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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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Storms Also Pushing Gas Prices Up

Higher pump prices are partly because of havoc caused by weather-related power outages. Three refineries went down, and two pipelines temporarily were halted.

04/19/2013

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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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2012 To Set Record For Chicago Area Gas Prices

This year will go down as another record-setting year for high gas prices in the Chicago area.

WBBM Newsradio–11/29/2012

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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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Some Credit Cards Pay You Cash When You Buy Gas; Which Are Best?

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with an expert about which cash-back credit cards are best for gasoline buyers.

04/05/2012

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Gas Prices Rising As New Year Starts

It’s been no holiday for drivers trying to fill up at the pump. Gas prices continue to rise. As of Monday, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Chicago was $3.51, up 9 cents from a week ago.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2012

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Gas Prices At Historic Levels Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Prices at the pump could gobble up your wallet this Thanksgiving. Gas prices are at an all-time high for this time of year.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

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Gas Prices Expected To Rise As Memorial Day Nears

Motorists in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan should be aware of the likelihood of rising gas prices in the next 48 hours and through the weekend in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2011