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Expert: Gas Prices Could Fall Below $2 A Gallon Later This Year

How low could it go? CBS 2’s Jim Williams explains why pump prices have plummeted.


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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.


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Prices On Consumer Goods Climbing This Fall

Prices going up this fall on items people buy every day from beef to chocolate. CBS 2’S Marissa Bailey has a fall price forecast.


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Chicago Will Experience Bitter Taste Of ‘Coffee Rust’

Your favorite cup of premium coffee could cost you more soon, partly because of coffee rust fungus. It’s leaving it’s mark and devastating crops across countries like Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and Costa Rica. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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What Will Mariano’s Purchase Of 11 Dominick’s Stores Mean For Prices?

CBS 2’s Chris Martinez visited stores from both chains to do a price check, comparing the base price of ten items at Dominick’s and Mariano’s.


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Gas Prices Spike From Last Month

If you have to fill up your car’s gas tank on Monday, you may be shocked at your total.


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Gasoline Prices Dropping Before Thanksgiving

Just in time for your holiday travels, gas prices are going down.


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Chicago Has Highest Gas Prices In Nation: Lundberg

Drivers are opening their wallets even more at the pump, especially here in Chicago.


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Summer-Blend Gasoline Expected To Drive Up Cost

But beware of the summer-blend that kicks in next week. It could force prices up by 5 cents per gallon. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why maybe that’s not a bad thing.


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2012 Bringing Big Deals On Some Hot Products

It’s no surprise when we hear news of prices going up on today’s hottest products, but stop the presses — we’ve got good news about lots of products that will cost less in 2012.

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Kraft To Cut Coffee Prices On Heels Of Folgers Maker

Another giant coffee maker is reducing retail prices.

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Commerce Commission: Consumers Can Find Better Power Prices

An annual report by the Illinois Commerce Commission finds some electricity customers could pay less this summer automatically – and the rest of us could pay less if we do a little research.

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

High Gas Prices Hit Businesses, Non-Profits Hard

Climbing gas prices are putting the pinch on Chicago-area businesses and non-profits.

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Gasoline Prices In Chicago Are Highest In Nation

The price for a gallon of gasoline in Chicago is now the highest in the nation.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2011

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Gasoline Thefts On Rise In Suburbs

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Chicagoland is hovering just above $4 a gallon, and that has led to reports of gasoline siphoning in some suburbs.


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Expert: Price Hikes Don’t Mean Runaway Inflation

With oil and food prices surging, the consumer inflation rate rose last month at its fastest pace in nearly two years, up half a percent in February.

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Food Prices Expected To Stay High

The price of food is up, according to the federal government, and economists do not see a decline anytime soon.

WBBM Newsradio–03/17/2011

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Gas Prices Continue To Spike In Chicago Area

You’re not seeing things. The price of gasoline is shooting up to levels that Chicagoans haven’t seen in a couple of years.


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When Is Finding Cheaper Gas Not A Bargain?

Experts argue that driving far out of your way to fill up with cheaper gasoline doesn’t necessarily pay big benefits.