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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.


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Houses Boarded Up As More Accept Marathon Offer To Move

Marathon Oil is getting more takers for their offer to buy neighboring homes in southwest Detroit to make more for a refinery expansion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

Supreme Court To Review $100K Verdict In Oil Spill

The Michigan Supreme Court has taken a step toward possibly stopping a $100,000 verdict for a woman whose home had to be demolished after the basement was mistakenly filled with heating oil.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

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Obama To Congress: Kill Oil Industry’s Tax Breaks

“They can either place their bets on a fossil fuel from the last century or they can place their bets on America’s future,” the President said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2012

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40 Gallon Oil Leak Reported In West Michigan

Officials say an oil line under a West Michigan roadway leaked about 40 gallons of oil, temporarily closing a rural intersection while cleanup took place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

Expect To Pay More At The Pump

Oil prices hit a new nine-month high Thursday as gas pump prices climbed closer to $4 a gallon across much of the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

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January A Month Of Fluctuation For Gas Prices

Gasoline prices continued their pogo stick ride in Michigan through the month of January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2012

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Expect Gas Prices To Rise Following East Coast Storms

We’re getting into the peak of the summer driving season and with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, there is bound to be some sort of disruption in the gasoline supply chain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2011

Court Backs Verdict In Home Lost Due To Oil Mess

In November 2007, a deliveryman mistakenly pumped about 400 gallons of heating oil into a pipe that was no longer attached to a tank in a Detroit basement. Oil leaked into the soil, and the house had to be demolished.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

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Gas Prices Jump In Advance Of Hurricane Irene

The likelihood of East Coast refineries closing ahead of Hurricane Irene is already pushing up gasoline prices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011




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