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2008-07-31 12:00:00

By Jason Brudereck, Reading Eagle, Pa. Jul. 31--The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Berks County has fallen 4.5 percent from the record high of $4.03 set July 8. But at $3.85 per gallon Wednesday, the price is still 40 percent higher than the $2.75 a gallon cost a year ago.

2005-09-26 09:18:30

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is still plenty of crude oil in storage for refineries to use even if a large chunk of U.S. oil production in the Gulf of Mexico remains offline due to Hurricane Rita, a senior government energy analyst said on Monday.

2005-08-09 14:24:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gasoline supplies should be adequate to meet demand through the Labor Day holiday in early September, but drivers will face more record pump prices, a senior government energy analyst said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.