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2008-08-06 15:00:50

Gas Station TV Wednesday denied reports it would run campaign ads for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama atop gas pumps in Florida. Gas Station TV features a network of television screens on gas pumps at stations throughout the state, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. A spokesman told UPI the company has no plans to run political advertising at any of the stations taking its service. The Tribune said Obama ads partially blaming Republican rival John McCain for the energy...

2008-08-06 12:00:51

The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama plans to place an energy ad atop gas pumps in Florida. Florida's "Gas Station TV" features a network of television screens on gas pumps at stations throughout the state, The Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. The newspaper says the Obama ads to be broadcast at the pump partially blame Republican rival John McCain for the energy crisis and $4 a gallon gasoline. In addition to the Florida ads, Obama supporters are planning to...

2008-07-28 12:01:01

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerpulse, Inc. has just released its newest ad campaign called, "Tired of getting beat up at the pump?" The print ad has a dark and gritty, Fight Club-inspired slant, while the television ad features an animated gas pump that literally springs to life, beating up a reluctant male motorist as he fills up his tank. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080728/LAM510) The campaign was developed by Albuquerque-based Esparza Advertising...

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Alicia Petska, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jul. 23--The owner of a defunct Lynchburg gas station is working with the state to clean up the aftermath of a fuel leak first discovered in 2006. The leak, described as "significant" in reports to and from the state Department of Environmental Quality, has been deemed non-threatening. There has been no impact to the city's water quality. Officials estimate it will take one to two years to remove the remaining contamination. The...

2008-07-16 09:00:53

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Enerpulse, Inc. has just released its newest ad campaign called, "Tired of getting beat up at the pump?" The print ad has a dark and gritty, Fight Club-inspired slant, while the television ad features an animated gas pump that literally springs to life, beating up a reluctant male motorist as he fills up his tank. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/enerpulse/34041/ The campaign was developed by...

2008-07-13 09:00:00

By CAROLYN SHAPIRO At the grocery store, you're paying more. At the gas pump, you're paying more. For utilities, same thing. // Hampton Roads residents are likely seeing the balances in their bank accounts shrinking much faster these days. For the nation, these are the factors that are driving inflation. // You probably have wondered how much more these household necessities are costing you. We wanted to know, too. We looked at current expenses - gasoline, electricity, heat, and basic food...

2008-07-13 03:00:23

By Carolyn Shapiro, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 13--At the grocery store, you're paying more. At the gas pump, you're paying more. For utilities, same thing. Hampton Roads residents are likely seeing the balances in their bank accounts shrinking much faster these days. For the nation, these are the factors that are driving inflation. // You probably have wondered how much more these household necessities are costing you. We wanted to know, too. We looked at current expenses --...

2008-07-03 09:00:43

By Joe Seelig, Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla. Jul. 2--LAKE PLACID -- Confusion over which gas station was shut down by state inspectors who found water in the tanks and pumps of a former Shell gas station at the southwest corner of U.S. 27 and State Road 70 has hurt business at the Circle K gas station, which now carries the Shell branding. Tom Eaton, district manager for Circle K, said Wednesday that his business on the northwest corner of the same intersection has been devastated due...

2008-07-01 09:01:01

Fuel dispenser maker Dresser Wayne and alternative fuels company Zarco 66 have announced the opening of the Zarco 66 Environmental Protection Agency-designated Green Gateway fuel station in Lawrence, Kansas. Zarco 66 has reportedly leveraged Dresser Wayne technology along with earth-conscious practices to transform an existing fueling station into an eco-friendly site. With only alternative fuels, it is expected to showcase the ways in which other fuel stations can go green and offer...

2008-07-01 06:00:44

By Andrew Seaman As gas prices rise, so does the number of calls to state complaint lines about problems with gas pumps. Despite the increase in consumer complaints about pump accuracy, state Department of Agriculture weight and measurement officials say the number of problem pumps is no higher today than it was a year ago. A USA TODAY review found that Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Washington received about twice as many complaints in May compared with the...


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