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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Some (temporary) relief at the pump

Mark Garrison May 16, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Some (temporary) relief at the pump

Mark Garrison May 16, 2014
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After a steady rise since February, gas prices are leveling off, and even dropping in parts of the country. But the relief is only temporary.

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