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Suspending state gas taxes may not do much for pain at the pump

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A pedestrian walks past a gas station advertising gas prices on March 25, 2022 in Los Angeles, California, with prices ranging from $5.84 to $6.04 per gallon.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 25: A pedestrian walks past a gas station advertising gas prices on March 25, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. According to AAA, the average price for one gallon of regular self-service gas in Los Angeles was $6.05 per gallon today. According to GasBuddy, Los Angeles became the first major U.S. city to hit an average gasoline price of $6.00 or more. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Mario Tama/Getty Images

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Inflation fuels drive to suspend state gasoline taxes

by Mitchell Hartman Mar 28, 2022
Levies average 37 cents a gallon nationwide. Three states have made the move and more may join them, but it might not provide enough relief.

Best picture win for "CODA" a milestone for streaming services

by Meghan McCarty Carino Mar 28, 2022
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Tribal governments shore up infrastructure with federal pandemic aid

by Savannah Maher Mar 28, 2022
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by Stephanie Hughes Mar 28, 2022
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In Maine, hopes turn to law students amid dearth of rural attorneys

by Robbie Feinberg Mar 28, 2022
Lawmakers consider a proposal that might convince some law students to work and live in rural communities.
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This banker-turned-dog-groomer travels nationwide to help pet parents

by Anais Amin Mar 28, 2022
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