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Falling Prices At Your Local Gasoline Retailer

Falling Prices At Your Local Gasoline Retailer

Stopping to get some gas this morning at my local Costco, I had to pull out the camera phone. Why? The price at the pump for today is shown in the photo on the left – $2.799 for regular gasoline (87 octane). For just a nanosecond I thought I was in a Wal-Mart commercial and … Continue reading

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