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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

NUMBERS: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

There’s been no shortage of news stories during the second half of 2014. Staying current on topics of interest has proven challenging given my very compressed schedule of the last three months. Included in all of these events is the first detection of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the United States. On September 20th, … Continue reading

Her-Story: Some Birds Aren’t Meant To Be Caged (Malala Yousafzai)

While listening to National Public Radio (NPR) last week, the news of the day included the latest recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize. This year’s award is shared jointly by Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education” … Continue reading

U.S. Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

With so many events – most recently the challenges of the Ebola virus – competing with media viewers and listeners here in the U.S. and globally, there has been little discussion on some good news: falling gasoline prices. GasBuddy.com reports today’s average price for regular gasoline in the U.S. is $3.216, and prices here in … Continue reading