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Gasoline prices _ finally _ begin to slide

AP -- Gasoline prices have begun their seasonal slide.

Better late than never, drivers say.

The national average retail price has fallen for ten straight days and is now $3.74 per gallon. It could mark the beginning of the usual autumn decrease that was delayed this year because of refinery problems and high oil prices.

Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service, predicts drops of 5 cents to 15 cents per week for the next three weeks. Over the next several weeks the national average could be at or below where it was last year.

‘‘There’s some nice relief coming,’’ he said.

It can’t come soon enough for Mary Hess, who commutes 40 miles each way from her home in Sodus Point, N.Y. to Oswego, N.Y., where she teaches English. She hasn’t noticed much of a drop — she’s stil..


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anthroMO
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2012 7:14:07 PM

winter blend
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lonewolf_947
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2012 3:12:39 PM

nothing to get excited yet ............ it shouldn't of gone that high in the 1st place ........ I like to see back to $2 Gal but thats even high considering for decades that no matter if we had hericanes, tornados, disasters & whatever, it never effected the price of gas ..... WHY NOW? ........ G R E E D ........
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NedW
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2012 1:09:25 PM

I'll get excited when it dips below $2.00.
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2012 6:49:59 AM

Great keep sliding!!!
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sparky808
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 3:44:32 PM

Thank you for posting.
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 8:10:52 AM

Keep sliding!!!
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 7:17:36 AM

and diesel goes up
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CLS1998
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 6:24:44 AM

Wait till after the 6th of November,how will the prices go then.
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 6:10:42 AM

gasoline fell 2% yesterday and not one story about it on GB
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 5:57:37 AM

Bunk!
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jetlagAK
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2012 1:07:02 AM

No more Hype and Chains!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:41:34 PM

Not enough and soon they will be going up again.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:29:59 PM

Yeah...today they slide...tomorrow they rise
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:29:04 PM

This to will pass.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:24:46 PM

Look out below!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:23:01 PM

Needless to say this is Bush's fault, ya blamed him for everything else so why not!!!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:21:29 PM

What about after election day with prices?
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:20:57 PM

Big deal, they will go up agaain very shortly.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:19:49 PM

Until the "Tea Bagging Do Nothing Congress" regulates Oil Speculation, gas prices will not be reasonable and consistent!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:19:29 PM

Finally
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:18:39 PM

Yay
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:16:38 PM

they are starting to drop some here
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:13:44 PM

But for how long ?
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:13:20 PM

Typical election year B.S. Just later.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:12:52 PM

It's about time!! Let's hope they slide a lot and them even more, that is the best way to help the economy
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:12:28 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:12:10 PM

sure doesn't go down as fast as it went up !
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:10:45 PM

Not much
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:10:18 PM

a little slide here
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:10:03 PM

That's not a slide when we are hovering so high. Until we drop below $3 or even $2 per gallon I won't get excited.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:10:01 PM

Better enjoy it while it lasts.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:09:25 PM

Dropping here in St. Augustine, FL. :).
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:08:58 PM

Just in time for the election
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:08:30 PM

Great
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:08:15 PM

Easing down here.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:08:07 PM

As low as $3.36 around here.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:08:01 PM

It all helps.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:06:31 PM

Of course... the election is less than 3 weeks away.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:06:02 PM

Great
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:04:21 PM

Let's hope it keeps going
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:03:56 PM

Really!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:03:14 PM

Hopefully it will drop even more.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:03:11 PM

Prices should be way down!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:02:56 PM

Hope it lasts..........probably not.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:02:20 PM

great, keep dropping!
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 11:01:24 PM

The problem is they go up a lot higher than they go down.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 10:54:51 PM

finally
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 10:53:31 PM

I stopped filling my tank to take advantage of lowering prices.
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 10:48:16 PM

Oil just dropped over 2%
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2012 10:47:33 PM

And only seven (7) weeks after Labor Day and how many weeks before elections... Would the answer be about three (3)??? Coincidence or manipulation you tell me!
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