STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years.
After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a gas ... Posted on 5/11/13 at 11:15 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES Managing the Kids While Your Husband is Away
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THE NEW FORTY $3.59!!!!
On February 7th, I wrote about gas prices that had risen about 40 cents over a few weeks to $3.39 a gallon. Today, on February 15th the gas prices are $3.59 a gallon. Are you $%!?@$#$%?!@$%$!! kidding... Posted on 2/15/13 at 10:59 PM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Facebook: Sometimes I Like It, Sometimes I Don't
So many people want me to like them, I feel as if I were back in high school or junior high. Thank God I'm not; once was enough.
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A sharp rise in gas prices is expected to keep rising, but relief may be on the way soon. North Dakota AAA spokesman Gene LaDoucer said refinery maintenance issues in the Midwest is a big reason behind the increase that has broken records in Minnesota and is heading in the same direction in ND.
The U.S. oil and gas renaissance that has bestowed unexpected prosperity on states from North Dakota to Pennsylvania and boosted distillate production to a record high in the Midwest is also causing pockets of fuel scarcity: just ask Arkansas.
Kristen Hays and Sabina Zawadzki
, May 07, 2013
Grand Forks, like much of the country, is enjoying lower springtime gas prices, AAA North Dakota said Tuesday. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $3.463, 30.2 cents lower than a year ago.
Firefighters on Thursday extinguished a huge blaze that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges exploded, leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship.
Mule deer in the Little Missouri Badlands recently were equipped with radio collars to enable biologists to track their movements and mortality.
The research is one of several studies under way in western North Dakota to determine the effects on wildlife species from unprecedented oil and gas drilling and production.
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