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Ohio’s price per gallon up from 1 month ago

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s average price for regular gas going into the workweek remains lower than a year ago but has climbed from this time last month. The price per gallon in Ohio was about $1.93 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up about 37 cents from a month ...

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New Ohio study digs into water contamination from fracking

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Dr. Amy Townsend-Small and her team at the University of Cincinnati conducted a study in Ohio testing private well water to see if methane gas from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is reaching drinking water. The short answer is no. Townsend and her team set up their tests to measure well water before, during and after fracking began, unlike studies done ...

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US likely to report another month of solid hiring for Feb.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. workers have been largely insulated from a global slowdown. Job growth remains steady and wages are finally picking up — trends that will be put to the test in Friday’s employment report for February. Economists have forecast that employers added a solid 195,000 jobs last month, up from the 151,000 added in January, according to data ...

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Even as gasoline prices rise, drivers will save at the pump

Even as gasoline prices rise, drivers will save at the pump

DALLAS (AP) — Gasoline prices have started their annual springtime migration higher, but motorists should still save money at the pump in 2016. The national average price for a gallon of regular has risen for eight straight days — the first time that has happened since last May, according to the auto club AAA — to about $1.79 on Wednesday. ...

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Gas prices drop 5 cents over past 2 weeks, to $1.77

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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has dropped 5 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.77 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price is 56 cents per gallon cheaper than a year ago. Lundberg says it’s less likely that gas prices will continue to slide because crude oil prices are almost unchanged ...

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US factory output rises in January by most in 6 months

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2015, file photo, a Boeing employee works on a horizontal stabilizer for a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, at Boeing in Salt Lake City. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, the Federal Reserve reports on industrial production for January. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories cranked out more autos, furniture and food last month, boosting production by the most since July. Manufacturing output rose 0.5 percent in January, after falling in four of the previous five months, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. Overall industrial production, which includes mining and utilities, added 0.9 percent, the biggest jump in 14 months. The ...

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Ohio gas prices up slightly to start work week

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices are up slightly to start the shortened work week. The state average reported in Tuesday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. was about $1.55, up about 7 cents from last week. The Ohio average is still 18 cents lower than last month and 73 cents lower than ...

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Ohio gas station glitch lets drivers fill up for pennies

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A computer glitch led to a brief price war between two gas stations in northwest Ohio, allowing some drivers to fill their tanks for pennies per gallon. WTOL-TV reports that a computer malfunction dropped prices at one north Toledo gas station, and another across the street lowered its prices to stay competitive early Sunday. Customer Taylor ...

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Landowners win case against Bluegrass Pipeline

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Landowners who had opposed efforts to put a natural gas pipeline across 13 counties have been victorious in the Kentucky Supreme Court. The court decided Thursday not to review a May 2015 ruling from the Kentucky Court of Appeals that said Bluegrass Pipeline LLC did not have the power of eminent domain because it was not a ...

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