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Chris Miller
August 07, 2018 - 10:48 am
It's the end of summer, kids are going back to school, so why is the price of gasoline going up? Because we're buying it almost as fast as refineries can make it, says Son Redman of the American Automobile Association. "This is due largely to the fact that we're just seeing some historic levels of...
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Jim Hanzo
July 03, 2018 - 8:05 am
It is going to be a record for Independence holiday travel. According to AAA the numbers will be way up for people traveling 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday. Don Redman says AAA has been tracking the 4th of July holiday travel for 18 years and this is the largest...
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Jim Hanzo
June 29, 2018 - 11:02 am
Are gas prices beginning to stabilize as we head into the long Independence holiday? Since the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday, many will be taking the whole week off and that means leaving for the beaches or other destinations as early as this weekend. Gas prices will be much higher this year...
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Jim Hanzo
June 14, 2018 - 7:21 am
A study from AAA reports some shocking research. 60 percent of adults admit to drowsy driving and 33 percent have fallen asleep at the wheel. Not only that but the number of crashes involving drowsiness is nearly 8 times higher than federal estimates indicate. State trooper Melissa Matey says it's...
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Jim Hanzo
June 11, 2018 - 8:56 am
We're knee deep in the month of June now, but how are prices at the pump? AAA's Don Redman says we've seen prices not only stabilize but actually drop a couple of pennies since Memorial Day and barring anything major like a hurricane prices could at least hold steady. "We could definitely later...
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Jim Hanzo
May 29, 2018 - 9:04 am
Are gas prices are continuing to rise? What can we expect for the summer months? AAA's Don Redman says he doesn't expect to see a whole of change as we get into June. "Actually we are seeing some signs that it might be getting a break soon," Redman said. "And you are seeing the price of oil start...
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Chris Miller
May 15, 2018 - 8:40 am
Gasoline prices are hitting levels we haven't seen in a few years, and the peak of the season for gas prices is now just days away. It's primarily because of the price of oil, says Mike Right of AAA. He notes oil is trading above $70 a barrel. "That same barrel this time last year could've been...
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Don Ames
May 04, 2018 - 9:46 am
Energy analysts are warning motorists to beware of approaching painful prices at the pump. But, it appears filling your fuel tank won't be as frightful as the prognosticators predict. The headlines say 'brace yourself for the highest gas prices since 2014.' And, that may well be true, according to...
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Don Ames
April 27, 2018 - 8:50 am
The number of fatal hit-and-run crashes, nationally, has been on the rise for the last ten years. Hit-and-run crashes now kill more than 2,000 people a year in the U.S. And, Louisiana and metro New Orleans are guilty of more than their fair share. "Louisiana ranks second in the nation in the number...
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Jim Hanzo
April 20, 2018 - 9:30 am
Prices at the pump are responding to the increased demand and higher oil prices. The price of crude has risen above 68 dollars a barrel the first time since 2015, which is great for people in the oil industry, but bad for customers at the pump. AAA's Don Redman calls it a mixed blessing for folks...
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