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Rising gas prices crimp Americans' spending

WASHINGTON - Higher gas prices are crimping consumer spending and slowing the already weak U...increase demand for oil and gas and also raise their prices.Higher gas prices are eating up a bigger share of Americans' incomes than in previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-14/rising-gas-prices-crimp-am
Gasoline in state remains a bargain

Augusta-area vacationers flooding the highways during Memorial Day weekend may be paying higher gas prices than last year but they still are a step ahead of everyone else. Even as gas prices continue to rise in the face of decreased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/27/met_262343.shtml
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New year will bring higher gas prices

Gas prices are pushing upward into the new year and are less than a nickel away from the price consumers were paying this time last year.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-31/new-year-will-bring-higher
Wal-Mart's weak forecast shows how poor and middle-class being squeezed

...been hit with a double whammy: the payroll tax hike, which has cut her household monthly income by $260, and higher gas prices."We had to do a flip on our budget," said Burkhardt, a legal assistant who plans to cut back on her trips to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-21/wal-marts-weak-forecast-sh
Historic Westville museum might move to boost attendance

...and dropped to 13,142 last year. The executive director of Westville, Leo Goodsell, attributed the decline to higher gas prices and schools cutting back on field trips."It's to the point where you have to ask yourself, if we've got a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-02-03/historic-westville-museum-might-mov
What Is It?

...generally reliable and simple to maintain and the cheap prices made for a better daily transportation vehicle. Even with higher gas prices you could ride in luxury and still save money."Another good example of a vehicle from the 'good old days.'"Heath...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-01-30/what-it
Gas prices could continue to rise through September

...108.05 ? $2.10 more than the previous week.The summer vacation season increases demand and contributes to higher gas prices but does not explain fluctuations on its own, Brady said.In both 2011 and 2012, fuel prices rose after July Fourth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-22/gas-prices-could-continue-ris
Companies rush to blame bad news on payroll tax increase

...customers, poor and middle-class Americans, were spending less because of the payroll taxincrease, along with higher gas prices and delayed tax refund checks.Yet Wal-Mart and other discount retailers saw potential benefits from the tax squeeze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-03/companies-rush-blame-bad-n
Four more years of this?

...economy in my lifetime;? four more years of the value of the dollar continuing to go down;? four more years of higher gas prices because of the Obama administration's energy policies;? four more years of nebulous hogwash that I don't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-05-04/four-more-years
Higher gas prices affect prices of other consumer goods

...shipping companies and logistics centers, is larger than expected for the size of the economy, Humphreys said.Higher gas prices also affect large products that need to be moved long distances. Both the buyer and seller are affected, said Bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-03-11/higher-gas-