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Trade deficit grows to $40.4 billion in March

WASHINGTON --- The U.S. trade deficit rose to a 15-month high as rising oil prices pushed crude oil imports to the highest level since the fall of 2008, offsetting another strong gain in exports. The larger deficit is evidence of a rebounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2010-05-12/trade-deficit-grows-404-bi
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U.S. trade deficit narrows sharply

...sales of commercial aircraft, which helped offset rising oil imports. Despite the overall improvement, the deficit with...foreign oil bill, reflecting rising prices. For October, oil imports rose 5.1 percent to $6.27 billion, the highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/20/bus_201516.shtml
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Obama pushes for reduced oil imports

WASHINGTON --- President Obama on Wednesday called for a one-third reduction in U.S. oil imports by 2025, reviving a long-elusive goal of reducing America's dependence on foreign supplies as political unrest rocks the Middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-30/obama-pushes-reduced-oil-i
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Allen lays groundwork for campaign goals in first week

...project that's estimated to support 42,000 construction jobs, yield $2 billion in national earnings and reduce oil imports from the Middle East."We want to get people back to work," Allen said in a telephone interview. "That is exactly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/allen-lays-groundwork-ca
Allen returns to Augusta for ceremonial swearing-in

...Keystone pipeline would provide an estimated 42,000 construction jobs, yield $2 billion in national earnings and reduce oil imports from the Middle East.He said he'll turn his attention to repealing the health care law in the coming weeks, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/allen-returns-augusta-ce
US trade deficit hits 11-month low of $39 billion

WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest level in 11 months as crude oil imports dropped to a two-decade low.The Commerce Department says the trade deficit narrowed to $39 billion in November, down 7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-07/us-trade-deficit-hits-11-m
Don't repeat past mistakes

...prohibitions for obtaining resources from public lands, and cheap and efficient distribution methods (pipelines). The oil imports have decreased more than 1 million barrels a day over the past several years. This amounts to money for hundreds of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-08-14/dont-repeat-past-mistake
US trade deficit drops to $43.4 billion in October

WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in October as exports rebounded while oil imports dipped to the lowest level in five years.The deficit edged down 0.4 percent to $43.4 billion, a drop from a revised $43...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/us-trade-deficit-drops-434
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...the coming months, I'll build on that success by setting new standards for our trucks, so we can keep driving down oil imports and what we pay at the pump.Taken together, our energy policy is creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Oil Prices at highest level since Iraq war

...barrels in the week ended Dec. 12, amid a drop in crude oil imports, the Department of Energy reported Wednesday. That...the Energy Information Administration. U.S. crude oil imports averaged above 9.1 million barrels a day last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/18/fin_392746.shtml
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