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Report: Gas Prices Heading Closer To $3-Per-Gallon In Much Of U.S.

Greater American production and less-than-expected global demand is driving oil prices downward, say industry analysts.


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Man Seriously Burned in Anne Arundel County

A man is recovering from serious burns after he was transported by helicopter to Bayview Burn Center, fire officials say.


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D.C. Metro Gas Prices Up 6 Cents From Last Week

Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are up 6 cents from a week ago.


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AAA Says Gas Prices Up in Va.

Gasoline prices in Virginia have increased an average of seven cents per gallon over the past week.



2 Hurt When Boy Pours Gas on Campfire in Md.

Maryland fire investigators say two boys were injured after one poured gasoline onto a campfire at a party at a Bel Air home.


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Va. Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Explosion at Sandwich Shop

A 25-year-old man accused of causing a massive explosion in a Lorton, Va. sandwich shop has been sentenced to five years in prison.


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AP: More Than 1.2M Acres Of Grassland Lost Since Federal Gov’t Required Gasoline Be Blended With Ethanol

Robert Malsam nearly went broke in the 1980s when corn was cheap. So now that prices are high and he can finally make a profit, he’s not about to apologize for ripping up prairieland to plant corn.


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Virginia Road-Funding Law: Long-Haul Fix or Jump Start?

You didn’t notice the 6.4 cents-per-gallon overnight drop in the price of gasoline the morning of July 1? You didn’t notice it because it didn’t happen.


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API: Putting 15 Percent Ethanol Fuel Into Vehicles ‘Could Leave Millions Of Consumers With Broken Down Cars’

It’s a dilemma for drivers: Do they choose a gasoline that’s cheaper and cleaner even if, as opponents say, it could damage older cars and motorcycles?