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Old 05-31-2007, 12:34 AM   #1
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As of 45 minutes ago when my brother came through there, prices for gas in Long Prairie (17 miles north of Sauk Centre) were still at $2.859 a gallon for regular ($3.029 for 91) at all 5 gas stations there.
In Sauk Centre, it dipped down to $3.199 for regular ($3.419 for 92 octane). 17 miles away would save me $7.21 to fill up from bone dry, or enough to buy two more gallons back here in Sauk Centre.

http://www.minnesotagasprices.com/

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We have a gas tax in CT which is basically and additional 25 a gallon. The gov't. is taking steps at getting rid of it for the summer. Hopefully it goes through! I can save almost $20 a month! At least its something.
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im most states, taxes account for over 50 cents of every gallon. If congress was so concerned about the price of gas, they could drop the taxes, get rid of the many blends, and make it easier for oil companies to invest in new refineries.

But, no....
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That'* America!

Thank god I take junk gas (87 octane) !

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I don't like the gas prices, but I don't mind the price of 93 vs 87, because it only costs about $4-5 more a tank for premium compared to 87. That to me is a small price to pay.
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I don't like the gas prices, but I don't mind the price of 93 vs 87, because it only costs about $4-5 more a tank for premium compared to 87. That to me is a small price to pay.
Here in Minnesota, 18 gallons of 92 octane (I haven't seen 93 since last summer when I was in southern MN) would only cost $3.96 more than 18 gallons of 87 (at least here in Sauk Centre). Definitely worth the extra 2-4 mpg extra it creates in small and mid-sized cars, or anything that'll gain 10% over 87 octane mileage.
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3 anything a gallon is very very cheap.
I would kill to pay 3 anything a gallon lol
Try 5 USD per gallon for regular here, i recently gassed up the bonneville for 77.77.
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We pay $2.84 here, for 87.
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As of 45 minutes ago when my brother came through there, prices for gas in Long Prairie (17 miles north of Sauk Centre) were still at $2.859 a gallon for regular ($3.029 for 91) at all 5 gas stations there.
In Sauk Centre, it dipped down to $3.199 for regular ($3.419 for 92 octane). 17 miles away would save me $7.21 to fill up from bone dry, or enough to buy two more gallons back here in Sauk Centre.

http://www.minnesotagasprices.com/

Oh please, I pay $.50/gal more than that, AT LEAST.
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want to hear about rip-offs? In my small area on the outskirts of town, regular was $3.13 (at 3 gas stations). Three miles away on another road it is $2.96. But, the real bullcrap is that on the day Bush signed the price gouging law into effect, the 3.13 station instantly dropped down to $2.98.
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