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Gas Prices Rise Following Hurricane

Gas Prices Rise Following Hurricane



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Gene Kennedy reportingAt some gas stations around the country, prices are over three dollars a gallon. And some stations have even been pumped dry of gas.

At any gas pump you go to in Salt Lake and across the state, prices can vary by 40 cents. But so far at least there hasn't been a panic for gas, like in other parts of the country.

In North Carolina, long lines are forming at gas stations because of the threat of gas shortages. Two piplines are out of commission, leaving people scrambling for gas before it runs dry.

Some gas stations have already closed down, with no gas to sell. And in Atlanta, the price of gas is over three dollars a gallon. Some stations are even limiting the amount of fuel that people can buy.

"If we've only got so much available, we're going to try to do the best we can to see who gets it and who really needs it."

Here at home, there are two websites where you can find the cheapest prices for gas in the last 72 hours in Salt Lake City and across Utah.

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