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Pump prices lower ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Drivers getting an early start on the Memorial Day weekend are pulling out of gas stations with a little more cash in their pockets. The national average for unleaded regular gasoline was $3.81 a gallon on Thursday. That’s 9 cents ...

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Economists: Lower growth, higher oil prices coming

NEW YORK — Economists are dialing back their expectations for U.S. economic growth this year. A survey from the National Association for Business Economics predicts GDP will grow 2.8 percent this year — down from the group’s February prediction that ...

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Rising food and gas costs push up consumer prices

Consumers paid more for gas and food in April, lifting inflation to its highest level in two and a half years. But inflationary pressures have begun to ease this month and analysts say some prices could taper off by summer. ...

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