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Gas prices continue to swing

WAFB9 -- BATON ROUGE, LA (AP) -

It seems like the days when gas was under three dollars came and went in a flash. The lower prices only lasted about a week.

Although gassing up isn't as high as it was last summer, drivers around Baton Rouge say enough is enough.

“What I noticed is they've gone up a whole lot faster than they went down for the most part,” said John O’Brien, a driver in Baton Rouge.

In just one week, the average price of a gallon of gas in Louisiana jumped by nearly seven cents per gallon. The hike is apparent in Baton Rouge. Where we saw prices at $2.99 then is $3.15 now. Nationally, averages have only spiked about three cents in the last week. Still, Don Redman with AAA, says we are far from what we paid at the pump last summer.

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2012 6:03:39 AM

been rising for a good while here again.
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gaskater
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 2:22:13 PM

stable here in L,A.
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md11capt
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 12:17:11 PM

BIG OIL should swing.
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 8:56:00 AM

Keep swinging DOWN!!!!
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tomok
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 5:29:00 AM

Gas prices rise like a rocket and fall like a feather. The trend is always up and higher fuel prices at the pump, Barry has taken care of that. The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon, $3 to $3.50/gallon is Not the new low! Lower fuel prices, the better the economy and the more jobs there will be. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that one out. It's the same old song and dance that's been playing for a long time now.
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, Produce and ‘Drive’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money. Consider using other forms of less expensive transportation to lower your cost.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
12/22/2012!
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 1:31:39 AM

Just keep looking for the lowest price gasoline.
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Jeff4U
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 1:27:57 AM

What goes up, must come down. (except for taxes and gasoline)
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 12:59:12 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 12:25:12 AM

More organized mayhem and pillage..............
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Rednix
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 12:06:20 AM

I agree with the people in the article, the prices do seem to go up faster than they drop.
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2012 12:04:26 AM

Nothing new.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 11:47:26 PM

They gave us a taste of low prices, now time to jack them up again and rape the public. :-(
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New Jack Swing?
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Next
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 10:50:59 PM

What else is new?
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 10:42:55 PM

swinging up here today ethanol gas 3.21 no nethanol gas 3.44
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With no explanation.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 9:59:58 PM

Swinging up here in SC......
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 9:20:40 PM

at least one can count on gas price fluctuations
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 8:58:31 PM

I recently visited New Orleans when it was $2.99, it was sweet to see the first digit a "2"!!!
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 7:05:47 PM

It will go higher again thanks to our wealthy friends on Wall Street!
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:50:02 PM

up
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:47:01 PM

Got to keep on using less.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:32:03 PM

It's swing upward.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:25:11 PM

Gas price will kepp going up. Oil company just give you a reason they have to raise thier price.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:24:57 PM

I was thankful to get gas at 3.49 today and 3.47 last time I filled up with my 10 cent Safeway discount.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:23:00 PM

we all know prices will go back up it is just the nature of the beast
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:20:49 PM

It always makes me laugh to read of people complaining about gas prices that are 50 cents less than what we pay out here on the Left Coast.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:18:09 PM

I could have told them that!
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:16:44 PM

We have gotten used to seeing $3.00 plus so they figure to keep it there and nobody will holler. When it hits $4.00 plus then we raise a stink. These companies are not stupid.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:11:55 PM

Down 1 day, up 7
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:10:20 PM

I'm afraid gas under three dollars a thing in the past
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:06:29 PM

That's the tradsition..... zoom up, creep down. Rip us off all you can.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:04:54 PM

Swinging back up a lot faster than they swung down.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:02:59 PM

Always happens this way.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:02:44 PM

News?
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brutherruther
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:01:57 PM

It always goes down slower. I saw $2.97.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 6:00:26 PM

Déjà vu.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:59:17 PM

It went under $3 somewhere? Not even close, around here.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:59:00 PM

Hard to figure anymore.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:58:21 PM

greed at work
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:57:21 PM

Up, kinda down, up higher, kinda down, up still higher, kinda down, up, up, and away,............................ It is a bird, a plane, faster than a speeding bullet. It is Super Speculator, able to leap tall gas and oil prices in a single bound.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:56:03 PM

This article looks strangely familiar.
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CHRISCHARLES200
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:55:24 PM

Went up on Friday was $3.40 now $3.49..Maybe it will down again.
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ssect8
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:54:58 PM

So what else is new, gas prices go up and down all the time, if you didn't know this then you are either stupid or dead.
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VanIsleRover
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:52:14 PM

Ours never really went down.
2 cents / 3 cents
Now $134.9 lit.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:52:02 PM

Gas prices will continue to swing for as long as we are all walking the earth, or when the US takes over control of the fuel industry, whichever comes first.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:51:58 PM

Only going up.
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:44:39 PM

up down,,,up down,,,,not much down time
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Message Posted: Jul 14, 2012 5:44:39 PM

You mean go up!
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