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Author: RainyDayWoman Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 485  
Subject: Price of Oil Date: 2/29/2008 3:04 PM
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...spiraling ever upward, should benefit Alaska because it is a state where revenue is based on oil. For residents, however, the spiral of costs is getting painful. This article I found in today's New York Times talks about the painful cost of fuel in Alaska:

"Home heating fuel, which averages $3.30 a gallon nationwide, averages $4.30 a gallon in Alaska, peaking at $9 a gallon in Arctic Village, a community hundreds of miles off the road system where fuel has to be flown in because the village cannot be reached by barge.

Gasoline, averaging just over $3 a gallon nationally, averages $4.54 a gallon in Alaska, $7 a gallon in Arctic Village."

The whole article:
http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/us/AP-Alaskas-Oil-Wealth.html?_r=1&oref=slogin


RDW
*worried about heating the house, worried about grocery costs as the fuel to get them here rises
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