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Annual program helps Kansas Highway Patrol, taxpayers

TOPEKA, Kansas -- The Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association (PMCA) of Kansas is fueling the holiday spirit by continuing its annual support of the Holiday Highway Safety Program of the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP). PMCA is donating gasoline to the Kansas Highway Patrol to fill up...

Despite higher costs, travel to increase 1.7% for holidays, says AAA

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Americans will travel in potentially record numbers this holiday season, despite travel costs that are up nearly across the board, according to AAA. The group estimates that 63.50 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this holiday, a 1.7% increase from last year'...

Rejects ANWR legislation tacked onto defense spending bill

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate blocked oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) on Wednesday, rejecting a must-pass defense spending bill where supporters positioned the quarter-century-old environmental issue to garner broader support, said the Associated Press. Drilling...

Probe yields $63,500; AG seeks to strengthen N.Y. gouging law
Pump prices might surge in 2006, says Lundberg
Gas prices back above $2 per gallon in 49 states, AAA says
NACS, NATSO, SIGMA, others write EPA, OMB
Owners, operators failed to comply with environmental regs
Performance review is normal corporate practice, Rodriguez says
Bill also speeds up cleanup fund tax cut