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Alabama store owners accuse Mitchell Oil of price gouging

FORT PAYNE, Ala. -- A group of Alabama convenience store owners has filed a lawsuit against Mitchell Oil Co. in Fort Payne, claiming the fuel distributor gouged them by setting unfair prices, according to a report in the Fort Payne Times-Journal. The eight plaintiffs, whose stores are supplied by...

Auto dealer argues in favor of higher prices

NEW YORK -- As most of the nation cries out against increasing gasoline prices, at least one business executive is espousing the idea of increasing the federal gas tax. Gradually hiking gasoline taxes would create the demand for greater fuel efficiency, Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation, the nation's...

Charlotte, N.C., retailers anticipate continued gas-price increases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-area gasoline prices will rise and remain high for up to another month because of the slow restart of refineries shut down in Hurricane Rita, convenience store owners and government officials said Wednesday, according to a report in the Charlotte Observer. Prices could...

Commission approves ordinance for pay before you pump gas
Suppliers still getting over hurricanes' hurdles.
Regulations sought as gouging probes move forward, fall flat
Several Ga. locations post $50 cap signs
Supreme Court, new chief justice, consider Indian reservation fuel taxes
Majors curb pump prices to squeeze competitors
Texaco-Shell case to be heard by Supreme Court