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Experts dispute officials' allegations in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. -- While Florida officials pursue gasoline price-gouging investigations, some energy experts say sharply higher prices at the pump as Hurricane Dennis approached do not appear out of line, reported The Tampa Tribune. Attorney General Charlie Crist and Department of Agriculture &...

Mo. AG asks Ag Dept. to order station owner to meet standards

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon has asked the director of the state Department of Agriculture to order the owner of several gas stations in the Jefferson City area to pay nearly $39,000 in penalties and correct several violations of minimum federal fire safety standards...

Several problems alleged

MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- Earlier this month, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon filed a lawsuit against the owner of a Marshfield convenience store for his repeated refusal to comply with state law. A petition filed in Webster County Circuit Court alleges that Dale Hyde, owner of Supreme Oil and...

Borough council looking at full-serve issue again
A recent spike in driveoffs at Topeka, Kansas-area gas stations has prompted new discussions about doing more to prevent the gas-and-go crimes there.
Bronson seeks records of 22 RaceTrac stations in expanding Dennis gouging probe
Bronson's gas price gouging probe widens; shortages rumored.
Greehey rings NYSE Closing Bell to celebrate company's anniversary.
Improperly discharged heating oil
Legislation would equalize gas prices