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Retailers, consumers watch as Hurricane Rita enters Gulf of Mexico

http://www.weather.com/maps/news/atlstorm18/projectedpath_large.html?from=wxcenter_maps BATON ROUGE, La. -- A week ago, Jim Bickley, president of the Baton Rouge, La.-based Cracker Barrel convenience store chain, was breathing a sigh of relief as life began to get a little bit normal following...

Oil leaks at refinery blamed on hurricane

EL DORADO, Ark. -- Murphy Oil Corp. said in filings with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday that two class-action lawsuits have been filed against the company and its Murphy Oil USA Inc. unit because of leaks blamed on Hurricane Katrina, said the Associated Press. The suits...

NASCAR's Childress to appear at reception

WASHINGTON -- Sunoco Inc. will show the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) a hometown welcome for this year's annual meeting in Philadelphia from October 21-23, 2005, the company said. Sunoco's generosity will greatly enhance our ability to deliver a meeting well above our...

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Requires immediate investigation by FTC
Polls reveal changes in habits
Energy Secretary announces sale of 11 million bbl. crude
Off-road diesel can be used in highway vehicles
Suspects allegedly sold fuel to Detroit gas stations
Ala. attorney general issues first round of subpoenas in multi-state gas price gouging investigation