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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...

Suppliers still getting over hurricanes' hurdles

MANSFIELD, La. -- As refiners continued this week to restart some of the refineries that were shut down following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, gasoline supply remained hit and miss in some areas of the country. According to a CSP Daily News poll, about 38% of respondents were still on limited...

Commission approves ordinance for pay before you pump gas

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- As of January 1, 2006, pay before you pump will be mandatory at all Bowling Green, Ky., gas stations, reported WBKO-TV. The city commission voted 3 to 2 on Tuesday in favor of the ordinance that will force motorists to pay before they pump gasoline. David Browning owns 14...

Regulations sought as gouging probes move forward, fall flat
Majors curb pump prices to squeeze competitors
Supreme Court, new chief justice, consider Indian reservation fuel taxes
Several Ga. locations post $50 cap signs
Station allegedly raised price of unleaded 72 cents/gal.
Texaco-Shell case to be heard by Supreme Court
Need watchdog to discipline retailers, study says