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Just days before Nov. 6 election, gasoline prices tumble


Just days before a national election, crude oil prices and gasoline prices took a severe tumble from near-record highs. What gives?

One need not ask why, only why not. Demand is down. The U.S. is producing more crude.

Prices on a recent Twin Cities weekend swing were at $3.669 on Friday in the Brainerd lakes area. Driving through Royalton, the price had already dropped to $3.499. A few miles further, and the price was at $3.399.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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