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A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

(Source: www.myfloridalegal.com) Attorney General Pam Bondi

Atty Gen. Bondi Activates Price Gouging Hotline

She urges Floridians to report any suspected price gouging during this declared State of Emergency.

CBS Miami–08/25/2012

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Multi-Agency Exercise Tests Oil Spill Readiness

Has South Florida readied itself for an oil spill disaster like that seen in the Gulf oil spill in spring 2010? New oil drilling on Cuba’s waters brings reason for concern.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Proposed FPL Rate Hike Triggers Mixed Emotions

Because fuel costs are expected to go down in 2013, so consumers should not see higher bills. However, outside factors could push fuel prices up, meaning the new rates would impact wallets.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

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Gas Prices Rise Across S. Florida

Dropping by the gas station to fill up your tank may have you doing a double-take when you see the prices. Gas prices are rising across the Sunshine State and the rest of the nation.

CBS Miami–08/06/2012

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Effects Of Proposed Oil Drilling Inch Closer To Keys

New oil drilling off Cuba’s waters means an oil spill may be just months away from the Florida Keys, according to the government’s computer models.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012

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Oil & Gas Prices Plummeting

As Europe teeters on the edge of financial disaster, China begins to sputter, and America is still stumbling economically; there is at least one area of good news dealing with your money.

CBS4–06/04/2012

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Unexpected Surprise: Less Pain At The Pump For Holiday Driving

If you’ve tapped out your holiday weekend budget stocking up on beer and burgers for that Memorial Day bash, you can feel good about one thing; it cost you less to get to the supermarket this holiday, and if you plan to travel to someone else’s party, you’ll save at the pump.

05/27/2012

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Oil And Gas Prices Giving Drivers A Reprieve

As oil prices continue to sink below $100 a barrel, gas prices in South Florida continued to drop as well.

CBS4–05/09/2012

General views of the Allure of the Seas at Port Everglades on October 16, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Dreamworks)

Bookings, Earnings Down At Royal Caribbean

It’s not a great time to be a cruise line company if the latest financial report from Miami-based Royal Caribbean are any indication. Quarterly earnings were down a whopping 40% as bookings have been hurt by the Costa Concordia disaster, ship fires and strandings at sea.

04/20/2012

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