Computer Glitch Allows Cheap Price For Gas
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
And today's last word in business is cheap gas while you can get it.
Every time gas prices go up, something like this seems to happen. Long lines formed at a gas station in Los Angeles a few days ago. Premium unleaded gas was on offer for an unbelievable discount: $1.10 per gallon. It wasn't a special. It was a computer glitch at the pump. Drivers quickly purchased 7,000 gallons at the low, low price. It was, of course, a nightmare for the gas station owner, who says he lost about $21,000.
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