Gas Price Investigation

NPR's Cheryl Corley reports from Chicago on the Federal Trade Commission's investigation into possible gasoline price gouging in the Midwest. Nationwide, the cost of a gallon of regular gas is about a dollar sixty-eight...but in Chicago, prices are as high as two dollars and thirty-three cents. The oil industry is blaming state taxes and the cost of making cleaner burning fuel, but government officials are skeptical.



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