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A Vermont Family Adapts to Rising Energy Prices

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High fuel prices have people all over the country thinking about their driving habits and expenses. One Vermont family has cut back on driving — and they also added a third, smaller, car to the driveway. That way, they can leave the pickup and the SUV at home more often.

Still, with the winter heating season just around the corner, they don't like to think about how much they'll be spending on fuel.



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