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Saturday, April 22, 2006

Gas Outages in the Hampton Roads Portends Possibility For Lynchburg Area

In the Hampton Roads area stations are running out of gas. Shortages are expected for the next 10 to 20 days. This is also happening in Philadelphia, New York, and Texas.

News Channel 3 from the Hampton Roads is reporting:

AAA says while stations switch over to a summer ethanol blend, there may be
outages for the next ten to twenty days. But the outages may last longer if
drivers continue to panic buy. Many drivers are waiting in long lines at
stations that have gas, saying they're filling up afraid the pumps will run dry.

They are reporting that gas prices may be on the rise again. Prices in the Hampton Roads area are expected to climb to the 4 dollar mark.

This may happen in the Lynchburg area also.


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