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  • Eight ways $100 oil may affect you

    Eight ways $100 oil may affect you

    In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.

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  • Classic Review: 1776

    Classic Review: 1776

    A gripping account of 1776 – a year of "sustained suffering" and "phenomenal courage."

  • If Senate repeals ethanol subsidies, what happens at the gas pump?

    If Senate repeals ethanol subsidies, what happens at the gas pump?

    The Senate vote on repealing tax subsidies for ethanol producers has big political ramifications, but the impact on the industry could be minimal. A continuing federal mandate that requires refiners to blend ethanol into gasoline provides adequate support for producers, experts say.

  • Eight ways $100 oil may affect you

    Eight ways $100 oil may affect you

    In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.

  • Classic review: 1776

    A gripping account of 1776 – a year of "sustained suffering" and "phenomenal courage."

  • The ‘holy grail’ of biofuels now in sight

    The ‘holy grail’ of biofuels now in sight

    Long-promised cellulosic ethanol is in modest production, but hurdles remain.

  • Are alternative fuels reliving the 1980s?

    Are alternative fuels reliving the 1980s?

    Today’s slumping oil prices may undermine viability of alt-fuel programs – again.

  • The race for nonfood biofuel

    The race for nonfood biofuel

    High gas prices and politics push companies toward the ‘holy grail’ of biofuel: cellulosic ethanol.

  • U.S. eyes shift away from corn ethanol

    U.S. eyes shift away from corn ethanol

    Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the biofuel industry to use nonfood crops.

  • US eyes shift from corn ethanol

    US eyes shift from corn ethanol

    Worried about high food prices, Congress tries to push the industry to use nonfood crops.