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    Over the past few months, gas prices have been creeping ever upward, fueled by political uncertainty in the Middle East and a reduction in U.S. oil refining capabilities. In California, a state traditionally plagued by high gas prices, a gallon of Regular now costs well over $4.50 at most gas stations. But according to USA Today’s Chris Woodyard, residents of Bethel, Alaska, are now regularly paying as much as $6.34 a gallon. The reason behind the inflated prices? As far as we can tell, it looks in part to be influenced by a drop in supply after a much-needed shipment of fuel failed to...

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    $9 A Gallon Too Much For Gas This Winter? Avoid Nome, Alaska

    The rising cost of gas is one of life's inevitabilities, though how quickly the price rises depends on where you live. If you live in Nome, Alaska, then you're in for an inevitable and very expensive winter. According to Yahoo (via AutoBlogGreen), you could soon be paying $9 for every gallon of...

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    2011 Chevrolet Volt Enters Palin Country In Alaskan Test-Drive (Video)

    It may not be available in the northernmost of the 50 states, but the 2011 Chevrolet Volt is no stranger to Alaska. Last winter, a team of engineers from Chevrolet spent many weeks in the frigid north to see how well its range-extended plug-in hybrid would fare with the extreme cold and heavy...

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