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Japan PM says priority is economy, not polls (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Japan's Prime Minister Taro Aso said Thursday fixing the country's sluggish economy was the top priority of his new government, not calling snap elections.
Oil Falls More Than $3 as Dollar Climbs, U.S. Fuel Demand Drops (Bloomberg)
Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell more than $3 a barrel as the dollar reached a one-year high against the euro and U.S. fuel demand dropped to the lowest since the last recession.
Green Collar Jobs to Fuel Future Economy (LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News)
Editor's Note: Each Wednesday LiveScience examines the viability of emerging energy technologies - the power of the future.�
Bi-Lo hopes shoppers will be pumped about fuel plan (The Post and Courier)
In the face of a slumping economy and sky-high gas prices, select Bi-Lo stores have launched a new fuel-savings incentive program. The Mauldin-based supermarket chain rolled out in Charleston this week a revamped version of its traditional "My Bi-Lo Bonuscard." The new card promises to help customers save money, both in the store and at the pump.
St. Lawrence County legislators plan to bring back fuel assistance (News 10 Now Syracuse)
It's no secret that home heating is expensive in our economy, especially in the North Country. St. Lawrence County legislators are looking to help people keep their homes warm this winter by bringing back their fuel assistance program. Our Kaitlyn Lionti has more on the program and the changes you can expect this year.
America's Top Fuel-Efficient Cars (Forbes)
These autos are the best in their class for fuel economy, price, comfort and performance, according to a new study.
Severe fuel shortage grips parts of southeast (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
A severe fuel shortage has gripped parts of the southeastern United States, causing long lines at filling stations and symbolizing for some people their fears about the wider economy.
Oil Falls as Dollar Climbs Against Euro, U.S. Fuel Demand Drops (Bloomberg)
Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell for a second day as the dollar reached a one-year high against the euro and U.S. fuel demand dropped to the lowest since the last recession.
Ford begins production of more fuel-efficient F-150 (Columbia Missourian)
CLAYCOMO ? Ford Motor Co. begins production of a new version of its�F-150 pickup truck. On Thursday, the Dearborn, Mich.,-based automaker unveiled the new truck at its Kansas City Assembly Plant. The truck will be available at dealers later this month. �The new version of the car will feature improved fuel economy. While the standard F-150 for 2009 gets up to 20 miles per gallon on the ...
Oil falls as economy falters (CNN Money)
Oil prices fell more than $4 a barrel Thursday as investors worried that the ailing U.S. economy would continue to weigh on fuel consumption, despite Senate approval of a plan to unfreeze the credit markets.