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Grumbling about gas prices?  They keep climbing, and the peak travel season is still ahead of us. But we live in the part of the country… the central U.S. …. that consistently sports the lowest pump prices. GasBuddy.com keeps track of gas prices.  And look who has the lowest this week?  The cheapest city for gas was Tulsa, followed by Fargo, ND, Billings, MT, and Amarillo, TX. Chicago, though, isn’t cooperating with the… Read More

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More and more people want to live closer to work. Not because they love their job, but because of the skyrocketing price of gasoline.  The cost of gas is influencing where people are choosing to buy a home, according to a new survey. A Coldwell Banker Real Estate survey found people want to shorten the distance between home and work, and gas prices are the main reason for that.  Here are a… Read More

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A veteran driving instructor says a vast majority of new teenage drivers are FOR laws that ban cell phone talking and texting behind the wheel. That surprises me. You would think the young text-happy, tech-savvy generation would fight for the use of their cell phones. As a follow-up to “Distracted Driving Test: ‘I Didn’t See A Clown’”, I talked to Jerry Walters, who trains young drivers at Jerry’s Driving School in Tulsa…. Read More

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President Obama returned to Washington DC from Global Warming Summit in Copenhagen.  He was greeted by a huge snowstorm. Now what was that you saying about global warming Mr. President? Actress Brittany Murphy dead at 32. Tiger’s mom “angry and disappointed” in him.  Join the crowd.  It’s also reported he may be headed for sex rehab. 2010 should be an interesting year for Tiger. I’m at Utica Square (Tulsa’s upscale shopping center)  today. Not nearly… Read More

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The other night I was minding my own business, driving down the Broken Arrow expressway, when another driver cut me off, and nearly sent me crashing into the guardrail.  “Are you crazy?”, I yelled to the disappearing taillights, while flashing my brights and blaring my horn.  Turns out, it probably wasn’t his (or her) fault.  He couldn’t help being a bad driver.  I shouldn’t be mad.  Instead I should feel sorry for… Read More

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