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Filling up on Monday can save a lot  (Getty Images)
Filling up on Monday can save a lot (Getty Images)
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Filling Up On Gas on Mondays Could Save You BIG

According to a new report from GasBuddy.com, by way of PEMCO Insurance, hitting the gas pump on Monday could potentially save a driver as much as $325 a year on fuel costs.

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Car thief runs tank dry in long chase, arrested (Summit Racing Products website)
Car thief runs tank dry in long chase, arrested (Summit Racing Products website)
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Oregon High-Speed Car Chase Suspect Runs Out of Gas, Busted Near Burbank

Guess he should have stopped and topped off?

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Woman punches other driver who beat her to a gas pump on Clearwater in Kennewick (Google Street  View)
Woman punches other driver who beat her to a gas pump on Clearwater in Kennewick (Google Street View)
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Women Fight Over Who Gets Gas First at Pump in Kennewick

We all get frustrated when we're ready to pull into a gas station and somebody else slides into the lane we were aiming for. But most of us don't assault the other driver because of it.

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New gas tax hits today in Washington state (Getty Images)
New gas tax hits today in Washington state (Getty Images)
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Just In Time for July 4 Holiday, New WA State Gas Tax Hits July 1!

It really shouldn't be a surprise, because the Washington State Legislature approved this gas tax over a year ago.

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Suspect wanted in connection with illegal use of fuel card (Kennewick Police Department)
Suspect wanted in connection with illegal use of fuel card (Kennewick Police Department)
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This Guy Wanted in Connection With $5K Worth of Fuel Theft

Perhaps he didn't realize many automated fueling stations now have those  pesky little security cameras right on the pump?  Authorities seeking this man in connection with illegal use of a stolen or lost gas card.

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Dozens of Cars Damaged After Fuel Mix-Up at Yakima Fred Meyer

A gasoline vendor pumped unleaded into the diesel tank and diesel fuel into the unleaded at the Yakima Fred Meyer gas station. The mistake was not discovered until several dozen cars had fueled up.

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Franklin County gas thief arrested (Getty Images)
Franklin County gas thief arrested (Getty Images)
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Agricultural Gas Thief Arrested in Franklin County

Unlike many gas thieves, this guy was using a stolen gas card.

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Oregon approves some consumer pumping, but not everywhere
Oregon approves some consumer pumping, but not everywhere (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)
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Oregon Senate Approves Self-Serve Gas Stations, But There’s a Catch

Before you get too excited about the Oregon State Senate signing off an finally approving self-pumping gas stations, there's a catch.   Actually lots of them.

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Spokane car thief runs out of gas after stealing car
Spokane car thief runs out of gas after stealing car (Spokane County)
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Thief Steals Car, Then Runs Out of Gas Just Blocks Away

Maybe it's a good thing this car lot in Spokane doesn't fill the tanks of its vehicles for sale!

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Oregon legislature will decide fate of low-carbon fuel standard
Oregon legislature will decide fate of low-carbon fuel standard (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)
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Oregon Legislature Set to Vote on Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Wednesday

Oregon has actually had a low-carbon fuel standard since 2009, but only one part of the bill is actually in operation.  The bill is set to expire, or sunset, at the end of 2015. But if it's passed, additional parts will be put in action, get ready for gas hikes anywhere from $.19 to $.33 cents per gallon at the least.

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