Allow us a bit of nostalgia to start #TBT . . . This week locals earned a discount by partaking in a time-honored recessionary tradition . . . The gas line.
Take a peek at this event that should remind us all of photos from the Carter days and a hint that American scarcity is taking hold . . .
Gas was $2.12 a gallon for only one hour at the FavTrip station at Bannister Road and Blue Ridge Boulevard. Originally it was $4.49.
The discount ran from 2-3 p.m. but drivers were lined up as early as 10 a.m.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Call it a sign of the times. Hundreds of drivers lined up for a big discount on gas Wednesday in Kansas City. Gas was $2.12 a gallon for only one hour at the FavTrip station at Bannister Road and Blue Ridge Boulevard. Originally it was $4.49.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A gas station in Kansas City, Missouri, wanted to provide a little bit of relief to drivers Wednesday. FavTrip, located at 9500 Blue Ridge Blvd., announced last night it would sell gas to motorists for $2.12 per gallon between 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday.
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The president contrasted the bipartisan support for Ukraine with criticism of his administration on rising gas prices. His administration has faced mounting disapproval for near-record levels of inflation. "Are you saying that we would rather have lower gas prices in America and Putin's iron fist in Europe?" Biden said.
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Americans are deeply unhappy about the price of gasoline, and for good reason. Every fill-up offers consumers sticker shock, and fuel prices are driving up overall inflation both directly and indirectly, as $5 per gallon of gas increases the cost of transporting almost everything.
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