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Peanut Butter Prices Could Drop
ATLANTA (AP) — A big peanut harvest is likely to reduce prices on peanut butter and other products for consumers stinging from high grocery prices. U.S. farmers expect to bring in two-thirds more peanuts this year than they did in 2011...
Gas A Little Cheaper, But its Not Cheap
NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline across the U.S. is cheaper after a week of rapid price declines. But it still isn't cheap. The national average for a gallon of gas has dropped 13 cents in the past week to $3.625. That's the biggest weekly decline since the 7-day period ended Nov...
Gas Prices Drop amid Foreign Unrest
(AP)-The price of oil is dropping as protests in Greece and Spain offer visible reminders that Europe is still struggling to resolve its debt crisis. Benchmark oil fell $1.54 to $89.83 per barrel Wednesday in New York. The protests are occurring ahead of spending cuts and tax hikes designed to help …
Jump in Drug Prices for Medicare Members Expected
WASHINGTON (AP) — A study says seniors in seven of the 10 most popular Medicare prescription drug plans will be hit with double-digit premium hikes next year if they don't shop for a better deal. The report by Avalere Health is a reality check against the Obama's administration'…
Natural Gas Prices Drop
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Low natural gas prices brought on by a glut in the resource are prompting Intermountain Gas Co. to propose a total 7.1 percent rate reduction for customers in Idaho.  The Idaho Public Utilities Commission says it will take public comment on the proposal through Sept...
Home Prices Rising In Idaho
(AP)  A nationwide study shows home prices are on the rise, and in Idaho prices are climbing faster than other states. The study done by CoreLogic compares home prices in July of 2011 to July of this year. Nationwide prices increased 3.8%. That is the biggest year-over-year increase since 2006.…
Idaho Home Prices Brighter Than Most
WASHINGTON (AP) — Idaho's housing rebound over the 12 months ending in July was among the most robust in the country. CoreLogic says Idaho posted a 10 percent increase in home prices in that time, second only to Arizona. Nationwide, home prices jumped 3...
Gas Prices May Hinder Travel In Idaho For Memorial Day
Gas prices may keep Idahoans from heading out Memorial Day weekend.  Triple-A of Idaho says consumer apprehension and significantly higher fuel prices may limit travel growth.  Triple-A expects 34.8 million Americans will go 50 miles or more during the holiday...
Beware Of Gas-Saving Gimmicks
Gas prices continue to soar.   Triple A says four states and Washington, D.C., now have $4 a gallon gas. In Idaho, the average is now $3.63 a gallon. Finding ways to cut down on the hit to our wallets is on the mind of most drivers.  But the Better Business Bureau and  mechanics …
Idahoans Stressed About Finances Again
Just last fall, Idahoans  were feeling better about their personal finances. Now they're starting to worry  again about how they'll pay off their debts. A new Associated Press-GfK poll says that nearly half the country is experiencing debt stress, which is up 17 percent from…
Higher Higher!
The price of a gallon of gas in Idaho has spiked dramatically in the last month. The latest figures from AAA Idaho show the average price of gas in the state rose 26 cents, from $2.96 per gallon on Feb. 2 to $3.22 Monday.
Gas Prices Are On The Rise
Idaho's average price for gasoline has climbed back over the $3 per gallon mark. AAA Idaho officials say the average price of Idaho gas has increase by 14 cents since Feb. 2 and now sits at $3.10 a gallon. For now, Idaho is still below that national average at $3...