Stories tagged with: Prices

March 24, 2014 - 6:23am
1 year 18 weeks ago

Ohio gas prices are down to start the work week, following weeks of increases.  The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio is averaging $3.51 in Monday’s survey from Auto Club AAA.  That’s 14 cents lower than last Monday.  Monday’s  price is 14 cents higher than a month ago, but is considerable lower than the $3.72 per gallon that Ohioans were paying a year ago.  The national average is about $3.53 per gallon, which is up a penny form last week,...

March 14, 2011 - 10:44am
4 years 20 weeks ago

Pain at the pump continues for local residents here in Zanesville and the rest of the country.

Experts say Ohio motorists are paying almost 50 cents a gallon more for gasoline than they were a month ago after an eight cent jump in pump prices over the past week.  Local resident Chris Brown says increasing gas prices are affecting his whole family.

"We are going on vacation this summer. We didn't change our plans as far as that is concerned. We have a son away in college...

December 28, 2010 - 6:13pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

The gas prices keep rising, and local residents have something to say about it.

Mark Seevers says he hopes the gas prices are rising because of the holidays, so after that they can drop.  For now, Seevers keeps his traveling down to a minimum; driving to and from work.

"It's not very fun. driving an SUV, it's about 60 to 70 dollars for me to fill up every time," said Seevers.

Local resident Mike Ungurean believes this is a case of supply and demand.  If...

April 27, 2010 - 5:51pm
5 years 13 weeks ago

When you head to the grocery store this summer, you may notice rising prices at the meat counter.

Some industry analysts are calling for record prices.

"This month alone, in some areas of the country, the pork and beef product has gone up anywhere from 22 to 25% as far as cost goes, " says Pick 'N' Save store manager, Rich Daugherty.

There are two leading factors contributing to the possible rise.

"The corn used for feed is also used for ethanol. The...

March 21, 2010 - 6:03pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

Local residents are forking over more money to fill up their tanks because a gallon of gas costs about $2.79 in Zanesville, and a majority of them are saying they're not happy with prices being that high.

"I'm a little disappointed that it went back up again because I really don't see any reason for that to be happening-I mean as far as economically and what's going on in the world. So, I'm not real happy with it, but what can you do about it? " says driver Kris Hoyt.

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December 30, 2009 - 5:41pm
5 years 30 weeks ago

When you head to the store to do some grocery shopping over the next couple of weeks, you may begin to notice an increase in the price of sugar.

Pick 'N' Save store manager, Rich Daughtery, says his store hasn't been affected by the increase just yet.

"We have our own warehouse. So, we did buy some sugar in prior to the increase. So, we are trying to maintain our prices as long as we can, but once we have to re-buy and the price goes up, we have to pass it on to the consumer...

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