Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Ohioans Jolted by Another Big Jump in Gas Prices
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Ohio gasoline prices have spurted to a new record high. The cost of regular jumped by about 8 cents in 24 hours to Wednesday’s statewide average of close to $3.48 per gallon, according to AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. Again, that’s an average. Throughout Ohio, it’s not difficult to find service stations selling regular for $3.59.$3.59 per gallon was common on the east side of Columbus while prices on the west side were a bit lower.
The high cost of crude oil – trading Wednesday at $118 per barrel – is behind the high gasoline prices. Retail pricing analyst Fred Rozell says the high price of crude is driven by the weak dollar and the commodities market become an attractive investment.
Fred Rozell is director of retail pricing for the Oil Price Information Service.