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Where can I find sources to document the increase in local gas prices?
The Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette ran several news stories on this in 2000, when prices first spiked.
Gas prices set based on competition, retailers say
Local gas prices fall following suspension of state gas tax
Gasoline prices soar for summer season
The Energy Information Administration has current and historical statistics on gas prices by region and for certain large metropolitan areas like Chicago. See:
Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update
Retail Gasoline Historical Prices
Weekly U.S. Retail Gasoline Prices
For information on gas prices and how they're set, see:
A Primer on Gasoline Prices
How Gas Prices Work
Gasoline Prices (Fueleconomy.gov)
Gas Prices: How Are They Really Set?
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