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State legislatures push to curb rising gas prices

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

JEFFERSON CITY — Against a backdrop of rising gas prices and looming elections, state lawmakers are looking for ways to be seen as siding with frustrated consumers, including an effort in Missouri that would force gas stations to give 24-hours' notice before raising prices by 3 cents or more per gallon.

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