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The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
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been weeks since the state of Ohio started running low on propane. Thousands of
customers and retailers were hoping the problem would be resolved by now.
gotten a little bit worse," said Justin McVicker, from Reliance Propane and
Fuel Oil. "Here locally, BP, we pull six loads a week, usually. We're down to
one or two. So they were at 50 percent, now we're down to about a third…We just
recently purchased gas from Louisiana, so that's how bad it's getting around
are hauling what they can, but weather conditions are making it tough to get
the wheels on the road. The shortage has led to extremely high bills and
not happy with the price and neither are we," McVicker said. "I just want to
make sure everyone knows we're not gouging anyone."
can vary depending on when you locked in your supply.
is just hoping for the best," McVicker said.
and other retailers are asking customers to conserve where they can. That's
proving to be a tall order this winter. We have some suggestions on ways
you can save here, or you can check out our slideshow with ideas on how
to stay warm.