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Gas Prices #829914

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 24, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Average gas price cited.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Changes in how Americans commute due to the soaring price of gas examined; statistics on mass transit ridership cited. [Salt Lake City light rail RIDER, Los Angeles commuter Glenn ROWE††, DRIVER – comment.] [CNBC global energy analyst Daniel YERGIN†- says the near-term solution is to reduce this demand.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Orlando, Florida: Kerry Sanders) An NBC News team’s road trip to check out the impact of gas prices reviewed; scenes shown from the highway; prices for gas & ethanol cited. [Convenience store CLERK, No Name Diner customer James GODWIN††, South Carolina driver Carnell BROWN‡, vacationer Jill DAVIS††, trucker Wesley CAMERON††, biker Harold BASS††- react to the prices.]

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George;
Sanders, Kerry

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