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Gas prices, then and now

Register • Apr 15, 2013 at 8:30 AM

50 years ago, 1963: Navigation buoys were being placed in Sandusky Bay by the Coast Guard Buoy Tender Tupelo. It took about three days to put all 25 large flashing buoys in place.

25 years ago, 1988: Cesar Chavez, founder of the United Farm Workers labor union, spoke at Bowling Green State University. Chavez’s speech was titled “The Wrath of Grapes.”

10 years ago, 2003: After falling nearly a dime in three weeks, gasoline prices were expected to keep sliding to a national average of $1.56 a gallon during the summer, thanks to lower oil prices and optimism about the war in Iraq.

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