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West Virginia's Coal Dependence Drives Up Consumer Electric Bills

West Virginia’s Coal Dependence Drives Up Consumer Electric Bills

HUNTINGTON, W.VA.—Coal used to keep utility rates low in West Virginia. More recently, it has caused them to rise faster than in most other states. Jason Zeigler said his monthly electricity bill for his 2,000-square-foot, four-bedroom house on a hilly street just outside this city on the Ohio River hit $368.91 this spring. Like his …

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Inflation falls for first time in more than two years, key US gauge shows, due to sinking gas prices

Inflation falls for first time in more than two years, key US gauge shows, due to sinking gas prices

The numbers: A key gauge of US inflation fell 0.1% in July thanks to tumbling prices, marking the first decline in more than two years and giving Americans some relief from a rapidly rising cost of living. The drop in the so-called personal-consumption price index was the first since April 2020, when the US economy …

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Inflation falls for first time in more than two years, key US gauge shows, due to sinking gas prices

Inflation falls for first time in more than two years, key US gauge shows, due to sinking gas prices

The numbers: A key gauge of US inflation fell 0.1% in July thanks to tumbling prices, marking the first decline in more than two years and giving Americans some relief from a rapidly rising cost of living. The drop in the so-called personal-consumption price index was the first since April 2020, when the US economy …

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