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Gas Prices Go Up in Ohio Due to Pipeline Leak

Over recent months, gas prices have been relatively stable, allowing many people to keep their transportation expenses within their household budget. However, a recent pipeline leak in Alabama has caused an upsurge in prices in many areas of the country. If you are among those who experience increased financial pressure when gas prices rise, you may have to consider dipping into savings or car title loans to tide you over until the next payday. Fortunately, many experts feel the price increases won’t stay inflated for very long.

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U.S. Passes Strict Regulations to Protect Rare Species of Bat Threatened By Fungal Diseases

The species of Northern long-eared bats, also known as the Northern Myotis, is reported to have been moving towards the grave danger of extinction or complete disappearance. Measuring an average size of 8.6 cm in total length, this species of long-eared bats is the key bat native of Northern America.

The primary reason of their move-out is said to be a widely rampant fungal disease, which is also known as white-nose syndrome. The disease or syndrome has not only caused them to leave their native place, but also has led to a severe decrease in their population.

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