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No Relief Seen on Gas Prices

Forecasters in the Energy Department do not anticipate a break from sky-high gasoline prices this summer, with prices expected to average $2.28 a gallon between now and September. Beyond the gas pump, shippers and manufacturers are also being affected by high crude oil prices.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.