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More stores offering cheaper gas to customers paying cash

Matthew Wells of Rotterdam fills his gas tank at the Mobil station at the intersection of Balltown Road and Nott Street Extension in Niskayuna on Thursday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Matthew Wells of Rotterdam fills his gas tank at the Mobil station at the intersection of Balltown Road and Nott Street Extension in Niskayuna on Thursday.
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As federal lawmakers debate off-shore drilling and cracking down on oil speculators as ways to reduce energy costs, Capital Region drivers can increasingly count on relief at the pump from Andrew Jackson and George Washington. A growing number of area convenience stores are offering cheaper gasoline prices to customers who pay with cash instead of credit cards. Some of those stores are in Guilderland, Niskayuna and Colonie. Gas retailers are establishing a dual pricing system, ...


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signmaker246
July 25, 2008
11:31 a.m.

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When I see a sign that says gas for one price. I pull up to the pump and it says 5 or 6 cents higher for using a credit card. They are not advertising the price on the pole cash only, not to you get to the pumps. The state has to do somthing about this. I don't carry around 75 to 100 dollars just for gas. I use my credit card because it is safer to use it.

NoSenseAtAll
July 26, 2008
6:06 p.m.

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Signmaker246....hide cash in your car in case a deal comes along and get over it...

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