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File photo of an oil train. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Transportation of Crude Oil in Missouri by Train: Is it Safe?

It’s no secret that hazardous crude oil is being shipped on trains that run through Missouri, but are the tracks those trains are running on safe?

09/25/2014

File photo of an oil train. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Oil Trains Move Across Dozens of Missouri Counties

Railroads have been hauling more than a dozen trains weekly through Missouri carrying volatile crude oil from the Northern Plains that’s been involved in multiple fiery accidents, according to railroad disclosures released Thursday.

09/12/2014

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Unrest in Iraq Pushes Local Gasoline Prices Up

After peaking at an average of $3.72 a gallon over the weekend, pump prices around the St. Louis area have eased a bit.

06/30/2014

File photo of pipe to be used for construction of a pipeline. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

ExxonMobil Repairs Pipeline In Southeast Missouri After Leak

A resident near Doniphan, Mo., found oil leaking in his yard Tuesday. All told, about one barrel roughly 42 gallons of crude oil leaked from the Pegasus pipeline.

05/03/2013

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Illinois Gas Prices at January All Time High

That’s according to the monthly survey released today by the Triple-A Chicago Motor Club.

01/30/2012

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