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  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the testimony of Wells Fargo's CEO before the Senate Banking Committee:. Regulators fined San Francisco- based Wells Fargo $185 million earlier this month, saying employees had opened the millions of accounts to meet aggressive sales targets. The Massachusetts Democrat, one of the fiercest critics of Wall Street, challenged John...

  • ATLANTA— The Latest on the rupture of the Colonial Pipeline in Alabama:. The auto club AAA reports that gas prices continue to climb in several southern states after a pipeline leak in Alabama slowed the flow of fuel across the South. AAA reports that in Georgia, Tuesday's average price for regular gas rose about 5 cents since Monday, to an average $2.36 statewide— up...

  • ATLANTA— Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday— through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline— after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that led to surging fuel prices and scattered gas shortages across the South, a company official said Tuesday. The roughly 500- foot section of pipe serving as the bypass is now complete, but supply...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- The U.S. dollar weakened on Monday on expectations the Federal Reserve will leave interest rates unchanged after its policymakers meet this week, while oil prices rose from multi-week lows. Weak recent U.S. data has boosted bets that the Fed will skip the chance to raise rates at this week's meeting, but investors will listen closely to Chair...

  • Retail gasoline prices in Georgia, one of the hardest hit states, jumped nearly 6 cents overnight to Monday, or more than 20 cents higher than a week ago, to $2.316 a gallon on average, according to motorists' advocacy group AAA. Richard Parks, 32, an electrician in Atlanta, said he saw the price of regular gas jump at a Shell Station in East Atlanta to $2.69 on Monday from...

  • The partial shutdown of the damaged Line 1, which carries about 1.3 million barrels per day of gasoline from the refining hub on the Gulf Coast to the East Coast, also roiled the markets. Retail gasoline prices in Georgia, one of the hardest hit states, jumped nearly 6 cents overnight to Monday, or more than 20 cents higher than a week ago, to $2.316 a gallon on average,...

  • A bag covers a pump handle at a gas station that has no fuel to sell Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Fuel supplies in at least five states are threatened by a gasoline pipeline spill in Alabama.

    Lines at service stations in the Southeast return after a shortage of gasoline following a pipeline leak in Alabama.

  • A QuikTrip spokesman says 21 of the 37 stores in the Charlotte, North Carolina area were out of unleaded gas Monday afternoon. Chuck Barton said that in metro Atlanta, more than 60 of the 131 QuikTrip stores were also out of unleaded gas Monday afternoon. Gas shortages across the South are blamed on a pipeline rupture near Helena, Alabama.

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    The Georgia governor's office has said they have not received any complaints of gas shortages within the state after a pipeline spill in Alabama.

  • The shortage is blamed on a pipeline rupture and leak of at least 252,000 gallons of gas in Alabama. Colonial Pipeline said supplies have either been delivered or are on their way to locations in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Alpharetta, Georgia- based Colonial has acknowledged that between 252,000 gallons and 336,000 gallons...

  • ATLANTA— The governor of Georgia said Sunday his office hasn't received any complaints of gas shortages within the state after a pipeline spill in central Alabama, but some gas station employees have said they've had to close because they're out. Nathan Deal's spokeswoman Jen Ryan said in a statement Sunday. Fuel supplies in at least five states— Alabama,...

  • Sept 18- Retail gasoline prices surged due to continuing problems with Colonial Pipeline Co's gasoline line that carries fuel to the U.S. East Coast, as the company started to construct a bypass line around the leak. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than...

  • Sept 18- Retail gasoline prices surged due to continuing problems with Colonial Pipeline Co's gasoline line that carries fuel to the U.S. East Coast, as the company started to construct a bypass line around the leak. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Stock investors next week will focus on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision and whether economic growth trends have given the U.S. central bank reason to raise interest rates off of rock-bottom levels. In the days leading up to Wednesday's policy announcement, market volatility has spiked following two months of relative calm.

  • The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than six cents overnight and more than 15 cents in a week. Prices were up 4 cents in North Carolina to $2.136 and 4 cents in South Carolina to $2.011. Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf...

  • ATLANTA— The governor of Georgia said Sunday his office hasn't received any complaints of gas shortages within the state after a pipeline spill in central Alabama but some gas station employees have said they've had to close because they're out. Nathan Deal's spokeswoman Jen Ryan said in a statement Sunday. Fuel supplies in at least five states— Alabama,...

  • Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast on Sept. 9 after a leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Meanwhile, retail prices continued to spike on Saturday, according to motorists' advocacy group AAA, and states, including Tennessee and North Carolina, joined others in temporarily waiving rules...

  • Sept 17- Colonial Pipeline Co said on Saturday it had resumed work on repairing its damaged Line 1 gasoline line on Friday afternoon, after having to temporarily halt work due to vapors at the site of the leak. The company last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast after a leak was discovered in Shelby...

  • ATLANTA— Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama. Fuel supplies in at least five states— Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas— were threatened by the spill, and the U.S. Department of Transportation ordered the...

  • Colonial, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline system, last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast refining hub to the East Coast, after the leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Greg Robinson, the head of Alabama's Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday Colonial told him it hoped to get the pipeline up...