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December 5th, 2014
06:37 PM ET

Gas drops below $2 a gallon in some states

(CNN) – Could you soon be paying less than $2 per gallon for gas?

Right now the national average is $2.71 a gallon, down a quarter in the last month, and some drivers are already cashing in the $2 deal.

CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.

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December 4th, 2014
06:56 PM ET

Police body cams are a booming business

(CNN) – As protests flare around the nation, police departments are outfitting their officers with the latest technology – a windfall for the companies making the cameras.

CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.

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November 13th, 2014
05:44 PM ET

Gas prices are low, but for how long?

(CNN) – The national average for gas is just $2.91 per gallon, according to Triple AAA. That's almost a 30-cent drop in just the last month.

How long could this trend last?

CNN's Cristina Alesci reports.

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October 30th, 2014
06:43 PM ET

Tanking gas prices fuel conspiracy talk

(CNN) – Gas prices are near their lowest levels of the decade right now. And it seems like every time there is a huge spike, or plunge, in the price of gas, people have to find some bigger reason behind it.

Because oil equals power.

So what are the masters of the universe up to?

CNN Money's Cristina Alesci takes a look at some of the conspiracy theories out there.

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October 27th, 2014
06:26 PM ET

Gas prices hit 4-year low

(CNN)Gas prices have plunged to a four-year low, and in many places are already under the $3/gallon mark.

Are they here to stay for a while?

CNN Money's Cristina Alesci reports.

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