Exurban-Dwellers Feel Fuel Price Pain

It's two hours before dawn when Robert Thompson turns his keys in the ignition of his F-150. The bright red truck, still cloaked by the dark, roars to a start, and Thompson rumbles down a narrow mountain road. He'll drive an hour and 10 minutes from his home near Cumberland, Md., until he gets to work in Morgantown, W. Va. This is Robert Thompson's daily commute. "Just going around town to the grocery store and stuff, we are at about $800 a month in gas," Thompson said. "It's big. It's...Full Story
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