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Gas prices take a breather, but prepare for another hike

BALTIMORE, MD—After weeks of steady climbing, the national average price of gasoline fell 1.9 cents on Monday to $3.24 per gallon, according to data released by GasBuddy. The price of diesel also fell 2.6 cents to $4.06 per gallon. The national average price of gasoline is currently 13.3 cents higher than last month but 9.2 cents lower than a year …


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Port of Baltimore breaks records, creates jobs

BALTIMORE, MD—The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is breaking records after years of steady decline. According to data released by the state of Maryland, the port processed approximately 52.3 million tons of foreign cargo in 2023, shattering the previous record of 44.2 million tons in 2019. The impressive number of foreign cargo arrivals is linked to a rebound in …


Gas prices rise for 4th straight week

BALTIMORE, MD—For the fourth straight week, the nation’s average price of gasoline has gone up, rising 8.7 cents from a week ago to $3.26 per gallon this week according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 12 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 16.7 cents from a month ago …

Gas prices climb for third consecutive week

BALTIMORE, MD—For the third consecutive week, the nation’s average price of gasoline has risen, climbing 5.2 cents from a week ago to $3.17 per gallon this week according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 12 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 9.6 cents from a month ago but …

Gas prices inch up for second straight week

BALTIMORE, MD—For the second straight week, the nation’s average price of gasoline has climbed, rising 4.3 cents from a week ago to $3.12 per gallon this week according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 12 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 4.0 cents from a month ago and …

Gas prices rise as oil creeps higher

BALTIMORE, MD—The nation’s average price of gasoline has seen a weekly gain, rising 4.5 cents from a week ago to $3.07 per gallon this week according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 12 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 4.1 cents from a month ago and 41.2 cents …

Total jobs decrease in Maryland, unemployment rate increases in December

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 3,000 and the unemployment rate increased to 1.9% in December. Sectors that created jobs include: Professional and Business Services (900); Other Services (800); Public sector (300); and Information (100). Sectors that …

Gas prices drop to lowest levels since 2021

BALTIMORE, MD—The nation’s average price of gasoline has returned to decline, falling 0.8 cents from a week ago to $3.03 per gallon this week according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 12 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is down 7.8 cents from a month ago and 36.0 cents per …