09/13/08 88 W, 1 I - + 10 - 8 What a Gas

Crazy prices all around, at least for a few hours on Friday. WRAL has this story, for starters. The below sign was seen in Fayetteville. The N&O also covers. The Governor declared a state of abnormal market disruption, allowed under North Carolina Law1. And prices normalized by the end of the day. 

WRAL photo
1Price controls as explained on this Wiki, including some interesting links with opposing perspectives. Disclaimer: This blogger is not an economist, nor plays one on television.

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