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Not a lot of news on this Easter Sunday – Happy Easter!
Papers are scarce and some are about religion, some, police blotter today.
WaPo reminds us that there is a war in Iraq and people even get killed there. oh, and Justice Stevens contemplates retirement.
Obama Times reminds us that there is a war in Afghanistan – and people get killed there. And Judge Stevens.
.In California, Cotra Costa Times is putting that recovery news to the test and also reveals the connection between Wall Street and the rise in oil prices
Oil consumption has fallen, demand from U.S. motorists for gasoline is flat at best and refiners that turn crude into fuel are operating well below capacity. Yet oil prices keep marching toward $90 a barrel, pushing gasoline toward $3 a gallon in many markets, and prompting American drivers to ask, “What gives?”Blame it on the same folks who brought you $140 oil and $4 gasoline in 2008: Wall Street speculators.