Prices At The Pump Creep Higher As Summer Driving Season Ramps Up

STATE — Gas prices continued their upward tick for the second straight week, following 11 consecutive weeks of declines, inching up 6 cents nationally since the beginning of July. The national average price for regular grade gasoline was $3.39 Friday, up 3 cents for the week, yet down 15 cents from month-ago and down 26 cents from year ago prices. However, prices remain 72 cents lower than the record high of $4.11 set four years ago this week.

Senators Plan To Introduce Legislation Requiring U.S. Olympic Committee Produce Uniforms In America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following news that the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) outsourced production of opening ceremony uniforms for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank R. Lautenberg announced they will introduce the “Team USA Made In America Act of 2012” next week.