Morning Jolt: $9.99 gas? It's true, but ...

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

In the news: Lukoil gas stations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania were charging ridiculous prices Wednesday, with some stations hitting $9.99 a gallon. The prices are a protest by the station owners over what they say are too-high prices from their parent corporation, Lukoil North America. Would you pay $9.99 for a gallon of gas if you were in a pinch?

Happening today: Today is International Chocolate Day. Seriously. So feel free to eat some chocolate in celebration!

Opening bell: The Dow Jones opened at 13,333.35; it finished up 9.99‎ points Wednesday.

Motivational quote: “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” - Albert Einstein

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