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E85 Ethanol Grows in Popularity, but it's not the Answer
By Michael Conner | Published 04-28-06

Gas prices are at over $2.80 a gallon at almost all Radford and Fairlawn gas stations, and oil barrels are now at over $75 a barrel. This steep increase shows no signs of subsiding. Consumers are now looking to other viable energy sources, and E85 ethanol is becoming a key player. The question is: Can it replace gasoline?
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The Internet is filled with funny Web sites and hilarious videos. These can range from a simple cartoon, game or walkthrough to detailed soundboards and videos. Here is a small list to get you started in finding a good laugh!
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