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Low gas prices boosting numbers of holiday travelers

Two million Wisconsinites plan to travel this holiday season

Lower gas prices will drive nearly two million Wisconsinites to travel alongside nearly 99 million Americans this holiday season, according to AAA projections.

Record dairy prices help farmers make it through down years

Dairy farmers use profits from good years to improve efficiency

When dairy prices hit a record high this year Lloyd Holterman, a dairy farmer for 33 years, didn't get too excited. He's been in the business long enough to know that what goes up must come down.

Lower gas prices mean more spending money

Gas prices are below $3 nationally for the first time since 2010

According to AAA, gas prices across the country are the lowest they've been for 44 months.  In Madison, AAA data shows gas averages $3.16 a gallon, about 15 cents cheaper than this time last year.

Higher milk prices not causing cheesemakers problems

Cheesemakers often plan for price hikes a year in advance

As thousands celebrated a century of Green Co. Cheese Days by spending thousands, many cheese makers say the recent milk price spike does not cause them any cost-curdling fears.

Prices for food used during grilling season reach record high

Beef hit by drought conditions, pork affected by disease

The brat is something synonymous with Wisconsin, and the summer favorite has also become an economic indicator. The summer grilling season arrives with Memorial Day weekend and consumers will see a significant increase in what they pay for a brat.

Farmers worry about dairy prices as deadline nears

Farmers say without changes, milk could cost $6 a gallon

While the White House and Congress struggle to avert the economic "fiscal cliff," dairy farmers are worried that the outcome of the effort could affect the farm bill and milk prices.

Refinery problems, spill drive up Great Lakes gas

Gas prices surged 40 cents per gallon in the last week

GasBuddy.com petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan said Friday that several Great Lakes states have seen prices surge about 40 cents per gallon in the last week.

Refinery problems, spill drive up Great Lakes gas

Gas prices surged 40 cents per gallon in the last week

GasBuddy.com petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan said Friday that several Great Lakes states have seen prices surge about 40 cents per gallon in the last week.