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Long commutes get worse with rising gas prices

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The Dispatch wrote Long commutes get worse

Thursday, March 13, 2008

BY MARY BETH LANE AND RANDY LUDLOW

Commuters who roll up major mileage between home and work are burning an ever-larger portion of their paychecks in their gas tanks.

Record gasoline prices of about $3.45 a gallon are hitting home hardest among those who drive long distances to earn a buck.

Nearly 10 percent of Ohioans drive 45 minutes or more to work, according to 2006 U.S. Census figures. For others, driving is their job.

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