September 22nd, 2008
09:53 PM ET

Out of Gas

It's like a bad dream:  You're driving for miles, watching the needle hover precariously over "E," and passing dozens of gas stations that have their prices blocked out because they have no gas left.

I lived it last night.  I was thinking of how you don't really notice gas stations until you need one - and how you notice every gas station when you need one and they're all empty.  A single store in my neighborhood had gas to sell; it also had a long line and a $25 limit on what you could buy.  But it got me into work today.

A lot of drivers in the Southeast are sharing the same stories.  And you can see from this article and on Tuesday's show how the shortage is affecting people.

Carl Azuz, Anchor

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