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A police officer directs traffic as a line of motorists stretches down Frenchtown Road as customers wait Thursday to enter a gas station in Milford Borough, N.J. The price of oil is rising as operations at refineries and supply terminals in the Northeast remain restricted three days after Superstorm Sandy. Benchmark oil gained 60 cents Thursday to $86.84 per barrel in New York. (AP Photo/The Express-Times, Stephen Flood)

Long lines, rising tempers seen at gas stations

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NEW YORK (AP) — Motorists increasingly desperate for a fill-up fumed in long lines at gas stations and screamed at each other Friday as fuel shortages in Superstorm Sandy's wake spread across the metropolitan area.


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